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21-02-2019  

Eighth YAA With record 55 Cities in 34 Countries

Young juries across Europe will watch nominated films FIGHT GIRL, LOS BANDO and OLD BOYS – all of which will then be available as VOD for the general public The European Film Academy (EFA) proudly announces and congratulates the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2019: FIGHT GIRLVECHTMEISJE DIRECTED BY: Johan TimmersWRITTEN BY: Barbara JurgensPRODUCED BY: Ineke....

16-02-2019  

European Short Film Candidate from Berlinale

The European Film Academy (EFA) and the Berlin International Film Festival/Berlinale Shorts congratulate: Berlin Short Film Candidate WATERMELON JUICE  SUC DE SÍNDRIA by Irene Moray Spain, fiction, 22 min   Barbara and Pol spend a few days on holiday with a group of friends in a house surrounded by nature. They want to have a good time and find a peaceful....

16-02-2019  

EFA Mourns Bruno Ganz

European cinema has lost a great filmmaker and the European Film Academy has lost a dear friend: Bruno Ganz The Swiss actor was internationally celebrated for his various theatre and film performances. He worked with Wim Wenders in THE AMERICAN FRIEND (1977) and again in WINGS OF DESIRE (1988). He was nominated for the European Film Awards in 2000 for BREAD....

13-02-2019  

Short Film Candidate from Clermont-Ferrand

The European Film Academy (EFA) and the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival congratulate:   Clermont-Ferrand Short Film CandidatePATISION AVENUELEOFOROS PATISIONby Thanasis NeofotistosGreece, 12 min Yanni’s mum is on her way to audition for a role as Shakespeare’s Viola, when she discovers that her young son has been left home alone. Through a....

29-01-2019  

EFA Mourns Dušan Makavejev

European cinema has lost a great filmmaker and the European Film Academy has lost a dear friend: Dušan Makavejev. Born in Yugoslavia, the Serbian director was one of the EFA founding members. He received a Berlinale Silver Bear in 1968 for INNOCENCE UNPROTECTED, came back in the following year to join the festival's jury, and received a FIPRESCI Special Mention at its 1971....

15-12-2018  

The 31st European Film Awards: Winners

picture: EFA/API/Daniel Hinz The more than 3,500 members of the European Film Academy – filmmakers from across Europe – have voted for this year’s European Film Awards. At the awards ceremony in Seville the following awards were presented: EUROPEAN FILM 2018COLD WAR (ZIMNA WOJNA) WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Pawel PawlikowskiPRODUCED BY Ewa Puszczynska & Tanya....

12-12-2018  

Seville is Getting Ready: The Line-Up for the 2018 EFAs

Only three more days before European filmmakers, EFA Members, guests, nominees and winners will gather to celebrate European cinema at its finest at the 31st European Film Awards in Seville!The EFA Hosts 2018: Rossy de Palma, Ashraf Barhoum, Amira Casar, Anamaria Marinca, Ivan Shvedoff and Tom WlaschihaTo represent Europe’s diversity, this year’s EFA Ceremony will see six....

10-12-2018  

HAPPY AS LAZZARO Wins EUFA 2018

The European Film Academy (EFA) and Filmfest Hamburg congratulate HAPPY AS LAZZARO by Alice Rohrwacher, winner of the European University Film Award 2018.  The award will be presented on Friday, 14 December, at the welcome reception in the framework of the European Film Awards Weekend in Seville. The nominated films were viewed and discussed in 22 universities in 22....

27-11-2018  

Honorary Award of the EFA President and Board for Costa-Gavras

On the occasion of the 31st European Film Awards on 15 December, the legendary director Costa-Gavras will be presented with the Honorary Award of the EFA President and Board. With this award the European Film Academy wishes to pay special tribute an outstanding director and a personality with a strong political voice who is not only deeply respected by his colleagues but also....

26-11-2018  

EFA Mourns Bernardo Bertolucci

European cinema has lost a great filmmaker and the European Film Academy has lost a dear friend: Bernardo Bertolucci. Picture: EFA/Rene Rossignaud The Italian director was one of the EFA founding members, and received a Special Jury Award at the first EFAs in 1988 for THE LAST EMPEROR, for which he also won two Oscars. Bernardo Bertolucci created films that will never be....

 

  

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