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European Film Awards


The European Film Awards are presented in 15 categories and take place in Berlin every second year.

Every year, the various activities of the European Film Academy culminate in the ceremony of the European Film Awards which are presented jointly with EFA Productions GmbH. In a total of 18 categories, among them European Film, European Director, European Actress and European Actor, the European Film Awards annually honour the greatest achievements in European cinema.

The awards ceremony takes place in Berlin every second year. In the other years, the Awards travel: London, Paris, Rome, Barcelona, Warsaw, Copenhagen, Tallinn and Malta.

The 30h European Film Awards will take place in Berlin 9 December 2017 @EuroFilmAwards #efa2017 #efa30years

 

 


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Election of the EFA President and EFA Board Elections 2018, votes close end of november

  Election of the EFA President and EFA Board Elections 2018 Deadline: 30 November  Please consider voting for Bruno Chatelin a former Board Member. All candidate info can be found on the voting platform.    ...

Six Debut Films Nominated for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2018 – Prix FIPRESCI

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 programmers Mihai Chirilov (Romania) and Azize Tan (Turkey) as well as film critics Isabelle Danel (Fra...

15 Short Films Nominated for The EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS

    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 AQUAPARQUE by Ana Moreira Portugal, fiction, 16 min ...

European Film Awards week end in Seville

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  EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS WEEKEND 2018 Seville / Spain, 14 - 16 December   The 31st European Film Awards will take place in the beautiful city of Seville on Saturday, 15 December 2018. EFA Members have free access to the awards ceremony and after show party; the contribution for a guest amounts to EUR 226 incl. VAT. If you wish to attend, please register in the EFA Members' Area (section: awards we...

Five Films Nominated for European University Film Award (EUFA)

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  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 scholar, Sweden), Mike Goodridge (producer & festival director, UK) and Christophe Leparc (festival direc...

Vote for EFA People's Choice Award Opens

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    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 – vote now and win the chance to join winners and nominees for the ...

49 Feature Films Selected for EFA Awards

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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 the 20 countries with the most EFA Members, these members have voted one national film directly into the selection list. To complete the ...

EFA Selects 15 Documentaries

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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 co-operation with the European Documentary Network EDN, these festiva...

Oleg Sentsov in eighth week of hunger strike: EFA and other Film Academies call on Poutine

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMIES NETWORK APPEALS TO PRESIDENT PUTIN TO SHOW A HUMAN FACE academy representatives at the annual meeting of FAN of Europe (picture: EFA) On Day 54 of Oleg Sentsov’s indefinite hunger strike the members of FAN of Europe, the European network of national film academies and the European Film Academy, representing thousands of filmmakers from across the continent, have appealed for the immediate release of the Ukrainian filmmaker. At their annual meeti...

EFA Honours Carmen Maura

The European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting the honorary LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to Carmen Maura for her outstanding career.   Picture courtesy of Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España, photographer: Alberto Ortega At the initial European Film Awards (EFAs) in 1988, Carmen Maura received the award for Best Actress in Pedro Almodóvar’s WOMEN ON T...

Don’t Let Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov's Die in his indefinite hunger strike !

    Today is Day 16 of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov's indefinite hunger strike which his lawyer Dimitri Dinze reports he full plans to follow through to the death should his demands not be met. Oleg Sentsov, who was involved in supporting the Euro Maidan protests in Kiev and who opposed the annexation of Crimea by Russia, ...

The 7th EFA Young Audience Award Includes Record 45 Cities in 36 Countries

Young Juries Across Europe Screen Nominated Films GIRL IN FLIGHT, HOBBYHORSE REVOLUTION and WALLAY – 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 2018:   GIRL IN FLIGHT LA FUGA - GIRL IN FLIGHT  DIRECTED BY: Sandra Vannucchi  WRITTEN BY: Sandra Vannucchi &...

Results of the elections of The board of EFA

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Wim Wenders has been re-elected as president. Agnieszka Holland has been re-elected as chairwoman. Mike Downey and Antonio Saura have been re-elected as deputy chairmen. Joanna Szymańska has been elected for Central & Eastern Europe. Béatrice Thiriet has been elected for France. Graziella Bildesheim has been elected for Italy. Baltasar Kormákur has been elected for the Nordic Countries. Ada Solomon has been re-elected for the North-Eastern Mediterranean. Katriel Schory...

European Film Awards 2017. At the awards ceremony in Berlin the following awards were presented

  Photo Daniel Hinz  The more than 3,000 members of the European Film Academy – filmmakers from across Europe – have voted for this year’s European Film Awards. At the awards ceremony in Berlin the following awards were presented: EUROPEAN FILM 2017 THE SQUARE WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Ruben Östlund PRODUCED BY Erik Hemmendorff & Philippe Bober EUROPEAN COMEDY 2017 THE SQUARE WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Ruben Östlund PRODUC...

