Pro Tools
•Register a festival or a film
Submit film to festivals Promote for free or with Promo Packages

FILMFESTIVALS | 24/7 world wide coverage

Welcome !

Enjoy the best of both worlds: Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the film festivals community.  

Launched in 1995, relentlessly connecting films to festivals, documenting and promoting festivals worldwide.

Working on an upgrade soon.

For collaboration, editorial contributions, or publicity, please send us an email here

User login


RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes services and offers


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.

@EuroFilmAwards #efa2018 #efa


The EFA Ambassadors

Moritz Bleibtreu
actor, Germany
One of the best-known German faces in international cinema,
Moritz Bleibtreu first shot to international attention as Manni in Tom
Tykwer’s RUN LOLA RUN (1998). He was nominated in 2001 for the EFA
People’s Choice Award for THE EXPERIMENT by Oliver Hirschbiegel and is
now nominated for European Actor for his role as Andreas Baader in THE

Fotocredit: Christian Schoppe

Stephen Daldry
director, UK
Ever since the nomination of BILLY ELLIOT for the European Film
Awards 2000, Stephen Daldry has been connected to the European Film
Academy. His film THE READER is nominated for the 2009 European Film
Awards in three categories (European Film, Actress, and Actor).
Maria de Medeiros
actress / director, Portugal
The Portuguese actress (TRÊS IRMÃOS by Teresa Villaverde, IL
RESTO DI NIENTE by Antonietta de Lillo, Guy Maddin’s THE SADDEST MUSIC
IN THE WORLD, Quentin Tarantino’s PULP FICTION) and director (CAPITÃES
DE ABRIL, JE T’AIME…MOI NON PLUS) is a true, multilingual European
artist. Together with her Catalan colleague Juanjó Puigcorbé, she hosted
the European Film Awards 2004 in Barcelona.

Fotocredit: Joa Silveira Ramos

Mads Mikkelsen
actor, Denmark
Be it as a nominee (2006 for AFTER THE WEDDING by Susanne Bier,
2008 for FLAME AND CITRON by Ole Christian Madsen) or as a presenter
(2007 in Berlin, 2008 in Copenhagen), the Danish star (known from
Nicolas Winding Refn’s PUSHER film, THE GREEN BUTCHERS by Anders Thomas
Jensen, and the James Bond film CASINO ROYALE) very much enjoys the
company of his European fellows every time he is attending the European
Film Awards.

Fotocredit: Kenneth Willardt

Cristian Mungiu
director, Romania
After several short films and the feature OCCIDENT, Cristian
Mungiu was the great Romanian discovery for the international audience
when his film 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS & 2 DAYS won the Palme d’Or in
Cannes two years ago and the award for European Film 2007 at the
European Film Awards.
Kim Rossi Stuart
actor, Italy
Having started his acting career at the age of five, among Kim
Rossi Stuart’s latest works have been Gianni Amelio’s THE KEYS TO THE
HOUSE, Michele Placido's CRIME NOVEL, and now Francesca Archibughi’s
QUESTIONE DI CUORE. In 2006 he wrote, directed and acted in the film
Belén Rueda
actress, Spain
The Spanish actress received her first Goya for her role as
Julia in THE SEA INSIDE by Alejandro Amenábar and has been a friend of
the European Film Academy since her nomination for THE ORPHANAGE by Juan
Antonio Bayona last year. With Spain, she represents a country where
the Academy experiences great enthusiasm and interest in the European
Film Awards.
Johanna ter Steege
actress, the Netherlands
After her dream debut in THE VANISHING, for which she was
awarded in the very first European Film Awards in 1988, Johanna ter
Steege prospered in films by internationally renowned directors such as
Robert Altman and István Szabó. Among her many films are J’ENTEND PLUS
LA GUITARE by Philippe Garell, SWEET EMMA, DEAR BÖBE by István Szabó,
PARADISE ROAD by Bruce Beresford, and Dutch titles like GUERNSEY by
Nanouk Leopold and AU REVOIR by Heddy Honigmann. The Dutch actress
Johanna ter Steege has been a very faithful ally of the European Film
Academy since its beginnings.

Fotocredit: Petr Novák

Maciej Stuhr
actor, Poland
The popular Polish actor and comedian Maciej Stuhr has had
roles in films by renowned directors such as Andrzej Wajda, Krzysztof
Kieślowski, Agnieszka Holland and Krzysztof Warlikowski to name but a
few, and among his latest films are titles like THE WEDDING and 33
SCENES FROM LIFE. Together with French actress Sophie Marceau, he hosted
the 2006 European Film Awards Ceremony in Warsaw and has been a
much-appreciated guest at the European Film Awards ever since.
Danis Tanovic
director/screenwriter, Bosnia & Herzegovina
His film NO MAN’S LAND won the European Film Awards 2001
(Screenwriter) and a total of 42 awards, and brought the absurd reality
of war to the conscience of people across Europe and the world. He went
on to make L’ENFER, based on the script by Krzysztof Kieślowski and
Krzysztof Piesiewicz, and, most recently, TRIAGE, starring Colin
Farrell, Paz Vega and Christopher Lee.


The Bulletin Board

> The Bulletin Board Blog
> Partner festivals calling now
> Call for Entry Channel
> Film Showcase
 The Best for Fests

Meet our Fest Partners 

Following News

Interview with EFM (Berlin) Director



Interview with IFTA Chairman (AFM)



Interview with Cannes Marche du Film Director
 dailies live coverage from

> Live from India 
> Live from LA
Beyond Borders
> Locarno
> Toronto
> Venice
> San Sebastian

> Tallinn Black Nights 
> Red Sea International Film Festival

> Palm Springs Film Festival
> Kustendorf
> Rotterdam
> Sundance
Santa Barbara Film Festival SBIFF
> Berlin / EFM 
> Fantasporto
Houston WorldFest 
> Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
Cannes / Marche du Film 



Useful links for the indies:

Big files transfer
> Celebrities / Headlines / News / Gossip
> Clients References
> Crowd Funding
> Deals

> Festivals Trailers Park
> Film Commissions 
> Film Schools
> Financing
> Independent Filmmaking
> Motion Picture Companies and Studios
> Movie Sites
> Movie Theatre Programs
> Music/Soundtracks 
> Posters and Collectibles
> Professional Resources
> Screenwriting
> Search Engines
> Self Distribution
> Search sites – Entertainment
> Short film
> Streaming Solutions
> Submit to festivals
> Videos, DVDs
> Web Magazines and TV


> Other resources

+ SUBSCRIBE to the weekly Newsletter
+ Connecting film to fest: Marketing & Promotion
Special offers and discounts
Festival Waiver service

User images

About European Film Awards

Edelmann Pascal

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



View my profile
Send me a message