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MEDIA-supported films nominated at the European Film Awards

The 34th edition of the European Film Awards (EFA), which celebrate and reward the greatest achievements in Europen cinema, will take place on 11 December as a hybrid event.

patchwork of visuals from the 12 MEDIA-supported films

This year's list of EFA's nominees feature films that received EU funding through Creative Europe MEDIA programme, accounting for almost 30 nominations in the main categories. Overall, the EU has invested over €1.3 million to support the development and distribution of these films.

These nominations include:

European Film

  • Compartment no. 6 by Juho Kuosmanen
  • Quo Vadis, Aida? by Jasmila Žbanić
  • The Father by Florian Zeller
  • Titane by  Julia Ducournau

European Documentary

  • Flee by Jonas Poher Rasmussen
  • The Most Beautiful Boy In The World by Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petri

European Animated Film

  • Even Mice Belong In Heaven by Jan Bubeníček and Denisa Grimmová
  • Flee Jonas by Jonas Poher Rasmussen
  • The Ape Star by Linda Hambäck
  • Where Is Anne Franck by Ari Folman
  • Wolfwalkers by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart

European Director

  • Titane by  Julia Ducournau
  • Quo Vadis, Aida? by Jasmila Žbanić
  • The Father by Florian Zeller

European Discovery - Prix Fipresci

  • Lamb by Valdimar Jóhannsson

European Actress

  • Quo Vadis, Aida? - Jasna Đuričić (Aida)
  • Compartment no. 6 - Seidi Haarla (Laura)
  • The Worst Person in The World  - Renate Reinsve (Julie)
  • Titane by Agathe Rousselle - Agathe Rousselle (Alexia)

European Actor

  • Compartment no. 6 - Yuriy Borisov (Ljoha)
  • The Father  - Anthony Hopkins (Anthony)
  • Titane by Agathe Rousselle - Vincent Lindon (Vincent)

European Screenwriter

  • Quo Vadis, Aida? by Jasmila Žbanić
  • The Father by Florian Zeller
  • The Worst Person in The World by Joachim Trier and Eskil Vogt


Find out more about the nominated films on the European Film Awards website.

A hybrid event

This year, the EFA has readapted its format and, unlike previous editions, which took place over five days of screenings, exchanges and the Awards ceremony, will consist of an Awards ceremony held in a hybrid format. Several presenters of the different award categories will be at the studio, located in the Arena Berlin, whereas other presenters and nominees will join online. The livestream of the 34th EFA can be followed on the official website at 19:00 CET and EFA’s social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube.