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“We made a film in black and white about the need for silence and withdrawal from the world and contemplation, and here we are at this epicentre of noise and world attention – fantastic! Life is full of surprises!” exclaimed Pawel Pawlikowski as he picked up the Oscar statuette for Best Foreign-language Film for LUX Prize 2014 winner Ida.   Attendees at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre celebrated the Academy’s decision...
Ida shows no sign of slowing down when it comes to winning prizes. After winning the LUX Prize 2014 and being named as the Best Foreign Film in several critics’ circles awards (read the news), Pawel Pawlikowski’s successful film has taken home the...
Girlhood vies for four Césars
Good news for LUX Prize 2014 winner Ida and finalist Girlhood: with the unveiling yesterday of the César nominations, the two films are continuing their successful awards season.   Fresh from the nomination for the Oscar for Best Foreign-language...
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...
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...

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"