Successful 2022 European Film Awards: MEDIA-supported films won several awards, including best European film


The winners of the 35th edition of the European Film Awards were announced during the Award Ceremony held on 10 December 2022 in Reykjavík, Iceland, and movies supported by the EU’s Creative Europe MEDIA Programme were very successful.

‘Triangle of Sadness’, by Ruben Östlund, was the big winner of the night: it was crowned best European film and also brought the awards for best director and best screenwriter to Ruben Östlund, as well as best actor to Zlatko Burić. Additionally, ‘The Good Boss’, by Fernando León De Aranoa won the award for best European comedy; ‘Small Body’, by Laura Samani, was rewarded European Discovery with the Prix Fipresci; and ‘Granny’s Sexual Life’, by Urška Djukic and Émilie Pigeard, took home the award for best European short film. Finally, Vicky Krieps won the best actress award for her role in ‘Corsage’, by Marie Kreutzer.

Overall, out of the 16 EU-supported films holding a total of 30 nominations, five titles won eight awards.

The EU supported the development, production and distribution of these 16 titles through the Creative Europe MEDIA programme.