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One of the most important film events in Europe, the International Film Festival Rotterdam, kicked off yesterday, 21 January, and will celebrate 12 days of worldwide independent, innovative and experimental cinema and visual arts. As usual, the festival is demonstrating its full-time commitment to young and emerging filmmakers and film narratives from all around the world – but this year the bond is stronger with...
LUX FILM DAYS in Berlin - © Matthias Lüdecke
One of the most important objectives of the LUX FILM DAYS has always been to interconnect each European country, screening the LUX Prize films in every one of them. After visiting Eastern and Southern Europe (Poland, Slovenia and Italy – read the...
Audience mention - Vote now for your favorite film
The main Italian rendezvous with Eastern European cinema, the Trieste Film Festival, is about to celebrate its 26th edition, extending its programme line-up by a day, from 16-22 January 2015, as well as its commitment to European cinema, by forming...
© European Union 2014
Today, the nominations for the 87th Academy Awards were unveiled at a live news conference in Los Angeles – and they brought good news for the LUX Prize. The 2014 winner, Pawel Pawlikowski’s Ida, is one of the candidates for the Oscar for Best...
LUX FILM DAYS in Ljubljana
The LUX FILM DAYS are far from over. The LUX Prize was awarded on 17 December to Pawel Pawlikowski’s Ida (read the news), celebrating its quiet, striking portrait of the past, present and future of a young. But in the run-up to that very special...

Members of the Selection Panel

  • Peter
    Distributor, Festival Programmer
  • Jose Luis Cienfuegos
    Jose Luis
    Director, Seville European Film Festival
  • Stephan De Potter
    Distributor, Cinéart
  • Fatima Djoumer
    International relations and events administrator, Europa Cinéma
  • Marion Döring
    Director of the European Film Academy, Producer European Film Awards
  • Jakub Duszynski
    Distributor, Gutek Films
  • Per Ericsson
    Responsible for Education and Teaching, Swedish Film Institute
  • Francesca Feder
    Producer of the 2012 LUX Prize winner "Io sono Li"
  • Giorgio Gosetti
    Director of Venise Days and partner in 28 Times Cinema
  • Paul Peter Huth
    Paul Peter
    Editor and Film Critic at ZDF
  • Dirk
    Producer of the 2013 LUX Prize winner "The Broken Circle Breakdown"
  • Ivana
    Cinema and Audiovisual expert
  • Christophe Leparc
    Secretary-General, Directors' Firtnight, Cannes International Film Festival
  • Karel Och
    Film Critic and Artistic Director of Karlovy Vary Film Festival
  • Film critic, Film programmer advisor, Author
    Film critic for FilmComment.com, Sight & Sound, Film programmer advisor, Author
  • Mira Staleva
    Programmer, Sofia International Film Festival (IFF)
  • Matteo
    Deputy Head of Unit "Creative Europe programme – MEDIA"