Tuesday, October 25, 2016

2016 European Animated Feature Film and Comedy Nominations

The European Film Academy proudly announces the nominations in the categories European Animated Feature Film and European Comedy.

Based on a list of films provided by Cartoon, the European Association of Animation Film, as well as on individual film submissions, a committee decided on the nominations in the category European Animated Feature Film. The committee consisted of EFA Board Member Antonio Saura, producer (Spain), director Tomm Moore (Ireland) and producer Anja Šošić (Poland), as well as Cartoon representatives Karsten Kiilerich (Denmark), Marc Du Pontavice (France), and Vincent Tavier (Belgium).

The Nominations for European Comedy were decided by a committee consisting of EFA Board Member Ada Solomon, producer (Romania), Nacho Carballo from Gijón IFF, distributor Kim Foss (Denmark), Nik Powell from NFTS (UK), and Marten Rabarts representing EYE Film Institute (Netherlands).

European Animated Feature Film

Ma vie de Courgette (My Life as a Zucchini), claude Barras, Switzerland and France
Psiconautas, los Niños Olvidados (Psiconautas, The Forgotten Children), Alberto Vázquez and Pedro Rivero, Spain
La Tortue Rouge (The Red Turtle), Michael Dudok De Wit, France and Belgium

European Comedy

En Man som heter Ove (A Man Called Ove), Hannes Holm, Sweden and Norway
Er ist wieder da (Look Who's Back), David Wnendt, Germany
La Vache (One Man and his Cow), Mohamed Hamidi, France

The nominated films will now be submitted to the over 3,000 EFA Members to elect the winner. The European Animated Feature Film 2016 and European Comedy 2016 will then be presented at the European Film Awards Ceremony in Wroclaw, Poland (European Capital of Culture 2016) on Saturday, 10 December, streamed live at EFA official site.

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