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Bruno Chatelin stands for Re-election to the Board of The European Film Academy

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I am extremely proud to be a member of the European Film Academy which some describe as the Oscars of Europe and I feel extremely honoured that my fellow members have voted me to their Board two years ago. Your support will be much appreciated for the next election which will renew nine positions including Chairman, Deputy Chairperson and six board members. Thank you! Bruno Chatelin   News from the EFA 9 positions in the Board of the European Film Academy will be open to votes by t...

5th EFA Young Audience Award Includes Record 30 Countries

  Young Juries Across Europe Screen Nominees GIRLS LOST, MISS IMPOSSIBLE and RAUF  The European Film Academy proudly announces and congratulates the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2016:  GIRLS LOST POJKARNA WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Alexandra-Therese Keining PRODUCED BY: Helena & Olle Wirenhed Sweden Three teenaged girls discover a mysterious drug that turns them temp...

EFA Night 2014 in Riga

  The red carpet / Steve McQueen and his partner, Bianca Stigter, arrive at the Latvian National Opera While European media representatives from 30 countries installed themselves in the press centre, film fans waited outside the impressive red carpet tent in front of the Latvian National Opera for the arrival of the stars. Thomas Hermanns welcomes the audience On a stage with a gigantic projection flower installation bathed in spheric lights, host Thomas Hermanns welcomed t...

EFA Honours french filmmaker Agnès Varda

  Agnès Varda photo by Julia_Fabry©cine-tamaris   In recognition of a unique and dedicated contribution to the world of film, the European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting Agnès Varda with the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for her outstanding body of work.   As a writer and director, Agnès Varda continues ...

European Film Awards 2016 go to Wroclaw

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At a press conference at the Wroclaw City Hall, the European Film Academy announced its decision to hold the 2016 European Film Awards in Wroclaw. The announcement was made on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the European Film Academy on 1st April 1989 in Berlin and 640 days before Wroclaw will become European Capital of Culture in 2016. Guests included EFA Director Marion Döring, executive producer Jürgen Biesinger, EFA Board Member Krzysztof Zanussi, the fi...

15 minutes Video Excerpts from The Awards Ceremony EFA 2013

The more than 2,900 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 LA GRANDE BELLEZZA (The Great Beauty) Italy/France, 140 min  DIRECTED BY: Paolo Sorrentino  WRITTEN BY: Paolo Sorrentino & Umberto Contarello  PRODUCED BY: Nicola Giuliano & Francesca Cima EUROPEAN COMEDY DEN SKALDEDE FRISØR...

2013 European Film Awards Ceremony Celebrates The Great Beauty

Sorrentino is the big winner of the evening with 4 Prizes (Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Editing).     The winners of the 26th European Film Awards were  announced during the awards ceremony on 7 December 2013 in Berlin.   European Film THE GREAT BEAUTY / LA GRANDE BELLEZZA Italy, France (140 min) Director: Paolo Sorrentino Producer: Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima European Director PAOLO...

The Role of EFA in influencing the Future...Keynote from Lord David Puttnam: making Movies that Matter

A matter of responsability, This was the theme of Lord David Puttnam's Keynote adress and discussion at The General Assembly of the Academy, in Berlin Concorde Hotel. David was my boss when I was running Columbia TriStar distribution in France. His words still resonate in my mind from the last time we met in Cannes, some 15 years ago or so, about the new Catch Line designed for the Columbia Studio branding (which he was running for a year). "Movies That Matter". In a pri...

EFA Awards week end starts with a chat with Christophe Lambert on the plane, snow on Tegel, and nice chocolate in the room.

I arrived in Berlin safely, despite snow at Tegel...for the European Film Awards. Nice room at Concorde Hotel, petits fours (eaten befor ethis picture) and a sweet chocolate reproduction of the Award!  Nominees reception in a few moments! got to go...   Canapés  and a sweet surprise...which I ate with pleasure..   ...

9 positions in the Board of the European Film Academy will be open to votes by the EFA Members. Voting closes today

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The Chairman, 2 Deputy Chair Persons and 6 Board members positions will be open for a period of 2 years (2014-2015) (Filmfestivals.com Bruno Chatelin stands for re election for a second term) Vote by the members of the Acdemy will close this Thursday, 21 November 2013 at 23h59 CET at the latest.   The Board and Team in office for 2013. The President: Wim Wenders, Director, Germany Wim Wenders attended the Academy of Film & Television ...

