ECFA-Award-Winners edition 2017
ECFA-Award at the European Youth Film Festival Flanders (Antwerp, Brugge, Gent & Kortrijk): “The Day, My Father Became a Bush” by Nicole van Kilsdonk (The Netherlands, 2016)
ECFA-Award at BUFF, the International Children and Young People’s Film Festival in Malmö (Sweden): “Heartstrings” by Michel Boujenah (France, 2016)
The ECFA Award 2017 goes to MA VIE DE COURGETTE – MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI
The ECFA Award was elected from a shortlist of films, nominated throughout 2016 in several European children & youth film festivals. The final election was open for all ECFA members, choosing the ‘Best Children’s Film of the Year’. The award was handed out during the International Filmfestival Berlin – Berlinale. Continue…
Nominated films in 2016 were “The New Kid”, “My Skinny Sister”, “Long Way North”, “Learn by Heart”, “Blanka”, “Rauf”, “Children of Chance”, “Going to School”, “The Day, My Father Became a Bush”, “My Life as a Zucchini”, and “Celestial Camel”.
See ECFA Journal 1/2017 for the complete overview of nominated films.
The ECFA Doc Award 2017 goes to DANCING FOR YOU
ECFA proudly presents the first edition of the ECFA documentary award. At the doxs! festival (Duisburg, Germany) the ECFA documentary jury has chosen DANCING FOR YOU, directed by Erlend E. Mo (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, 2015). Continue…
ECFA-Award-Winners edition 2016
ECFA-Award at BUFF, the International Children and Young People’s Film Festival in Malmö (Sweden): “The New Kid” by Rudi Rosenberg, France, 2015.
European Youth Film Festival Flanders (Antwerp, Bruge, Ghent & Courtrai): “My Skinny Sister” by Sanna Lenken, Sweden & Germany, 2015.
ECFA-Award at Ciné-Jeune de l’Aisne (France) 2016: “Long Way North”
ECFA-Award at the International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Zlín/Czech Republic 2016: “Learn by Heart”
ECFA-Award at the Tel Aviv International Film Festival for Children and Youth: “Blanka” by Kohki Hasei, Italy & Japan, 2015.
ECFA-Award at the Lucas International Festival for Young Filmlovers in Frankfurt (Germany): “Rauf” by Baris Kaya & Soner Caner (Turkey, 2016).
ECFA-Award at the Schlingel International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience in Chemnitz (Germany): “Children of Chance” by Malik Chibane (France, 2016).
Oulu International Children’s and Youth Film Festival, Oulu/Finland 2016:
“Going to School” directed by Frederik Meldal Nørgaard, Denmark, 2016
ECFA Award at KINOdiseea – International Children’s Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania, 2016: “The Day, My Father Became a Bush” by Nicole van Kilsdonk, Netherlands, Belgium & Croatia, 2016.
ECFA Award at 34th Ale Kino! International Young Audience Film Festival,Poznan , Poland, 2016: “My Life as a Zucchini” by Claude Barras, France & Switzerland, 2016.
Olympia International Film Festival for Children And Young People, Pyrgos/Greece 2016: “Celestial Camel” by Jury Feting (Russia, 2015).
At the end of the year all ECFA awarded films will be nominated by election for the overall ‘ECFA AWARD’ for film of the year. The award will be given by all the ECFA members and will be presented during the International Filmfestival Berlin Berlinale.
ECFA Award Winner Gallery
- ECFA Award 2017: MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI (Ma Vie de Courgette)
- ECFA Doc Award 2017: DANCING FOR YOU
- ECFA Award 2016: BIRDS OF PASSAGE
- ECFA Award 2015: MOTHER, I LOVE YOU
- ECFA Award 2014: ERNEST & CELESTINE
- ECFA Award 2013: KAUWBOY
- ECFA Award 2012: ON THE SLY (A pas de Loup)