European Film Academy Board appeals to the EP members to respect the JURI mandate on the proposed Broadcasters’ Regulation

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On the occasion of the General Assembly of the European Film Academy (EFA) in Berlin on 9 December 2017, the EFA Board has expressed its deep concern that the future of Europe’s film culture may be at stake should the fundamental principle of financing and distributing movies across the EU be unnecessarily jeopardized. As an example, the EFA Board has mentioned the so-called Broadcasting Regulation and the proposed extension of the Country of Origin (CoO) principle, which it sees as a t...

30th European Film Awards: Watch it live this saturday!

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This Saturday, European filmmakers, EFA Members, guests, nominees and winners will gather to celebrate European cinema at its finest at the 30th European Film Awards in Berlin! Don't miss the chance to follow the EFA Weekend and watch the ceremony live on the European Film Awards website www.europeanfilmawards.eu on Saturday, 9 December: 11.30 CET Agnieszka Holland: keynote & debate  17.00 CET Red carpet interview program with Knut Elsterma...

HEARTSTONE by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, winner of the European University Film Award 2017.

  The European Film Academy (EFA) and Filmfest Hamburg congratulate HEARTSTONE by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, winner of the European University Film Award 2017.    picture: Claudia Höhne The award will be presented tonight, Friday, 8 December, in the framework of the European Film Awards Weekend in Berlin, at the welcome reception hosted by the Creat...

The 30th European Film Awards: Guests And Presenters

Only four more days before European filmmakers, EFA Members, guests, nominees and winners will gather to celebrate European cinema at its finest at the 30th European Film Awards in Berlin! On this special occasion the ceremony will, of course, celebrate this year's films and achievements but it will also shed a special light on some of the films and people that have accompanied the EFAs throughout the past 30 years. Both script and set design pick up this idea and guests...

European Co-production Award for Cedomir Kolar

This year’s EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD – Prix EURIMAGES, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in the European film industry, goes to the producer Cedomir Kolar.  Cedomir Kolar has been active in film production for more than 30 years. He was born in former Yugoslavia, in the city of Rijeka on the Adriatic coast of Croatia, and graduated in film production at the Belgrade Academy of Dramatic Arts. He has produced over 30 feature films by authors fr...

Jury Unveils First Seven EFA Winners

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  Awards for Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Costumes, Hair & Make-Up, Music and Sound The European Film Academy announces the first winners who will be honoured at this year’s European Film Awards. A special seven-member jury convened in Berlin and, based on the EFA Selection list and the additional film entries, decided on the winners in the categories cinematography, editing, production design, costume design, hair ...

Help Iranian Filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof

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I’m writing to ask you if you would sign a petition we’ve launched last week. You may have heard that Mohammad Rasoulof, whose last film A MAN OF INTEGRITY, won the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes this year, is not allowed to travel anymore, as the Iranian authorities took his passport as he was coming back from Telluride.  He’s now facing 6 years in prison. We are releasing the film in France early December. This is why we wrote the at...

Four Animation Films and Four Comedies Nominated for the European Film Awards 2017

The European Film Academy proudly announces the four nominations for the award categories EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2017 and EUROPEAN COMEDY 2017. The nominations for the category ANIMATED FEATURE FILM were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Deputy Chairman Antonio Saura (Spain), EFA Board Member Ira von Gienanth (Germany), EFA Member Anja Šošić (Poland), as well as CARTOON representatives Christian Davin (Fran...

Nominations for the European Film Awards

    NOMINATIONS FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2017 At the Seville European Film Festival the European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announced the nominations for the 30th European Film Awards. The more than 3,000 EFA Members will now vote for the winners who will be presented during the awards ceremony on 9 December in Berlin. Nominated are:&nbs...

Five Debut Films Nominated for the European Film Awards 2017

The European Film Academy congratulates the nominees for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2017 – 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 Angeles González-Sinde (Spain), EFA Member Mihai Chirilov (Romania), and Isabelle Danel (France), Robbie E...

Five Films Nominated for European University Film Award (EUFA)

Albert Wiederspiel (FFHH), Fabian Gasmia, Dagmar Brunow, Juho Kuosmanen, Elli Mastorou and Kathrin Kohlstedde (FFHH) / Picture: Filmfest Hamburg  At the Filmfest Hamburg, the five nominated films for the European University Film Award (EUFA) have been announced. Introduced in 2016, this award is presented by university students from across Europe. Based on the lists of 51 feature films and 15 documentaries from the EFA Selections 2017 a committee consisting of Fabian Gasmia (pr...


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About European Film Awards

Edelmann Pascal
(EFA)

The European Film Awards are presented in 15 categories and take place in Berlin every second year.

The 2013 edition returns to Berlin this December.

After Paris, Glasgow, London, Rome, Barcelona, Warsaw, Copenhagen, Bochum, Tallinn and Valletta the European Film Awards 2014 will take place in Riga,  Saturday, 13 December 2014


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