The ceremony will take place in Riga in December 13th 2014

The 27th European Film Awards take place in Riga on Saturday December 13th 2014, and the nominees for the best and brightest of Europe this year have been announced.

Our own Brendan Gleeson gets a nod for CALVARY, Element Pictures’ Ed Guiney will collect his award for European Co-Production Award and Eoin Duffy’s THE MISSING SCARF has been nominated for European Short Film. IDA, which won acclaim at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival earlier this year, is nominated in five categories, including European Actress nominations for Agata Kulesza and Agata Trzebuchowska. 12 YEARS A SLAVE director Steve McQueen will receive the award for European achievement in world cinema at the ceremony at the Latvian National Opera.

Movies.ie will be on hand in Riga to bring you all the winners as they happen; the full list of nominees is below…

European Film
FORCE MAJEURE / TURIST Director: Ruben Östlund
IDA Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
LEVIATHAN / LEVIAFAN (ЛЕВИАФАН) Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev
NYMPHOMANIAC DIRECTOR’S CUT – VOL I & II Director: Lars von Trier
WINTER SLEEP / KIŞ UYKUSU Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

European Comedy
CARMINA & AMEN / CARMINA Y AMÈN Director: Paco Léon
LE WEEK-END Director: Roger Michell
THE MAFIA ONLY KILLS IN SUMMER / LA MAFIA UCCIDE SOLO D’ESTATE Director: Pierfrancesco Diliberto

European Director
Nuri Beyge Ceylan- KIŞ UYKUSU / WINTER SLEEP
Steven Knight – LOCKE
Pawel Pawlikowski – IDA
Paolo Virzi – IL CAPITALE UMANO / HUMAN CAPITAL
Andrey Zvyagintsev – LEVIAFAN (ЛЕВИАФАН) / LEVIATHAN
Ruben Östlund – TURIST / FORCE MAJEURE

European Actress
Marian Alvare – LA HERIDA / WOUNDED
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi – IL CAPITALE UMANO / HUMAN CAPITAL
Marion Cotillard – DEUX JOURS, UNE NUIT / TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT
Charlotte Gainsbourg – NYMPHOMANIAC DIRECTOR’S CUT – VOL I & II
Agata Kulesza – IDA
Agata Trzebuchowska – IDA

European Actor
Brendan Gleeson – CALVARY
Tom Hardy – LOCKE
Alexey Serebryakov – LEVIAFAN (ЛЕВИАФАН) / LEVIATHAN
Stellan Skarsgard – NYMPHOMANIAC DIRECTOR’S CUT – VOL I & II
Timothy Spall – MR. TURNER

European Screenwriter
Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Ebru Ceylan – KIŞ UYKUSU / WINTER SLEEP
Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne – DEUX JOURS, UNE NUIT / TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT
Steven Knight – LOCKE
Pawel Pawlikwski, Rebecca Lenkiewicz – IDA
Andrey Zvyagintsev, Oleg Negin – LEVIAFAN (ЛЕВИАФАН) / LEVIATHAN

European Discovery
10,000 KM Director: Carlos Marques-Marcet
71 Director: Yann Demange
PARTY GIRL Director: Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger, Samuel Theis
THE TRIBE / PLEMYA Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
WOUNDED / LA HERIDA Director: Fernando Franco

European Documentary
JUST THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF VIOLENCE Director: Jon Bang Carlsen
MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE Director: Marc Bauder
OF MEN AND WAR Director: Laurent Bécue-Renard
SACRO GRA Director: Gianfranco Rosi
WAITING FOR AUGUST Director: Teodora Ana Mihai
WE COME AS FRIENDS Director: Hubert Sauper

European Animated Feature Film
JACK AND THE CUCKOO-CLOCK HEART / JACK ET LA MECANIQUE DU CŒUR Director: Mathias Malzieu, Stéphane Berla
MINUSCULE – VALLEY OF THE LOST ANTS / MINUSCULE – LA VALLEE DES FOURMIES PERDUES Director: Hélène Giraud, Thomas Szabo
THE ART OF HAPPINESS / L’ARTE DELLA FELICITÀ Director: Alessandro Rak

European Short Film
A TOWN CALLED PANIC: THE CHRISTMAS LOG / PANIQUE AU VILLAGE: LA BUCHE DE NOEL Director: Vincent Patar, Stéphane Aubier
DAILY BREAD / פת לחם Director: Idan Hubel
DINOLA Director: Mariam Khatchvani
EMERGENCY CALLS / HÄTÄKUTSU Director: Hannes Vartiainen, Pekka Veikkolainen
LITTLE BLOCK OF CEMENT WITH DISHEVELLED HAIR CONTAINING THE SEA / PEQUEÑO BLOQUE DE CEMENTO CON PELO ALBOROTADO CONTENIENDO EL MAR Director: Jorge López Navarrete
PRIDE Director: Pavel Vesnakov
SHIPWRECK Director: Morgan Knibbe
STILL GOT LIVES_ / ICH HAB NOCH AUFERSTEHUNG_ Director: Jan-Gerrit Seyler
SUMMER 2014 / LATO 2014 Director: Wojciech Sobczyk
TAPROBANA Director: Gabriel Abrantes
THE CHICKEN Director: Una Gunjak
THE CHIMERA OF M. Director: Sebastian Buerkner
THE MISSING SCARF Director: Eoin Duffy
WALL / FAL Director: Simon Szabó
WHALE VALLEY / HVALFJORD Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson