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At the press conference in Riga, the European Film Academy unveiled the list of films recommended for a nomination for this year’s edition of the European Film Awards. The list, which comprises 50 movies representing a total of 31 countries, highlights once again the great diversity of European cinema, following in the LUX Prize’s footsteps.   Eight of the ten films making up the LUX Prize 2014 Official Selection...
The 28 Times Cinema programme gathered together 28 young film lovers from the 28 member states of the European Union at the 71th Venice International Film Festival. The lucky ones sent to the Lido are invited to watch, report and reflect upon films...
The Venice Days Award jury, chaired by Diego Lerman, has bestowed the Venice Days Award upon Return to Ithaca by Laurent Cantet (sold internationally by Funny Balloons; distributed by Haut et Court and Lucky Red), which featured in the 2014 Official...
For the past five years, Venice has been the starting point of the cinematic journey of LUX Prize films. From Lido, Class Enemy, Girlhood and Ida will be subtitled in 24 official languages of the European Union and cross the linguistic borders of...
"I’m particularly delighted to be able to continue my collaboration with Venice Days once again this year, and have the opportunity to attend its screenings and other events on the program in my new role as President of the Committee on Culture and...

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"