Tuesday, September 30, 2008

21st European Film Awards – Nominations for Discovery Award

As part of the European Film Awards, the European Film Academy annually presents the award EUROPEAN DISCOVERY to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film. This year’s nominations were determined by a committee comprised of film journalists Dana Linssen (the Netherlands), Julia Teichmann (Germany) and Rui Tendinha (Portugal) – all of them members of FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics) - and EFA Board members Pierre-Henri Deleau (France) and Stefan Laudyn (Poland).

These are the nominated directors/films.

directed by Steve McQueen
written by Enda Walsh & Steve McQueen

SNIJEG (Snow), Bosnia and Herzegovina / Germany / France / Iran
directed by Aida Begić
written by Aida Begić and Elma Tataragić
Movie site: here.

TATIL KITABI (Summer Book), Turkey
written and directed by Seyfi Teoman

TULPAN, Germany / Switzerland / Kazakhstan / Russia / Poland
directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy
written by Sergey Dvortsevoy and Gennady Ostrovskiy
Movie site: here.

To read the official press release go here.

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