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The 24th European Film Awards were presented on 3 December 2011 in Berlin, Germany. The winners were selected by the over 2,500 members of the European Film Academy.[1]

24th European Film Awards
DateDecember 3, 2011
SiteTempodrom, Berlin, Germany
Hosted byAnke Engelke
Organized byEuropean Film Academy
Highlights
Best PictureMelancholia
Best DirectionSusanne Bier
Television coverage
ChannelArte, HBO

Contents

Winners and nomineesEdit

The nominations for the 24th European Film Awards were announced on 5 November.

Best FilmEdit

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Melancholia Melancholia Lars von Trier   Denmark,   Sweden,   Italy,   Germany,   France
The Artist The Artist Michel Hazanavicius   France
The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne   Belgium,   France,   Italy
In a Better World Hævnen Susanne Bier   Denmark,   Sweden
The King's Speech The King's Speech Tom Hooper   Great Britain
Le Havre Le Havre Aki Kaurismäki   Finland,   France,   Germany

Best DirectorEdit

Director(s) Nationality English title Original title
Susanne Bier   Denmark In a Better World Hævnen
Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne   Belgium The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo
Aki Kaurismäki   Finland Le Havre Le Havre
Béla Tarr   Hungary The Turin Horse A torinói ló
Lars von Trier   Denmark Melancholia Melancholia

Best ActressEdit

Actress Nationality English title Original title
Tilda Swinton   Great Britain We Need to Talk about Kevin We Need to Talk about Kevin
Kirsten Dunst   Germany and   United States Melancholia Melancholia
Cécile de France   Belgium The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo
Charlotte Gainsbourg   France and   Great Britain Melancholia Melancholia
Nadezhda Markina   Russia Elena Elena

Best ActorEdit

Actor Nationality English title Original title
Colin Firth   Great Britain The King's Speech The King's Speech
Jean Dujardin   France The Artist The Artist
Mikael Persbrandt   Sweden In a Better World Hævnen
Michel Piccoli   France We Have a Pope Habemus Papam
André Wilms   France Le Havre Le Havre

Best ScreenwriterEdit

Writer(s) Nationality English title Original title
Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne   Belgium The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo
Anders Thomas Jensen   Denmark In a Better World Hævnen
Aki Kaurismäki   Finland Le Havre Le Havre
Lars von Trier   Denmark Melancholia Melancholia

Best CinematographerEdit

Cinematographer Nationality English title Original title
Manuel Alberto Claro   Denmark Melancholia Melancholia
Fred Kelemen   Germany and   Hungary The Turin Horse A torinói ló
Guillaume Schiffman   France The Artist The Artist
Adam Sikora   Poland Essential Killing Essential Killing

Best EditorEdit

Editor Nationality English title Original title
Tariq Anwar   India and   Great Britain The King's Speech The King's Speech
Mathilde Bonnefoy   France Three Drei
Molly Malene Stensgaard   Denmark Melancholia Melancholia

Best Production DesignerEdit

Production Designer Nationality English title Original title
Jette Lehmann   Denmark Melancholia Melancholia
Paola Bizzarri   Italy We Have a Pope Habemus Papam
Antxón Gómez   Spain The Skin I Live In La piel que habito

Best ComposerEdit

Composer Nationality English title Original title
Ludovic Bource   France The Artist The Artist
Alexandre Desplat   France The King's Speech The King's Speech
Alberto Iglesias   Spain The Skin I Live In La piel que habitoi
Mihály Vig   Hungary The Turin Horse A torinói ló

Best DocumentaryEdit

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Pina Pina Wim Wenders   Germany
Position Among the Stars Stand van de Sterren Leonard Retel Helmrich   Netherlands
¡Vivan las Antipodas! ¡Vivan las Antipodas! Victor Kossakovsky   Germany,   Netherlands,   Argentina,   Chile

Best Animated Feature FilmEdit

The nominees for Best Animated Feature Film were selected by a committee consisting of EFA Board Members and representatives from the European Association of Animation Film.[2]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Chico and Rita Chico & Rita Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal and Fernando Trueba   Spain and Isle of Man
The Rabbi's Cat Le Chat du rabbin Antoine Delesvaux and Joann Sfar   France
A Cat in Paris Une vie de chat Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol   France,   Belgium

Discovery – Prix FIPRESCIEdit

The nominees for best feature-film debut were selected by a committee consisting of representatives from EFA and the International Federation of Film Critics.[3]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Oxygen Adem Hans Van Nuffel   Belgium and the   Netherlands
Breathing Atmen Karl Markovics   Austria
Michael Michael Markus Schleinzer   Austria
Nothing's All Bad Smukke menesker Mikkel Munch-Fals   Denmark
Tilva Roš Tilva Roš Nikola Ležaić   Serbia

Best Short FilmEdit

The nominees for Best Short Film were selected by independent juries at a series of film festivals throughout Europe.[1]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
The Wholly Family The Wholly Family Terry Gilliam   Italy
Berik Berik Daniel Joseph Borgman   Denmark
Little Children, Big Words Små barn, stora ord Lisa James-Larsson   Sweden
Incident by a Bank Händelse vid bank Ruben Östlund   Sweden
Derby Derby Paul Negoescu   Romania
Jessi Jessi Mariejosephin Schneider   Germany
The Wolves I lupi Alberto de Michele   Italy and   Netherlands
The Unliving Återfödelsen Hugo Lilja   Sweden
Silent River Apele tac Anca Miruna Lăzărescu   Germany and   Romania
Paparazzi Paparazzi Piotr Bernaś   Poland
The Great Race La gran carrera Kote Camacho   Spain
Dimanches Dimanches Valéry Rosier   Belgium
Out Tse Roee Rosen   Israel
Frozen Stories Opowieści z chłodni Grzegorz Jaroszuk   Poland
Hypercrisis Hypercrisis Josef Dabernig   Austria

People's Choice AwardEdit

The winner of the People's Choice Award was selected by online votes.[4]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
The King's Speech The King's Speech Tom Hooper   Great Britain
Animals United Konferenz der Tiere Reinhard Klooss and Holger Tappe   Germany
Even the Rain También la lluvia Icíar Bollaín   Spain
In a Better World Hævnen Susanne Bier   Denmark and   Sweden
Little White Lies Les Petits Mouchoirs Guillaume Canet   France
Potiche Potiche François Ozon   France and   Belgium
Unknown Unknown Jaume Collet-Serra   Germany,   United States,   Great Britain
Welcome to the South Benvenuti al Sud Luca Miniero   Italy

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Staff writer (2011-09-26). "15 Short Films Nominated for European Film Awards". europeanfilmacademy.org. European Film Awards. Archived from the original on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-10-01.
  2. ^ Staff writer (2011-09-20). "EFA Nominates Three Animation Films". europeanfilmacademy.org. European Film Awards. Archived from the original on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-10-01.
  3. ^ Staff writer (2011-10-11). "Five Debut Films nominated for European Film Awards". europeanfilmacademy.org. European Film Awards. Archived from the original on 2011-10-16. Retrieved 2011-10-16.
  4. ^ Staff writer (2011-09-01). "EFA Opens Vote for People's Choice Award". europeanfilmacademy.org. European Film Awards. Retrieved 2011-10-16.

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