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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....

01-09-2018  

Vote Opens for People's Choice Award

Every year, the EFA People’s Choice Award allows film fans across Europe to elect their favourite film. When the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe’s greatest film stars, directors, actors and actresses, to attend the European Film Awards, the People’s Choice Award sheds a spotlight on the people films are made for: the audience. This year’s vote has started –....

20-08-2018  

49 Feature Films Selected

It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the titles of the 49 films on this year’s EFA Feature Film Selection, the list of feature-length fiction films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2018! With 35 European countries represented, the list once again illustrates the great diversity in European cinema. In....

17-08-2018  

Sarajevo Nominates I SIGNED THE PETITION by Mahdi Fleifel

The European Film Academy (EFA) and Sarajevo Film Festival congratulate:  Sarajevo Short Film Nominee I SIGNED THE PETITION by Mahdi Fleifel Germany/UK/Switzerland, documentary, 11 min Immediately after a Palestinian man signs an online petition, he is thrown into a panic-inducing spiral of self-doubt. Over the course of a conversation with an understanding....

14-08-2018  

15 Documentaries Selected

It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the EFA Documentary Selection, a list of 15 European documentaries recommended for a nomination for this year's European Film Awards. Ten documentary festivals have suggested to the committee one film each which has had its world premiere at the respective festival’s latest edition. Chosen in....

 

  

SHORT MATTERS!

European Short Film Nominees on Tour

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Uppsala, Winterthur, Vilnius, ...