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CZECH THAT FILM 2017

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AFI Film Festival 2016

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Screamfest 2016

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Polish Film Festival 2016

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Irish Screen America 2016

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Los Angeles Greek Film Festival 2016

LA Greek Film Festival celebrated its 10th Festival, from June 1-5 at the Egyptian Theatre.

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L.A. OLA CONTEMPORARY SPANISH CINEMA SHOWCASE 2016

L.A OLA took place at the Echo Park Film Center and Non Plus Ultra, on May 20-21th, and its closing ceremony at the Egyptian Theatre, on May 22nd.

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COLCOA 2016

COLCOA celebrated its 20th Festival of French Premieres in Hollywood, from April 18-26 at the Directors Guild of America.

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2016 Oscar nominees and winners from Europe

*Winners in green.

    FRANCE:
  • Best Foreign Language Film: "Mustang" (France/Turkey) – Deniz Gamze Erguven (France/Turkey)
  • Best Live Action Short Film: "Ave Maria" (France/Palestine/Germany) – Eric Dupont (France), with Basil Khalil (UK/Palestine)
  • Best Animated Feature Film: "Shaun the Sheep" (UK/France) – Mark Burton (UK) and Richard Starzak (UK)
  • Best Original Song: "Simple Song #3" from "Youth" (Italy, France, UK, Switzerland) – Music and Lyrics by David Lang (US)
    GERMANY:
  • Best Picture: "Bridge of Spies" (US/Germany/India)
  • Best Actor: "Steve Jobs" – Michael Fassbender (Germany-Ireland) as Steve Jobs
  • Best Supporting Actor: "Bridge of Spies" (US/Germany/India) – Mark Rylance (UK) as Rudolf Abel
  • Best Original Screenplay: "Bridge of Spies" (US/Germany/India) – Matt Charman (UK), with Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
  • Best Live Action Short Film: "Everything Will Be Okay" (Germany/Austria) – Patrick Vollrath (Germany)
  • Best Original Score: "Bridge of Spies" (US/Germany/India) – Thomas Newman (US)
  • Best Sound Mixing: "Bridge of Spies" (US/Germany/India) – Andy Nelson (UK), with Gary Rydstrom and Drew Kunin
  • Best Production Design: "Bridge of Spies" (US/Germany/India) – Bernhard Henrich (Germany), with Rena DeAngelo and Adam Stockhausen
    IRELAND:
  • Best Picture: "Brooklyn" (Ireland/UK/Canada) – Finola Dwyer (UK) and Amanda Posey (UK)
  • Best Picture: "The Martian" (UK/US) – Mark Huffam (Ireland), with Ridley Scott (UK), Simon Kinberg, and Michael Schaefer
  • Best Picture: "Room" (Ireland/Canada) – Ed Guiney (Ireland)
  • Best Actor: "Steve Jobs" – Michael Fassbender (Germany-Ireland) as Steve Jobs
  • Best Director: "Room" (Ireland/Canada) – Lenny Abrahamson (Ireland)
  • Best Actress: "Room" (Ireland/Canada) – Brie Larson (US) as Joy "Ma" Newsome
  • Best Actress: "Brooklyn" (Ireland/UK/Canada) – Saoirse Ronan (Ireland) as Ellis Lacey
  • Best Adapted Screenplay: "Brooklyn" (Ireland/UK/Canada) – Nick Hornby (UK)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay: "Room" (Ireland/Canada) – Emma Donoghue (Ireland)
  • Best Live Action Short Film: "Stutterer" (UK/Ireland)– Benjamin Cleary (Ireland), with Serena Armitage (UK)
    UK:
  • Best Picture: "Brooklyn" (UK/Ireland/Canada) – Finola Dwyer (UK) and Amanda Posey (UK)
  • Best Picture: "The Martian" (UK/US) – Ridley Scott (UK), with Mark Huffam (Ireland), Simon Kinberg, and Michael Schaefer
  • Best Actor: "The Danish Girl" (UK/US/Belgium/Denmark/Germany) – Eddie Redmayne (UK) as Lili Elbe / Einar Wegener
  • Best Actress: "Carol" (UK/US) – Cate Blanchett (Australia)
  • Best Actress: ൵ Years" (UK) – Charlotte Rampling (UK) as Kate Mercer
  • Best Actress: "Brooklyn" (Ireland/UK/Canada) – Saoirse Ronan (Ireland) as Ellis Lacey
  • Best Supporting Actor: "The Big Short" – Christian Bale (UK) as Michael Burry
  • Best Supporting Actor: "The Revenant" Tom Hardy (UK) as John Fitzgerald
  • Best Supporting Actor: "Bridge of Spies" (US/Germany/India) – Mark Rylance (UK) as Rudolf Abel
  • Best Supporting Actress: "Carol" (UK/US) – Rooney Mara (US) as Carol
  • Best Supporting Actress: "Steve Jobs" – Kate Winslet (UK) as Joanna Hoffman
  • Best Supporting Actress: "The Danish Girl" (UK/US/Belgium/Denmark/Germany) – Alicia Vikander (Sweden) as Gerda Wegener
  • Best Original Screenplay: "Bridge of Spies" (US/Germany/India) – Matt Charman (UK), with Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
  • Best Original Screenplay: "Ex Machina" (UK) – Alex Garland (UK)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay: "Brooklyn" (Ireland/UK/Canada) – Nick Hornby (UK)
