Six Debut Films Nominated

The European Film Academy congratulates the nominees for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2018 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film. 

This year’s nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Member Katriel Schory (Israel), festival programmers Mihai Chirilov (Romania) and Azize Tan (Turkey) as well as film critics Isabelle Danel (France), Robbie Eksiel (Greece) and Michael Pattison (UK) as representatives of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics. 

NOMINATED ARE: 

GIRL
Belgium, Netherlands 
DIRECTED BY Lukas Dhont
WRITTEN BY    Lukas Dhont & Angelo Tijssens
PRODUCED BY Dirk Impens

ONE DAY    
EGY NAP  
  
Hungary
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Zsófia Szilágyi
PRODUCED BY Ágnes Pataki & Edina Kenesei

SCARY MOTHER
SASHISHI DEDA

Georgia, Estonia 
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Ana Urushadze
PRODUCED BY Lasha Khalvashi & Tinatin Kajrishvili

THE GUILTY
DEN SKYLDIGE

Denmark
DIRECTED BY Gustav Möller
WRITTEN BY Gustav Möller & Emil Nygaard Albertsen
PRODUCED BY Lina Flint

THOSE WHO ARE FINE
DENE WOS GUET GEIT

Switzerland 
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Cyril Schäublin 
PRODUCED BY Silvan Hillmann, Lara Hacisalhzade, Ralph Rutishauser, Cyril Schäublin

TOUCH ME NOT
Romania, Germany, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, France
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Adina Pintilie
PRODUCED BY Bianca Oana, Philippe Avril & Adina Pintilie

The nominated films will soon be submitted to the more than 3,500 EFA Members to elect the winner. The European Discovery 2018 – Prix FIPRESCI will then be presented at the 31st European Film Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 15 December, in Seville.

Berlin, 9 October 2018 

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