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09-02-2021  

EFA Mourns Jean-Claude Carrière

European cinema has lost a great screenwriter and the European Film Academy has lost a dear friend: Jean-Claude Carrière. The French novelist, screenwriter, and actor started out writing short novels based on the films of Jacques Tati. Through Tati he met Pierre Étaix with whom he made several films, among them the short HAPPY ANNNIVERSARY (1962) which won them an Oscar.....

08-02-2021  

Rotterdam Short Film Candidate: FLOWERS BLOOMING IN OUR THROATS

The European Film Academy and the International Film Festival Rotterdam congratulate: Candidate of International Film Festival RotterdamFLOWERS BLOOMING IN OUR THROATSItaly, experimental, 9 minDIRECTED BY Eva Giolo Filmed in 16mm just after the lockdown caused by COVID-19, FLOWERS BLOOMING IN OUR THROATS is an intimate, poetic portrait of the fragile balances that....

07-02-2021  

Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Candidate: BEYOND IS THE DAY

The European Film Academy and the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival congratulate: Candidate of Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film FestivalBEYOND IS THE DAYDALEJ JEST DZIEŃPoland, fiction, 25 minDIRECTED BY Damian Kocur Black and white photographs, amateurs in leading parts and the small realism of Poland’s provinces: Paweł is a single man who works....

25-01-2021  

Open Letter to European Union

Dear Members of the Committee on Foreign Affairs,In reference to the open letter on the human rights crisis in Egypt which was issued by Human Rights Watch and signed by an impressive group of human rights organisations, we, the International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk (ICFR), hereby express our full support of this letter and the demands it includes. As an organization....

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....

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