Oleg Sentsov: 3 Months Without Food

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Oleg Sentsov Day

Enough is enough: Let’s not watch Oleg Sentsov die – let’s declare Tuesday, 14 August, THE OLEG SENTSOV DAY!
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EFA Honours Carmen Maura

The European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting the honorary LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to Carmen Maura for her outstanding career.
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Oleg Sentsov in eighth week of hunger strike: EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMIES NETWORK APPEALS TO PRESIDENT PUTIN TO SHOW A HUMAN FACE

On Day 54 of Oleg Sentsov’s indefinite hunger strike the members of FAN of Europe, the European network of national film academies and the European Film Academy, representing thousands of filmmakers from across the continent, have appealed for the immediate release of the Ukrainian filmmaker. At their annual meeting during the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival they asked President Putin and the Russian authorities to finally show a human face and to release Oleg Sentsov immediately.
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Don't Let Oleg Die!

Today Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov is on Day 12 of an indefinite hunger strike which his lawyer Dimitri Dinze reports he full plans to follow through to the death should his demands not be met. Please help us to help him!

WALLAY Wins EFA Young Audience Award 2018

Young Juries in 34 European Countries Elect WALLAY by Berni Goldblat - check out the news!

EFA 2017 - Interview with Julie Delpy

French actress and film director Julie Delpy who received the European Achievement in World Cinema award talks about her career, the struggles and challenges as a woman in a male-dominated industry, and about #MeToo - in our exclusive video interview

EFA 2017 - Interview with Ronny Trocker

Ronny Trocker talks about his film THE EREMITES, nominated for European Discovery - check out the interview clip

EFA 2017 - Interview with Nahuel Pérez Biscayart

European Actor nominee Nahuel Pérez Biscayart talks about his role in BPM (Beats per Minute) - check out our exclusive interview clip!

EFA 2017 - Interview with Guido Hendrikx

Guido Hendrikx talks about his film STRANGER IN PARADISE, nominated for European Documentary - check out the interview clip!

EFA 2017 - Interview with Ruben Östlund

Ruben Östlund talks about his film THE SQUARE, nominated for European Film and Comedy as well as director and screenwriter - in our exclusive interview clip!

EFA 2017 - Interview with Ildikó Enyedi

Ildikó Enyedi talks about her film ON BODY AND SOUL, nominated for European Film as well as director and screenwriter - check out the interview clip!

EFA 2017 - Interview with Simon Verhoeven

Simon Verhoeven talks about his film WELCOME TO GERMANY, nominated for European Comedy - check out our exclusive video interview!

EFA 2017 - Interview with Carla Simón

Carla Simón talks about her debut film SUMMER 1993, nominated for European Discovery - check out our exclusive video interview!

The 7th EFA Young Audience Award Includes Record 44 Cities in 35 Countries

Young Juries Across Europe Screen Nominated Films GIRL IN FLIGHT, HOBBYHORSE REVOLUTION and WALLAY – all of which will then be available as VOD for the general public
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30th European Film Awards: The Winners

The more than 3,000 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

The 30th European Film Awards: Guests And Presenters

Only four more days before European filmmakers, EFA Members, guests, nominees and winners will gather to celebrate European cinema at its finest at the 30th European Film Awards in Berlin!
On this special occasion the ceremony will, of course, celebrate this year's films and achievements but it will also shed a special light on some of the films and people that have accompanied the EFAs throughout the past 30 years.
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Jury Unveils First Seven EFA Winners

The European Film Academy announces the first winners who will be honoured at this year’s European Film Awards. A special seven-member jury convened in Berlin and, based on the EFA Selection list and the additional film entries, decided on the winners in the categories cinematography, editing, production design, costume design, hair & make-up, composer and sound design.
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NOMINATIONS FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2017

At the Seville European Film Festival, the European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announced the nominations for the 30th European Film Awards. The more than 3,000 EFA Members will now vote for the winners who will be presented during the awards ceremony on 9 December in Berlin.
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It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the EFA Documentary Selection, a list of 15 European documentaries recommended for a nomination for this year's European Film Awards.

 

Ten documentary festivals have suggested to the committee one film each which has had its world premiere at the respective festival’s latest edition. Chosen in co-operation with the European Documentary Network EDN, these festivals are:

 

  • Cinéma du Réel (France)
  • CPH:DOX (Denmark)
  • Doclisboa (Portugal)
  • DOK Leipzig (Germany)
  • IDFA (Netherlands)
  • Ji.hlava (Czech Republic)
  • Krakow Film Festival (Poland)
  • Sheffield Doc/Fest (UK)
  • Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival (Greece)
  • Visions du Réel (Switzerland)

 

Based on their recommendations and the films individually submitted, the documentary committee, consisting of EFA Board Member Ira von Gienanth(Germany), festival programmers Marek Hovorka(Czech Republic) and Elena Subirà i Roca(Spain), producer Nik Powell(UK) and commissioning editor Sari Volanen(Finland) decided on the EFA Documentary Selection.

 

EFA Members will now vote for five documentary nominations. Based on these nominations, the EFA Members will then elect the ‘European Documentary 2018’ which will be announced during the awards ceremony on 15 December in Seville.