On the first day of winter in Malta was awarded the European Film Award. "Love" by Michael Haneke was presented in the maximum number of six nominations and won four awards, including the prize of "Best European Film 2012."
One of the first awards, handed that night, was the prize in the category of "Breakthrough of the Year." It was nominated Angelina Nikonova picture "Twilight Portrait," but she lost the film "Galcian."
Irish director Jim Sheridan presented the award to Best European operator. Bruno Delbonnel receive a prize for his work on "Faust" by Alexander Sokurov. Sheridan, presenting the nominees, said that "Faust" is shot in semi-academic 4:3. However, the best operator of Europe is named Sean Bobbitt, who worked on "Shame" by Steve McQueen. "I prepared a speech, but had forgotten it," - admitted Bobbitt.
Bobbitt had to get up on stage again, award winning film editor for "Shame" Joe Walker. Walker sent SMS with a speech of thanks and said that in order to work on the tape he had watched over hundreds of pornographic films to select a few clips that looks hero Michael Fassbender.
Made a note of melancholy montage of interviews of several European filmmakers - from Wim Wenders to Fatih Akin - there were problems in the industry. Problem not so much of the creative character as a distribution. "It is almost impossible to compete with Hollywood," - says Agnieszka Holland. "This is a monopoly", - said Ken Loach. "If the film is bad rolls, it disappears from theaters" - confirms Stellan Skarsgard. Then the filmmakers compared European and American movies with food. "I do not want to eat hamburgers every day," - said Daniel Brühl. Where optimistic director Volker Schlöndorff: "European cinema is here to stay! Movie just changed, and we must change with it! "
The ceremony was led by comedienne Anke Engelke, but the jokes were not always called ridiculous. Anke Mads Mikkelsen made utter a few words in Danish. The actor had to say: "For the sake of the ceremony I had to fly out of Toronto, where I'm doing now. This is understandable, because today I was nominated twice. Because I'm in every fucking Danish film of the year! "General-word« f »free sound from the stage. Even from the lips of Helen Mirren.
Applause broke Bernardo Bertolucci, EFA won the prize for his contribution to cinema. "25 years ago I was on the same stage - not in Malta, and in Berlin, where was first awarded this prize. I do not want to talk about my career, I'll just say this: long live the European cinema "- the director was brief.
Unfortunately, the winners of the best roles of EFA, Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva could not attend the ceremony.
List of winners of the 25th award ceremony of the European Film Academy is:
- European film 2012
- European director in 2012
Michael Haneke - "Love"
- European Actress 2012
Emmanuelle Riva - "Love"
- European Actor 2012
Jean-Louis Trintignant - "Love"
- European Screenwriter 2012
Thomas Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm - "Hunting"
- European Operator in 2012
Sean Bobbitt - "Shame"
- European editor in 2012
Joe Walker - "Shame"
- European composers
Alberto Iglesias - "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"
- European Production Designer 2012
Maria Dzhurkovich - "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"
- European Open 2012 - FIPRESCI Prize
- European Documentary Film 2012
- European animated film in 2012
"Alois Nebel and his ghosts"
- Audience Award for Best European Film 2012
"Come as is"
The ceremony, which is completely devoid of Hollywood glitz and pathos, lasted two hours and was broadcast online EFA.
Today it was announced the names of 47 paintings, of which applicants will be selected for the award by the European Film Academy (EFA). Among them "Love" by Michael Haneke, "Shame" by Steve McQueen, the "Carnage" by Roman Polanski, "Over the hills" by Christian Mungiu, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" Tomas Alfredson and "Iron Sky" Timo Vuorensoly.
Awards are given to the best European films from 1988. This year's long-list submitted tapes from 31 countries, and will decide their fate in 2700 members of the European Film Academy.
In compiling the long list included 20 countries with concentrated maximum number of cinema academics and a special panel of invited experts and participants of EFA.
