27th European Film Awards

The 27th European Film Awards were presented on 13 December 2014 in Riga, Latvia.[1][2] The winners were selected by more than 2,500 members of the European Film Academy. Nominations for the People's Choice Award category were announced on 1 September 2014.[3][4]On 16 September 2014, the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announced a list of 50 films which qualified for nominations.[5] All nominations were announced on 8 November 2014 at the Seville European Film Festival in Spain.[6][7][8] British director Steve McQueen was presented with the European Achievement in World Cinema Award[9] and filmmaker Agnès Varda was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award.[10]

27th European Film Awards
Latvian National Opera
Latvian National Opera
Date13 December 2014
SiteLatvian National Opera, Riga, Latvia
Hosted byThomas Hermanns
Produced byMarion Döring and Jürgen Biesinger
Organized byEuropean Film Academy
Highlights
Best FilmIda
Best DirectorPaweł Pawlikowski
Best ActorTimothy Spall
Best ActressMarion Cotillard
Most awardsIda (5)
Most nominationsIda (7)
Television coverage
ChannelArte

Winners and nominees

Best Film

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Ida Paweł Pawlikowski Poland Denmark
Force Majeure Turist Ruben Östlund Sweden France Norway Denmark
Leviathan Левиафан Andrey Zvyagintsev Russia
Nymphomaniac - Director's Cut Lars von Trier Denmark Belgium France Germany
Winter Sleep Kış Uykusu Nuri Bilge Ceylan Turkey

Best Director

Director(s) English title Original title
Poland Paweł Pawlikowski Ida
Turkey Nuri Bilge Ceylan Winter Sleep Kış Uykusu
United Kingdom Steven Knight Locke
Sweden Ruben Östlund Force Majeure Turist
Italy Paolo Virzì Human Capital Il capitale umano
Russia Andrey Zvyagintsev Leviathan Левиафан

Best Screenwriter

Screenwriter(s) Nationality English title Original title
Paweł Pawlikowski, Rebecca Lenkiewicz  Poland Ida
Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan  Turkey Winter Sleep Kış Uykusu
Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne  Belgium Two Days, One Night Deux jours, une nuit
Steven Knight  United Kingdom Locke
Oleg Negin, Andrey Zvyagintsev  Russia Leviathan Левиафан

Best European Actor

Actor English title Original title
United Kingdom Timothy Spall Mr. Turner
Republic of Ireland Brendan Gleeson Calvary
United Kingdom Tom Hardy Locke
Russia Aleksei Serebryakov Leviathan Левиафан
Sweden Stellan Skarsgård Nymphomaniac

Best European Actress

Actress English title Original title
France Marion Cotillard Two Days, One Night Deux jours, une nuit
Spain Marian Álvarez Wounded La herida
ItalyFrance Valeria Bruni Tedeschi Human Capital Il capitale umano
United KingdomFrance Charlotte Gainsbourg Nymphomaniac
Poland Agata Kulesza Ida
Poland Agata Trzebuchowska Ida

Best Comedy

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
The Mafia Kills Only in the Summer La mafia uccide solo d'estate Pierfrancesco Diliberto Italy
Carmina & Amen Carmina y amén Paco León Spain
Le Week-End Roger Michell United Kingdom France

People's Choice Award for Best European Film

English title Original title Director(s) Writers(s) Production country
Ida Paweł Pawlikowski Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Paweł Pawlikowski Poland Denmark
Beauty and the Beast La Belle et la Bête Christophe Gans Christophe Gans, Sandra Vo-Anh France Germany
Nymphomaniac Lars von Trier Lars von Trier Denmark Belgium France Germany
Philomena Stephen Frears Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope United Kingdom
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann Felix Herngren Felix Herngren, Hans Ingemansson, Jonas Jonasson Sweden
Two Days, One Night Deux jours, une nuit Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne Belgium France Italy

