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11-03-2019  

Tampere Selects THE CHRISTMAS GIFT

The European Film Academy (EFA) and the Tampere Film Festival congratulate: Tampere Short Film Candidate CADOUL DE CRACIUNTHE CHRISTMAS GIFTby Bogdan MuresanuRomania, fiction, 20 min   On the 20th of December 1989, a few days after Ceausescu’s bloody repression in Timisoara, a father’s quiet evening turns to sheer ordeal as he finds out that his little son has mailed a....

28-02-2019  

EFAs 2020 Go to Reykjavík!

The European Film Awards will be held in the Icelandic capital in December 2020. This was announced today by the European Film Academy, the City of Reykjavík and the Icelandic government. The ceremony will take place in the Harpa Conference and Concert Hall, together with various side events in connection with European film production. Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and....

21-02-2019  

Eighth YAA With record 56 Cities in 35 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....

 

  

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European Short Film Nominees on Tour

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