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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.

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The winners of the European Film Awards are...

  European Film TRIANGLE OF SADNESS directed by Ruben Östlund, produced by Erik Hemmendorff & Philippe Bober (Sweden/ Germany/ France/ United Kingdom)   European Documentary MARIUPOLIS 2 directed by Mantas Kvedaravičius (Lithuania/ France/ Germany)   European Director Ruben Östlund for TRIANGLE OF SADNESS   European Actress Vicky Krieps in CORSAGE   European Actor Zlatko Burić in TRIANGLE OF SADNESS   Euro...

VIDEO 35th European Film Awards - In memoriam

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This year we lost many of those who have been such an important part of creating European cinema. Some were able to look back on a long and fulfilled life, others were taken way too young, through violence, unexpectedly. Some we all knew, others worked in less visible places. All of them did the same: They created European cinema with all their heart. As a community of people loving European film, we won’t let them go unmentioned. We remember their names, their work, the people they were. ...

The winners of the European Film Awards 2022

Here come the winners of the European Film Awards 2022 European Film Awards 2022: The winners on stage at Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík. Photo: Sebastian Gabsch Tonight, the European Film Awards celebrated their 35th edition of Europe’s most prestigious and renowned award honouring the best of European cinema. The winners were being revealed during the grand gala show at Reykjavík’s Harpa concert hall in front of 1,250 international guests. With four awards T...

Nominees of the European Film Awards 2022

The European Film Academy revealed the nominees of the main categories of the 35th European Film Awards. The award ceremony takes place on 10 December in Reykjavík and will celebrate the best of European Film culture.   For the first time the Academy announces the nominations in a video presenting all nominated productions and protagonists. Please find the video here.   These are the nominations:   European Film: ALCARRÀS direct...

European Film Academy reveals one winner and further nominations

EXTERIOR NIGHT by Marco Bellocchio receives award for European Innovative Storytelling Nominations for European Comedy, Animated Feature Film and Short Film announced On the occasion of the 35th European Film Awards on 10 December in Reykjavik, the European Film Academy is honouring the Italian veteran auteur director Marco Bellocchio with the Award for European Innovative Storytelling for his outstanding mini-series EXTERIOR NIGHT. The director will be guest of honour at the awards ceremony...

The European Film Academy Honours Palestinian Director Elia Suleiman with the European Achievement in World Cinema Award

It is a great pleasure for the European Film Academy to present the European Achievement in World Cinema Award to Elia Suleiman for his impressive dedication to cinema. Born in Nazareth, Palestinian writer, director, actor and producer Elia Suleiman started his career in New York where he shot two short films, INTRODUCTION TO THE END OF AN ARGUMENT (1991) and HOMAGE BY ASSASSINATION (1992), which won him numerous prizes.   In 1994, he moved to Jerusalem where the European Commission h...

European Film Academy Honours Margarethe von Trotta with LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

On the occasion of this year's 35th European Film Awards and in recognition of a unique contribution to the world of film, the European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting the actress, director and screenwriter Margarethe von Trotta with the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for her outstanding body of work.   Margarethe von Trotta (photo: © Manfred Breuersbrock/Heimatfilm) Born in Berlin, Margarethe von Trotta grew up with her mother in the German city of Dü...

ICFR launches "Emergency Fund for Filmmakers" in Wake of Ukraine War

The International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk, the partnership established by the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) and the European Film Academy to act as the film community's collective response to cases of filmmakers facing severe risk, has set up a special "Emergency Fund for Filmmakers" for film practitioners directly in danger due to the ongoing war in Ukraine. The Coalition and the Fund ...

European Film Academy Unequivocally Condemns War and Joins Ukrainian Film Academy in Boycott of Russian Films

The European Film Academy has joined the massive global sanctions currently in effect against Russia and fully supports the call of the Ukrainian Film Academy to boycott Russian film as expressed: https://chng.it/GFywhGb4SX.   The Academy strongly condemns the war started by Russia - Ukraine's sovereignty and territory must be respected. Putin's actions are unacceptable, and we strongly condemn them.   What concerns us most is the fate of the Ukrainians, and especiall...

The European Film Awards 2024 will be celebrated in Lucerne/Switzerland

The European Film Awards will be held in the Swiss city of Lucerne in December 2024. This was announced today by the European Film Academy, the Swiss Federal Office of Culture, the City of Lucerne and the Canton of Lucerne and the media partner, the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SRG SSR. The ceremony of the 37th European Film Awards 2024 will take place in the Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre (KKL Luzern), together with various side events in connection with European film producti...

Winners of the 34th European Film Awards

Winners 2021   Moderated this year by Annabelle Mandeng, the European Film Awards annually honour the greatest achievements in European cinema. This year’s award for European Lifetime Achievement is given to the legendary Hungarian filmmaker Márta Mészáros. The Award for European Achievement in World Cinema 2021 goes to Danish helmer Susanne Bier who will be one of the evening’s on‑site guests. And she will be joined by the prolif...

European Film Awards reduce risk further by going digital with the 34th edition of the awards ceremony

Hybrid Ceremony to be Hosted by Annabelle Mandeng Due to the ongoing and unexpected developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Film Academy has decided that the upcoming ceremony of the 34th European Film Awards on 11 December will be further adapted. The aim of the organisation is to minimise risks for the people involved as much as possible. As previously announced, the Awards Ceremony had already re-formatted as a distanced live event. However, the current situation forces the Euro...

EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION AWARD for Maria Ekerhovd

This year’s EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION AWARD, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in fostering international exchange, pays tribute to a woman’s contribution to the success of film co-production. Maria Ekerhovd ©Paul Amundsen Maria Ekerhovd is a Norwegian film producer from Bergen. One of Ekerhovd’s first films as producer, Bobbie Peers’ 2006 short film Sniffer, won Norway’s first (and so far only) Palme d’Or at Cannes Fil...

Matthijs Wouter Knol Confirmed as New EFA Director from 2021

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The European Film Academy is happy to announce that Matthijs Wouter Knol will be the new EFA Director starting in January 2021.   Having studied Contemporary History at Leiden University (Netherlands) and at the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (Italy), Dutch-born Matthijs Wouter Knol worked as a freelance journalist and in film production, specializing in documentary films. He then worked for the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), was programme mana...

European Film Awards 2020 opens to submissions

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  Due to the Coronavirus crisis, the eligibility rules for the European Film Awards 2020 are extended to include films that would have premiered until 31 May 2020 – be it at a festival or at a regular cinema – but could not due to the pandemic. This is linked to the condition that these films will premiere theatrically or online before the end of November 2020 and the rights-holders agree to provide them for the EFA VOD Platform. FEATURE FILMS participating in the ...

MY BROTHER CHASES DINOSAURS Wins EFA Young Audience Award 2020

  2,000 Young Jurors From 32 Countries Elect MY BROTHER CHASES DINOSAURS by Stefano Cipani   YAA 2020 - online: Winning director Stefano Cipani, EFA Director Marion Döring and host Ivana Noa Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the originally planned theatre screenings had to be cancelled. The 12-14-year-old jury members watched the three nominated films online on Festival Scope, had the opportunity to discuss the films in various video groups and then cast their votes online. M...

YAA: European Films for Young Cinema Lovers

    Great Films And Where to Watch Them If you, too, have kids who are stuck at home with nowhere to go and nothing to do once home schooling is done, you might be glad to find out where to watch the best European films for young cinema lovers at yaa.europeanfilmawards.eu Nominated and awarded films from the EFA Young Audience Award are introduced and linked directly to the VOD Platform(s) where the respective film is available in your country.   And no...

EFA Young Audience Award Cancels Theatre Screenings & Goes Online

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  Due to the Coronavirus crisis the European Film Academy and its partner network sadly have to cancel all theatre jury screenings planned for 26 April in 40 countries across Europe and beyond. While nothing compares to the experience of watching a film in a theatre in a group of other film-lovers, in times like these the most important thing is to stop the virus from continuing to spread at high speed. That doesn’t mean that you cannot watch great films and this year&rsquo...

Mike Downey Elected New EFA Chairman

  The members of the European Film Academy (EFA) have elected Mike Downey, Irish producer and CEO of Film and Music Entertainment (F&ME), as new chairman of the EFA Board.  Mike Downey (picture: EFA/EPA/Clemens Bilan) Taking over from Polish director Agnieszka Holland who has chaired the EFA Board for the past six years, Downey pointed out at Saturday’s European Film Awards that he wants his mandate to be marked by a continuation of the EFA’s “campa...

The 32nd European Film Awards: Winners

The more than 3,600 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 2019 THE FAVOURITE UK, Ireland DIRECTED BY Yorgos Lanthimos WRITTEN BY Deborah Davis & Tony McNamara PRODUCED BY Ed Guiney, Ceci Dempsey, Lee Magiday & Yorgos Lanthimos EUROPEAN COMEDY 2019 THE FAVOURITE UK, Ireland...

EFAs 2020 Go to Reykjavík

The 33rd European Film Awards will be held in the Icelandic capital on 12 December 2020. This was announced today by the European Film Academy, the City of Reykjavík and the Icelandic government. The ceremony will take place in the Harpa Conference and Concert Hall, together with various side events in connection with European film production.   Harpa Reykjavík Concert Hall and Conference Centre Designed by Ol...

The 8th EFA Young Audience Award Includes Record 55 Cities in 34 Countries

Young juries across Europe will watch nominated films FIGHT GIRL, LOS BANDO and OLD BOYS – all of which will then be available as VOD for the general public The European Film Academy (EFA) proudly announces and congratulates the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2019: FIGHT GIRL VECHTMEISJE DIRECTED BY: Johan Timmers WRITTEN BY: Barbara Jurgens PRODUCED BY: Ineke Kanters & Jan van der Zanden Net...

The 31st European Film Awards: Winners

  Cold War is the big winner of the night, with 5 European Film Awards. Congratulations to director Paweł Pawlikowski, producers Ewa Puszczyńska and Tanya Seghatchian! #efa2018 ph: Ewa Ferdynus The more than 3,500 members of the European Film Academy – filmmakers from across Europe – have voted for this year’s European Film Awards. At the awards ceremony in Seville the following awards were presented: EUROPEAN FILM 2018 COLD WAR WRI...

Honorary Award of the EFA President and Board for Costa-Gavras

On the occasion of the 31st European Film Awards on 15 December, the legendary director Costa-Gavras will be presented with the Honorary Award of the EFA President and Board. With this award the European Film Academy wishes to pay special tribute an outstanding director and a personality with a strong political voice who is not only deeply respected by his colleagues but also celebrated by audiences worldwide. Costa-Gavras is the fifth filmmaker to receive this recog...

One week left to vote for the new EFA Board

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Vote for the new EFA Board will end on Thursday, 29 November 2018 (23h59 CET). There is another – very sad issue – which we need to bring to your attention. As most of you may already know, our dear French board member and candidate Francis Boespflug passed away during the voting period of the present board elections. Due to the extraordinary circumstances, the elections for the French representative to the EFA Board have to be repeated in the beginning of next year. There ...

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About European Film Awards

Edelmann Pascal
(EFA)

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


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