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28-10-2020  

Renewed Call for the Immediate Release of Moataz Abdelwahab

Instead of being released, the film producer Moataz Abdelwahab has again been imprisoned. We, the International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk (ICFR*) and its founding institutions, the European Film Academy, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam and International Film Festival Rotterdam, are very worried about his health and detention conditions and call on the....

27-10-2020  

Three Comedies Nominated for the European Film Awards 2020

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announce the nominations for the award category EUROPEAN COMEDY 2020. The nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Members Katriel Schory (Israel) and Angela Bosch Ríus (Spain), director/screenwriter Paddy Breathnach (Ireland), festival programmer Markus Duffner (Germany/Italy) and....

26-10-2020  

Riga Short Film Candidate: PUSH THIS BUTTON IF YOU BEGIN TO PANIC

The European Film Academy and the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus congratulate: Candidate of Riga International Film FestivalPUSH THIS BUTTON IF YOU BEGIN TO PANICUK, animation, 13 min WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Gabriel BöhmerPRODUCED BY Samantha Monk Bartholomew Whisper went to the doctor today. There he met administrators keen on experimental surgery, and....

26-10-2020  

Uppsala Short Film Candidate: MAALBEEK

The European Film Academy and the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus congratulate: Candidate of Riga International Film FestivalPUSH THIS BUTTON IF YOU BEGIN TO PANICUK, animation, 13 min DIRECTED BY Ismaël Joffroy ChandoutisWRITTEN BY Perrine Prost & Ismaël Joffroy ChandoutisPRODUCED BY Pauline Seigland, Lionel Massol & Maxence Voiseux Sabine is looking....

22-10-2020  

24 Short Film Candidates for the European Film Awards 2020

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announce that the list of short film candidates for the European Film Awards is now complete. The EFA Short Film Candidates are selected in co-operation with a series of film festivals throughout Europe. At each of these festivals, an independent jury presents one of the European short films in competition with a candidacy....

20-10-2020  

Four Animation Films Nominated

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announce the nominations for the award category EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2020.The nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Member Béatrice Thiriet (France), director Anca Damian (Romania), producer Antonio Saura (Spain) and, representing CARTOON, the European Association of Animation Film,....

18-10-2020  

Cyprus Short Film Candidate: THE NEWS

The European Film Academy and the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus congratulate: Candidate of International Short Film Festival of CyprusTHE NEWSAlbania/Spain, fiction, 23 min DIRECTED BY Lorin Terezi A young bride tasked with the trivial errands for her in-laws whilst her husband is in Greece, stumbles across a dead woman’s body whilst fetching the water from....

15-10-2020  

Submit your film now for the EFA Young Audience Award 2021!

As an official category of the European Film Awards, the EFA Young Audience Award is presented to the director of a European film that addresses an audience between 12 and 14 years of age. Eligible candidates must be born in Europe or hold a European passport and eligible films are full-length fiction, animation or documentary films intended for theatrical release which must....

13-10-2020  

EFAs 2020 to be Presented in Virtual Ceremony From Berlin

Reykjavik will host the EFA Ceremony in 2022 The 33rd European Film Awards will take place as a virtual ceremony without an audience, broadcast and streamed from the European Film Academy’s seat, Berlin, on Saturday, 12 December 2020. With deep regret but in full and mutual agreement, the European Film Academy (EFA), the Mayor of Reykjavik and the Icelandic Minister of....

12-10-2020  

Bristol Short Film Candidate: THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA (Kopie 1)

The European Film Academy and the Encounters Film Festival congratulate: Candidate of Encounters Film FestivalTHE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEAUK, animation, 24 min DIRECTED BY Robin ShawWRITTEN BY Joanna Harrison PRODUCED BY Ruth Fielding & Camilla Deakin A mysterious tiger turns up unannounced and invites himself in for afternoon tea. Young Sophie and hermummy watch in....

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