At the Oldenburg International Film Festival in Germany, the European Film Academy has announced this year’s nominations for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually in co-operation with the international federation of film critics to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film.
EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2016 – Prix FIPRESCI: NOMINATIONS
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Bogdan Mirica
PRODUCED BY: Elie Meirovitz & Marcela Ursu
France / Romania / Bulgaria / Qatar, 104 min.
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Jules Herrmann
PRODUCED BY: Jules Herrmann, Roswitha Ester & Torsten Reglin
Germany, 82 min.
סופת חול (SUFAT CHOL)
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Elite Zexer
PRODUCED BY: Haim Mecklberg & Estee Yacov-Mecklberg
Israel / France, 87 min.
THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MÄKI
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Juho Kuosmanen
PRODUCED BY: Jussi Rantamäki
Finland / Germany / Sweden, 94 min.
DIRECTED BY: Svetla Tsotsorkova
WRITTEN BY: Svetoslav Ovcharov, Svetla Tsotsorkova & Ventsislav Vasilev
PRODUCED BY: Nadejda Koseva & Svetla Tsotsorkova
Bulgaria, 90 min.
The nominated films will soon be submitted to the more than 3,000 EFA Members to elect the winner. The European Discovery 2016 – Prix FIPRESCI will then be presented at the European Film Awards Ceremony on Saturday, December 10, 2016, in Wroclaw, European Capital of Culture 2016.