Discovery of the Year

English title Original title Director(s) Writers(s) Production country
The Tribe Плем'я (Plemya) Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy Ukraine
10,000 km Carlos Marques-Marcet Carlos Marques-Marcet, Clara Roquet Spain
'71 Yann Demange Gregory Burke United Kingdom
Party Girl Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger, Samuel Theis Samuel Theis, Claire Burger, Marie Amachoukeli France
Wounded La herida Fernando Franco Fernando Franco, Enric Rufas Spain

Best Animated Feature Film

The nominees were announced on 22 September 2014.[11]

English title Original title Director(s) Animation Production country
The Art of Happiness L'arte della felicità Alessandro Rak Alessandro Rak, Ivan Cappiello, Dario Sansone, Marino Guarnieri, Annarita Calligaris, Ivana Verze, Laura Sammati, Antonia Emanuela Angrisani, Corrado Piscitelli, Flavio Di Biase, Giorgio Siravo, Sergio Chimenti, Ilaria Jones, Antonio Funaro, Danilo Florio, Mirko Prota, Alberto Panico, Paolo Acampora, Marco Iannaccone Italy
Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart Jack et la mécanique du cœur Stéphane Berla, Mathias Malzieu Nicolette Ceccoli, Stéphane Martine, Robert Cepo France Belgium
Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants Minuscule - La vallée des fourmis perdues Hélène Giraud, Thomas Szabo France Belgium

Best Documentary

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Master of the Universe Marc Bauder Germany Austria
Just the Right Amount of Violence Jon Bang Carlsen Denmark
Of Men and War Des hommes et de la guerre Laurent Bécue-Renard France Switzerland
Sacro GRA Gianfranco Rosi Italy France
Waiting For August Teodora Ana Mihai Belgium Romania
We Come as Friends Hubert Sauper Austria France

Best Cinematographer

English title Original title Winner(s) Nationality
Ida Łukasz Żal and Ryszard Lenczewski Poland

Best Editor

English title Original title Winner(s) Nationality
Locke Justine Wright United Kingdom

Best Production Designer

English title Original title Winner(s) Nationality
The Dark Valley Das finstere Tal Claus-Rudolf Amler Germany

Best Costume Designer

English title Original title Winner(s) Nationality
The Dark Valley Das finstere Tal Natascha Curtius-Noss Germany

Best Composer

English title Original title Winner(s) Nationality
Under the Skin Mica Levi United Kingdom

Best Sound Designer

English title Original title Winner(s) Nationality
Starred Up Joakim Sundström Sweden

European Co-Production Award—Prix Eurimages

Recipient Occupation Nationality
Ed Guiney Producer Republic of Ireland

European Achievement in World Cinema

Recipient Occupation Nationality
Steve McQueen Director and screenwriter United Kingdom

Lifetime Achievement Award

Recipient Occupation Nationality
Agnès Varda Director and screenwriter France

Best Short Film

The nominees for Best Short Film were selected by independent juries at a series of film festivals throughout Europe.[12][13]

English title Original title Director(s) Country Nominating Festival
The Chicken Una Gunjak Germany Croatia Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival
Emergency Calls Hätäkutsu Hannes Vartiainen, Pekka Veikkolainen Finland Sarajevo Film Festival
Shipwreck Morgan Knibbe Netherlands Locarno Film Festival
A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log Panique au Village: La Bûche de Noël Vincent Patar, Stéphane Aubier Belgium France Vila do Conde Film Festival
Dinola დინოლა Mariam Khatchvani Georgia (country) Grimstad Film Festival
Summer 2014 Lato 2014 Wojciech Sobczyk Poland Kraków Film Festival
Wall Fal Simon Szabó Hungary Tampere Film Festival
Taprobana Gabriel Abrantes Portugal Sri Lanka Denmark Berlin International Film Festival
Pride Pavel Vesnakov Bulgaria Germany Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
The Chimera of M. Sebastian Buerkner United Kingdom International Film Festival Rotterdam
Little Block of Cement with Disheveled Hair Containing the Sea Pequeño bloque de cemento con pelo alborotado conteniendo el mar Jorge Lopez Navarette Spain Cork Film Festival
The Missing Scarf Eoin Duffy Republic of Ireland Valladolid International Film Festival
Whale Valley Hvalfjörður Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson Denmark Iceland Flanders International Film Festival Ghent
Daily Bread פת לחם Idan Hubel Israel Venice Film Festival
Still Got Lives Ich hab noch Auferstehung Jan-Gerrit Seyler Germany Drama International Short Film Festival

Young Audience Award

Twelve- to fourteen-year-old audiences from across Europe voted for the winner after watching the three nominated films at special screenings held on "Young Audience Film Day".[14][15]

English title Original title Director(s) Writers(s) Production country
Regret! Spijt! Dave Schram Maria Peters, Dick van den Heuvel Netherlands
The Contest: To the Stars and Back MGP missionen Martin Miehe-Renard Gitte Løkkegaard, Martin Miehe-Renard Denmark
Windstorm Ostwind - Zusammen sind wir frei Katja von Garnier Kristina Magdalena Henn, Lea Schmidbauer Germany

References

  1. ^ European Film Awards 2014 go to Riga
  2. ^ "European Film Awards: 'Ida' Best Picture; Timothy Spall, Marion Cotillard Top Actors". Deadline. Retrieved 13 December 2014.
  3. ^ "EFA Opens Vote for People's Choice Award". European Film Academy. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  4. ^ "European Film Academy opens vote for People's Choice Award 2014". Cineuropa. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  5. ^ "THE 27th EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: 50 Films in EFA Selection 2014". European Film Academy. Retrieved 20 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Nominations 2014". European Film Academy. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  7. ^ "NOMINATIONS FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2014". European Film Academy. Retrieved 9 November 2014.
  8. ^ "'Ida,' 'Leviathan' Top European Film Awards Nominations". Variety. Retrieved 9 November 2014.
  9. ^ "European Film Academy Honours Steve McQueen". European Film Academy. Retrieved 3 October 2014.
  10. ^ "EFA Honours Agnès Varda". European Film Academy. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  11. ^ "EFA Nominates Three Animation Films". European Film Academy. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  12. ^ "EFA short film". European Film Academy. Retrieved 4 September 2014.
  13. ^ "European film Academy announces short film nominations". Cineuropa. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  14. ^ "EFA Young Audience Award goes to REGRET!". European Film Academy. Retrieved 4 September 2014.
  15. ^ "THE CONTEST, REGRET! and WINDSTORM Nominated for EFA Young Audience Award". European Film Academy. Retrieved 4 September 2014.

External links

10,000 km

10,000 km is a Spanish romantic drama film directed by Carlos Marques-Marcet. It film stars Natalia Tena and David Verdaguer as a couple trying to make their relationship work, while one lives in Barcelona and the other in Los Angeles.The film had its world premiere on March 10, 2014 at the SXSW film festival and received the Special Jury Recognition for Best Acting Duo. The film was released on May 16, 2014 in Spain and on July 10, 2015, in a limited release and through video on demand by Broad Green Pictures in the United States.

2014 in film

The following is an overview of the events of 2014 in film, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies, festivals, and a list of films released and notable deaths.

40th César Awards

The 40th César Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma, honoured the best films of 2014 in France and took place on 20 February 2015 at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. The ceremony was chaired by actor-director Dany Boon, with actor Édouard Baer acting as master of ceremonies for the second time.The nominations were announced on 28 January 2015 by Édouard Baer and Academy President Alain Terzian. Saint Laurent received the most nominations with ten, followed by Love at First Fight with nine nominations.In related events, the Médaille d'Or was awarded for the first time at a ceremony held at Monnaie de Paris on 19 January 2015. Luc Besson was honoured by the Academy for his outstanding artistic and entrepreneurial contribution to the French cinema for the past 3 decades. On 16 February 2015, in a ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel George V, Sylvie Pialat, who produced Timbuktu via Les Films du Worso, was awarded the Prix Daniel Toscan du Plantier for producer of the year for the second consecutive year.Timbuktu won seven awards including Best Film and Best Director for Abderrahmane Sissako. Other winners included Love at First Fight with three awards, and Yves Saint Laurent, Hippocrate, Clouds of Sils Maria, La Famille Bélier, Diplomacy, Saint Laurent, Beauty and the Beast, The Salt of the Earth, Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants, Les Petits Cailloux, La Femme de Rio and Mommy with one.

