Special Awards

* The European Discovery Award was called The European Critics' Award before 2010. It was first presented at the 1993 edition of the European Film Awards.

European Discovery Award 2018

Girl

by Lukas Dhont

European Discovery Award 2017

Lady Macbeth

by William Oldroyd

European Discovery Award 2015

Mustang

by Deniz Gamze Ergüven

European Discovery Award 2014

Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy

European Discovery Award 2013

A Coffee in Berlin

by Jan Ole Gerster

European Discovery Award 2013

A Coffee in Berlin

by Jan Ole Gerster

European Discovery Award 2012

by Boudewijn Koole

European Discovery Award 2011

Oxygen

by Hans Van Nuffel

European Discovery Award 2010

Lebanon

by Samuel Maoz

European Discovery Award 2009

Andrzej Wajda

European Discovery Award 2008

The Secret of the Grain

by Abdellatif Kechiche

European Discovery Award 2007

Alain Resnais

European Discovery Award 2005

Hidden

by Michael Haneke

European Discovery Award 2004

Theodoros Angelopoulos

European Discovery Award 2003

Marco Bellocchio

European Discovery Award 2002

Ken Loach

European Discovery Award 1998

The Powder Keg

by Goran Paskalievic

European Discovery Award 1997

Voyage to the Beginning of the World

by Manoel de Oliveira

European Discovery Award 1996

Breaking the Waves

by Lars von Trier

European Discovery Award 1995

Ulysses' Gaze

by Theodoros Angelopoulos

European Discovery Award 1994

Dear Diary

by Nanni Moretti

European Discovery Award 1993

Benny's Video

by Michael Haneke