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EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2019

First eight EFA winners announced

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- With four gongs in the categories of Cinematography, Editing, Costume Design, and Hair and Make-up, The Favourite by Yorgos Lanthimos is the clear leader of the pack

First eight EFA winners announced
The Favourite by Yorgos Lanthimos

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions have announced the first clutch of winners who are set to be honoured at this year’s European Film Awards. A special eight-member jury convened in Berlin and, choosing from among the movies in the EFA Feature Film Selection, decided on the winners in the categories of cinematography, editing, production design, costume design, hair and make-up, original score, sound and visual effects.

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The members of the jury were editor Nadia Ben Rachid (France), cinematographer Vanja Černul (Croatia), composer Annette Focks (Germany), hair and make-up artist Gerda Koekoek (Netherlands), costume designer Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh (Ireland), production designer Artur Pinheiro (Portugal), sound designer Gisle Tveito (Norway) and visual effects designer István Vajda (Hungary).

Here is the full list of winners:

European Cinematography
Robbie Ryan – The Favourite [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(Ireland/UK/USA)

European Editing
Yorgos Mavropsaridis – The Favourite

European Production Design
Antxon Gómez – Pain & Glory [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Antonio Banderas
Q&A: Pedro Almodóvar
film profile
]
(Spain)

European Costume Design
Sandy Powell – The Favourite

European Hair and Make-up
Nadia Stacey – The Favourite

European Original Score
John Gürtler – System Crasher [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Nora Fingscheidt
film profile
]
(Germany)

European Sound
Eduardo Esquide, Nacho Royo-Villanova and Laurent Chassaigne – A Twelve-Year Night [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Álvaro Brechner
film profile
]
(Uruguay/Spain/Argentina/France/Germany)

European Visual Effects
Martin Ziebell, Sebastian Kaltmeyer, Néha Hirve, Jesper Brodersen and Torgeir Busch – About Endlessness [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Roy Andersson
film profile
]
(Sweden/Germany/Norway)

The award recipients and Excellence Jury members will be guests at the 32nd European Film Awards on 7 December in Berlin. Please click here to see the list of nominees.

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