Three Danish films have been nominated for a European Film Academy Young Audience Award in 2014. They are MGP Mission, The Dutch Regret and The German Windstorm.
The three films will be shown in 17 countries to an audience of 12 – to 14-year olds who act as local juries. In Denmark sits youth audience in Aalborg. The other juries sitting in Barcelona, Belgrade, Bratislava, Budapest, Cluj, Erfurt, Izola, London, Prizren, Riga, Sofia, Stockholm, Tbilisi, Tel Aviv, Valletta and Wroclaw.
Just after the views, the 17 local audiences vote for a winner and report the decision immediately, so that the result can be followed by an Internet videoconference yaa.europeanfilmawards.eu . The winner will receive a European Film Awards statuette.
MGP Mission took part in February at the Berlin Film Festival in the program of children’s films, Generation Kplus and selected for display at the Toronto Film Festival separate festival for Children and Youth to be held in April.
The film was seen by just over 100,000 when it was shown in cinemas in spring 2013 and it is now available on DVD and blu-ray.
MGP Mission is directed by Martin Miehe-Renard and produced by Marcella L. Dichmann and Henrik Møller-Sørensen for ASA Film Production. It has received launch support from the Danish Film Institute.