Press Releases

European Film Academy Honours Pedro Almodóvar

16 September 2013

Spanish Director Receives European Achievement in World Cinema Award The European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting Pedro Almodóvar with the honorary award EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA for his outstanding body of work. “I am very thankful for this award. From its creation, the European Film Academy has been very generous with me and my closest....[...]

26th EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: 46 Films in the EFA Selection 2013

09 September 2013

It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the titles of the 46 films on this year’s selection list, the list of films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2013! With 32 European countries represented, the list once again illustrates the great diversity in European cinema. In the 20 countries with the most....[...]

Nominations for the EFA People'S Choice Award 2013

30 August 2013

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE EUROPEAN FILM AND WIN A TRIP TO THE 26th EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS IN BERLIN!EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY OPENS VOTE FOR PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD 2013 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....[...]

EFA Master Class on Contemporary Animation

07 Juni 2013

The European Film Academy's Master Class this year will focus on animation. Held by Andreas Hykade ( the EFA Master Class 2013 ANIMATION TODAY is dedicated to modern animation. During one week (9 - 15 September), participants will form a team and create an animation film from the original idea to the completed film. Participants can come from....[...]

Cultural exception in the EU/US trade and investment negotiations:

07 Mai 2013

EFA Board: Neglecting the importance of culture will put an end to the European Dream The Board of the European Film Academy and EFA President Wim Wenders have declared their support of the petition launched by the French Association of Film Directors and Producers (ARP) to preserve Europe's cultural exception in the EU/US trade and investment negotiations. To not respect the....[...]