Nominations for the European Film Awards 2015

At the Seville European Film Festival the European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announced the nominations for the 28th European Film Awards. The more than 3,000 EFA Members will now vote for the winners who will be presented during the awards ceremony on 12 December in Berlin. 

Nominated are: 

EUROPEAN FILM 2015

A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE  
EN DUVA SATT PÅ EN GREN OCH FUNDERADE PÅ TILLVARON  
Sweden, France, Germany, Norway, 96 min.  
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Roy Andersson   
PRODUCED BY: Pernilla Sandström

MUSTANG  
France, Germany, Turkey, 100 min.  
DIRECTED BY: Deniz Gamze Ergüven   
WRITTEN BY: Deniz Gamze Ergüven & Alice Winocour   
PRODUCED BY: Charles Gillibert  

RAMS   
HRÚTAR  
Iceland, Denmark, 93 min.  
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Grímur Hákonarson  
PRODUCED BY: Grímar Jónsson 

THE LOBSTER   
UK, Ireland, Greece, France, Netherlands, 118 min.  
DIRECTED BY: Yorgos Lanthimos   
WRITTEN BY: Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthimis Filippou   
PRODUCED BY: Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Ceci Dempsey & Yorgos Lanthimos 

VICTORIA  
Germany, 138 min.  
DIRECTED BY: Sebastian Schipper 
WRITTEN BY: Sebastian Schipper, Olivia Neergaard-Holm & Eike F. Schulz   
PRODUCED BY: Jan Dressler & Sebastian Schipper

YOUTH   
YOUTH – LA GIOVINEZZA  
Italy, France, UK, Switzerland, 118 min.  
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Paolo Sorrentino   
PRODUCED BY: Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima & Carlotta Calori  

EUROPEAN COMEDY 2015

A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE   
EN DUVA SATT PÅ EN GREN OCH FUNDERADE PÅ TILLVARON  
Sweden, France, Germany, Norway, 96 min.  
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Roy Andersson   
PRODUCED BY: Pernilla Sandström

THE BÉLIER FAMILY  
LA FAMILLE BELIER  
France, 106 min.  
DIRECTED BY: Eric Lartigau  
WRITTEN BY: Eric Lartigau, Victoria Bedos, Stanislas Carre de Malberg & Thomas Bidegain  
PRODUCED BY: Eric Jehelmann, Philippe Rousselet & Stéphane Celerier

THE BRAND NEW TESTAMENT   
LE TOUT NOUVEAU TESTAMENT  
Belgium, France, Luxembourg, 114 min.  
DIRECTED BY: Jaco Van Dormael   
WRITTEN BY: Jaco Van Dormael & Thomas Gunzig   
PRODUCED BY: Jaco Van Dormael, Olivier Rausin & Daniel Marquet  

EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY 2015

A SYRIAN LOVE STORY 
UK, 76 min.   

DIRECTED BY: Sean McAllister 
PRODUCED BY: Elhum Shakerifar 

AMY 
UK, 127 min. 

DIRECTED BY: Asif Kapadia 
PRODUCED BY: James Gay-Rees

DANCING WITH MARIA 
Italy, Argentina, Slovenia, 75 min. 

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Ivan Gergolet 
PRODUCED BY: Igor Princic, David Rubio & Miha Cernec

THE LOOK OF SILENCE 
Denmark, Norway, Indonesia, 99 min.   

DIRECTED BY: Joshua Oppenheimer 
PRODUCED BY: Signe Byrge Sørensen 

TOTO AND HIS SISTERS 
TOTO SI SURORILE LUI 
Romania, Hungary, 93 min.   

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Alexander Nanau 
PRODUCED BY: Valeriu Nicolae, Hanka Kastelicova, Alexander Nanau, Catalin Mitulescu & Marcian Lazar 

EUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2015

Roy Andersson for A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE 
Yorgos Lanthimos for THE LOBSTER 
Nanni Moretti  for MY MOTHER 
Sebastian Schipper for VICTORIA 
Paolo Sorrentino for YOUTH 
Małgorzata Szumowska for BODY 

EUROPEAN ACTRESS 2015

Margherita Buy in MY MOTHER 
Laia Costa in VICTORIA 
Charlotte Rampling in 45 YEARS
Alicia Vikander in EX MACHINA 
Rachel Weisz in YOUTH 

EUROPEAN ACTOR 2015

Michael Caine in YOUTH 
Tom Courtenay in 45 YEARS 
Colin Farrell in THE LOBSTER 
Christian Friedel in 13 MINUTES 
Vincent Lindon in THE MEASURE OF A MAN 

EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER 2015

Roy Andersson for A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE 
Alex Garland for EX MACHINA 
Andrew Haigh for 45 YEARS 
Radu Jude & Florin Lazarescu for AFERIM! 
Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthimis Filippou for THE LOBSTER 
Paolo Sorrentino for YOUTH 


See the full list of all nominations at www.europeanfilmawards.eu