“Vote for your favorite European film and win a trip to the European Film Awards in Berlin!” this slogan appeared in the press-release forwarded by EFA (European Film Academy) today.
September 1, 2011. Berlin. Every year, the EFA People’s Choice Award allows film fans across Europe to select, vote for and elect their favorite film. When the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe’s greatest film stars, directors, actors and actresses, to attend the European Film Awards, the People’s Choice Award sheds a spotlight on the people films are made for, the audience.
This year’s vote has started –and here’s the chance for ordinary film fans to join award winners and nominees among film-makers on the red carpet in Berlin. Film fans can now join the European Film Awards on Facebook, cast their vote on
and win a chance to attend the 24th European Film Awards on Saturday, December 3, 2011, in Berlin.
EFA People’s Choice Award 2011 nominees:
Animals United (Konferenz der Tiere) directed by Reinhard Klooss & Holger Tappe, written by Oliver Huzly & Reinhard Klooss
Even The Rain (También la lluvia) directed by Icíar Bollaín, written by Paul Laverty starring Gael García Bernal, Luis Tosar & Karra Elejalde
In A Better World (Hævnen) directed by Susanne Bier, written by Anders Thomas Jensen, starring Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm & Ulrich Thomsen
The King’s Speech directed by Tom Hooper, written by David Seidler, starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush & Helena Bonham Carter
Little White Lies (Les Petits Mouchoirs) written & directed by Guillaume Canet, starring François Cluzet, Marion Cotillard & Benoît Magimel
Potiche directed by François Ozon, written by Pierre Barillet, Jean-Pierre Grédy & François Ozon, starring Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu & Fabrice Luchini
Unknown directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, written by Oliver Butcher, Stephen Cornwell, Karl Gajdusek & Anthony Peckham, starring Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger & January Jones
Welcome To The South (Benvenuti Al Sud) directed by Luca Miniero, written by Massimo Gaudioso, starring Claudio Bisio, Alessandro Siani, Angela Finocchiaro
The EFA People’s Choice Award winners in the past were Pedro Almodóvar’s Volver, Roberto Benigni’s La Vita E Bella, Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Amélie, Fatih Akin’s Head-On, and Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire.
The European Film Awards 2011 are presented by the European Film Academy e.V. and EFA Productions gGmbH with the support of the Capital Cultural Fund, FFA German Federal Film Board, the German State Lottery Berlin, the German State Minister for Culture and the Media, Hôtel Concorde Berlin, the MEDIA Programme of the EU, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, and TNT Express.