Agata Trzebuchowska

Agata Trzebuchowska (Polish pronunciation: [aˈgata tʂɛbuˈxɔfska]; born 12 April 1992) is a Polish actress. She is best known for playing the title role in the 2013 film Ida, which was her film debut. For her role she was nominated for many festival and industry awards.

Beauty and the Beast (2014 film)

Beauty and the Beast (French: La Belle et la Bête) is a 2014 Franco-German romantic fantasy film based on the traditional fairy tale of the same name by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve. Written by Christophe Gans and Sandra Vo-Anh and directed by Gans, the film stars Léa Seydoux as Belle and Vincent Cassel as the Beast.The film was screened out of competition at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival and was released in France on 12 February 2014 to positive reviews, becoming a box office success. International reviews were more mixed. It was nominated for the People's Choice Award for Best European Film at the 27th European Film Awards. It also received three nominations at the 40th César Awards, winning Best Production Design for Thierry Flamand.

Eoin Duffy

Eoin Duffy (1983, Tullow Ireland) is an award-winning Irish director of animation now living and working in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Eoin has created a body of independent work that has gone on to secure multiple accolades including 3 Oscar accredited festival wins, a nomination for the 2014 European Film Awards a shortlisting for the 86th Academy Awards, and a nomination at the 5th Canadian Screen Awards.

Human Capital (2013 film)

Human Capital (Italian: Il capitale umano) is a 2013 Italian film directed by Paolo Virzì. The film is based on the American novel Human Capital by Stephen Amidon. For her performance in the film, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi was awarded Best Actress at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. It was selected as the Italian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.

Ida (film)

Ida (pronounced [ˈida]) is a 2013 drama film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and written by Pawlikowski and Rebecca Lenkiewicz. Set in Poland in 1962, it is about a young woman on the verge of taking vows as a Catholic nun. Orphaned as an infant during the German occupation of World War II, she must now meet her aunt. The former Communist state prosecutor and only surviving relative tells her that her parents were Jewish. The two women embark on a road trip into the Polish countryside to learn the fate of their family.

Called a "compact masterpiece" and an "eerily beautiful road movie", the film has also been said to "contain a cosmos of guilt, violence and pain", even if certain historical events (German occupation of Poland, the Holocaust and Stalinism) remain unsaid: "none of this is stated, but all of it is built, so to speak, into the atmosphere: the country feels dead, the population sparse".Ida won the 2015 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, becoming the first Polish film to do so. It had earlier been selected as Best Film of 2014 by the European Film Academy and as Best Film Not in the English Language of 2014 by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). In 2016, the film was named as the 55th best film of the 21st century, from a poll of 177 film critics from around the world.

Micachu

Mica Levi (; born February 1987), also known by her stage name Micachu, is an English singer, songwriter, composer and producer. She is classically trained and since 2008 has released experimental pop music with her band Micachu and the Shapes, including their critically praised debut album Jewellery in 2009.

In 2014, Levi branched out into film composing, creating the score for the Jonathan Glazer film Under the Skin. Her work was widely praised and Levi received a European Film Award for Best Composer and a BAFTA Award for Best Film Music nomination. Her score for Pablo Larraín's Jackie received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Score.

Of Men and War

Of Men and War (French: Des hommes et de la guerre) is a 2014 documentary film directed by Laurent Bécue-Renard. It explores the psychological trauma of war experienced by a group of American Afghanistan and Iraq veterans. The men are all clients of The Pathway Home, a residential treatment program then based at the Veterans Home in Yountville, CA, the primary filming location. It was presented in the Special Screenings section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. The film won the VPRO IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary at the 2014 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. It was nominated for the European Film Award for Best Documentary at the 27th European Film Awards and screened at the Museum of Modern Art's Documentary Fortnight.The Pathway Home suspended its operations indefinitely and its clients were placed with other programs after three staff members were killed in a 2018 murder-suicide.

