DoP Stéphane Fontaine, AFC nominated for EFA European Cinematographer Award 2009

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At the Seville European Film Festival the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announced the nominations for the 22nd European Film Awards. At the same time, the new EFA-website with lots of information about the Awards went online at
The nominations for Carlo Di Palma European Cinematographer Award 2009 :
- Christian Berger, AAC for Das Weisse Band (The White Ribbon)
- Anthony Dod Mantle, Anthony Dod Mantle, DFF, BSC for Antichrist & Slumdog Millionaire
- Maxim Drozdov & Alisher Khamidkhodzhaev for Bumazhny Soldat (Paper Soldier)
- Stéphane Fontaine, AFC for Un prophète (A Prophet) directed by Jacques Audiard.

The more than 2,000 EFA Members will now vote for the winners which will be presented during the Awards Ceremony on 12 December in Bochum.
The great victor was the French production A Prophet, which is competing for the Grand Audience Prize in the Festival’s EFA Selection and has received six nominations.
The categories for which the film, by French director Jacques Audiard, has been nominated are Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor for Tahar Rahim, Best Script, Carlo di Palma Best Cinematographer Award and the EFA Award for Excellence in recognition of Sound.