The list looks like this:
"1 +1" - directed by Olivier Nakash, Eric Toledano (France)
"Avalon" - director Axel Petersen (Sweden)
"Alps" - directed by Yorgos Latimos (Greece)
"Barbara" - Christian Petzold (Germany)
"In the Dark" - Agnieszka Holland (Poland, Germany, Canada)
"The Fog" - Sergei Loznitsa (Russia, Germany, the Netherlands, Latvia, Belarus)
"Warrior" - David Wnendt (Germany)
"Bare Cove" - Aku Louhimies (Finland)
"The Door" - Istvan Szabo (Hungary, Germany)
"Children of Sarajevo" - Aida Begic (Germany, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey)
"The share of Angels" - Ken Loach (Britain, France, Belgium, Italy)
"Iron Sky" - Timo Vuorensola (Finland, Germany, Australia)
"The Woman, who brushed of her tears" - Teona Strugar Mitevska (Germany, Slovenia, Belgium, Macedonia)
"Once upon a time there was a woman" - Andrei Smirnov (Russia)
"Over the hill" - Cristian Mungiu (Romania, France, Belgium)
"Lee and poet" - Andrea Serge (France, Italy)
"To love without reason" - Joachim Lafosse (Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland)
"Love" - Michael Haneke (Austria, France, Germany)
"Cowboy" - Budeveyn Kool (Netherlands)
"Sneakers" - Ivan Vladimirov, Valeri Yordanov (Bulgaria)
"Royal Affair" - Nicholas Arsel (Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic)
"An unjust peace" - Fillipos Tsitos (Greece, Germany)
"Sharing" - Eran Kolirin (Israel, Germany)
"Once in Anatolia" - Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey)
"The Hunt" - Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark)
"Parade" - Siryan Dragojevic (Serbia)
"Cop" - Nadav Lapid (Israel)
"Kidney” - Zdenek Jirasky (Czech Republic)
"Come as is" - Geoffrey Enthoven (Belgium)
"It's just the wind" - Fligauf Benedek (Hungary, Germany, France)
"Paradise: Love" - Ulrich Seidl (Austria, Germany, France)
"Carnage" - Roman Polanski (France, Germany, Poland, Spain)
"Rose" - Wojciech Smazhovski (Poland);
"Rust and Bone" - Jacques Odiar (France)
"Seven Group" - Alberto Rodriguez (Spain)
"Sister" - Ursula Meier (Switzerland, France)
"The dead man in the Balkans" - Miroslav Momchilovich (Serbia)
"Shame" - Steve McQueen (UK)
"Dream and Silence" - Jaime Rosales (Spain and France)
"Sleeping voice" - Benito Zambrano (Spain)
"Sons of Norway" - Jens Lien (Norway)
"Taboo" - Miguel Gomes (Portugal, Germany, Brazil, France)
"Faust" - Alexander Sokurov (Russia)
"Caesar must die" - Paolo Taviani and Vittorio Taviani (Italy)
"Gypsy" - Martin Szulik (Czech Republic Slovakia)
"School" Diaz '"- Daniel Vicari (Italy, Romania, France)
"Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" - Tomas Alfredson (UK, France, Germany)
The nominees will be announced on November 3 during the film festival in Seville. The award ceremony will be held in Malta on December 1.
Last year the best film in the opinion of the European Film Academy was Lars von Trier's drama "Melancholia", chose the best actor Colin Firth ("The King's Speech"), and Best Actress - Tilda Swinton ("We need to talk about Kevin").
The Spanish Academy of Fine Arts and Cinema, with a Pedro Almodovar for several years been at odds, has announced its nominees for the award "Goya." "The skin, which I live," Almodovar leads in the number of nominations - 16 nominees.
The picture put forward in the category "Best Film" award at the claim itself Almodovar as a filmmaker and author of the adapted script, as well as playing the main roles of Antonio Banderas and Elena Anaya. Almodovar is known for his complex relationship with Spanish cinema academics: he left them with the scandal ranks a few years ago, citing a disagreement with the principle of voting. However, in 2010, he appeared on the "Goya" award with the actress Lola Dueñas. His sudden appearance, he explained that the president of the Academy was too pushy and did not accept refuse.
Other contenders for the large number of awards - Enrique Urbizo thriller "No peace for the wicked" (it has 14 nominations) and the debut film of Kike Mail "Eva: Artificial Intelligence". The "Eve" has 12 nominations, including "Best Actor" – will compete with Daniel Bruhl Banderas, who plays an engineer who instruct a robot child.
