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Rithy Pan wins EFA Documentary Award

The European Film Academy announces that the award EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2007 - Prix ARTE goes to the filmLE PAPIER NE PEUT PAS ENVELOPPER LA BRAISE (Paper cannot Wrap up Embers) by Rithy Panh, FranceIn co-operation with the European cultural channel ARTE, the European Film Academy annually honours an outstanding achievement in documentary filmmaking. This year's jury was made up of Francine Brücher from Switzerland (head of international promotion/Swiss Films), David Fisher from Is...

European Film Academy first Awards and nominations

The EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD goes to Jean-Luc GodardThe EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA 2007 - Prix Screen International goes to Michael BallhausThe nominations for the EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2007 - Prix ARTE are:AM LIMIT (To the Limit)by Pepe Danquart, Germany/AustriaBELARUSIAN WALTZby Andrzej Fidyk, NorwayFOREVERby Heddy Honigmann, The NetherlandsHEIMATKLÄNGE (Echoes of Home)by Stefan Schwietert, Switzerland/ GermanyLE PAPIER NE PEUT PAS ENVELOPPER LA B...

European Film Academy Feature Film Nominees

Tuesday, October 9---------The European Film Academy has announced the titles of the 42 films on the selection list for the European Film Awards, the continent's version of the Oscars. This year, 26 European countries are represented and the nations with the largest film industries have no more than three films on the list.  In the coming weeks, the 1,800 members of the European Film Academy will vote for the nominations in the different award categories. The nominations will then be announced...

The Lives Of Others and Volver steel the show at EFA Awards

WINNERS OF THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2006At the European Film Awards Ceremony in Warsaw, the European Film Academy and EFA Productions have announced this year's winners:EUROPEAN FILM 2006DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN (The Lives Of Others); Germanydirected by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarckproduced by Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion/Bayerischer Rundfunk/ARTE/Creado FilmEUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2006Pedro Almodóvar for VOLVER EUROPEAN ACTRESS 2006Penelope Cruz in VOLVER EUROPEAN ACTOR 2006Ulrich Mühe in DAS LE...

EFA Awards 4 first films nominated

European Film Awards 2006:Four First Films NominatedFour films have been nominated in the category EUROPEAN DISCOVERY, presented to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film:— 13 TZAMETI by Gela Babluani, France/Georgia — Z ODZYSKU (Retrieval) by Slawomir Fabicki, Poland — PINGPONG by Matthias Luthardt, Germany — FRISS LEVEGÖ (Fresh Air) by Agnes Kocsis, HungaryThe nominations were determined by a committee comprised of FIPRESCI (the International Federation of ...

Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards 2006

The European Film Academy (EFA), United International Pictures and the Sarajevo Film Festival congratulate the winner of thePRIX UIP SARAJEVO 2006Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards 2006SRETAN PUT NEDIME (Good Luck Nedim)by Marko ŠantićSlovenia 2006, 13 min, fictionThe Prix UIP is an initiative by UIP and the European Film Academy in co-operation with fourteen festivals throughout Europe. Each prize includes a financial donation of EUR 2,000 and an automatic nomination in the s...

The European Film Academy awards for shorts

The European Film Academy (EFA), United International Pictures and the Curtas Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival congratulate the winner of the PRIX UIP VILA DO CONDE 2006Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards 2006BY THE KISSby Yann GonzalezFrance 2006, 5 min, fictionThe Prix UIP is an initiative by UIP and the European Film Academy in co-operation with fourteen festivals throughout Europe. Each prize includes a financial donation of EUR 2,000 and an automatic nomination in...

Berlinale Talent Campus guest lectures programme

Guest lectures by international stars - now open to the publicBerlinale Talent Campus enters its exciting 4th roundCharlotte Rampling, Wim Wenders, Park Chan-wook, Christopher Doyle, Anthony Dod Mantle, Stephen Warbeck and well-known editors like Jim Clark and Angie Lam are amongst the renowned guest speakers at this year's Berlinale Talent Campus. For the first time the majority of Berlinale Talent Campus events in the House of World Cultures will be open to the general public. Together with ab...

Tsotsi biggest award winner at Edinburgh Fest

The 59th Edinburgh International Film Festival drew to an official close with the Awards Ceremony, held Sunday at the Caledonian Hilton following the premiere of the Business.The biggest award winner of the day was clearly Tsotsi, the South African gang drama, which walked away with both the Standard Life Audience Award, and The Michael Powell Award for Best New British Feature Film. Producer Peter Fudakowski, on accepting the first award, said he was “particularly grateful to Edinburgh for di...

EFA takes over from DDA production of the awards ceremony

Following 8 years of successful collaboration with DDA Productions, who have financed and executive produced the European Film Awards ceremony, the European Film Academy is again moving into a new era. Starting with this year's edition, taking place on Saturday 3rd December in Berlin, the European Film Academy will take over the production of its annual celebration of European filmmaking. This mutually agreed development brings to its natural conclusion the trend started in 2003, when Wim Wende...

European Film Academy will announce nominations at Sevilla Fest

CANNES: The European Film Academy will announce his nominations for the European Film Awards in the Sevilla european film festival The mayor of Seville, Alfredo Sanchez Monteseirín, will sign next monday on behalf of the Seville Film Festival an agreement with the European Film Academy, during Cannes Film Festival, mercy to which, the supranational organisation compromises itself to make official the collaboration with Seville European Film Festival (100 % European) and from this edition, which...

