‘Great Freedom’ wins two awards as European Film Awards unveil eight first winners | New


at Sébastien Meise Great freedom won two prizes at the European Film Awards, among the eight winners that were unveiled ahead of the December 11 ceremony.

An eight-member jury met in Berlin to choose the winners in the categories cinematography, editing, production design, costume design, makeup and hairstyle, original music, sound and visual effects. All were chosen from the selection of feature films from 53 films.

The winners will be honored at the ceremony in Berlin on December 11.

Scroll down for the full list of winners

Great freedom won for European Cinematography and European Original Music. The drama has already won the jury prize in Un Certain Regard on its 2021 Cannes debut, as well as the top prize at the Sarajevo Film Festival.

The Austria-Germany co-production is also Austria’s bid for the Best International Feature Film category at the Oscars. The report traces the persecution of homosexuality in Germany over the decades.

The jury was made up of the Danish Camilla Hjelm (director of photography), the British Matt Kasmir (VFX supervisor), the Serbian Jelena Maksimovic (editor), the Italian Ursula Patzak (costume designer), the French Célia Sayaphoum ( sound designer), the German Francis ‘Kiko’ Soeder (production designer), the Turkish BaÅŸar Ãœnder (composer) and the Dutch Leendert van Nimwegen (make-up artist).

Winners of the European Cinema Awards

European Cinematography – Crystal Fournier, Great freedom

European editing – Mukharam Kabulova, Loosen fists

Design of European production – Márton Ágh, Natural light

European Costume Design – Michael O’Connor, Ammonite

European hairstyle and makeup – Flore Masson, Olivier Afonso, Antoine Mancini, Titanium

Original European score – Nils Petter Molvær, Peter Brötzmann, Great freedom

European sound – Gisle Tveito, Gustaf Berger, Innocents

European visual effects – Peter Hjorth, Fredrik Nord, Lamb