21 films by EAVE graduates nominated for European Film Awards

Nominations August 2020

American Academy Awards / The Oscars

The first film by an EAVE graduate has been nominated to represent its country in the International Feature Film category at the Oscars:

  • NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN by Malgorzata Szumowska and Michal Englert, producers: EAVE graduates Mariusz Wlodarski, Aga Wasiak – Poland


European Film Awards

Due to Covid-19 and the related restrictions, the EFA Feature Film Selection 2020 is announced in two steps. The European Film Academy and EFA Productions have announced the titles of the 32 films in the first part, the second part will be announced in September. The 33rd European Film Awards with the presentation of the winners will take place on 12 December in Reykjavik.

The selected feature and documentary films:

  • ACASA, MY HOME by Radu Ciorniciuc, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Lazurean-Gorgan
  • ADULTS IN THE ROOM by Costa-Gavras, producer: EAVE graduate Alexandre Gavras
  • ATLANTIS by Valentyn Vasyanovych, producer: EAVE graduate Vladimir Yatsenko
  • BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ by Burhan Qurbani, producers: EAVE graduates Léontine Petit, Derk-Jan Warrink, Marleen Slot
  • BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH by Najwa Najjar, producer: EAVE graduate Paul Thiltges, Adrien Chef
  • CAT IN THE WALL by Mina Mileva, TTB graduate Vesela Kazakova, producer: TTB graduate Vesela Kazakova, co-producer: TTB Head of Studies Christophe Bruncher
  • COLLECTIVE by Alexander Nanau, producer: EAVE graduate and Luxembourgish National Coordinator Bernard Michaux
  • CORPUS CHRISTI by Jan Komasa, co-producer: EAVE graduate Patrice Nezan
  • DAU. NATASHA by Ilya Khrzhanovskiy, Jekaterina Oertel, producer: EAVE+ graduate Artem Vasilyev  
  • ECHO (BERGMAL) by Runar Runarsson, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
  • THE EUPHORIA OF BEING by Réka Szabó, producer: EAVE graduate Sara Laszlo
  • FATHER by Srdan Golubovic, producers: EAVE graduate and group leader Danijel Hocevar, EAVE graduate Adis Djapo, EAVE graduate and National Coordinator Bosnia-Herzegovina Amra Baksic Camo 
  • HOPE by Maria Sødahl, producers: EAVE graduates Lizette Jonjic, Peter Possne
  • LITTLE GIRL by Sébastien Lifshitz, co-producer: EAVE graduate Monica Hellström
  • PERSIAN LESSONS by Vadim Perelman, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jamila Wenske
  • MARTIN EDEN by Pietro Marcello, producer: EAVE graduate Anastasia Michelagnoli
  • SERVANTS by Ivan Ostrochovsky, co-producer: EAVE graduate Oana Giurgiu, Tudor Giurgiu
  • THE EARTH IS BLUE AS AN ORANGE by Iryna Tsilyk, producer: EAVE graduate Giedre Zickyte
  • UPPERCASE PRINT by Radu Jude, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon
  • WALCHENSEE FOREVER by Janna Ji Wonders, producer: EAVE graduate Martin Heisler
  • WILDLAND by Jeanette Nordahl, producers: EAVE graduate Katrin Pors, TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin, Eva Jakobsen


Nominated for this year’s Nordic Council Film Prize:

  • DOGS DON’T WEAR PANTS by J-P Valkeapää, producers: EAVE graduate Aleksi Bardy, B’EST graduate Helen Vinogradov, co-producers: B’EST graduate Alise Gelze and EAVE graduate and Latvian National Coordinator Aija Berzina
  • ECHO (BERGMAL) by Runar Runarsson, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler

Page published 31 August 2020.

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