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Four Animation Films are nominated for the European Film Awards 2019

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions announced the nominations for the award category EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2019.

The nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Deputy Chairman Antonio Saura (Spain), EFA Board Member Graziella Bildesheim (Italy) and producer Paul Young (Ireland) as well as, representing CARTOON, the European Association of Animation Film, film critic Stéphane Dreyfus (France), producer Kristine M. I. Knudsen (Germany) and director Janno Põldma (Estonia).

The four nominated films are:

BUÑUEL IN THE LABYRINTH OF THE TURTLES (BUÑUEL EN EL LABERINTO DE LAS TORTUGAS) /Spain, The Netherlands
DIRECTED BY Salvador Simó
WRITTEN BY Eligio Montero & Salvador Simó
PRODUCED BY Manuel Cristobal, José Fernández de Vega & Bruno Felix
ANIMATION Manolo Galiana

I LOST MY BODY (J'AI PERDU MON CORPS) France
DIRECTED BY Jérémy Clapin
WRITTEN BY Jérémy Clapin & Guillaume Laurant
PRODUCED BY Marc du Pontavice
ANIMATION David Nasser

MARONA'S FANTASTIC TALE (L'EXTRAORDINAIRE VOYAGE DE MARONA) / France, Romania, Belgium
DIRECTED BY Anca Damian
WRITTEN BY Anghel Damian
PRODUCED BY Anca Damian, Ron Dyens & Tomas Leyers
ANIMATION Dan Panaitescu, Chloé Roux, Loïc Espouche & Mathieu Labaye


THE SWALLOWS OF KABUL (LES HIRONDELLES DE KABOUL) /France, Luxembourg, Switzerland
DIRECTED BY Zabou Breitman & Éléa Gobbé-Mévellec
WRITTEN BY Zabou Breitman, Sebastien Tavel & Patricia Mortagne
PRODUCED Reginald de Guillebon
ANIMATION Éléa Gobbé-Mévellec

The nominated films will soon be submitted to the more than 3,600 EFA Members to elect the winner. The European Animated Feature Film 2019 will then be presented at the 32nd European Film Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 7 December, in Berlin.

Another Day of Life by Raul de la Fuente & Damian Nenow won the European Animated Feature 2018 Award.  

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