By Sydney Levine | Sydneys Buzz October 12, 2012 at 9:32AM
Every year, the EFA People’s Choice Award allows film fans across Europe to elect their favorite film. When the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe’s greatest film stars, directors, actors and actresses, to attend the European Film Awards, the People’s Choice Award sheds a spotlight on the people films are made for: the audience. This year’s vote has started – vote now and win the chance to join winners and nominees for the awards ceremony in Malta!
Winners in the past have included films like Pedro Almodóvar’s VOLVER, Roberto Benigni’s LA VITA E BELLA, Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s AMÉLIE, Fatih Akin’s HEAD-ON, and Danny Boyle’s SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE.
From 1 September on, film fans can cast their vote on the official website: www.europeanfilmawards.euand win a trip to the 25th European Film Awards on Saturday, 1 December 2012, in Malta!
NOMINATED ARE: THE ARTIST directed by Michel Hazanavicius with Jean Dujardin,
BARBARA directed by Christian Petzold with Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Rainer Bock, Jasna Fritzi Bauer, Christina Hecke
THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL directed by John Madden, written by Ol Parker with Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Dev Patel, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Tom Wilkinson, Maggie Smith
CAESAR MUST DIE (Cesare deve morire) directed by Paolo & Vittorio Taviani, written by Paolo & Vittorio Taviani, in collaboration with Fabio Cavalli with Giovanni Arcuri, Salvatore Striano, Cosimo Rega, Antonio Frasca, Fabio Cavalli
COME AS YOU ARE (Hasta la Vista) directed by da Geoffrey Enthoven, written by Pierre de Clercq, with Robrecht van den Thoren, Gilles de Schryver, Tom Audenaert, Isabelle de Hertogh
HEADHUNTERS (Hodejegerne) directed by Morten Tyldum, written by Lars Gudmestad & Ulf Ryberg with Aksel Hennie, Nikolaj Coter-Waldau, Synnøve Macody Lund, Eivind Sander I
N DARKNESS directed by Agnieszka Holland, written by David F. Shamoon with Robert Więckiewicz, Benno Fürmann, Agnieszka Grochowska, Maria Schrader, Herbert Knaup
THE IRON LADY directed by Phyllida Lloy, written by Abi Morgan with Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Olivia Colman
SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN directed by Lasse Hallstrom, written by Simon Beaufoy, based on the novel by Paul Torday with Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas, Amr Waked
SHAME directed by Steve McQueen, written by Steve McQueen and Abi Morgan with Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Nicole Beharie
TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY directed by Thomas Alfredson, written by Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan with Gary Oldman, John Hurt, Mark Strong, Tom Hardy, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch, Toby Jones, Stephen Graham, David Dencik, Ciaran Hinds, Simon McBurney, Kathy Burke, Svetlana Khodenchkova
UNTOUCHABLE directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano with François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot, Clothilde Mollet
Our MEDIA PARTNERS: 7 meno dienos (Lithuania) * ARTE * www.ciendecine.com (Spain) * www.cinemagia.ro (Romania) * Cinemania (Spain) * www.cineuropa.org * Diena (Latvia) * www.elokuvauutiset.fi (Finland) * www.film-demnaechst.ch (Switzerland) * De Filmkrant (the Netherlands) * www.filmski.net (Croatia) * www.filmski.rs (Serbia) * www.filmstarts.de (Germany) * Gragjanski (FYR Macedonia) * IFTN (Ireland) * www.kinema.sk (Slovakia) * www.lovefilm.com * Nädal (Estonia) * La Rivista del Cinematografo (Italy) * www.stopklatka.pl (Poland) * Vikend (Slovenia) * Ernst & Young, one of the leading global professional services firms, continues to act as Official Tabulator, endorsing the voting procedures and confirming the winner. THE 25th EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: Malta, 1 Dec 2012 Live on www.europeanfilmawards.eu
PATRONS:CENTRE DU CINEMA OF THE FEDERATION WALLONIA BRUSSELS * DANISH FILM INSTITUTE * EURIMAGES * FILM FUND LUXEMBOURG * FLANDERS AUDIOVISUAL FUND (VAF) * GERMAN FILMS * MACEDONIAN FILM FUND * MFG FILMFÖRDERUNG BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG * MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND CULTURE OF CYPRUS (CULTURAL SERVICES) * NETHERLANDS FILM FUND * POLISH FILM INSTITUTE * AB SVENSK FILMINDUSTRI * SWEDISH FILM INSTITUTE * SWISS FILMS * TELEWIZJA POLSKA S.A. (TVP) *