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The Lido comes into focus for the LUX Prize
The 72nd Venice International Film Festival is approaching. The gathering will take place from 2 to 12 September on the Lido, and, as usual, it will continue with the partnership between Venice Days and the LUX Prize. Thanks to the support and collaboration of the Mostra, the three finalists for the LUX Prize will be presented within the sidebar.   This year we have Jonas Carpignano’s Mediterranea, Deniz Gamze...
Mediterranea, Mustang and Urok (The Lesson) to contend for the 2015 LUX Film Prize
Today, at the Venice Days press conference, the First Vice-President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, and the President of the Committee on Culture and Education, Silvia Costa, announced the three films selected to contend for the 2015...
A look back on the unveiling of the LUX FILM PRIZE 2015 Official Selection at Karlovy Vary international Film Festival
Watch Cineuropa's video on the disclosure event of the 2015 LUX FILM PRIZE Official Selection. The 10 films competing for this year's LUX Film Prize have been revealed at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival: discover the films, the...
The 2015 LUX Prize reveals its official selection
The ravages of time in a normal life, the misfortunes of humanitarian aid, the traditional connection to nature, the struggle to make a decent life in spite of economical crisis, the odyssey of finding a new and welcoming place to live in, the clash...
Focus on 45 Years by Andrew Haigh
For his third feature film, 45 Years, in competition at the 65th Berlinale, British director Andrew Haigh chose to focus on another generation than the starring one in Greek Pete (2009) and Weekend (2011). In this film, adapted from a novel by David...

Members of the Selection Panel

  • Peter
    Distributor, Festival Programmer
  • Mihai Cristian Chirilov
    Mihai Cristian
    Film Critic, Artistic Director of TIFF
  • 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
  • Ivana
    Cinema and Audiovisual expert
  • Yorgos Krassakopoulos
    Film Critic, Programmer of Thessaloniki Film Festival
  • Christophe Leparc
    Secretary-General, Directors' Firtnight, Cannes International Film Festival
  • Susan Newman-Baudais
    Project Manager, Eurimages – Council of Europe
  • Karel Och
    Film Critic and Artistic Director of Karlovy Vary Film Festival
  • Ewa Puszczyńska
    Opus Film, Producer of IDA, LUX Film Prize Winner 2014
  • 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 Zacchetti
    Creative Europe programme – MEDIA