SEVILLE: Paweł Pawlikowski’s Cold War won awards for best European film, director, scriptwriter, actress and editor at the 31st European Film Awards. The European animated feature film award went to Polish majority coproduction Another Day of Life by Raul de la Fuente and Damian Nenow, at the gala organised by the European Film Academy in Seville, Spain on 15 December 2018.
The German/French/Polish coproduction The Captain / Der Hauptmann by Robert Schwentke was awarded for sound design.
Romanian actress Anamaria Marinca was among the six European actors and actresses leading the gala, while Slovak/Hungarian actress Alexandra Borbély and Czech actress Anna Geislerová were among the personalities announcing and presenting the winners.
Happy as Lazzaro by Alice Rohrwacher received the European University Film Award 2018 from the EFA and Filmfest Hamburg, on 14 December 2018, at the welcome reception in the framework of the EFA Weekend in Seville.
Eighteen films from CEE were among the 49 films chosen for the EFA Feature Film Selection.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
European Film: Cold War / Zimna Wojna (Poland, UK, France) Directed by Paweł Pawlikowski Produced by Opus Film Coproduced by Apocalypso Pictures Supported by the Polish Film Institute, MK2 Films, Film4, British Film Institute, Eurimages
European Comedy: The Death of Stalin / La mort de Staline (France, UK, Belgium)Directed by Armando Ianucci
European Discovery – Prix FIPRESCI: Girl (Belgium, the Netherlands)Directed by Lukas Dhont
European Documentary: Bergman – A Year in a Life / Ett ar, ett liv (Sweden, Germany)Directed by Jane Magnusson
European Animated Feature Film: Another Day of Life (Poland, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Hungary)Directed by Raul de la Fuente, Damian NenowProduced by Platige Films, Kanaki FilmsCoproduced by Walking the Dog, Wüste Film, Animationfabrik, PupperworksSupported by the Polish Film Institute
European Short Film: The Years / Gli anni (Italy, France)Directed by Sara Fgaier
European Director: Paweł Pawlikowski for Cold War
European Actress: Joanna Kulig for Cold WarDirected by Paweł Pawlikowski
European Actor: Marcello Fonte for Dogman (Italy, France)Directed by Matteo Garrone
European Screenwriter: Paweł Pawlikowski for Cold WarDirected by Paweł Pawlikowski
European Cinematographer – Prix Carlo di Palma: Martin Otterbeck for U- July 22 / Utøya 22. Juli (Norway)Directed by Erik Poppe
European Editor: Jarosław Kamiński for Cold WarDirected by Paweł Pawlikowski
European Production Designer: Andrey Ponkratov for The Summer / Leto (Russia, France)Directed by Kirill Serebrennikov
European Costume Designer: Massimo Cantini Parrini for DogmanDirected by Matteo Garrone
European Hair &Make-up Artist: Lorenzo Tamburini, Dalia Colli, Daniela Tartari for DogmanDirected by Matteo Garrone
European Composer: Christoph M. Kaiser, Julian Maas for 3 Days in Quiberon /3 Tage in Quiberon (Germany, France, Austria)Directed by Emily Atef
European Sound Designer: Andre Bendocchi-Alves, Martin Steyer for The Captain / Der Hauptmann (German, France, Poland)Directed by Robert SchwentkeProduced by Filmgalerie 451, Alfama Films, Opus FilmCoproduced by Facing East, Worst Case Entertainment, Hands-on Producers, Maria Films
European Visual Effects Supervisor: Peter Hjorth for Border / Gräns (Sweden, Denmark)Directed by Ali Abbasi
EFA Lifetime Achievement Award: Carmen Maura
European Achievement in World Cinema: Ralph Fiennes
People’s Choice Award: Call Me By Your Name (Italy, France)Directed by Luca Guadagnino
Eurimages Co-production Award: Konstantinos Kontovrakis, Giorgos Karnavas
Honourary Award of the EFA President and Board: Costa-Gavras