Award in the category "Best Original Screenplay," claiming Woody Allen. His "Midnight in Paris" was the Spanish-American co-production. And the "Best European Film", which shows the non-Spanish tapes to compete for a bronze bust of Goya - so looks like a reward - to be "Jane Eyre" Cary Fukunaga, "Melancholia" by Lars von Trier, "Artist" Michelle Hazanavichusa and "Massacre" by Roman Polanski .
Last year, the highest number of awards from the Spanish Film Academy - nine - got a picture in Catalan "Black bread" of the Civil War.
List of nominees in major categories:
"The skin, in which I live"
"There is no peace for the wicked"
Pedro Almodovar - "Skin, in which I live"
Benito Zambrano - "Sleeping voice"
Enrique Urbizo - "No peace for the wicked"
Mateo Gil - "Blackthorne"
Best debutant director
Paula Ortiz - "From your window to my"
Quique mail - "Eva: Artificial Intelligence"
Paco Arango - "Maktub"
Eduardo Chapero Jackson - "Willow"
Best Original Screenplay
Miguel Barros - "Blackthorne"
Sergi Belbel, Christine Clements, Marty Rock - "Eva: Artificial Intelligence"
Woody Allen - "Midnight in Paris"
Enrique and Miguel Urbizo Gastambide - "No peace for the wicked"
Best Adapted Screenplay
Angel De La Cruz, Paco Roca, Rosanna Cecchini - "Wrinkles"
Isiar Bolyain - "Kathmandu: a mirror in the sky"
Pedro Almodovar - "Skin, in which I live"
Benito Zambrano and Ignacio Moral affairs - "Sleeping voice"
Daniel Brühl - "Eva: Artificial Intelligence"
Antonio Banderas - "Skin, in which I live"
Luis Tosar - "Deep sleep"
Jose Coronado - "No peace for the wicked"
Elena Anaya - "Skin, in which I live"
Salma Hayek - "The last spark of life"
Inma Cuesta - "Sleeping voice"
Veronica Echegi - "Kathmandu: a mirror in the sky"
Award winners will be announced on February 19 at a ceremony in Madrid.
The European Film Academy in the 23th time awarded its prizes European Film Awards to movies filmed in this part of the world (or in collaboration with its film-makers).
Most statues has received Roman Polanski thriller "Ghost" - six awards. The film's protagonist - a writer played by Ewan McGregor, specializing in creating and polishing autobiographies of famous personalities. From publishing it comes to handling a large order book of former British Prime Minister, famous for its notorious reputation. The situation is complicated by the fact that the hero's predecessor died under mysterious circumstances. The film won prizes for best film, director, screenplay, lead actor work, the composer, as well as a decorative painter.
Superiority among actresses has won Sylvie Test. She played a woman stricken with paralysis in the Jessica Hausner movie "Lourdes". Her character comes on a pilgrimage to the mountain town of Lourdes, famous for its miraculous sights and surprising way healed. Two awards was the winner of the Venice 2009 - a military drama "Lebanon." It got statuettes for Best Cinematography and the FIPRESCI prize. In the animation category won "The Illusionist" Sylvain Chomet, author of the famous cartoon "The Triplets of Belleville". Prizes for his contribution to world cinema has gotten an actor Bruno Ganz and composer Gabriel Yared. Award from the audience went "Mr. Nobody" by Jaco van Dormael.
List of winners is as follows:
Best European Film - "The Ghost"
Best director - Roman Polanski "The Ghost"
Best actress - Sylvie Test "Lourdes"
Best Actor - Ewan McGregor "The Ghost"
Best Screenplay - Robert Harris and Roman Polanski "The Ghost"
The award of Carlo Di Palma for Best Cinematography - Giora Bejach - "Lebanon"
Best Editing - Luc Barnier and Marion Monner "Carlos"
Best Art Direction - Albrecht Konrad "The Ghost"
Best composer - Alexandre Desplat "The Ghost"
European discovery - 2010. FIPRESCI Prize - "Lebanon"
Best Documentary Film - "Nostalgia de la luz"
Best animated film - "The Illusionist"
Best Short Film - Hanoi-Warsaw, Katarina Klimkevich
The award for active participation in European film production - Zeyner Ozbatur
European Film Academy Award for outstanding achievement - Bruno Ganz
Award for the contribution to world cinema - Gabriel Yared
Audience Award - "Mr. Nobody"
European Film Academy Award Ceremony was held in Tallinn.