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The successfull EFA – European Film Awards 2019 line-up includes The Favorite by Yorgos Lanthimos produced by Ed Guiney, guest at MIA 2019, and The Christmas Gift by Bogdan Muresanu, who participated at MIA 2019.

Ed Guiney, producer of Element Pictures, was one of the speakers at #6 Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Distribution But Were Afraid To Ask. Why Together Is Better: How Collaboration Between Sectors Can Help The Promotion Of Independent Films at MIA 2019. Instead Bogdan Muresanu, director of The Christmas Gift, presented the project Emergency Exit at MIA|Film Co-production Market 2019.

The more than 3.,600 members of 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:

EUROPEAN FILM 2019
THE FAVOURITE
UK, Ireland
DIRECTED BY Yorgos Lanthimos
WRITTEN BY Deborah Davis & Tony McNamara
PRODUCED BY Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday & Yorgos Lanthimos

EUROPEAN COMEDY 2019
THE FAVOURITE
UK, Ireland
DIRECTED BY Yorgos Lanthimos
WRITTEN BY Deborah Davis & Tony McNamara
PRODUCED BY Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday & Yorgos Lanthimos

EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2019 – Prix FIPRESCI
LES MISÉRABLES
France
DIRECTED BY Ladj Ly
WRITTEN BY Ladj Ly, Giordano Gederlini & Alexis Manenti
PRODUCED BY Christophe Barral & Toufik Ayadi

EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY 2019
FOR SAMA
UK, USA
DIRECTED BY Waad al-Kateab & Edward Watts
PRODUCED BY Waad al-Kateab

EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2019
BUÑUEL IN THE LABYRINTH OF THE TURTLES
BUÑUEL EN EL LABERINTO DE LAS TORTUGAS
Spain, The Netherlands
DIRECTED BY Salvador Simó
WRITTEN BY Eligio Montero & Salvador Simó
PRODUCED BY Manuel Cristobal, José Fernández de Vega & Bruno Felix
ANIMATION Manolo Galiana

EUROPEAN SHORT FILM 2019
THE CHRISTMAS GIFT
CADOUL DE CRĂCIUN
Romania, Spain, fiction, 23 min
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Bogdan Mureşanu
PRODUCED BY Bogdan Mureşanu, Vlad Iorga, Victor Dumitrovici & Eduardo M Escribano Solera

EUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2019
Yorgos Lanthimos for THE FAVOURITE

EUROPEAN ACTRESS 2019
Olivia Colman in THE FAVOURITE

EUROPEAN ACTOR 2019
Antonio Banderas in PAIN AND GLORY

EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER 2019
Céline Sciamma for PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE

EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHY 2019
Robbie Ryan for THE FAVOURITE

EUROPEAN EDITING 2019
Yorgos Mavropsaridis for THE FAVOURITE

EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGN 2019
Antxon Gómez for PAIN AND GLORY

EUROPEAN COSTUME DESIGN 2019
Sandy Powell for THE FAVOURITE

EUROPEAN HAIR & MAKE-UP 2019
Nadia Stacey for THE FAVOURITE

EUROPEAN ORIGINAL SCORE 2019
John Gürtler for SYSTEM CRASHER

EUROPEAN SOUND 2019
Eduardo Esquide, Nacho Royo-Villanova & Laurent Chassaigne for A TWELVE-YEAR NIGHT

EUROPEAN VISUAL EFFECTS 2019
Martin Ziebell, Sebastian Kaltmeyer, Néha Hirve, Jesper Brodersen & Torgeir Busch for ABOUT ENDLESSNESS

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Werner Herzog

EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA AWARD
Juliette Binoche

EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN FICTION SERIES AWARD
BABYLON BERLIN

EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD 2019 – Prix EURIMAGES
Ankica Jurić Tilić

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD 2019 FOR BEST EUROPEAN FILM
COLD WAR
ZIMNA WOJNA
Poland, UK, France
DIRECTED BY Paweł Pawlikowski