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  • MEDIA funded films nominated for the Goya Awards 2022

    MEDIA funded films nominated for the Goya Awards 2022

    Libertad, by Clara Roquet (Spain, Belgium, 2021), 6 nominations:

    Best film
    Best New Direction (Clara Roquet)
    Best Original Script (Clara Roquet)
    Best Supporting Actress (Nora Navas)
    Best Direction of Photography (Gris Jordana)
    Best New Actress (Nicolle García)

    Mediterráneo (Mediterráneo: The Law of the Sea), by Marcel Barrena (Spain, Greece, 2021), 7 nominations:

    Best Film
    Best Leading Actor (Eduard Fernández)
    Best Direction of Photography (Kiko de la Rica)
    Best Special Effects (Àlex Villagrasa)
    Best Production Direction (Albert Espel & Kostas Seakianakis)
    Best Original Music (Arnau Bataller)
    Best Original Song (Te espera el mar, de Maria José Llergo)

    Tres (Out of Sync), by Juanjo Giménez (Spain, France, Lithuania, 2021), 2 nominations:

    Best Original Script (Juanjo Giménez Peña & Pere Altimira)
    Best Sound (Daniel Fontrodona, Oriol Tarragó, Marc Bech & Marc Orts)

    Pan de limón con semillas de amapola (Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake), by Benito Zambrano (Spain, 2021), 1 nomination:

    Best Adapted Screenplay (Benito Zambrano & Cristina Campos)

    Madres Paralelas (Parallel Mothers), by Pedro Almodóvar (Spain, 2021), 8 nominations:

    Best Film
    Best Direction (Pedro Almodóvar)
    Best Leading Actress (Penélope Cruz)
    Best Supporting Actress (Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Milena Smit)
    Best Direction of Photography (José Luis Alcaine)
    Best Sound (Sergio Bürmann, Laia Casanovas & Marc Orts)
    Best Artistic Direction (Antxón Gómez)

    The Return, life after ISIS , by Alba Sotorra (Spain, UK, 2021): Best Documentary Film 

    Mironins, by Mikel Mas & Celia Rico Clavellino (Spain, Poland): Best Animated Film

    Àlbum de postguerra (Postwar Album), by Ángel Leiro & Airy Maragall (Spain, 2018): Best Original Song (Burst Out, d'Àngel Leiro, Jean-Paul Dupeyron & Xavier Capellas)

    Yalla, by Carlo D’Ursi (Spain, 2020): Best Fiction Short Film.

    Adieu les cons (Bye Bye Morons), by Albert Dupontel (France, 2021): Best European Film

    Druk (Another Round), by Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark, 2020): Best European Film

    I'm Your Man, by Maria Schrader (Germany, 2021): Best European Film

  • MEDIA funded films nominated for EFA Awards 2021

    MEDIA funded films nominated for EFA Awards 2021

    Quo Vadis, Aida?, by Jasmila Žbanić (Turkey, Norway, Poland, Germany, Netherlands, France, Romania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina), 4 nominations:

    Best European Film 

    Best European Direction (Jasmila Žbanić)

    Best European Actress (Jasna Đuričić)

    Best European Screenwriter (Jasmila Žbanić)

    Compartment No.6, by Juho Kuosmanen (Finlandi, Estonia, Rusia, Germany). 3 nominations:

    Best European Film

    Best European Actress (Seidi Haarla)

    Best European Actor (Yuriy Borisov)

    The Father, by Florian Zeller (UK, France), 4 nominations:

    Best European Film

    Best European Direction (Florian Zeller)

    Best European Actor (Anthony Hopkins)

    Best European Screenwriter (Florian Zeller, Christopher Hampton)

    Titane, by Julia Ducournau (France, Blegium), 4 nominations:

    Best European Film

    Best European Direction (Julia Ducournau)

    Best European Actress (Agathe Rousselle)

    Best European Actor (Vincent Lindon)

    European Discovery - Prix Fipresci:

    Pleasure, by Ninja Thyberg (Sweden, France, The Netherlands) 

    Dýrið (Lamb), by Valdimar Jóhannsson (Iceland, Sweden, Poland, 2021)

    Un Monde (Playground), by Laura Wandel (Belgium, 2021)

    Best European Documentary:

    Flee, de Jonas Poher Rasmussen (Denmark, France, Sweden, Norway, 2021). 2 nominations:

    European Documentary

    European Animated Feature Film

    The Most Beautiful Boy in the World, by Kristina Lindström, Kristian Petri (Sweden, 2021).

