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Winners of 2011 European Film Awards Announced

— by SEAN GERSKI —

Every year, the European Film Academy presents the European Film Awards, which honor winners in a total of 17 categories, including European Film, European Director, European Actress and European Actor.

The 24th European Film Awards took place in Berlin on Dec. 3 and the winner for the best European film of 2011 is “Melancholia,” directed by Lars von Trier and starring Kirsten Dunst.

More than 2,500 members of the European Film Academy — filmmakers from across Europe — voted for this year’s European Film Awards.

At the awards ceremony, the following awards were presented:

EUROPEAN FILM 2011:
MELANCHOLIA, Denmark/Sweden/France/Germany
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Lars von Trier
PRODUCED BY: Meta Louise Foldager & Louise Vesth

EUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2011:
Susanne Bier for HÆVNEN (In a Better World)

EUROPEAN ACTRESS 2011:
Tilda Swinton in WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

EUROPEAN ACTOR 2011:
Colin Firth in THE KING’S SPEECH

EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER 2011:
Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne for LE GAMIN AU VELO (The Kid with a Bike)

CARLO DI PALMA EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARD 2011:
Manuel Alberto Claro for MELANCHOLIA

EUROPEAN EDITOR 2011:
Tariq Anwar for THE KING’S SPEECH

EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGNER 2011:
Jette Lehmann for MELANCHOLIA

EUROPEAN COMPOSER 2011:
Ludovic Bource for THE ARTIST

EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2011:
ADEM (Oxygen) by Hans Van Nuffel, Belgium/theNetherlands

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2011 – Prix ARTE:
PINA by Wim Wenders, Germany

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2011:
CHICO & RITA by Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal & Fernando Trueba

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY SHORT FILM 2011:
THE WHOLLY FAMILY by Terry Gilliam, Italy

EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD 2011 – Prix EURIMAGES:
Mariela Besuievsky, Spain

EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA 2011:
Mads Mikkelsen, Denmark

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
Stephen Frears, UK

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY SPECIAL HONORARY AWARD:
Michel Piccoli, France

THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD 2011:
THE KING’S SPEECH by Tom Hooper, UK

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  1. Deepdarkred #
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    I guess I have to watch Melancholia now, I had heard it’s good, but I never got around to seeing it. Colin Firth was more than deserving of (yet)another award. I loved The King’s Speech more than any other film I’ve seen this year, simply beautiful.



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