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  • 24 MEDIA funded films will feature at Berlin Film Festival 2019

    24 MEDIA funded films will feature at Berlin Film Festival 2019

    Competition:

    Elisa y Marcela, by Isabel Coixet (Spain, 2019)

    Gareth Jones / Man Made (Mr. Jones), by Agnieszka Holland (Poland, UK, Ukraine, 2019)

    Gospod postoi, imeto i' e Petrunija (God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija), by Teona Strugar Mitevska (Macedonia, Belgium, Eslovenia, Croatia, France, 2019)

    The Kindness of Strangers, by Lone Scherfig (Denmark, Canada, Sweden, Germany, France, 2019)

    Ut og stjæle hester (Out Stealing Horses), by Hans Petter Moland (Norwegian, Sweden, Denmark, 2019)

    Berlinale Special:

    Lampenfieber (Kids in the Spotlight), by Alice Agneskirchner (Germany, 2019)

    Panorama:

    Flatland, by Jenna Cato Bass (Southafrica, Germany, Luxembourg, 2019)

    Divino Amor (Divine Love), by Gabriel Mascaro (Brazil, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, Uruguay, France, Chile, 2019)

    Monos, by Alejandro Landes (Netherlands, Germany, Norway, France, Uruguay, Colombia, Argentina, 2019)

    Il Corpo della sposa (Flesh out), by Michela Occhipinti (Italy, France, 2019)

    To thávma tis tháLassas ton Sargassón (The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea), by Syllas Tzoumerkas (Greece, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, 2019)

    Generation 14Plus:

    Veeran elämät (The Magic Life of V), by Tonislav Hristov (Finland, Denmark, Bulgaria, 2019)

    By the Name of Tania, by Mary Jimenez and Bénédicte Liénard (Belgium, Netherlands, 2019)

    Stupid Young Heart (Hölmö nuori sydän), by Selma Vilhunen (Finland, Netherlands, Sweden, 2018)

    Generation KPlus:

    Lotte ja kadunud lohed (Lotte and the Lost Dragons), by Janno Poldma, Heiki Ernits (Estonia, Latvia, 2019)

    Mijn bijzonder rare week met Tess (My Extraordinary Summer with Tess), by Steven Wouterlood (Netherlands, Germanya, 2019)

    Solan & Ludvig - Månelyst i Flåklypa (Louis & Luca - Mission to the Moon), by Rasmus A Sivertsen (Norway, 2019)

    Homage and Honorary Golden Bear for Charlotte Rampling:

    45 Years, by Andrew Haigh (UK, 2015)

    Hannah, by Andrea Pallaoro (Italy, France, Belgium, US, 2017)

    Sous le sable (Under the sand), by François Ozon (Belgium, France, Italy, Japan, 2001)

    Swimming pool, by François Ozon (France, 2002)

    The Look - Charlotte Rampling (The Look), by Angelina Maccarone (Germany, France, 2011)

    Vers le sud (Heading South), by Laurent Cantet (Canada, France, 2005)

    Culinary Cinema:

    When Tomatoes Met Wagner, by Marianna Economou (Greece, 2019)

  • 17 MEDIA funded films have received 55 nominations to César 2019

    17 MEDIA funded films have received 55 nominations to César 2019

    Le Gran Bain, by Gilles Lellouche, with 10 nominations:

    Best Actress in a Second Role (Leïla Bekhti)
    Best Actress in a Second Role (Virginie Efira)
    Best Actor in a Second Role (Jean-Hugues Anglade)
    Best Actor in a Second Role (Philippe Katerine)
    Best Original Script (Gilles Lellouche, Ahmed Hamidi, Julien Lambroschini)
    Best Sound (Cédric Deloche, Gwennolé Le Borgne, Marc Doisne)
    Best Photography (Laurent Tangy)
    Best Edition (Simon Jacquet)
    Best Direction (Gilles Lellouche)
    Best Film Nomination

    Jusqu'à la gardeby Xavier Legrand, with 10 nominations:

    Best Actress (Léa Drucker)
    Best Actor (Denis Ménochet)
    Best Revelation Actor (Thomas Gioria)
    Best Original Script (Xavier Legrand)
    Best Sound (Julien Sicart, Julien Roig, Vincent Verdoux)
    Best Photography (Nathalie Durand)
    Best Edition (Yorgos Lamprinos)
    Best Direction (Xavier Legrand)
    Best Opera Prima
    Best Film

    En Liberté!, by Pierre Salvadori, with 9 nominations:

    Best Actress (Adèle Haenel)
    Best Actor (Pio Marmaï)
    Best Actress in a Second Role (Audrey Tautou)
    Best Actor in a Second Role (Damien Bonnard)
    Best Original Script (Pierre Salvadori, Benoît Graffin, Benjamin Charbit)
    Best Original Music (Camille Bazbaz)
    Best Edition (Isabelle Devinck)
    Best Direction (Pierre Salvadori)
    Best Film Nomination

    La Douleur, by Emmanuel Finkiel (France, Belgiu, Switzerland, 2017), with 8 nominations:

    Best Actress (Mélanie Thierry)
    Best Adapted Script (Emmanuel Finkiel)
    Best Sound (Antoine-Basile Mercier, David Vranken, Aline Gavroy)
    Best Photography (Alexis Kavyrchine)
    Best Costumes (Anaïs Romand, Sergio Ballo)
    Best Decorations (Pascal Le Guellec)
    Best Direction (Emmanuel Finkiel)
    Best Film

    Un amour impossible, by Catherine Corsini (France, Belgium, 2018), with 4 nominations:

    Best Actress Nomination (Virginie Efira)
    Best Revelation Actress Nomination (Jehnyy Beth)
    Best Adapted Script Nomination (Catherine Corsini, Laurette Polmanss)
    Best Original Music (Grégoire Hetzel)

    Nos Batailles, by Guillaume Senez (Belgium, France, 2018), 2 nominations:

    Best Actor (Romain Duris)
    Best Foreign Film

    Un peuple et son roi, by Pierre Schoeller (France, 2018), 2 nominations:

    Best Costume (Anaïs Romand)
    Best Decoration (Thierry François)

    L'Apparition, by Xavier Giannoli (France, 2018), 1 nomination:

    Best Revelation Actress (Galatea Bellugi)

    L'Homme Fidèle, by Louis Garrel (France, 2018), 1 nomination:

    Best Revelation Actress (Lily-Rose Depp)

    La Prière, by Cédric Kahn (France, Belgium, 2018), 1 nomination:

    Best Revelation Actor (Anthony Bajon)

    Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno, by Abdellatif Kechiche (France, Italy), 1 nomination:

    Best Revelation Actress (Ophélie Bau)

    Astérix - Le Secret de la potion magique, by Alexandre Astier, Louis Clichy (France, 2018), 1 nomination:

    Best Animation Feature Film

    Dilili à Paris, by Michel Ocelot (France, Denmark, Belgium, 2018), 1 nomination

    Best Animation Feature Film

    Girl, by Lukas Dhont (Belgium, Netherlands, 2018), 1 nomination:

    Best Foreign Film

    Hannah, by Andrea Pallaoro (Italy, France, Belgium, US, 2017), 1 nomination:

    Best Foreign Film 

    Cold War, by Pawel Pawlikowski (Poland, UK, France, 2018), 1 nomination:

    Best Foreign Film

    Plaire, aimer et courir vite, by Christophe Honoré (France, 2018), 1 nomination

    Best Second Actor (Denis Podalydès)

    See the full list of nominated films to César 2019. 

  • 6 MEDIA funded films have received 18 nominations to Oscars 2019

    6 MEDIA funded films have received 18 nominations to Oscars 2019

    Five films that have received MEDIA support are nominated to Oscars, these included:

    The Favourite, by Yorgos Lanthimos, 10 nominations:

    Best Picture

    Best Director 

    Leading Actress (for Olivia Colman)

    Supporting Actress (for Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone)

    Original Screenplay

    Cinematography

    Film Editing

    Production Design

    Costume Design

    Cold War, by Pawel Pawlikowski, 3 nominations:

    Best Director

    Best Foreign Language Film

    Cinematography

    Never Look Away, by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, 2 nominations:

    Best Foreign Language Film

    Cinematography

    The Wife, by Björn Runge:

    Leading Actress (for Glenn Close)

    Border, by Ali Abbasi

    Make-Up and Hair

    Of Fathers and Sons, by Talal Derki:

    Best Documentary

  • 6 MEDIA funded films, nominated to the BAFTA Awards 2019

    6 MEDIA funded films, nominated to the BAFTA Awards 2019

    'The Favourite', by Yorgos Lanthimos (Ireland, UK, US, 2018), 12 nominations, 7 awards:

