Nominations for the European Film Awards 2006
06 Nov 2006
At the Seville Film Festival the European Film Academy and EFA Productions just announced the nominations for the European Film Awards 2006. The 1,700 EFA Members will now vote for the winners which will be presented during the Awards Ceremony in Warsaw on December 2.
Nominated are: EUROPEAN FILM 2006 BREAKFAST ON PLUTO; Ireland/UK directed by Neil Jordan produced by Parallel Film Productions Ltd./Number 9 Films GRBAVICA; Austria/Bosnia-Herzegovina/Germany/Croatia directed by Jasmila Zbanic produced by coop99 filmproduktion GmbH/Deblokada/Noirfilm/Jadran Film DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN (The Lives Of Others); Germany directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck produced by Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion/Bayerischer Rundfunk/ARTE/Creado Film THE ROAD TO GUANTANAMO; UK directed by Michael Winterbottom and Mat Whitecross produced by Revolution Films Ltd. VOLVER; Spain directed by Pedro Almodóvar produced by El Deseo D.A., S.L.U. THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY; UK/Ireland/Germany/Italy/Spain directed by Ken Loach produced by Sixteen Films/Matador Pictures/Regent Capital/UK Film Council/Bord Scannán Na Héireann/The Irish Film Board/Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen/Element Films/Bim Distribuzione/EMC Produktion/Tornasol Films/Diaphana Distribution/Pathé Distribution/Cinéart/TV3 Ireland/Film Coopi EUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2006 Pedro Almodóvar for VOLVER Susanne Bier for EFTER BRYLLUPPET (After The Wedding) Emanuele Crialese for NUOVOMONDO (Golden Door) Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck for DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN (The Lives Of Others) Ken Loach for THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY Michael Winterbottom and Mat Whitecross for THE ROAD TO GUANTANAMO EUROPEAN ACTRESS 2006 Nathalie Baye in LE PETIT LIEUTENANT Penelope Cruz in VOLVER Martina Gedeck in DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN (The Lives Of Others) Sandra Hüller in REQUIEM Mirjana Karanovic in GRBAVICA Sarah Polley in LA VIDA SECRETA DE LAS PALABRAS (The Secret Life Of Words) EUROPEAN ACTOR 2006 Patrick Chesnais in JE NE SUIS PAS LÀ POUR ÊTRE AIMÉ (Not Here To Be Loved) Jesper Christensen in DRABET (Manslaughter) Mads Mikkelsen in EFTER BRYLLUPPET (After The Wedding) Ulrich Mühe in DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN (The Lives Of Others) Cillian Murphy in BREAKFAST ON PLUTO & THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY Silvio Orlando in IL CAIMANO (The Caiman) EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHER 2006 Barry Ackroyd for THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY José Luis Alcaine for VOLVER Roman Osin for PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Timo Salminen for LAITAKAUPUNGIN VALOT (Lights In The Dusk) EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER 2006 Pedro Almodóvar for VOLVER Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck for DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN (The Lives Of Others) Paul Laverty for THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY Corneliu Porumboiu for A FOST SAU N-A FOST (12:08 East Of Bucharest) EUROPEAN COMPOSER 2006 Alberto Iglesias for VOLVER Tuomas Kantelinen for ÄIDEISTÄ PARHAIN (Mother of Mine) Dario Marianelli for PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Gabriel Yared & Stéphane Moucha for DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN (The Lives of Others) In addition to the awards listed above, the following will be announced and presented during the Awards Ceremony: EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2006 EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY AWARD FOR AN ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION 2006 EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY SHORT FILM 2006 - Prix UIP EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA 2006 - Prix Screen International EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY CRITICS AWARD 2006 - Prix Fipresci EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2006 - Prix Arte THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD 2006 for Best European Film THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2006: Warsaw, Dec 2, 2006