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European Film Awards 2011: Winners: THE KING’S SPEECH, MELANCHOLIA

Kirsten Dunst, Melancholia

The King’s Speech, Melancholia, and the other winners of the 2011 European Film Awards have been announced. The 24th Annual European Film Awards were presented “by the European Film Academy to recognize excellence in European cinematic achievements. The awards are given in over ten categories of which the most important is the Film of the year. They are restricted to European cinema and European producers, directors, and actors.”

The full listing of the 2011 European Film Awards winners is below.

EUROPEAN FILM 2011
Melancholia, Denmark/Sweden/France/Germany
Written and Directed by: Lars von Trier; Produced by: Meta Louise Foldager & Louise Vesth

EUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2011
Susanne Bier for Hævnen (In a Better World)

EUROPEAN ACTRESS 2011
Tilda Swinton in We Need to Talk About Kevin

EUROPEAN ACTOR 2011
Colin Firth in The King’s Speech

EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER 2011
Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne for Le Gamin au Velo (The Kid with a Bike)

CARLO DI PALMA EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARD 2011
Manuel Alberto Claro for Melancholia

EUROPEAN EDITOR 2011
Tariq Anwar for The King’s Speech

EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGNER 2011
Jette Lehmann for Melancholia

EUROPEAN COMPOSER 2011
Ludovic Bource for The Artist

EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2011 – Prix FIPRESCI
Adem (Oxygen), Belgium/the Netherlands
written & directed by Hans Van Nuffel

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2011 – Prix ARTE
Pina, Germany
written & directed by Wim Wenders; produced by Gian-Piero Ringel & Wim Wenders

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2011
Chico & Rita, Spain/Isle of Man
directed by Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal & Fernando Trueba

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY SHORT FILM 2011
The Wholly Family by Terry Gilliam

EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD 2011 – Prix EURIMAGES
Mariela Besuievsky, Spain

EUPROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA AWARD 2011
Mads Mikkelsen

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Stephen Frears, UK

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY SPECIAL HONORARY AWARD
Michel Piccoli, France

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD 2011
The King’s Speech

Source: Chinokino

 

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