Press Releases

  • 17. May 2013 By: Christian Hallman

    The European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation launches online platform for European genre film!

    The European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation is pleased to announce the launch of its new website and online database melies.org. The new site focuses on promoting European genre films and the Federation’s network of 22 festivals, covering 15 countries. With a combined audience of more than 450 000 worldwide, the Federation is a key economic and cultural player in the genre film industry.

  • 04. October 2014 By: Christian Hallman

    ALLELUIA wins 2014 Méliès d’OR Award

    Alleluia Best European fantastic feature film 2014!

  • 18. May 2015 By: Christian Hallman

    TRIESTE - SCIENCEPLUSFICTION WILL HOST THE 2015 MÉLIÈS D’OR!

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Cannes - During the annual Federation cocktail in Cannes it was announced that:
    For 6 event-packed days in November, Trieste will reign as the capital of European fantastic cinema. The 15th Trieste Science plus Fiction Festival will not only host the bi-annual meeting of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation, it will also hold the prestigious Méliès d'or ceremony on November 6th, awarding the top prize to the best fantastic feature and short film of the Méliès cycle.

  • 29. October 2016 By: Christian Hallman

    Raw (Grave) by Julia Ducournau wins the Méliès d'or 2016

    Raw (Grave) by Julia Ducournau wins the Méliès d'or 2016 L’oeil silencieux (The Frozen Eye) wins the Méliès d’or 2016 for short film