    Best Film
    Outstanding British Film - WINNER
    Best Actress in a Leading Role (Olivia Colman) - WINNER
    Best Direction (Yorgos Lanthimos)
    Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Emma Stone)
    Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Rachel Weisz) - WINNER
    Best Original Screenplay - WINNER
    Best Cinematography (Robbie Ryan)
    Best Editing (Yorgos Mavropsaridis)
    Best Production Design (Fiona Crombie, Alice Felton) - WINNER
    Best Costume Design (Sandy Powell) - WINNER
    Best Make up & Hair (Nadia Stacey) - WINNER

    'Cold War', by Pawel Pawlikowski (Poland, UK, France, 2018), 4 nominations:

    Best Film Not In the English Language Nomination 
    Best Director Nomination (Paweł Pawlikowski)
    Best Original Screenplay Nomination (Janusz Głowacki, Paweł Pawlikowski)
    Best Cinematography Nomination (Łukasz Żal)

    'Beast', by Michael Pearce (UK, 2017), 2 nominations, 1 award:

    Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer (Michael Pearce) - WINNER 
    Outsanding British Film Nomination

    'Dogman', by Matteo Garrone (Italy, France, 2018), Best Film Not in the English Language Nomination;

    'The Wife', by Björn Runge (UK, Denmark, Sweden Switzerland, US, 2017), Best Leading Actress Nomination (Glenn Close);  

    'Ray & Liz', by Richard Billingham (UK, 2018), Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer Nomination (Richard Billingham (Writer/Director), Jacqui Davies (Producer)).

  • 10 MEDIA funded films, nominated to the Goya Awards 2019

    10 MEDIA funded films, nominated to the Goya Awards 2019

    Campeones, by Javier Fesser11 nominations:

    Best Director (Javier Fesser)
    Best Actor (Javier Gutiérrez)
    Best Film - WINNER 
    Best Original Script 
    Best Actor in a supporting role (Juan Margallo)
    Best Revelation Actress (Gloria Ramos)
    Best Revelation Actor (Jesús Vidal) - WINNER
    Best Original Song - WINNER
    Best Sound
    Best Direction of Production  
    Best Editing

    La sombra de la ley, by Dani de la Torre (Spain, France), nominations:

    Best Direction of Photography - WINNER
    Best Original Music 
    Best Artistic Direction - WINNER
    Best Visual Effects 
    Best Makeup and Hairdressing 
    Best Clothing Design - WINNER

    Quién te cantará, by Carlos Vermut (Spain, France), 7 nominations:

    Best Actress (Najwa Nimri)
    Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Natalia de Molina)
    Best Revelation Actress (Eva Llorach) - WINNER
    Best Direction of Photography 
    Best Sound 
    Best Makeup and Hairdressing
    Best Clothing Design  

    Todos lo saben, by Asghar Farhadi (Spain, France, Italy), 8 nominations:

    Best Direction (Asghar Farhadi)
    Best Actress (Penélope Cruz)
    Best Actor (Javier Bardem)
    Best Film 
    Best Original Script 
    Best Actor in a supporting role (Eduard Fernández)
    Best Original Song 
    Best Editing 
    The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, by Terry Gilliam (Spain, UK, France, Portugal), 5 nominacions:
    Best Original Song
    Best Artistic Direction 
    Best Makeup and Hairdressing - WINNER
    Best Clothing Design  
    Best Direction of Production - WINNER 
    Jeszcze dzień życia (Another Day of Life / Un día más con vida), by Raúl de la Fuente i Damian Nenow (Poland, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Hungary), nominated to best animation film. WINNER
    Los Perros, by Marcela Said (Xile, Argentina, France, Portugal, Germany), nominated to best Iberoamerican film.
    And the 3 following MEDIA funded films are nominated to best European Film: 
    Girl, by Lukas Dhont (Belgium, Netherlands) 
    Zimna wojna (Cold War), by Pawel Pawlikowski (Poland, UK, France) - WINNER
    The Party, by Sally Potter (UK)
  • 4 MEDIA supported films, nominated to the Golden Globe Awards 2019

    4 MEDIA supported films, nominated to the Golden Globe Awards 2019

    The Favourite, by Yorgos Lanthimos (Ireland , United kingdom, United States, 2018), with 5 nominations:

    Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Nomination
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Nomination (Olivia Colman) - WINNER
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture Nomination (Emma Stone)
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture Nomination (Rachel Weisz)
    Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Nomination (Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara)

    Girl, by Lukas Dhont (Belgium, Netherlands, 2018), nominated to Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language

    Werk Ohne Autor (Never Look Away), by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (Germany, Italy, 2018), nominated to Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language

    The Wife, by Björn Runge (United kingdom, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, 2017), nominated to Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Drama (Glenn Close) - WINNER