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Hollywood European Awards nominees

The Hollywood EUROPEAN Awards(tm) presented by and the Hollywood Film Festival covers films from Europe. An Initiative from the Festival's founder Carlos de Abreu with Paula Wagner and Bruno Chatelin.

The ten nominees in alphabetical order are

"5x2" (France) directed by Francois Ozon,
"Bad Education" (Spain) by Pedro Almodovar,
"The Consequences Of Love" (Italy)
directed by Paolo Sorrentino,
"Head-On" (Germany/Turkey) directed by Faith Akin,
"A Hole In My Heart" (Sweden) directed by Lukas Moodysson,
"Look At Me" (France) directed by Agnes Jaoui,
"My Summer Of Love" (UK) directed by Pawel Pawlikowski,
"The Return" (Russia) directed by Andrei Zvyagintsev,
"The Sea Inside" (Spain) directed by Alejandro Amenabar and
"Vera Drake" (UK) directed by Mike Leigh.

The favorite movie of the year will be selected by the public at large at
the Yahoo Movies and website, and the two winners for the World and European awards will be selected from the ten nominees for each award. A Blue Ribbon selection committee of judges from around the world selected the nominated films from any film screened to the public between Sept 1, 2003, and Sept 30, 2004.

The awards will be bestowed as part of the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony
on Monday evening, October 18, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

"This year's Hollywood Film Festival continues its tradition of honoring
the very best talent within our community. It is a celebration of all
aspects of Hollywood filmmaking and the artists who help to create its
lasting legacy on our culture," festival co-chair Paula Wagner said.

The Blue Ribbon selection committees consist of some of the key industry
luminaries, executives and critics in the world of foreign cinema: Alberto
Barbera, director of Museo Nazionale dei Cinema (Italy), Irene Bignardi,
artistic director of the Locarno Film Festival (Switzerland), Elisabetta
Brunella, Secretary General, MEDIA Salles (France), Bruno Chatelin, COO (France), Michel Ciment, president of the FIPRESCI -
Federation Internationale de la Presse Cinematographique (France),
Giovanna Fulvi, head of acquisitions at FilmAuro and Asian programmer at
the Toronto International Film Festival (Italy), Mike Goodridge, US editor,
Screen International (UK), Giorgio Gossetti, director of the "Giornate
degli Autori - Venice Days" (Italy), Sandra Hebron, artistic director of
The Times BFI London Film Festival (UK), Allan Hunter, film critic for The
Daily Express and Screen International (UK), Marget Koehler, film critics
of Film Dienst (Germany), Derek Malcolm, film critic for The Evening
Standard and Screen International (UK), Christophe Mercier, manager of
Indie Circle (France), Jacob Neiiendam, film critic, FIPRESCI and Screen
International (Denmark), David Poland, film critic & founder, (US) and Jonathan Romney, film critic, The Independent On
Sunday and Screen International (UK) and Serge Siritzky, CEO/director of
"Ecran Total" (France). is proud to contribute to the sucess of this event that fosters quality from Europe.


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