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18-12-2020  

Leaving EFA Director Marion Döring to Join Board of Wim Wenders Foundation

Leaving EFA Director Marion Döring will, as of 1 January 2021, join the board of the Wim Wenders Foundation with the task of strategic alignment and future development. Marion Döring has been with the European Film Awards since they were presented for the first time in 1988 at Berlin‘s Theater des Westens: Starting as PR-Manager of the European Film Awards, later as....

14-12-2020  

ADDENDUM: EUROPEAN SOUND

Addendum: Please note that the award EUROPEAN SOUND 2020 goes to both Yolande Decarsin AND Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen. Together, they achieved what the EFA Excellence Jury described as: „Yolande Decarsin’s location sound and Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen’s sound design in the documentary LITTLE GIRL achieve something that is almost impossible: Very gently and....

14-12-2020  

Leuven Short Film Candidate: MARLON BRANDO

The European Film Academy and the Leuven International Short Film Festival  congratulate: Candidate of Leuven International Short Film FestivalMARLON BRANDONetherlands, fiction, 19 minDIRECTED BY Vincent Tilanus Best friends Cas and Naomi are graduating from high school and spend every day together. They have been best friends for years, and feel totally safe....

12-12-2020  

THE 33rd EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: FINAL WINNERS

Three Nominations for new LUX European Audience Film Award Moderated by German TV Host Steven Gätjen and hosted by leaving EFA Director Marion Döring, EFA Chairman Mike Downey, new EFA President Agnieszka Holland and leaving EFA President Wim Wenders, tonight’s “EFAs 2020 Grand Finale” saw the announcement of the winners in the categories EFA Award for Innovative....

11-12-2020  

THE 33rd EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: COMEDY AND ANIMATION

Moderated by British producer, festival director and EFA Board Member Mike Goodridge, tonight’s “EFAs at Eight” saw the announcement of the winners in the categories European Comedy and European Animated Feature Film. The European Film Academy and EFA Productions congratulate the following awards recipients:EUROPEAN COMEDY 2020THE BIG HITUN TRIOMPHEFranceDIRECTED BY Emmanuel....

09-12-2020  

THE 33rd EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: EURIMAGES, SHORTS AND EUFA

Moderated by British producer, festival director and EFA Board Member Mike Goodridge, tonight’s “EFAs at Eight” saw the announcement of the winners in the categories EURIMAGES Co-Production Award, European Short Film and European University Film Award (EUFA). The European Film Academy and EFA Productions congratulate the following awards recipients:EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION....

09-12-2020  

THE 33rd EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: THE EXCELLENCE AWARDS

This year’s European Film Awards (EFAs) are presented for the first time as a series of virtual events. Tonight’s “EFAs at Eight” were moderated by EFA President Wim Wenders and EFA Director Marion Döring and saw the announcement of the Excellence Awards winners 2020. A special eight-member jury had convened online and decided on the winners in the categories European....

09-12-2020  

Agnieszka Holland Elected New EFA President

Matthijs Wouter Knol to take over as EFA Director alongside a re-vamped BoardThe more than 3,800 members of the European Film Academy (EFA) have elected Polish director Agnieszka Holland as new EFA President “Whilst we welcome with open arms both Agnieszka and Matthijs,” says continuing EFA Chair Mike Downey, “the departure of Wim Wenders and Marion Döring will mark the end of....

08-12-2020  

The EFAs at Eight: FROM SURVIVAL TO REVIVAL

Moderated by film journalist Wendy Mitchell, FROM SURVIVAL TO REVIVAL focused on the current situation in the European film world and what that means for its future. Polish director Agnieszka Holland talked about the fate of her latest film CHARLATAN which premiered at the Berlinale and how its release has been on hold in many countries due to COVID-19. Working from....

04-12-2020  

A Different Kind of Award Ceremony: The EFAs 2020

Moderated by TV host Steven Gätjen, the Grand Finale Sees a Line-up of Berlin-based Actors and Actresses Presented as a series of virtual events, this year’s European Film Awards (EFAs) will take place every evening from 8 to 12 December with a livestream of “The EFAs at Eight”, celebrating the nominees and winners of the various categories of the 2020 European Film....

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