Halina Reijn’s INSTINCT was nominated for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2020 – Prix FIPRESCI, an annual award that is part of the European Film Awards and is granted to a director for a debut feature film.
The six nominated films are selected by a commission that consists of the EFA board Members
Valérie Delpierre (Spain) and Anita Juka (Croatia), curator Giona A. Nazzaro (Italy) and film journalists Marta Balaga (Finland/Poland), Andrei Plakhov (Russia) and Frédéric Ponsard (France), all three representatives of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film critics.
The nominees are:
Bosnia and Herzegovina
DIRECTOR: Nermin Hamzagic
SCENARIO: Nermin Hamzagic & Emina Omerovic
PRODUCER: Amra Baksic Camo & Adis Djapo
DIRECTOR: Fanny Liatard & Jérémy Trouilh
SCENARIO: Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh & Benjamin Charbit
PRODUCER: Julie Billy & Carole Scotta
DIRECTOR: Halina Reijn
SCENARIO: Esther Gerritsen & Halina Reijn
PRODUCER: Frans van Gestel, Laurette Schillings & Arnold Heslenfeld
DIRECTOR: Jurgis Matulevičius
SCENARIO: Jurgis Matulevičius, Saulė Bliuvaitė & Nerijus Milerius
PRODUCER: Stasys Baltakis
France, Belgium, Luxemburg
SCENARIO & DIRECTOR: Zoé Wittock
PRODUCED: Anaïs Bertrand, Annabella Nezri & Gilles Chanial
DIRECTOR: Carlo Sironi
SCENARIO: Carlo Sironi, Giulia Moriggi & Antonio Manca
PRODUCER: Giovanni Pompili & Agnieszka Wasiak
The nominated films shall soon be available on the EFA VOD Platform, to the 3800 EFA Members, who will decide on the winner. The European Discovery 2020 – Prix FIPRESCI will be awarded at the 33rd European Film Awards-ceremony Saturday, December 12th.