EFA nominees compete for best from Europe

NOMINATIONS FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2004:EUROPEAN FILM 2004ETT HÅL I MITT HJÄRTA (A Hole In My Heart), Sweden/Denmarkdirected by Lukas Moodyssonproduced by Memfis Film, Zentropa, Film I Väst, SVT, Nordic Film- & TV FundGEGEN DIE WAND (Head-On), Germanydirected by Fatih Akinproduced by Wüste Filmproduktion /Corazon International /NDR /ARTELA MALA EDUCACIÓN (Bad Education), Spaindirected by Pedro Almodóvarproduced by El Deseo D.A., S.L.U.LES CHORISTES (The Chorus), France/Switzerlanddir...

EFA board meeting during Warsaw Fest

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY IN WARSAWEuropean Film Academy (EFA) Board Meeting will take place in Warsaw during the 20th Warsaw International Film Festival today, Saturday, October 16, 2004.During this year Festival the decision will be reached whether the European Film Award Ceremony in 2006 will take place in Warsaw. EFA Board Members are meeting, among others, the Minister of Culture Waldemar Dąbrowski, as well as the Vice President of Warsaw Andrzej Urbański.Guests of the WMFF:- Chairman...

EFA Short list revealed

Every year, the various activities of the European Film Academy culminate in the presentation of the European Film Awards which are produced by DDA Productions, London. In 2004, the European Film Awards are taking place for the seventeenth time and they will include 17 categories (including the Jameson People’s Choice Awards voted for by cinema audiences across Europe).The European Film Awards 2004 will be celebrated in Barcelona on December 11, 2004.The nominees are...EFA members votes will d...

Shoot a feature film with Mike Figgis in a 7 days Masterclass

The latest EFA initiative is a Master Class with Mike Figgis and will be taking place in Ljubljana/Slovenia from November 1 to 8. Calling all young filmmakers (directors, actors, writers, cinematographers, set designers, editors, sound engineers, composers) do not miss this unique opportunity of working with Mike Figgis in the framework of an EFA Master Class in Ljubljana."How To Combine Vision And Craft And Make A Film In One Week" - A European Film Academy Master Class with Mike FiggisIn this ...

UIP support to shorts in Europe

CINEMA16 TAKES MOODYSSON, GODARD, KIESLOWSKI, VON TRIER, LECONTE, TYKWER, MULLAN, MORETTI SHORTS OUT ACROSS EUROPE – IT’S A “FILM FESTIVAL IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME”.Following the success of the CINEMA16: BRITISH SHORT FILMS DVD, featuring Chris Nolan, Ridley Scott, Mike Leigh, Stephen Daldry, Lynne Ramsay, Peter Greenway and others, Cinema16 is now set to release a selection of the best classic and award winning European shorts in June.CINEMA16: EUROPEAN SHORT FILMS offers the opp...

New music award for next EFA in Barcelona

THE EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY CREATES NEW AWARD FOR EUROPEAN COMPOSERThe European Film Academy (EFA) announced today that the European Film Awards 2004, taking place in Barcelona on December 11, will include a new award for best European film music: EUROPEAN COMPOSER 2004.The award is presented in co-operation with the World Soundtrack Academy (WSA). The WSA’s European members have been invited to become members of the European Film Academy. Together with members of the EFA Board, WSA members will...

Shorts shoot first and the winners are

International Short Film JuryThe International Short Film Jury awards prizes for short films screened in the Competition and Panorama sections. The members of the juryChristine Dollhofer (Austria)Sophie Maintigneux (France)Vinca Wiedemann (Danmark) award the following prizes: Golden Berlin Bear for Best Short Film to UN CARTUŞ DE KENT ŞI UN PACHET DE CAFEACigarettes And Coffee by Cristi PuiuJury Prize, Silver Berlin Bear, to the short filmVET!Great!by Karin Junger and Brigit Hillenius ...

Humbert Balsan chairs EFA following Nick Powell

Following recent vote to designate the new European Film Academy Board the 1600 members have elected Humbert Balsan to replace Nick Powell as EFA chairman. French producer will bring 'Gallic flavour' to Academy's operations, quotes Powell. Beeing french myself I wondered what this could mean besides changing wine and champagne sponsors.I finally decided to translate this as a recognition to creativty in the organistion process: a touch of stunning - chic improvisation, associated to attention t...

EFA Critics awards to Bellochio and docu to S21

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY AWARD OF THE CRITICS (PRIX FIPRESCI)The European Film Academy today announced the first two winners of this year's European Film Awards: The European Film Academy Critics Award 2003 - Prix Fipresci goes to the Italian film BUONGIORNO, NOTTE (Goodmorning, Night) by Marco Bellocchio. The critics' award is presented in co-operation with the international federation of film critics, Fipresci. In his statement, Fipresci president Michel Ciment said, "by awarding this prize to Ma...

EFA nominated 2 weeks left for voters

These are the nominations:Deadline for votes is November 28, 2003EUROPEAN FILM 2003DIRTY PRETTY THINGS, UKdirected by Stephen Frearsproduced by Celador FilmsDOGVILLE, Denmark/Netherlands/Sweden/France/UK/Germanydirected by Lars von Trierproduced by Zentropa Entertainments8 ApS/Isabella Films Int/Memfis Film Int/Pain Unlimited/Sigma Films/Slot MachineGOOD BYE, LENIN!, Germanydirected by Wolfgang Beckerproduced by X Filme Creative Pool GmbHIN THIS WORLD, UKdirected by Michael Winterbottomproduced ...


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