Movie News: Five Debut Films Nominated for EFA Discovery Award

Written by: James Drew

The European Film Academy (EFA) has congratulated the nominees for its EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2012 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film. This year’s nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Members Helena Danielsson (Sweden) and Els Vandevorst (the Netherlands), EFA Members Pierre-Henri Deleau (France) and Jacob Neiiendam (Denmark), as well as Alin Tasciyan (Turkey), Paulo Portugal (Portugal), and Mihai Chirilov (Romania) as members of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics.


10 Timer Til Paradis (Teddy Bear)
Denmark, 92 mins.
DIRECTED BY: Mads Matthiesen
WRITTEN BY: Mads Matthiesen & Martin Pieter Zandvliet
PRODUCED BY: Morten Kjems Juhl
UK, 90 mins.
DIRECTED BY: Rufus Norris
PRODUCED BY: Dixie Linder, Tally Garner, Nick Marston &
Bill Kenwright
The Netherlands, 81 mins.
DIRECTED BY: Boudewijn Koole
WRITTEN BY: Boudewijn Koole & Jolein Laarman
PRODUCED BY: Jan van der Zanden & Wilant Boekelman
Twilight Portrait
Russia, 105 mins.
DIRECTED BY: Angelina Nikonova
WRITTEN BY: Angelina Nikonova & Olga Dihovichnaya
PRODUCED BY: Leonid Ogaryov, Angelina Nikonova &
Olga Dihovichnaya
Die Vermissten (Reported Missing)
Germany, 86 mins.
DIRECTED BY: Jan Speckenbach
WRITTEN BY: Jan Speckenbach & Melanie Rohde
PRODUCED BY: Anke Hartwig

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