2024 LUX European Audience Film Award: press conference with the winner 


A press conference with a representative of the 2024 LUX Award winner will take place on Tuesday, after the announcement at the award ceremony.

When: 16 April at 19.15 CET

Where: Parliament’s Anna Politkovskaya press conference room in Brussels (SPAAK 0A50)

Participants: representative of the winning film, EP Vice-President Evelyn Regner (S&D, AT) and Honorary President of the LUX European Audience Film Award and Chair of the European Film Academy, Mike Downey

How: Accredited media representatives can attend the press conference physically. Journalists wishing to ask questions remotely can connect via Interactio.

You can follow the event live via Parliament’s webstreaming.

Interpretation will be available in English, French and German.

Information for the media - Use Interactio to ask questions

Interactio is only supported on iPad (with the Safari browser) and Mac/Windows (with the Google Chrome browser).

When connecting, enter your name and the media you are representing in the first name / last name fields.

For better sound quality, use headphones and a microphone. Interpretation is only possible for interventions with video.

Journalists who have never used Interactio before are asked to connect 30 minutes before the start of the press conference to perform a connection test. IT assistance can be provided if necessary.

When connected, open the chat window (upper right corner) to be able to see the service messages.

For more details, check the connection guidelines and recommendations for remote speakers.

The award ceremony

The ceremony will start at 18.00 in the Hemicycle of the European Parliament in Brussels. It will take place in the presence of Members of the European Parliament, creators and crews of the five nominated films, as well as the European audience, with almost 1600 attendees having registered.

You can follow the award ceremony online.


The winner out of the shortlisted films that are first chosen by a panel of film professionals’, is selected jointly by the Members of the European Parliament and the public through ratings, each accounting for 50% of the final result.

Since 2020, the LUX European Audience Film Award has been awarded by the European Parliament and the European Film Academy, in partnership with the European Commission and the Europa Cinemas network to help promote and distribute European films with high artistic quality that reflect cultural diversity in Europe and beyond and that touch upon topics of common concern, such as democracy, human dignity, equality, non-discrimination, inclusion, tolerance, justice and solidarity.