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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...

The 37th Toronto International Film Festival announced its award recipients

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  The 37th Toronto International Film Festival announced its award recipients today at a reception at the Intercontinental Hotel Toronto. The Canadian awards below were selected by a jury comprised of producer and filmmaker Jody Shapiro, CPH PIX Festival Director Jacob Neiiendam, actor and filmmaker Valerie Buhagiar and director, writer and producer Patricia Rozema. THE CITY OF TORONTO + CANADA GOOSE AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN FEATURE FILM  The City of Toronto + Canada G...

PIX SESSIONS - networking for emerging filmmakers

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PIX SESSIONS gather 25 promising film talents for networking, seminars, master classes and artist talks later this month in Copenhagen during CPH PIX. European filmmakers of tomorrow All attending filmmakers are invited personally by the film festival CPH PIX on the basis of previous work, current projects and recommendations by European film festivals, critics and fellow filmmakers. The 25 emerging talents will come from various backgrounds in short films, documentaries, visual and performa...

5 debut films nominated for EFA discovery awards

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     FIVE DEBUT FILMS NOMINATED FOR EFA DISCOVERY AWARD The European Film Academy has announced the nominations for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2011 - 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 observer Yves Marmion (EFA Chairman, France), Board Members Els Vandevorst (the Netherlands) and Cedomir Ko...

European discovery EFA Price

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The European Film Academy has announced this year’s nominations for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY - 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 Els Vandevorst (the Netherlands), EFA Member Pierre-Henri Deleau (France), and experts Jacob Neiiendam (director of the film festival CPH:PIX, Denmark), Alin Tasciyan (...

The judges for this year's Hollywood World Awards

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The 13th Annual Hollywood Film Festival, presented by Starz, today announced the judges for this year's Hollywood World Awards. Created to recognize the best in international cinema, the Hollywood World Awards will be presented at the Hollywood Awards gala, which culminates the festival on October 26 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.A panel of international judges, chaired by Mike Goodridge, editor of Screen International, consists of critics and festival directors who select the sh...

CPH PIX - Copenhagen Film Festivals

Copenhagen Film Festivals house three annual international film festivals: BUSTER (Children and Youth), CPH:DOX (documentaries) and CPH:PIX (features). Copenhagen Film Market (CPH:SCREENINGS, CPH:SCREENINGS JR and DOX:MARKET) runs in Sep. and Nov.

EFA conference will focus on comedy

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On the occasion of the 21st EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS in Copenhagen:WHAT MAKES EUROPE LAUGH - Local Comedies for an International Market Cinematek, Cinema Carl, Saturday, 6 December 2008, 11.00 14.30As part of the weekend programme for the 21st European Film Awards in Copenhagen, this years EFA Conference is dedicated to film comedies. A series of panel dicussions with European filmmakers and critics will look at different cultural variations of humour and the way they are depicted and perceived in ...

CPH:PIX Copenhagen Film Festivals

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CPH:PIX - Denmark's new feature film festivalCPH:PIX will unspool for the first time in Copenhagen between April 16 and 26 in 2009.CPH:PIX draws on the experienced teams from the city’s long-running film festivals, the NatFilm Festival and the Copenhagen International Film Festival, which are now merged into one. CPH:PIX will set a new standard for film festivals in Denmark. A new festival needs a new name - ideally a distinctive one. A name one remembers, a name which gives rise to more assoc...

Four Debut Films Nominated For European Discovery 2007

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The nominations were determined by a committee comprised of FIPRESCI (the International Federation of Film Critics) members Jacob Neiiendam (Denmark), Marco Lombardi (Italy) and Dana Linssen (the Netherlands), and EFA Board members Pierre-Henri Deleau (France) and Stefan Laudyn (Poland). From a total of 63 submitted films, they have selected four nominations: BIKUR HA-TIZMORET (The Band’s Visit) by Eran Kolirin, IsraelCONTROL by Anton Corbijn, UKGEGENÜBER (Counterparts) by Jan Bonny, GermanyT...

Lifetime Achievement Award for Per Holst at Copenhagen

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At the gala opening of Copenhagen International Film Festival 2007 film producer Per Holst will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award. Per Holst will be given the award for his contribution to the Danish film industry for over 40 years. Extract from the motivation speech"...Tonight we celebrate someone with a unique talent for both helping a project spring to life and a cunning gift for taking it all the way to the big screen, a producer and an inextinguishable fiery soul, who have had a major i...

Makram Khoury replaces Gillies MacKinnon in the Copenhagen jury

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The Scottish film director Gillies MacKinnon has had to cancel his jury appointment at Copenhagen International Film Festival in the last minute, and he will be replaced by the Palestinian actor Makram Khoury."Gillies was offered to make a film in the 11th hour, which is going into pre-production immediately", explains Jacob Neiiendam, the festival's head of programming. "We are asking professional filmmakers to give up their free time to judge films for us, so it's natural that this kind of thi...

Copenhagen Festival Lifetime Achievement Award for Jean-Claude Carrière

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The French screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Copenhagen International Film Festival.Belle du jour, The Tin Drum, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Cyrano de Bergerac – powerful and popular moments in film history that span a whole generation, but who knows the man who has written the screenplays? Jean-Claude Carrière has written the screenplays for more than 130 films, and especially his literary adaptations have earned hi...

Great screenwriters at Copenhagen International Film Festival

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Copenhagen International Film Festival is Denmark’s great film event.From 20 to 30 September 2007, the general public and industry professionals will come together to see magnificent, dramatic, romantic, mesmerizing and macabre European feature films. Many of the films shown are not in Danish distribution, and the festival is therefore the only opportunity to see the films on the big screen. Jim Sheridan and David Hare – two Oscar-nominated screenwriters – will attend this year’s Copenha...

Hollywood World Awards jury members

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In their 11th year, the Hollywood Film Festival(r) and Hollywood Awards(r), have named the panel of international judges assembled to decide on the nominations of this year's Hollywood World Awards(r). The awards will be bestowed October 22 at the Hollywood Awards(r) Gala ceremony, which takes place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.The awards have become a good predictor of international films which are set to receive kudos in the year's awards season.Last year's winner was Pedro Al...

Dreyer is back on the big screen At Copenhagen Film Fest

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At Copenhagen International Film Festival it will not only be possible to see the latest film by Denmark’s most significant film director today, Lars von Trier, but also to enjoy the work of the greatest Danish film maker of all times, Carl Theodor Dreyer.The fact that no less than two of his films - Thou Shalt Honour Thy Wife and Day of Wrath - have been chosen to be part of the official Canon of Danish Art and Culture, underlines that Dreyer’s films play an important part in Denmark’s cu...

Hollywood European Awards nominees

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The Hollywood EUROPEAN Awards(tm) presented by Filmfestivals.com 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) directe...

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