The LUX Prize eligible films meet the following criteria:
1) They are fictions or creative documentaries (may be animated).
2) They have a minimum length of 60 minutes.
3) They result from productions or co-productions eligible under the MEDIA PROGRAMME produced or co-produced in a European Union country or in Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland.
4) They help celebrate the universal reach of European values, illustrate the diversity of European traditions, shed light on the process of European integration and provide insights into the building of Europe.
5) Films that had their festival premiere/ first release between 1 June 2012 and 31 May 2013