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  • 16 MEDIA funded films will feature at Berlin Film Festival 2020

    16 MEDIA funded films will feature at Berlin Film Festival 2020

    By sections:

    Competition:

    - Irradiés ('Irradiated'), by Rithy Panh (France, Cambodia). BEST DOCUMENTARY AWARD

    Berlinale Special:

    - Pinocchio, by Matteo Garrone (Italy, France). 

    Panorama:

    - Digger, by Georgis Grigorakis (Greece, France). 

    - Pari, by Siamak Etemadi (Greece, France, Netherlands, Bulgaria). 

    - Otac ('Father'), by Srdan Golubović (Serbia, France, Germany, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia). PANORAMA AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE FILM

    - Semina il vento ('Sow the Wind'), by Danilo Caputo (Italy, France, Greece). 

    Generation 14Plus:

    - The Earth Is Blue as an Orange, by Iryna Tsilyk (Ukraine, Lithuania). 

    - Yalda ('Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness'), by Massoud Bakhshi (France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Lebanon, Iran).

    - Pompei, by Anna Falguères, John Shank (Belgium, France, Canada). 

    Generation KPlus:

    - Las Niñas ('Schoolgirls'), by Pilar Palomero (Spain). 

    - Mugge & vejfesten ('Monty and the Street Party'), by Anders Morgenthaler and Mikael Wulff (Denmark). 

    Forum:

    - FREM, by Viera Čákanyová (Czech Republic, Slovakia).

    - Tipografic majuscul ('Uppercase Print'), by Radu Jude (Romania). 

    Encounters:

    - Gunda, by Victor Kossakovsky (Norway, US). 

    Perspektive Deutsches Kino:

    - Garagenvolk ('Garage People'), by Natalija Yefimkina (Germany). 

    Berlinale Series:

    - Freud, by Marvin Kren (Austria, Germany, Czech Republic). 

  • 6 MEDIA funded films, nominated to the BAFTA Awards 2020

    6 MEDIA funded films, nominated to the BAFTA Awards 2020

    Judy, by Rupert Goold (UK, US, 2019), 3 nominations:

    Best Leading Actress Award (Renée Zellweger) WINNER
    Costume Design Nomination (Jany Temime)
    Make up & Hair Nomination (Jeremy Woodhead)

    Dolor y Gloria, by Pedro Almodóvar (Spain, 2019), nominated to Best Film Not in the English Language.

    Portrait de la jeune fille en feu ('Portrait of a Lady on Fire'), by Céline Sciamma (France, 2019), nominated to Best Film Not in the English Language.   

    Sorry We Missed You, by Ken Loach (UK, France, Belgium, 2019), nominated to Outstanding British Film.

    Maradona, by Asif Kapadia (UK, 2019), nominated to Best Documentary.  

    A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, by Will Becher, Richard Phelan (UK, France, US, 2019), nominated to Best Animated Film

  • 15 MEDIA funded films have received 68 nominations to César 2020

    15 MEDIA funded films have received 68 nominations to César 2020

    J'accuse ('An Officer and a Spy'), by Roman Polanski, 12 nominations:

    Best Film

    Best Director (Roman Polanski). WINNER

    Best Actor (Jean Dujardin)

    Best Adapted Screenplay (Roman Polanski, Robert Harris). WINNER

    Best Supporting Actor (Louis Garrel, Grégory Gadebois)

    Best Editing (Hervé de Luze)

    Best Cinematography (
Pawel Edelman)

    Best Costumes (Pascaline Chavanne). WINNER

    Best Production Design (Jean Rabasse)

    Best Original Score (Alexandre Desplat)

    Best Sound (Lucien Balibar, Aymeric Devoldère, Cyril Holtz, Niels Barletta) 

    La Belle Époque, by Nicolas Bedos, 10 nominations:

    Best Pel·lícula

    Best Director (Nicolas Bedos)

    Best Actor (Daniel Auteuil)

    Best Original Screenplay (Nicolas Bedos). WINNER

    Best Supporting Actress (Fanny Ardant). WINNER

    Best Editing (Anny Danche, Florent Vassault)

    Best Cinematography (Nicolas Bolduc)

    Best Costumes (Emmanuelle Youchnovski)

    Best Production Design (Stéphane Rozenbaum). WINNER

    Best Sound (Rémi Daru, Séverini Favriau, Jean-Paul Hurier)

    Les Misérables, by Ladj Ly, 10 nominations:

    Best Film. WINNER

    Best Director (Ladj Ly)

    Best Actor (Damien Bonnard)

    Best Original Screenplay (Ladj Ly, Giordano Gederlini, Alexis Manenti)

    Best First Film

    Best Male Newcomer (Alexis Manenti). WINNER

    Best Editing (Flora Volpelière). WINNER

    Best Cinematography (Julien Poupard)

    Best Original Score (Marco Casanova, Kim Chapiron)

    Best Sound (Arnaud Lavleix, Jérôme Gonthier, Marco Casanova)

    AUDIENCE AWARD.

