Yearly hundreds of youngsters from throughout Europe watch three nominated movies and choose a winner for the Younger Viewers Award.
It is an official class of the European Movie Awards which might be held in Reykjavik on the ten December, rewarding the very best of European cinema.
The winner this yr is “Animal” directed by Cyril Dion, a French author, director, and environmental activist.
Euronews spoke to Matthijs Wouter Knol, CEO, and Director of the European Movie Academy and he defined the method.
“We invite younger folks between 12 and 14 years previous to look at three nominated movies, three completely different movies from throughout Europe and Cyril Dion’s movie Animal was certainly one of them. They watched the movies, they meet prematurely of the day of the Younger Viewers Award, after which, on sooner or later, a month earlier than the opposite European Movie Awards, the younger folks of Europe have already voted for his or her favorite movies. And that is the Younger Viewers Award.”
In Animal, Cyril Dion and two youngsters, Bella and Vipulan, meet with scientists and activists from all over the world in the hunt for another way of life alongside different species, as cohabitants fairly than predators.
The winner was chosen by younger juries in 42 European nations watching the movies on-line in addition to in over 60 film theatres.
“It is a venture that has grown particularly additionally within the time that screenings have been solely attainable on-line,” mentioned Knol. “It was a lot simpler to achieve numerous younger people who could not come to the cinema. And really now, for them, it feels extra pure to both go to the cinema or nonetheless watch the movies on-line.”
Animal and the opposite two nominated movies, Comedy Queen from Sweden and Desires Are Like Wild Tigers from Germany could be seen on Younger Viewers Awards web site.
The opposite European Movie Awards might be introduced in Reykjavik on 10 December.
To look at the movies on-line click on right here.