Melancholia received the award for best European film. In the other main award categories, Susanne Bier was named as best European Director, Colin Firth as best European Actor, and Tilda Swinton as best European Actress. In addition, The King’s Speech received the People’s Choice Award for Best European Film and Stephen Frears was honoured with the European Film Academy’s lifetime achievement award. Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne took the award for European Scriptwriter.

17 out of the 24 nominated films at the awards received support totalling more than €7.5 million from the MEDIA programme for production and distribution. Overall, the MEDIA programme is contributing €755 million for Europe’s film and audiovisual industry in the period 2007-2013, with a focus on improving distribution and strengthening competitiveness.

Last week, the European Commission put forward its budget proposal for 2014-2020, which envisages €900 million in support of the cinema and audiovisual sector as part of the Commission’s new ‘Creative Europe’ programme (see IP/11/1399).

The European Film Awards are organized by the European Film Academy.

BEST EUROPEAN FILM
- LE GAMIN AU VELO (The Kid with a Bike), directed by Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne (countries of production: Belgium/France/Italy)
- HÆVNEN (In a Better World), Susanne Bier (Denmark)
- THE KING’S SPEECH, Tom Hooper (UK)
- LE HAVRE, Aki Kaurismäki(Finland/France/Germany)
- MELANCHOLIA, Lars von Trier (Denmark/Sweden/France/Germany)

EUROPEAN DIRECTOR
- Susanne Bier for HÆVNEN (In a Better World)
- Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne for LE GAMIN AU VELO
- Aki Kaurismäki for LE HAVRE
- Béla Tarr for A TORINOI LO (The Turin Horse)
- Lars von Trier for MELANCHOLIA

EUROPEAN ACTRESS
- Kirsten Dunst in MELANCHOLIA
- Cécile de France in LE GAMIN AU VELO (The Kid with a Bike)
- Charlotte Gainsbourg in MELANCHOLIA
- Tilda Swinton in WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

EUROPEAN ACTOR 2011
- Colin Firth in THE KING’S SPEECH
- Mikael Persbrandt in HÆVNEN (In a Better World)
- Michel Piccoli in HABEMUS PAPAM
- André Wilms in LE HAVRE

EUROPEAN SCREENWRITER
- Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne for LE GAMIN AU VELO
- Anders Thomas Jensen for HÆVNEN (In a Better World)
-Aki Kaurismäki for LE HAVRE
- Lars von Trier for MELANCHOLIA

CARLO DI PALMA EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARD
- Manuel Alberto Claro for MELANCHOLIA
- Fred Kelemen for A TORINOI LO (The Turin Horse)
- Adam Sikora for ESSENTIAL KILLING

EUROPEAN EDITOR
- Tariq Anwar for THE KING’S SPEECH
- Mathilde Bonnefoy for DREI (Three)
- Molly Malene Stensgaard for MELANCHOLIA

EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGNER
- Paola Bizzarri for HABEMUS PAPAM
- Antxón Gómez for LA PIEL QUE HABITO (The Skin I Live in)
- Jette Lehmann for MELANCHOLIA

EUROPEAN COMPOSER
- Alexandre Desplat for THE KING’S SPEECH
- Alberto Iglesias for LA PIEL QUE HABITO (The Skin I Live in)
- Mihály Vig for A TORINOI LO (The Turin Horse)

EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2011 - Prix FIPRESCI
- MICHAEL, Austria by Markus Schleinzer
- SMUKKE MENESKER (Nothing’s All Bad), by Mikkel Munch-Fals
- TILVA ROŠ, Serbia by Nikola Ležaić

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2011 - Prix ARTE
- PINA, Germany by Wim Wenders

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2011
- LE CHAT DU RABBIN (The Rabbi’s Cat), France directed by Antoine Delesvaux & Joann Sfar
- CHICO & RITA, Spain/Isle of Man by Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal & Fernando Trueba
- UNE VIE DE CHAT (A Cat in Paris), France/Belgium by Jean-Loup Felicioli & Alain Gagnol

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