24th European Film Awards

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24th European Film Awards
Date December 3, 2011
Site Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany
Hosted by Anke Engelke
Organized by European Film Academy
Highlights
Best Picture Melancholia
Best Direction Susanne Bier
Television coverage
Channel Arte, HBO

The 24th European Film Awards were presented on 3 December 2011 in Berlin, Germany. The winners were selected by the over 2,500 members of the European Film Academy.[1]

Winners and nominees[edit]

The nominations for the 24th European Film Awards were announced on 5 November.

Best Film[edit]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Melancholia Melancholia Lars von Trier  Denmark,  Sweden,  Italy,  Germany,  France
The Artist The Artist Michel Hazanavicius  France
The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne  Belgium,  France,  Italy
In a Better World Hævnen Susanne Bier  Denmark,  Sweden
The King's Speech The King's Speech Tom Hooper  Great Britain
Le Havre Le Havre Aki Kaurismäki  Finland,  France,  Germany

Best Director[edit]

Director(s) Nationality English title Original title
Susanne Bier  Denmark In a Better World Hævnen
Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne  Belgium The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo
Aki Kaurismäki  Finland Le Havre Le Havre
Béla Tarr  Hungary The Turin Horse A torinói ló
Lars von Trier  Denmark Melancholia Melancholia

Best Actress[edit]

Actress Nationality English title Original title
Tilda Swinton  Great Britain We Need to Talk about Kevin We Need to Talk about Kevin
Kirsten Dunst  Germany and  United States Melancholia Melancholia
Cécile de France  Belgium The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo
Charlotte Gainsbourg  France and  Great Britain Melancholia Melancholia
Nadezhda Markina  Russia Elena Elena

Best Actor[edit]

Actor Nationality English title Original title
Colin Firth  Great Britain The King's Speech The King's Speech
Jean Dujardin  France The Artist The Artist
Mikael Persbrandt  Sweden In a Better World Hævnen
Michel Piccoli  France We Have a Pope Habemus Papam
André Wilms  France Le Havre Le Havre

Best Screenwriter[edit]

Writer(s) Nationality English title Original title
Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne  Belgium The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo
Anders Thomas Jensen  Denmark In a Better World Hævnen
Aki Kaurismäki  Finland Le Havre Le Havre
Lars von Trier  Denmark Melancholia Melancholia

Best Cinematographer[edit]

Cinematographer Nationality English title Original title
Manuel Alberto Claro  Denmark Melancholia Melancholia
Fred Kelemen  Germany and  Hungary The Turin Horse A torinói ló
Guillaume Schiffman  France The Artist The Artist
Adam Sikora  Poland Essential Killing Essential Killing

Best Editor[edit]

Editor Nationality English title Original title
Tariq Anwar  India and  Great Britain The King's Speech The King's Speech
Mathilde Bonnefoy  France Three Drei
Molly Malene Stensgaard  Denmark Melancholia Melancholia

Best Production Designer[edit]

Production Designer Nationality English title Original title
Jette Lehmann  Denmark Melancholia Melancholia
Paola Bizzarri  Italy We Have a Pope Habemus Papam
Antxón Gómez  Spain The Skin I Live In La piel que habito

Best Composer[edit]

Composer Nationality English title Original title
Ludovic Bource  France The Artist The Artist
Alexandre Desplat  France The King's Speech The King's Speech
Alberto Iglesias  Spain The Skin I Live In La piel que habitoi
Mihály Vig  Hungary The Turin Horse A torinói ló

Best Documentary[edit]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Pina Pina Wim Wenders  Germany
Position Among the Stars Stand van de Sterren Leonard Retel Helmrich  Netherlands
¡Vivan las Antipodas! ¡Vivan las Antipodas! Victor Kossakovsky  Germany,  Netherlands,  Argentina,  Chile

Best Animated Feature Film[edit]

The nominees for Best Animated Feature Film were selected by a committee consisting of EFA Board Members and representatives from the European Association of Animation Film.[2]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Chico and Rita Chico & Rita Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal and Fernando Trueba  Spain and Isle of Man
The Rabbi's Cat Le Chat du rabbin Antoine Delesvaux and Joann Sfar  France
A Cat in Paris Une vie de chat Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol  France,  Belgium

Discovery – Prix FIPRESCI[edit]

The nominees for best feature-film debut were selected by a committee consisting of representatives from EFA and the International Federation of Film Critics.[3]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Oxygen Adem Hans Van Nuffel  Belgium and the  Netherlands
Breathing Atmen Karl Markovics  Austria
Michael Michael Markus Schleinzer  Austria
Nothing's All Bad Smukke menesker Mikkel Munch-Fals  Denmark
Tilva Roš Tilva Roš Nikola Ležaić  Serbia

Best Short Film[edit]

The nominees for Best Short Film were selected by independent juries at a series of film festivals throughout Europe.[1]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
The Wholly Family The Wholly Family Terry Gilliam  Italy
Berik Berik Daniel Joseph Borgman  Denmark
Little Children, Big Words Små barn, stora ord Lisa James-Larsson  Sweden
Incident by a Bank Händelse vid bank Ruben Östlund  Sweden
Derby Derby Paul Negoescu  Romania
Jessi Jessi Mariejosephin Schneider  Germany
The Wolves I lupi Alberto de Michele  Italy and  Netherlands
The Unliving Återfödelsen Hugo Lilja  Sweden
Silent River Apele tac Anca Miruna Lăzărescu  Germany and  Romania
Paparazzi Paparazzi Piotr Bernaś  Poland
The Great Race La gran carrera Kote Camacho  Spain
Dimanches Dimanches Valéry Rosier  Belgium
Out Tse Roee Rosen  Israel
Frozen Stories Opowieści z chłodni Grzegorz Jaroszuk  Poland
Hypercrisis Hypercrisis Josef Dabernig  Austria

People's Choice Award[edit]

The winner of the People's Choice Award was selected by online votes.[4]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
The King's Speech The King's Speech Tom Hooper  Great Britain
Animals United Konferenz der Tiere Reinhard Klooss and Holger Tappe  Germany
Even the Rain También la lluvia Icíar Bollaín  Spain
In a Better World Hævnen Susanne Bier  Denmark and  Sweden
Little White Lies Les Petits Mouchoirs Guillaume Canet  France
Potiche Potiche François Ozon  France and  Belgium
Unknown Unknown Jaume Collet-Serra  Germany,  United States,  Great Britain
Welcome to the South Benvenuti al Sud Luca Miniero  Italy

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff writer (2011-09-26). "15 Short Films Nominated for European Film Awards". europeanfilmacademy.org. European Film Awards. Archived from the original on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  2. ^ Staff writer (2011-09-20). "EFA Nominates Three Animation Films". europeanfilmacademy.org. European Film Awards. Archived from the original on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  3. ^ Staff writer (2011-10-11). "Five Debut Films nominated for European Film Awards". europeanfilmacademy.org. European Film Awards. Archived from the original on 2011-10-16. Retrieved 2011-10-16. 
  4. ^ Staff writer (2011-09-01). "EFA Opens Vote for People's Choice Award". europeanfilmacademy.org. European Film Awards. Retrieved 2011-10-16. 

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