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Mustang heads for the European Film Awards and the Oscars
The fairy tale continues for Mustang, the feature debut by Turkish director Deniz Gamze Ergüven. The film, one of the three finalists for the 2015 LUX Prize alongside Jonas Carpignano’s Mediterranea and Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov’s The Lesson, will travel to Berlin – and will try to make it to Hollywood.   The European Film Academy announced that Ergüven’s film has been nominated for this year’s European...
Mustang and The Measure of a Man hope to represent France in the Oscars race
One of the LUX Prize finalists, Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s Mustang, and one of the LUX Prize official selected films, Stéphane Brizé’s The Measure of a Man, will fight to be the French representative in the race for the nominations for the Oscar for Best...
The LUX Prize selected films run for the Oscars
The awards season kicks off for the LUX Prize films. The 88th American Academy Awards, which will be given out in a ceremony in Los Angeles on 28 February, are already receiving the candidates to represent countries in the Best Foreign-language Film...
Interview: Margita Gosheva, actress in The Lesson
The multi-award-winning film The Lesson, starring Margita Gosheva, and directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, is one of the three finalists for the European Parliament's LUX Prize. The three films selected for the award were screened...
Interview: Jonas Carpignano, director of Mediterranea
Mediterranea, the feature debut by Jonas Carpignano, who won the Discovery Award at Cannes with his short A Ciambra, is among the three films that are finalists for the 2015 LUX Prize. It tells the story of the journey undertaken by two men from...

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