    Portrait de la jeune fille en feu, by Céline Sciamma, 10 nominations:

    Best Film

    Best Director (Céline Sciamma)

    Best Actress (Adèle Haenel, Noémie Merlant)

    Best Original Screenplay (Céline Sciamma)

    Best Female Newcomer (Luàna Bajrami)

    Best Cinematography (Claire Mathon). WINNER

    Best Costumes (Dorothée Guiraud)

    Best Production Design (Thomas Grézaud)

    Best Sound (
Julien Sicart, Valérie de Loof, Daniel Sobrino)

    Grâce à Dieu, by François Ozon, 7 nominations:

    Best Film

    Best Director (François Ozon)

    Best Actor (Melvil Poupaud)

    Best Original Screenplay (François Ozon)

    Best Supporting Actress (Josiane Balasko)

    Best Supporting Actor (Swann Arlaud). WINNER

    Best Editing (Laure Gardette)

    Hors Normes, by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, 8 nominations:

    Best Film

    Best Director (Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakache)

    Best Actor (Vincent Cassel, Reda Kateb)

    Best Original Screenplay (Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakache)

    Best Supporting Actress (Hélène Vincent)

    Best Male Newcomer (Benjamin Lesieur)

    Best Editing (Dorian Rigal-Ansous)

    Seules les bêtes ('Only the Animals'), by Dominik Moll, 2 nominations:

    Best Adapted Screenplay (Dominik Moll, Gilles Marchand)

    Best Supporting Actress (Laure Calamy)

    Edmond, by Alexis Michalik, 2 nominations:

    Best Costumes (Thierry Delettre)

    Best Production Design (Franck Schwarz)

    Adults in the Room, by Costa-Gavras:

    Best Adapted Screenplay (Costa-Gavras)

    Mon inconnue (Love at Second Sight), by Hugo Gélin:

    Best Supporting Actor (Benjamin Lavernhe)

    3 MEDIA funded films nominated to Best Foreign Film:

    Dolor y Gloria, by Pedro Almodóvar (Spain, 2019)

    Il Traditore, by Marco Bellocchio (Italy, France, Brazil, Germany, 2019)

    Le Jeune Ahmed, by Jean-Pierre Dardenne i Luc Dardenne (Belgium, France, 2019)

    And 2 MEDIA funded films nominated to Best Animated Feature:

    La famosa invasione degli orsi in Sicilia ('The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily'), by Lorenzo Mattotti (Italy, France, 2019)

    Les Hirondelles de Kaboul ('The Swallows of Kabul'), by Zabou Breitman and Éléa Gobbé-Mévellec (France, Switzerland, Luxembourg, 2019)

    See the full list of nominated films to César 2020. 

  • 7 MEDIA funded films, nominated to the Goya Awards 2020

    7 MEDIA funded films, nominated to the Goya Awards 2020

    Dolor y Gloria, by Pedro Almodóvar16 nominations, 7 awards:

    Best film - WINNER

    Best director (Pedro Almodóvar) - WINNER

    Best screenplay (Pedro Almodóvar) - WINNER

    Best actress (Penélope Cruz)

    Best actor (Antonio Banderas) - WINNER

    Best supporting actress(Julieta Serrano) - WINNER

    Best supporting actor (Asier Etxeandía)

    Best supporting actor (Leonardo Sbaraglia)

    Best original music (Alberto Iglesias) - WINNER

    Best production direction (Toni Novella)

    Best photography direction (José Luis Alcaine)

    Best editing (Teresa Font) - WINNER

    Best artistic direction (Antxón Gómez)

    Best costume design (Paola Torres)

    Best makeup and hairdresser (Ana Lozano, Sergio Pérez Berbel, Montse Ribé)

    Best sound (Sergio Bürmann, Pelayo Gutiérrez, Marc Orts)

    Quien a hierro mata, by Paco Plaza3 nominations, 1 award:

    Best actor (Luis Tosar)

    Best supporting actor (Enric Auquer) - WINNER

    Best sound (David Machado, Gabriel Gutiérrez, Yasmina Praderas)

    Madre, by Rodrigo Sorogoyen3 nominations:

    Best actress(Marta Nieto)

    Best adapted screenplay (Isabel Peña, Rodrigo Sorogoyen)

    Best editing (Alberto del Campo)

    Buñuel en el laberinto de las tortugas, by Salvador Simó, 4 nominations, 1 award:

    Best new director (Salvador Simó)

    Best adapted screenplay (Eligio Montero, Salvador Simó)

    Best animation film - WINNER

    Best original music (Arturo Cardelús)

    And the 3 following MEDIA funded films are nominated to best European Film:

    Gräns (Border), by Ali Abbasi (Sweden, Denmark, 2018)

    Les Misérables, by Ladj Ly (France, 2019) - WINNER

    Portrait de la jeune fille en feu (Portrait of a Lady on Fire), by Céline Sciamma (France, 2019)

