European Film Awards Launch Young Audience Award

Young people across Europe will chose the winner.

BERLIN – The European Film Academy has launched a new category for its European Film Awards: the Young Audience Award. The EFA will pick three nominees for the prize. On June 10, all three films will be screened before audiences of 10-13 year-olds in six European cities (Amsterdam, Belgrade, Copenhagen, Erfurt, Stockholm and Turin), who will vote on the winner. The inaugural Young Audience Award will be presented on the same day at a ceremony in Erfurt.

The 2012 European Film Awards take place on Malta on Dec. 1.