Press Releases

EFA Honours Julie Delpy

15 September 2017

European Achievement in World Cinema goes to French-American Actress In recognition of a rich and diverse career in front of and behind the camera, Julie Delpy will receive the honorary award EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA. Born in Paris, Julie Delpy was discovered when she was 14 years old by Jean-Luc Godard, who cast her in DETECTIVE (1985). She graduated in....[...]


Vote for EFA People's Choice Award Opens

01 September 2017

Every year, the EFA People’s Choice Award allows film fans across Europe to elect their favourite film. When the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe’s greatest film stars, directors, actors and actresses, to attend the European Film Awards, the People’s Choice Award sheds a spotlight on the people films are made for: the audience. This year’s vote has started –....[...]


51 Feature Films Selected

22 August 2017

It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the titles of the 51 films on this year’s EFA Feature Film Selection, the list of feature fiction films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2017! With 31 European countries represented, the list once again illustrates the great diversity in European cinema. In the....[...]


15 Documentaries Selected

14 August 2017

It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the EFA Documentary Selection, a list of 15 European documentaries recommended for a nomination for this year's European Film Awards. Ten documentary festivals have recommended to the committee one film each which has had its world premiere at the respective festival’s latest edition.....[...]


EFA Membership Campaign For Young Filmmakers

04 Juli 2017

Ken Loach and Małgorzata Szumowska Act As Patrons At the 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival the European Film Academy (EFA) has launched a campaign to invite young filmmakers to become voting members of the EFA. „We want to encourage our young colleagues to actively take part in our Academy community and activities. We need their inspiration and expertise to bring....[...]