Don't Let Oleg Die!

Today Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov is on Day 12 of an indefinite hunger stri...

WALLAY Wins EFA Young Audience Award 2018

Young Juries in 34 European Countries Elect WALLAY by Berni Goldblat In a truly...

EFA 2017 - Interview with Julie Delpy

French actress and film director Julie Delpy who received the European Achieveme...

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: keynote by Kirsten Niehuus of Berlin-Brandenburg. https://t.co/wTgz3lO0ls

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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

Voting Sheet

Who will take home the big prizes on Saturday? Download and print your voting sheet with all the nominees and make your predictions before the ceremony.
download your voting sheet here

 

An Ode to the Complexity of Life

Guido Hendrikx, director of STRANGER IN PARADISE, nominated for European Documentary, talks about his approach and challenges and the ambivalence of the main protagonist.
Read our exclusive interview here

Our only option was to follow our gut instinct

Jessica Woodworth and Peter Brosens, directors of KING OF THE BELGIANS, nominated for European Comedy, talk about their collaboration and the challenges of making a comedy that resonates with European audiences.
Read our exclusive interview here

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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We wanted to bring Vincent van Gogh's work to life

Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, directors of LOVING VINCENT, nominated for European Animated Feature, talk about their collaboration and the challenges of making the first ever fully painted animation feature.
Read our exclusive interview here

A style as pure and simple as possible

Jean-François Laguionie, director of the Animated Feature nominee LOUISE BY THE SHORE, talks about challenges and influences in our exclusive interview

Good comedies are always based on serious subjects

Simon Verhoeven, director of WELCOME TO GERMANY, nominated for European Comedy, talks about reinventing his family comedy with the refugee crisis, finding the right tone and staying truthful to the subject.
Read our exclusive interview here 

Flexibility and Openess

Lucija Stojevic, director of LA CHANA, nominated for European Documentary, talks about what attracted her to the story of the Flamenco dancer, how she built the film "layer by layer" and her thoughts on the state of documentary filmmaking in Europe.
Read our exclusive interview here

An Honest Portrayal of Life

Roger Mainwood, director of ETHEL & ERNEST, talks about the challenge of adapting an autobiographical work and how he aimed to reproduce the look of Raymond Briggs' graphic novel while bringing a cinematic dimension to the story telling.
Read our exclusive interview here

Festival Eye: Thessaloniki

What's happening in current Greek Cinema, how do the films reflect the crisis and who are the new voices?
Check out the report from the 58th Thessaloniki Film Festival

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.
check out the nominations here

News Archive

check out previous news in our EFA Blog!