The European Film Awards, presented jointly by the European Film Academy and EFA Productions, honour the greatest achievements in European cinema. The awards are presented in the following 24 categories:

EUROPEAN FILM
EUROPEAN COMEDY
EUROPEAN DISCOVERY – Prix FIPRESCI
EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY
EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
EUROPEAN SHORT FILM

EUROPEAN DIRECTOR
EUROPEAN ACTRESS
EUROPEAN ACTOR
EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER
EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHY
EUROPEAN EDITING
EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGN
EUROPEAN COSTUME DESIGN
EUROPEAN HAIR & MAKE-UP
EUROPEAN ORIGINAL SCORE
EUROPEAN SOUND 
EUROPEAN VISUAL EFFECTS

EFA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA AWARD
EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION AWARD

EFA PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD for Best European Film
EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY YOUNG AUDIENCE AWARD (YAA)
EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY FILM AWARD (EUFA)


The European Film Academy

Founded in 1988, the European Film Academy now unites more than 3,600 European film professionals with the common aim of promoting Europe’s film culture. Throughout the year, the European Film Academy (EFA) initiates and participates in a series of activities dealing with film politics as well as economic, artistic, and training aspects. The programme includes conferences, seminars and workshops, and a common goal is to build a bridge between creativity and the industry. Some of EFA’s events have already become an institution for encounters within the European film community. More information…


EFA Productions

Founded in 2006 to produce the European Film Awards Ceremony for television, EFA Productions gGmbH is the in-house production company of the European Film Academy e.V. www.efa-productions.com


FAQ

How to join the European Film Academy?
How to submit a film?
Who decides on the EFA Feature Film Selection?
Who decides on the EFA Documentary Selection?
How are films nominated?
Who elects the winner?