Paweł Pawlikowski

Paweł Aleksander Pawlikowski (Polish: [ˈpavɛw alɛˈksandɛr pavliˈkɔfskʲi]; born 15 September 1957) is a Polish filmmaker, who has lived and worked most of his life in the United Kingdom. He garnered much acclaim for a string of award-winning documentaries in the 1990s and for his feature films Last Resort and My Summer of Love, both of which won a BAFTA and many other European awards. His film Ida won the 2015 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. At the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, Pawlikowski won the Best Director prize for his 2018 film Cold War, a film which also earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Director.

Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Rebecca Lenkiewicz (born 1968) is a British playwright. She is best known as the author of Her Naked Skin (2008), which was the first original play written by a living female playwright to be performed on the Olivier stage of the Royal National Theatre.

The Art of Happiness (film)

The Art of Happiness (Italian: L'arte della felicità) is a 2013 Italian animated drama film written and directed by Alessandro Rak, at his directorial debut. It opened the International Critics' Week at the 70th Venice International Film Festival.

The Mafia Kills Only in Summer

La mafia uccide solo d'estate (English: The mafia kills only in summer) is a 2013 Italian comedy-drama film. It marked the directorial debut of the TV satirist Pif. The Italian Senate President and former anti-mafia magistrate Pietro Grasso referred to this film as the best film work on Sicilian Mafia ever made. It was awarded best comedy film at the 27th European Film Awards.

The Missing Scarf

The Missing Scarf is a 2013 computer animated, dark comedy-related, adventure, Irish short film directed by Eoin Duffy, produced by Jamie Hogan and narrated by George Takei. The film was shortlisted for the 86th Academy Awards. The project was created in conjunction with Irish Film Board, Raidió Teilifís Éireann and Arts Council of Ireland, the short film is made in Blender3D, making the first Blender3D-made short film to be shortlisted for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2014.

Yvonne Catterfeld

Yvonne Catterfeld (born 2 December 1979) is a German singer, songwriter, actress and TV host. Born and raised in Erfurt, Thuringia, she later moved to Leipzig to pursue her music career on the University of Music and Theatre. In 2000, she participated in the debut season of the singing competition series Stimme 2000, where she came in second place. Catterfeld subsequently signed a recording deal with Hansa Records, which released her debut single "Bum" in 2001. The same year, she was propelled to stardom when she was cast in a main role in the German soap opera Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten. In 2003, Catterfeld made her musical breakthrough when her fifth single, "Für dich", became an international number-one hit and produced the equally successful album Meine Welt.

Catterfeld continued booking success with follow-up albums Farben meiner Welt (2004) and Unterwegs (2005), which spawned the hit singles "Du hast mein Herz gebrochen" and "Glaub an mich". Following her departure from GZSZ and a starring role in the short-living telenovela Sophie – Braut wider Willen, she released her fourth album Aura, which was less successful commercially and led to a decline in her musical career. She transitioned to Sony Music, and after an unsuccessful period, returned to the top of music charts with the reissue of her sixth album Lieber so (2013), when she appeared in the second season of Sing meinen Song - Das Tauschkonzert, the German version of the series The Best Singers.

Throughout a career spanning 15 years, Catterfeld has sold over 800,000 records as a solo artist, making her one of the best-selling German music artists in the early 2000s. Aside from her commercial accomplishments, her work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including a Bambi Award, a Goldene Stimmgabel, and an ECHO Award. An established actress, she has appeared in several international television and theatrical films, including Keinohrhasen (2007), The Promise (2011), and Beauty and the Beast (2014). In 2016, she became a coach on the German television series The Voice of Germany.

Łukasz Żal

Łukasz Żal (Polish pronunciation: [ˈwukaʂ ˈʐal]; born 24 June 1981) is a Polish cinematographer and director.

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