Press Releases

6th EFA Young Audience Award Includes Record 36 Cities in 31 Countries

08 März 2017

Young Juries Across Europe Screen Nominees GOODBYE BERLIN, MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI and THE GIRL DOWN LOCH ÄNZI The European Film Academy (EFA) proudly announces and congratulates the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2017:  GOODBYE BERLIN TSCHICKDIRECTED BY: Fatih Akin WRITTEN BY: Lars HubrichPRODUCED BY: Marco Mehlitzfiction, GermanyThe trip of a....[...]

Protest for Arrested Director Oleg Sentsov

11 Februar 2017

On the occasion of a screening of THE TRIAL - THE STATE OF RUSSIA VS. OLEG SENTSOV by Askold Kurov, Agnieszka Holland, Volker Schlöndorff, the European Film Academy, and Amnesty International have protested against the incarceration of the Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov. Presented by the Berlinale and the European film Academy as part of the Berlinale Special section,....[...]

Solidarity Instead of Flowers: EFA Turns 30

07 Februar 2017

As part of the section Berlinale Special, the Berlinale and the European Film Academy present THE TRIAL: THE STATE OF RUSSIA VS OLEG SENTSOVPremiere at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele in the presence of Imprisoned Director’s Cousin, Lawyer, Producers and Friends In May 2014, the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was involved in supporting the Euro Maidan protests in....[...]


10 Dezember 2016

The more than 3,000 members of the European Film Academy – filmmakers from across Europe – have voted for this year’s European Film Awards. At the awards ceremony in Wroclaw the following awards were presented:EUROPEAN FILM 2016TONI ERDMANNDirected by: Maren AdeWritten by: Maren AdeProduced by: Janine Jackowski, Jonas Dornbach, Maren Ade, Michel MerktEUROPEAN COMEDY 2016A MAN....[...]

I, DANIEL BLAKE Wins First European University Film Award (EUFA)

09 Dezember 2016

press releaseI, DANIEL BLAKE Wins First European University Film Award (EUFA) The European Film Academy (EFA) and Filmfest Hamburg congratulate I, DANIEL BLAKE by Ken Loach, winner of the first European University Film Award. Ken Loachpicture: EFA/Erik RiikojaThe winner was announced in the framework of the European Film Awards Weekend in Wrocław, at the welcome....[...]