    Best European Animated Feature Film:

    Flee, by Jonas Poher Rasmussen (Denmark, France, Sweden, Norway, 2021)

    Where Is Anne Frank?, by Ari Folman (Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Netherlands, Israel, 2021)

    Wolfwalkers, by Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart (Ireland, Luxembourg, France, 2020)

    Even Mice Belong In Heaven, by Denisa Grimmová i Jan Bubenícek (Czech Republic, France, Slovakia, Poland, 2021)

    The Ape Star, by Linda Hambäck (Sweden, Norway, Denmark)

     

    Verdens Verste Menneske (The Worst Person in the World), by Joachim Trier (Norway, France, Sweden, Denmark, 2021), 2 nominations:

    Best European Screenwriter (Joachim Trier, Eskil Vogt)

    Best European Actress (Renate Reinsve)

    Great Freedom, by Sebastian Meise (Austria, Germany, 2021).

    Best European Actor (Franz Rogowski)

    You can see the full list of European nominated films at European Film Awards 2021

  • MEDIA funded films at Gijón International Film Festival 2021

    MEDIA funded films at Gijón International Film Festival 2021

    Official Selection - Retueyos:

    Olga, by Elie Grappe (France, Switzerland, Ukraine). AISGE Award for Best Actress (Anastasia Budiashkina)

    Imaculat, by Monica Stan and George Chiper-Lillemark (Romania).

    Official Selection - Closing film - Albar Competition (out of competition):

    Tralala, by Jean-Marie and Arnaud Larrieu (France). 

    Official Selection - Albar:

    France, by Bruno Dumont (France, Germanya, Italy and Belgium). 

    Official Selection - Tierres en Trance:

    Amor Fati, by Cláudia Varejão (Portugal, Switzerland, France). 

    Enfants terribles:

    Even Mice Belong In Heaven, by Denisa Grimmová and Jan Bubenícek (Czech Republic, France, Slovakia, Poland, 2021)

    The Ape Star, by Linda Hambäck (Sweden, Norway, Denamark)

    Moonbound, by Ali Samadi Ahadi (Germany, Austria)

    Any Day Now, by Hamy Ramezan (Finland)

    Esbilla:

    Moneyboys, by C.B Yi (Austria, France, Taiwan, Belgium). Rambal Award

     

  • MEDIA funded films at Sevilla European Film Festival 2021

    MEDIA funded films at Sevilla European Film Festival 2021

    Official Section:

    Costa Brava, Lebanon, by Mounia Akl (Lebanon, France, Spain, Sweden Denmark, Norway, Qatar, 2021). Grand Jury Prize (ex aequo)

    Il Buco, by Michelangelo Frammartino (Italy, Germany, France, 2020)

    Bergman Island, by Mia Hansen-Løve (France, Belgium, Sweden, Germanya, 2021)

    Memory Box, by Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige (France, Lebanon, Canada, 2021)

    Nebenan (Next Door), by Daniel Brühl (Germany, 2021)

    Tre Piani (Three Floors), by Nanni Moretti (Italy, France, 2021)

    Fabian: Going to the Dogs, by Dominik Graf (Germany, 2021).

    Great Freedom, by Sebastian Meise (Austria, Germanya, 2021). 3 awards: Golden Giraldillo, Best Actor Award (Franz Rogowski) and Asecan Jury Award

    The New Waves:

    Flee, by Jonas Poher Rasmussen (Denmark, France, Sweden, Norway, 2021). Ocaña Prize for Freedom

    Hold Me Tight, by Mathieu Amalric (France, 2021). New Waves Special Award

    Extraordinary Stories:

    Piccolo corpo (Small Body), by Laura Samani (Italy, France, Slovenia, 2021). Extraordinary Stories Award

    Special Sessions:

    Pan de limón con semillas de amapola (Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake), by Benito Zambrano (Spain, 2021)

    EFA Selection:

    Mila (Apples), by Christos Nikou (Slovenia, Poland, Greece, 2020)

    Hytti nro 6 (Compartment No. 6), by Juho Kuosmanen (Finland, Russia, Estonia, Germanya, 2021)

    Verdens Verste Menneske (The Worst Person in the World), by Joachim Trier (Norway, France, Sweden, Denmark, 2021). Audience Grand Prize for Best Film in the EFA Section

    Dýrið (Lamb), by Valdimar Jóhannsson (Iceland, Sweden, Poland, 2021)

    A feleségem története (The Story of My Wife), d'Ildiko Enyedi (Hungary, Germany, France, Italy, 2021)