European Co-production Award – Prix EURIMAGES for Ada Solomon

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 Ada Solomon from Romania.  Since setting up her own company HiFilm, Ada Solomon has produced award-winning shorts by Cristian Nemescu (MARIL...

Jury Unveils First Six EFA Winners

Awards for Cinematography, Editing, Design, Costumes, Music & Sound  The European Film Academy announces the first winners who will be honoured at this year’s 26th European Film Awards. A special seven-member jury convened in Berlin and, based on the EFA Selection list, decided on the winners in the categories cinematography, editing, production design, costume design, composer and sound design. This new addition to the awards procedures follows a decision of the EF...

Paco Delgado wins the European Costume Designer Award 2013

The European Film Academy  rewarded Paco Delgado´s  work in Blancanieves  (directed by Pablo Berger) “for a costume design combining meticulous research of Spanish tradition and craft with the freedom of a gothic fairy tale.”  EFA members of the jury were: Tuomas Kantelinen, Francesco Ranieri Martinotti,  Karel Och, Simón de Santiago, Hervé Schneid, Marek Septimus Wieser and Jasmila Zbanic  Paco Delgado won the Goya for Best Wardro...

The EFA Nominations vote ends on 24 October 2013

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A note to EFA members. This is just a short note to remind you that this year’s nominations vote will be completed on Thursday, 24 October 2013. If you have not cast your votes online or sent in your votes yet, please do so in the remaining days. Only votes received by 23h59 CET on Thursday, 24 October can be included in the overall count. ...

Five Debut Films Nominated for European Discovery 2013

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The European Film Academy congratulates the nominees for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2013 – 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 Members Helena Danielsson (Sweden) and László Kantor (Hungary), EFA Members Pierre-Henri Deleau (France) and ...

15 Short Films Nomination for the European Film Awards 2013

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. Nominated are: Vila do Conde Short Film Nominee  CUT directed by Christoph Girardet & Matthias Mueller Germany 2013, experimental,...

EFA Nominates Three Animation Films

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    The European Film Academy proudly announces the three nominations in the category EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2013.  A committee consisting of EFA Board Members Bruno Chatelin, producer (France) and Marek Rozenbaum, producer (Israel), as well as producer Manuel Cristóbal (Spain) and the journalists Daniel Couvreur (Belgium) and Lisa Nesselson (France), all three of them represent...

46 Films compete for the 26th European Film Awards 2013

THE 26th EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS:  It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the titles of the 46 films on this year’s selection list, the list of films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2013! With 32 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 nati...

Become one of the jury members and vote online for the EFA People's Choice Award 2013

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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 awards ceremony in Berlin!&...

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Short Matters! screening in July

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The SHORT MATTERS! programme screens the short films nominated in 2012 at a series of festivals around the world. In July this includes the following screenings:  4 – 13 July 2013  Jerusalem Film Festival (Israel)  www.jff.org.il 6 - 14 July 2013 Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival (Portugal) www.curtas.pt 10 & 11 July 2013 Academia de Cine, Madrid www.academiadecine.com ...

Film Academies from Europe met for the 9th time in Karlovy Vary

  For the 9th time already, and on the occasion of the 48th Karlovy Vary IFF, the annual FAN of Europe meeting brought together the film academies network for an exchnage of ideas and experiences concerning membership, awarding procedures, organisation of an awards ceremony and other projects. Attending were (1rst row, from left to right) Judith Colell - Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematograficas, Madrid * Marion Döring - European Film Academy * Isona Passola - Acad&e...

Love, Amour takes home the 4 best prizes at the 25th European Film Awards

                                The more than 2,700 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 2012: AMOUR France / Germany / Austria, 127 min written & directed by Michael Haneke produced by Margaret Menegoz, Stefan ...

Three documentaries nominated for the European Film Awards

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The European Film Academy proudly announces the nominations in the category EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2012. A committee consisting of Nik Powell, director of the NFTS and deputy chairman of the EFA Board (UK), EFA Members Francine Brücher (Switzerland) and Despina Mouzaki (Greece), and the documentary experts Claas Danielsen (Germany), Ally Derks (the Netherlands), and Jacques Laurent (Belgium) has chosen the following three films for a nomination: HIVER NOMADE (Winter Nomads) Swit...

5 films nominated for EFA Discovery Award - Prix FIPRESCI

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FIVE DEBUT FILMS NOMINATED FOR EFA DISCOVERY AWARD The European Film Academy congratulates the nominees for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2012 – 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 Members Helena Danielsson (Sweden) and Els Vandevorst (the Netherlands), EFA Members Pierre-Henri...
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