Six Debut Films Nominated

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions congratulate the nominees for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2020 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a director for a first full-length feature film.

This year’s nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Members Valérie Delpierre (Spain) and Anita Juka (Croatia), curator Giona A. Nazzaro (Italy) as well as film critics Marta Balaga (Finland/Poland), Andrei Plakhov (Russia) and Frédéric Ponsard (France), all three as representatives of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics.

NOMINATED ARE:

FULL MOON
PUN MJESEC
Bosnia & Herzegovina
DIRECTED BY Nermin Hamzagić
WRITTEN BY Nermin Hamzagić & Emina Omerovic
PRODUCED BY Amra Baksic Camo & Adis Djapo

GAGARINE
France
DIRECTED BY Fanny Liatard & Jérémy Trouilh
WRITTEN BY Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh & Benjamin Charbit
PRODUCED BY Julie Billy & Carole Scotta

INSTINCT
The Netherlands
DIRECTED BY Halina Reijn
WRITTEN BY Esther Gerritsen & Halina Reijn
PRODUCED BY Frans van Gestel, Laurette Schillings & Arnold Heslenfeld

ISAAC
IZAOKAS

Lithuania
DIRECTED BY Jurgis Matulevičius
WRITTEN BY Jurgis Matulevičius, Saulė Bliuvaitė & Nerijus Milerius
PRODUCED BY Stasys Baltakis

JUMBO
France, Belgium, Luxembourg
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Zoé Wittock
PRODUCED BY Anaïs Bertrand, Annabella Nezri & Gilles Chanial

SOLE
Italy, Poland
DIRECTED BY Carlo Sironi
WRITTEN BY Carlo Sironi, Giulia Moriggi & Antonio Manca
PRODUCED BY Giovanni Pompili & Agnieszka Wasiak

The nominated films will soon be made available on the EFA VOD Platform to the more than 3,800 EFA Members who elect the winner. The European Discovery 2020 – Prix FIPRESCI will then be presented at the 33rd European Film Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 12 December.

Berlin, 8 October 2020

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