  • 8 MEDIA funded films, nominated to the Gaudí Awards 2020

    8 MEDIA funded films, nominated to the Gaudí Awards 2020

    Dolor y Gloria, by Pedro Almodóvar, 5 nominations, 1 award:

    Best Supporting Actress (Julieta Serrano)

    Best Supporting Actress (Nora Navas)

    Best Editing (Teresa Font)

    Best Visual Effects (Montse Ribé, Óscar Abades, Eduardo Díaz and Inma Nadela)

    Best Sound (Sergio Bürmann and Marc Orts) - WINNER

    Quién a hierro mata, by Paco Plaza, 4 nominations, 2 awards:

    Best Supporting Actor (Enric Auquer) - WINNER

    Best Original Music (Maika Makovski)

    Best Costume (Vinyet Escobar)

    Best Production Direction (Oriol Maymó) - WINNER

    Elisa y Marcela, by Isabel Coixet, 4 nominations, 1 award:

    Best Original Music (Sofía Oriana)

    Best Artistic Direction (Sylvia Steinbrecht) - WINNER

    Best Costume (Mercè Paloma)

    Best Makeup and Hairdresser (Montse Sanfeliu and Paco Rodríguez Frías)

    Madre, by Rodrigo de Sorogoyen, 1 nomination:

    Best Supporting Actor (Àlex Brendemühl)

    Idrissa, crònica d'una mort qualsevol, de Xavier Artigas and Xapo Ortega. Best Documentary Film.

    Best European Film Nominations:

    Lazzaro felice, by Alice Rohrwacher (Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany)

    The Favourite, by Yorgos Lanthimos (Ireland, UK, US)

    Portrait de la jeune fille en feu, by Céline Sciamma (France)

  • 3 MEDIA funded films, nominated to Oscars 2020

    3 MEDIA funded films, nominated to Oscars 2020

    Dolor y Gloria, by Pedro Almodóvar (Spain, 2019), 2 nominations:

    . Actor in a leading role (Antonio Banderas)

    . International Feature Film

    Les Misérables, by Ladj Ly (France, 2019): International Feature Film Nomination

    Judyby Rupert Goold (UK, US, 2019), 2 nominations:

    . Best Leading Actress (Renée Zellweger) - WINNER

    . Make up & Hairdressing (Jeremy Woodhead) 

  • 13 MEDIA funded films, nominated to 26 European Film Awards 2019

    13 MEDIA funded films, nominated to 26 European Film Awards 2019

    Dolor y Gloria ('Pain and Glory'), by Pedro Almodóvar (Spain, 2019), 5 nominations: European Film, European Director (Pedro Almodóvar), European Actor (Antonio Banderas) WINNER, European Scriptwriter (Pedro Almodóvar), European Production Design (Antxón Gómez) WINNER

    Il Traditore ('The Traitor'), by Marco Bellocchio (Italy, 2019), 4 nominations: European Film, European Director, European Actor (Pierfrancesco Favino), European Scriptwriter (Marco Bellocchio, Valia Santella, Ludovica Rampoldi, Francesco Piccolo)

    The Favourite, by Yorgos Lanthimos (Irleland, UK, US, 2018), 4 nominations: European Film - WINNER, European Comedy - WINNER, European Director (Yorgos Lanthimos) - WINNER, European Actress (Olivia Colman) - WINNER

    Les Misérables, by Ladj Ly (France, 2019), 3 nominations: European Film, European Discovery - Prix Fipresci - WINNER, European Scriptwriter (Ladj Ly, Giordano Gederlini, Alexis Manenti)

    Portrait de la jeune fille en feu ('Portrait of a Lady on Fire'), by Céline Sciamma (France, 2019), 3 nominations: European Director (Céline Sciamma), European Actress (Adèle Haenel, Noémie Merlant), European Screenwriter (Céline Sciamma) - WINNER

    European Discovery 2019 - Prix FIPRESCI: 

    Aniara, by Pella Kagerman & Hugo Lilja (Sweden, Denmark), European Discovery Nomination - Prix FIPRESCI.

    Ray & Liz, by Richard Billingham (UK), European Discovery Nomination - Prix FIPRESCI.

    Irina, by Nadejda Koseva (Bulgaria, 2018), European Discovery Nomination - Prix FIPRESCI.

    Animation films

    Buñuel en el laberinto de las tortugas (Spain, Germany, Netherlands, 2019), by Salvador Simó. WINNER

    Marona's Fantastic Tale / L'extraordinaire voyage de Marona (France, Romania, Belgium, 2019), by Anca Damian.  

    The Swallows of Kabul / Les Hirondelles de kaboul (France, Luxembourg, Switzerland), by Zabou Breitman and Éléa Gobbé-Mévellec.

    Hvítur, Hvítur Dagur ('A White, White Day'), by Hlynur Pálmason (Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, 2019). Best European Actor Nomination (Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson).

     

    Check the full list of nominations.