  • Best Adapted Screenplay: "Carol" (UK/US) – Phyllis Nagy (US/UK)
  • Best Animated Feature Film: "Shaun the Sheep" (UK/France) – Mark Burton (UK) and Richard Starzak (UK)
  • Best Documentary-Feature: "Amy" (UK/US) – Asif Kapadia (UK) and James Gay-Rees (UK)
  • Best Documentary-Short Subject: "Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah" (UK/Canada/US) – Adam Benzine (UK)
  • Best Live Action Short Film: "Shok" (UK/Kosovo) – Jamie Donoughue (UK)
  • Best Live Action Short Film: "Stutterer" (UK/Ireland) – Serena Armitage (UK), with Benjamin Cleary (Ireland)
  • Best Live Action Short Film: "Ave Maria" (Palestine/France/Germany) – Basil Khalil (UK/Palestine), with Eric Dupont (France)
  • Best Animated Short Film: "Prologue" (UK) – Imogen Sutton (UK) and Richard Williams (UK)
  • Best Original Score: "Carol" (UK/US) – Carter Burwell (US)
  • Best Original Song: "Manta Ray" from "Racing Extinction" – Lyrics by Antony Hegarty (UK) with music by J. Ralph
  • Best Original Song: "Simple Song #3" from "Youth" (Italy, France, UK, Switzerland) – Music and Lyrics by David Lang (US)
  • Best Original Song: "Writing’s on the Wall" from "Spectre" – Music and lyrics by Jimmy Napes (UK) and Sam Smith (UK)
  • Best Sound Editing: "The Martian" (UK/US) – Oliver Tarney (UK)
  • Best Sound Mixing: "Bridge of Spies" (US/Germany/India) – Andy Nelson (UK), with Gary Rydstrom and Drew Kunin
  • Best Sound Mixing: "The Martian" (UK/US) – Paul Massey (UK), Mark Taylor (UK), with Mac Ruth
  • Best Sound Mixing: "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" – Andy Nelson (UK), Stuart Wilson (UK), with Christopher Scarabosio
  • Best Production Design: "The Danish Girl" (UK/US/Belgium/Denmark/Germany) – Michael Standish (UK) and Eve Stewart (UK)
  • Best Production Design: "The Martian" (UK/US) – Celia Bobak (UK), with Arthur Max
  • Best Cinematography: "Carol" (UK/US) – Ed Lachman (US)
  • Best Cinematography: "Sicario" – Roger Deakins (UK)
  • Best Costume Design: "Carol" (UK/US) – Sandy Powell (UK)
  • Best Costume Design: "Cinderella" (US/UK) – Sandy Powell (UK)
  • Best Costume Design: "Mad Max: Fury Road" – Jenny Beavan (UK)
  • Best Visual Effects: "Ex Machina" (UK) – Mark Williams Ardington (UK), Sara Bennett (UK), Paul Norris (UK), and Andrew Whitehurst (UK)
  • Best Visual Effects: "Mad Max: Fury Road" – Tom Wood (UK), with Andrew Jackson, Dan Oliver, and Andy Williams
  • Best Visual Effects: "The Martian" (UK/US) – Anders Langlands, Chris Lawrence, Richard Stammers, and Steven Warner
  • Best Visual Effects: "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" – Chris Corbould (UK), Roger Guyett (UK), Paul Kavanagh (UK), and Neal Scanlan (UK)
    OTHER EUROPEAN NOMINEES:
  • AUSTRIA – Best Live Action Short Film: "Everything Will Be Okay" (Germany/Austria) – Patrick Vollrath (Germany)
  • DENMARK – Best Foreign Language Film: "A War" (Denmark) – Tobias Lindholm (Denmark)
  • DENMARK – Best Documentary-Feature: "The Look of Silence" (Denmark/Indonesia/Finland/Norway/UK/Israel/France/US/Germany) – Joshua Oppenheimer (Denmark) and Signe Byrge Sørensen (Denmark)
  • HUNGARY – Best Foreign Language Film: "Son of Saul" (Hungary) – Laszlo Nemes (Hungary)
  • ICELAND – Best Original Score: "Sicario" - Jóhann Jóhannsson (Iceland)
  • ITALY – – Best Original Score: "The Hateful Eight" (US) – Ennio Morricone (Italy)
  • ITALY –Best Original Song: "Simple Song #3” from "Youth" (Italy, France, UK, Switzerland) – Music and Lyrics by David Lang (US)
  • RUSSIA – Best Documentary-Feature: "Winter of Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom" – Evgeny Afineevsky (Russia) and Den Tomor (Russia)
  • RUSSIA – Best Animated Short Film: "We Can’t Live Without Cosmos" (Russia) - Konstantin Bronzit (Russia)
  • SPAIN – Best Costume Design: "The Danish Girl" (UK/US/Belgium/Denmark/Germany) – Paco Delgado (Spain)
  • SWEDEN – Best Supporting Actress: "The Danish Girl" (UK/US/Belgium/Denmark/Germany) – Alicia Vikander (Sweden) as Gerda Wegener
  • SWEDEN – Best Makeup and Hairstyling: "The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared" – Love Larson (Sweden) and Eva von Bahr (Sweden)
  • SWITZERLAND – Best Original Song: "Simple Song #3" from "Youth" (Italy, France, UK, Switzerland) – Music and Lyrics by David Lang (US)
  • WELSH – Best Makeup and Hairstyling: "The Revenant" – Sian Grigg (Welsh), with Duncan Jarman and Robert Pandini

Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. 2016

The Scandinavian Film Festival LA celebrated its 17th year at the Writer’s Guild of America, Jan 9-10 and 23-24.

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