The European Film Academy announced the six nominees for the European Discovery 2020 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a director for a first full-length feature film.
The nominated films are Nermin Hamzagić’s Full Moon (Pun mjesec); Gagarine, from writing-directing duo – Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh; Instinct, the 2019 Dutch submission for the Oscar for Best International Film directed by Dutch theater and film actress Halina Reijn; Isaac (Izaokas) from Lithuanian writer-director Jurgis Matulevicius; Jumbo from Belgian director Zoé Wittock; and Sole from Italian writer-director Carlo Sironi.
The European Discovery 2020 – Prix FIPRESCI will presented at the 33rd European Film Awards Ceremony on Saturday, December 12, 2020.
European Discovery 2020 – Prix FIPRESCI Nominees
Bosnia & Herzegovina
DIRECTED BY Nermin Hamzagic
WRITTEN BY Nermin Hamzagic & Emina Omerovic
PRODUCED BY Amra Baksic Camo & Adis Djapo
DIRECTED BY Fanny Liatard & Jérémy Trouilh
WRITTEN BY Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh & Benjamin Charbit
PRODUCED BY Julie Billy & Carole Scotta
DIRECTED BY Halina Reijn
WRITTEN BY Esther Gerritsen & Halina Reijn
PRODUCED BY Frans van Gestel, Laurette Schillings & Arnold Heslenfeld
DIRECTED BY Jurgis Matulevičius
WRITTEN BY Jurgis Matulevičius, Saulė Bliuvaitė & Nerijus Milerius
PRODUCED BY Stasys Baltakis
France, Belgium, Luxembourg
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Zoé Wittock
PRODUCED BY Anaïs Bertrand, Annabella Nezri & Gilles Chanial
DIRECTED BY Carlo Sironi
WRITTEN BY Carlo Sironi, Giulia Moriggi & Antonio Manca
PRODUCED BY Giovanni Pompili & Agnieszka Wasiak