On the occasion of the 32nd European Film Awards on 7 December, the European Fil...

Interview with Talal Derki

Shot over the course of 2 1/2 years in the North of Syria, the nominated directo...

Interview with Almudena Carracedo

Nominated for European Documentary, the director Almudena Carracedo talks about...

The EFAs 2019

20 Aug Feature Film Selection
27 Aug Documentary Selection
9 Nov Nominations
7 Dec Awards Ceremony in Berlin

Check out nominees, exclusive interviews and much more in our news blog!

Missed the EFA Young Audience Award Ceremony? You can still watch it here!


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Tamás takes a trip down memory lane to figure out if love only exists when it’s practically gone. A to Z of… https://t.co/FDcMxDS5NG

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The European Film Academy awards the French mill the title “Treasure of European Film Culture”. Truffaut, Malle, Ca… https://t.co/GVWxjbCaiu

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One day Alexandre learns that the priest who abused him when he was in scouts is still working with children. A to… https://t.co/o81o66udVk

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Congratulations to European Discovery 2018 GIRL by Lukas Dhont, winner of 8 Ensor awards, the annual Flemish film p… https://t.co/PEQwawizyK

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RT : The Seventh Seal (1957) dir. Ingmar Bergman https://t.co/UH4oPvdKyg

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The young dancer Merab tries with tireless workout to become successful in the ensemble. The arrival of the new dan… https://t.co/L8cVBP1l9q

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Happy birthday!

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RT : Jan Komasa's CORPUS CHRISTI has been selected as Poland's submission for the Best International Feature Film Award… https://t.co/vRmb1RnEaJ

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Feliz cumpleaños, Carmen Maura! Check her speech accepting the EFA Lifetime Achievement Award:… https://t.co/3wf66q3dLI

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"If you don't see any problems, you don't have any" is Janne's attitude regarding the fact that her new boss's brot… https://t.co/YfhQg2sW6x

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RT : Oleg is finally home. His reasoning, strength, care and love for life is magnetic. Can’t wait to see the great futu… https://t.co/y3dj5T4YD8

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RT : Pawel Pawlikowski was awarded with the in 2014 with "Ida". Last year his film "Cold War" won the Best Di… https://t.co/sOWZ06lrRp

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An off-duty police chief begins to suspect a local man of having had an affair with his late wife, who died in a tr… https://t.co/XWZGR0ncM1

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1973. Uruguay is governed by a military dictatorship. Three Tupamaro prisoners are taken from their jail cells in a… https://t.co/4wErtINBiw

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RT : Jean-Luc Godard, Anna Karina, and Jean-Paul Belmondo by Alain Nogues. Behind the scenes of PIERROT LE FOU, 1965. https://t.co/fmWBVJmtqu



On the occasion of the 32nd European Film Awards on 7 December, the European Film Academy is introducing a new award category – the European Achievement in Fiction Series Award. In its first edition, the award is presented to authors / directors Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten and Tom Tykwer for BABYLON BERLIN.

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Vote for EFA People's Choice Award Opens

Every year, the EFA People’s Choice Award allows film fans across Europe to elect their favourite film. When the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe’s greatest film stars, directors, actors and actresses, to attend the European Film Awards, the People’s Choice Award sheds a spotlight on the people films are made for: the audience. This year’s vote has started – vote now and win the chance to join winners and nominees for the awards ceremony in Berlin!


Winners in the past have included films like AMÉLIE, HASTA LA VISTA, IDA, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE and THE KING’S SPEECH. In 2018, the EFA People's Choice Award went to CALL ME BY YOUR NAME by Luca Guadagnino.


Film fans can cast their VOTE HERE and win a trip to the 32ndEuropean Film Awards on 7 December in Berlin!

12 Documentaries Selected for European Film Awards

It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the EFA Documentary Selection, a list of 12 European documentaries recommended for a nomination for this year's European Film Awards. There are 12 European countries represented in this year’s 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 2019’ which will be announced during the awards ceremony on 7 December in Berlin.


check the list of selected films here

46 Feature Films Selected for the European Film Awards

It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the titles of the 46 films on this year’s EFA Feature Film Selection, the list of feature-length fiction films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2019! With 31 European countries represented, the list once again illustrates the great diversity in European cinema.

The films have been selected by a committee consisting of the EFA Board and invited experts Giorgio Gosetti (festival programmer/Italy), Kathrin Kohlstedde (festival programmer/Germany), Paz Lazaro (festival programmer/Spain), Mary Nazari (exhibitor/Russia), Edvinas Pukšta (festival programmer/ Lithuania) and Agathe Valentin (sales agent/France).

In the coming weeks, the over 3,600 members of the European Film Academy will vote for the nominations in the categories European Film, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenwriter. The nominations will then be announced on 9 November at the Seville European Film Festival in Spain. An 8-member jury will decide on the awards recipients in the categories European Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design, Hair & Make-up, Original Score, Sound and Visual Effects.

The 32nd European Film Awards with the presentation of the winners will take place on 7 December in Berlin.

Check the list of 46 feature films here.

Let's Go Vote!

European filmmakers launch a manifesto stressing the importance of voting in the upcoming European elections. This manifesto is signed by 500 personalities from the cinema world and was initiated by the French Film Directors' Guild (SRF), the Directors’ Fortnight, the European Film Academy (EFA), the Federation of European Film Directors (FERA) and the Society of Audiovisual Authors (SAA). Read more

EFA Honours Werner Herzog

On the occasion of this year's 32nd European Film Awards (EFAs) and in recognition of a unique contribution to the world of film, the European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting Werner Herzog with the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for his outstanding body of work. read more


Young Juries in 34 Countries Elect FIGHT GIRL by Johan Timmers. In a truly European vote, 12-14-year-olds in 55 cities across Europe and beyond have elected FIGHT GIRL as the winner of the EFA Young Audience Award 2019. continue reading

8th Young Audience Award with Record 55 Cities in 34 Countries

Young juries across Europe will watch the nominated films FIGHT GIRL, LOS BANDO and OLD BOYS – all of which will then be available as VOD for the general public
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Catch up with the 31st European Film Awards in our blog

find exclusive videos, photos and videos here!

New Short Film Selection & Awarding Procedure for the EFAs

For the 2019 and 2020 editions of the European Film Awards, the European Film Academy will welcome new festivals to participate in the EFA Short Film selection and awarding procedure. Joining the network of 15 already existing partner festivals, at each festival an independent jury will choose one short film from its competition as a candidate for the European Film Awards short film category.
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