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10-12-2018  

HAPPY AS LAZZARO Wins EUFA 2018

The European Film Academy (EFA) and Filmfest Hamburg congratulate HAPPY AS LAZZARO by Alice Rohrwacher, winner of the European University Film Award 2018.  The award will be presented on Friday, 14 December, at the welcome reception in the framework of the European Film Awards Weekend in Seville. The nominated films were viewed and discussed in 22 universities in 22....

27-11-2018  

Honorary Award of the EFA President and Board for Costa-Gavras

On the occasion of the 31st European Film Awards on 15 December, the legendary director Costa-Gavras will be presented with the Honorary Award of the EFA President and Board. With this award the European Film Academy wishes to pay special tribute an outstanding director and a personality with a strong political voice who is not only deeply respected by his colleagues but also....

26-11-2018  

EFA Mourns Bernardo Bertolucci

European cinema has lost a great filmmaker and the European Film Academy has lost a dear friend: Bernardo Bertolucci. Picture: EFA/Rene Rossignaud The Italian director was one of the EFA founding members, and received a Special Jury Award at the first EFAs in 1988 for THE LAST EMPEROR, for which he also won two Oscars. Bernardo Bertolucci created films that will never be....

20-11-2018  

EURIMAGES Co-Production Award for Kontovrakis & Karnavas

This year’s EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION AWARD, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in fostering international exchange, goes to two fellow producers: Konstantinos Kontovrakis and Giorgos Karnavas. Konstantinos Kontovrakis (left) and Giorgos Karnavas Konstantinos Kontovrakis was born and raised in Athens, Greece. He obtained a BA in Film Studies and....

15-11-2018  

Jury Unveils First Eight EFA Winners

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the first winners who will be honoured at this year’s European Film Awards. A special eight-member jury convened in Berlin and, based on the EFA Feature Film Selection, decided on the winners in the categories cinematography, editing, production design, costume design, hair & make-up, composer, sound design and, for....

10-11-2018  

Nominations for the European Film Awards 2018

At the Seville European Film Festival, the European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announced the nominations for the 31st European Film Awards. The more than 3,500 EFA Members will now vote for the winners who will be presented during the awards ceremony on 15 December in Seville. Nominated are:EUROPEAN FILM 2018: BORDER GRÄNS Sweden, Denmark....

30-10-2018  

New Short Film Selection & Awarding Procedure

More Festivals in More Countries to Select Candidates for the EFA Short Film Category For the 2019 and 2020 editions of the European Film Awards, the European Film Academy will welcome new festivals to participate in the EFA Short Film selection and awarding procedure. Joining the network of 15 already existing partner festivals, at each festival an independent jury will....

25-10-2018  

EFA Board Thanks European Parliament for Oleg Sentsov’s Sakharov Prize

The Board of the European Film Academy wishes to express its profound gratitude toward the European Parliament for awarding the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, jailed in Russia, with the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. “We thank the European Parliament,” says EFA Chairwoman Agnieszka Holland, “for this recognition of a man who not only believes in human rights but....

23-10-2018  

Animation and Comedy Nominations

The European Film Academy proudly announces the nominations for the award categories EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2018 and EUROPEAN COMEDY 2018.  The nominations for the category COMEDY were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Members Angeles González-Sinde (Spain), Henning Kamm (Germany) and Ada Solomon (Romania), director Hannes Holm (Sweden) and....

15-10-2018  

EFA Honours Ralph Fiennes

European Achievement in World Cinema Award for British Actor at EFAs 2018 In recognition of a rich and extensive career in front of and behind the camera, Ralph Fiennes will receive the honorary award EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA. Picture: Shutterstock / Denis Makarenko Ralph Fiennes has been creating film experiences that continue to move and inspire us. Most....

 

  

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