Oscar 2013: Veit Heiduschka and Michael Katz nominated in Best Picture category


The Producers Branch Executive Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the individual nominees for AMOUR in the Best Picture category for the Oscars:




MARGARET MENEGOZ of Les films du losange (French)

STEFAN ARNDT of X-Filme (Germany)


as the producers of Michael Haneke's AMOUR.


Wega-Film (A), Les films du losange (F) und X-Filme (D) are also the co-producers of Michael Haneke's THE WHITE RIBBON, which was, then as the German entry, nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Award  in 2010.

THE WHITE RIBBON (2010) as well as AMOUR (2013) received both a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film.


AMOUR by Michael Haneke is nominated in the categories BEST FILM, BEST DIRECTOR, BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY, and BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM. Furthermore EMMANUELLE RIVA is one oft he five contenders in the BEST ACTRESS category.


AMOUR by Michael Haneke (Wega-Film (A), Les films du losange (F), X-Filme (D), France 3 Cinéma (F))

supported with Austrian support by: Austrian Film Insitute, ORF, Vienna Filmfund
and further support by France3 Cinéma, Mini Traité, Région Île de France, Eurimages, FFA, MBB, BR, WDR, ARD Degeto, Canal+, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, CNC