Press release13.11.2003 Danish cinema is strongly represented at this year's European Film Academy Awards presentation which will take place at a galla in Berlin Saturday 6 December 2003: two feature films, one documentary film, a short fiction film and an offshore Danish co-production have together received eight nominations. The categories and nominations are as follows:
European Film 2003: "Dogville", directed by Lars von Trier, produced by Vibeke Windeløv of Zentropa. European Director 2003: Lars von Trier for "Dogville" European Screenwriter 2003: Lars von Trier for "Dogville". European Cinematography 2003: Anthony Dod Mantle for "Dogville" & "28 Days Later". European Film Academy Discovery 2003 - Prix Fassbinder: "Reconstruction" directed by Christoffer Bo, produced by Tine Grew Pfeiffer, Åke Sandgren, Lars Kjeldgaard of Nordisk Film. European Film Academy Documentary 2003 - Prix Arte: "The Five Obstructions" / "De fem benspænd" directed by Jørgen Leth and Lars von Trier, produced by Carsten Holst of Zentropa Real. European Film Academy Short Film 2003 - Prix UIP: "Small Avalanches" / "Små Skred", directed by Birgitte Stærmose Mortensen, produced by Lise Lense-Møller of Magic Hour Film. European Actor 2003: Tomas Lemarquis in "Noi the Albino" / "Nói Albinói", an Icelandic-German-Danish-British co-production, directed by Dagur Kári and produced by Zik Zak Filmworks. The Danish co-producers are Kim Magnusson and Tivi Magnusson of M & M Productions. Another six awards will be announced at the ceremony: the European Film Academy Lifetime Achievement Award 2003, the European Achievement in World Cinema 2003, the European Film Academy Critics Award 2003 - Prix Fipresci, and a Jameson People's Choice Award 2003 for Best European Actor, Actress and Director. For further information Dogville http://www.dfi.dk/dfi/english/featurefilms/dogville.htmlThe Five Obstructions http://www.dfi.dk/dfi/english/shortfilms/obstructions.htmReconstruction http://www.dfi.dk/dfi/english/featurefilms/reconstruction.htmlSmall Avalanches http://www.dfi.dk/dfi/english/shortfilms/smallavalanches.htmNoi the Albino http://www.icelandicfilmcentre.is/film.asp?id=12&menu_id=47 European Film Academy www.europeanfilmacademy.orgJacob Neiiendam, tel +45 2618 8865, email@example.com Danish Film InstituteVicki Synnott, tel +45 3374 3438, firstname.lastname@example.org
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