Press Releases

EFA Honours Pierce Brosnan

01 November 2016

European Achievement in World Cinema goes to Irish actorIn recognition of a rich and extensive career in front of the camera and behind the scenes as a producer, Pierce Brosnan will receive the honorary award EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA.photo: Greg GormanAmong Pierce Brosnan's numerous film credits are Bruce Beresford's MR. JOHNSON (1990), Brett Leonard's THE....[...]


Five Films Nominated for European University Film Award (EUFA)

05 October 2016

At the Filmfest Hamburg, the five nominated films for the first European University Film Award (EUFA) have been announced. Based on the lists of 50 feature films and 15 documentaries from the EFA Selections 2016 a committee consisting of of Feo Aladag (director, Germany), Dagmar Brunow (academic, Linnaeus University, Sweden), Luis Martinez....[...]


15 Shorts Nominated

29 September 2016

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions are proud to present this year's short film nominations. At each of the 15 participating film festivals, an independent jury presented one European short film in competition with a nomination in the short film category of the European Film Awards. Nominated are: Bristol Short Film Nominee9 DAYS – FROM MY WINDOW IN ALEPPOby....[...]


Five Debut Films Nominated

19 September 2016

At the Oldenburg International Film Festival in Germany, the European Film Academy has announced this year’s nominations for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually in co-operation with the international federation of film critics to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film. This year’s nominations were determined by a....[...]


EFA Honours Jean-Claude Carrière

13 September 2016

In recognition of a unique and dedicated contribution to the world of film, the European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting Jean-Claude Carrière with the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for his outstanding body of work. (picture: Roman Bonnefoy) The French novelist, screenwriter, and actor started out writing short novels based on the films of Jacques Tati. Through....[...]