Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Five Debut Films Nominated for European Discovery 2013- FIPRESCI News

The European Film Academy and FIPRESCI congratulate the nominees for the European Discovery 2013 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film. 


This year's nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Members Helena Danielsson (Sweden) and László Kantor (Hungary), EFA Members Pierre-Henri Deleau (France) and Jacob Neiiendam (Denmark), as well as Alin Tasciyan (Turkey), Andrei Plakhov (Russia), and Marco Spagnoli (Italy) as members of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics.

Nominated are:

ÄTA SOVA DÖ (Eat Sleep Die)
Sweden, 104 min
Written & directed by: Gabriela Pichler
Produced by: China Åhlander

Sweden/Norway/Ireland/Finland, 133 min
Directed by: Mikael Marcimain
Written by: Marietta von Hausswolff von Baumgarten
Produced by: Mimmi Spång 

Italy/France, 90 min
Directed by: Valeria Golino
Written by: Francesca Marciano, Valia Santella & Valeria Golino
Produced by: Riccardo Scamarcio, Viola Prestieri, Anne-Dominique Toussaint & Raphaël Berdugo

Germany, 83 min
Written & directed by: Jan Ole Gerster
Produced by: Marcos Kantis & Alexander Wadouh

 LA PLAGA (The Plague)
Spain, 85 min
Written & directed by: Neus Ballús
Produced by: Pau Subirós

 The nominated films will soon be submitted to the 2,900 EFA Members to elect the winner. The European Discovery 2013 – Prix FIPRESCI will then be presented at the European Film Awards Ceremony in Berlin on Saturday, 7 December  2013

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