Press Releases

14 Short Film Nominated

01 Oktober 2012

With this year’s final nomination having been announced at the International Short Film Festival in Drama (Greece), the list of nominated short films is now complete. The short film initiative is organised by the European Film Academy in co-operation with a series of film festivals throughout Europe. At each of these festivals, an independent jury presents one of the European....[...]


Helen Mirren receives European Achievement in World Cinema Award

24 September 2012

"A very meaningful honour," says the British actress (picture: Giles Keyte) The European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting Dame Helen Mirren with the honorary award EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA 2012 for her outstanding body of work. “It was discovering the immense diversity of European filmmaking that gave me an enduring love and respect for....[...]


EFA Nominates Three Animation Films

17 September 2012

The European Film Academy proudly announces the three nominations in the category EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2012. A committee consisting of EFA Board Member Antonio Saura (producer, Spain) and EFA Member Per Holst (producer, Denmark) as well as representatives of CARTOON, the European Association of Animation Film, Brigitte....[...]


EFA Selection 2012

11 September 2012

Press releaseTHE 25th EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: 47 Films in EFA Selection 2012It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the titles of the 47 films on this year’s selection list, the list of films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2012! With 31 European countries represented, the list once again illustrates the....[...]


First EFA Young Audience Award goes to KAUWBOY

10 Juni 2012

Children Juries in Six European Cities Elect Dutch Film by Boudewijn Koole In a truly European vote, 10-13-year-old audiences in Amsterdam, Belgrade, Copenhagen, Erfurt, Norrköping and Turin have elected KAUWBOY by Boudewijn Koole as the winner of the first European Film Academy Young Audience Award.  Jolein Laarman, co-author of KAUWBOY (Picture: Carlo Bansini) Having....[...]