The 25th European Film Awards Announced (Amour & Shame Win!)

The 25th EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS were announced last night and Michael Haneke’s AMOUR continues its winning streak after Cannes taking out 4 of the top prizes.

SHAME picked up 2 nods for Editing and Cinematography (yep filming Michael Fassbenders willy will get you an award) as did TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY for Production Design and Music.

Here’s the winners list.

EUROPEAN FILM
Amour, dir Michael Haneke (Austria/France/Germany)

DIRECTOR
Michael Haneke for Amour

ACTRESS
Emmanuelle Riva in Amour

ACTOR
Jean-Louis Trintignant in Amour

SCREENWRITER
Tobias Lindholm & Thomas Vinterberg for The Hunt

CINEMATOGRAPHER
Sean Bobbitt for Shame

EDITOR
Joe Walker for Shame

PRODUCTION DESIGNER 2012
Maria Djurkovic for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

COMPOSER
Alberto Iglesias for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

DISCOVERY – FIPRESCI PRIZE
Kauwboy, dir Boudewijn Koole (Netherlands)

DOCUMENTARY
Winter Nomads, dir Manuel von Stürler (Switzerland)

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Alois Nobel, dir Tomas Lunak (Czech Republic-Germany-Slovakia)

SHORT FILM
Superman, Spiderman, Or Batman, dir Tudor Giurgiu (Romania)

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST EUROPEAN FILM
Hasta La Vista, dir Geoffrey Enthoven (Belgium)

AMOUR releases in AUSTRALIA on FEBRUARY 28, 2013 through TRANSMISSION FILMS