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10-11-2018  

Nominations for the European Film Awards 2018

At the Seville European Film Festival, the European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announced the nominations for the 31st European Film Awards. The more than 3,500 EFA Members will now vote for the winners who will be presented during the awards ceremony on 15 December in Seville. Nominated are:EUROPEAN FILM 2018: BORDER GRÄNS Sweden, Denmark....

30-10-2018  

New Short Film Selection & Awarding Procedure

More Festivals in More Countries to Select Candidates for the EFA Short Film Category For the 2019 and 2020 editions of the European Film Awards, the European Film Academy will welcome new festivals to participate in the EFA Short Film selection and awarding procedure. Joining the network of 15 already existing partner festivals, at each festival an independent jury will....

25-10-2018  

EFA Board Thanks European Parliament for Oleg Sentsov’s Sakharov Prize

The Board of the European Film Academy wishes to express its profound gratitude toward the European Parliament for awarding the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, jailed in Russia, with the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. “We thank the European Parliament,” says EFA Chairwoman Agnieszka Holland, “for this recognition of a man who not only believes in human rights but....

23-10-2018  

Animation and Comedy Nominations

The European Film Academy proudly announces the nominations for the award categories EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2018 and EUROPEAN COMEDY 2018.  The nominations for the category COMEDY were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Members Angeles González-Sinde (Spain), Henning Kamm (Germany) and Ada Solomon (Romania), director Hannes Holm (Sweden) and....

15-10-2018  

EFA Honours Ralph Fiennes

European Achievement in World Cinema Award for British Actor at EFAs 2018 In recognition of a rich and extensive career in front of and behind the camera, Ralph Fiennes will receive the honorary award EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA. Picture: Shutterstock / Denis Makarenko Ralph Fiennes has been creating film experiences that continue to move and inspire us. Most....

09-10-2018  

Six Debut Films Nominated

The European Film Academy congratulates the nominees for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2018 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film.  This year’s nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Member Katriel Schory (Israel), festival....

04-10-2018  

15 Short Films Nominated

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. Vila do Conde Short Film Nominee AQUAPARQUEby Ana MoreiraPortugal, fiction, 16....

24-09-2018  

Five Films Nominated for European University Film Award (EUFA)

The European Film Academy and Filmfest Hamburg take great pleasure in announcing the five nominated films for the European University Film Award (EUFA). Introduced in 2016, this award is presented by university students from across Europe. Based on the lists of 49 feature films and 15 documentaries from the EFA Selections 2018 a committee consisting of Dagmar Brunow (film....

24-09-2018  

Drama Nominates THE ESCAPE from France

The European Film Academy (EFA) and International Short Film Festival in Drama congratulate:  Drama Short Film Nominee THE ESCAPE L'ÉCHAPÉEby Laëtitia MartinoniFrance, fiction, 9 min Alice sings, wears make-up, laughs. She is happy. Yet she is at the hospital, very ill and totally bald. However, she is love with her surgeon, her savior. He comes to see her every....

10-09-2018  

Venice Nominates THE YEARS by Sara Fgaier

The European Film Academy (EFA) and Venice Film Festival congratulate:  Venice Short Film Nominee THE YEARS GLI ANNI by Sara Fgaier Italy/France, documentary, 20 min A woman narrates the script of Gli anni, a few pieces picked up on the shores of a timeless Sardinia. Neither the words nor the images claim to tell the whole of its story: the places of the past....

 

  

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