TheEuropean Film Academy has announced the fourfilms nominated in its European Discovery category, recognising a director'sfirst full-length feature film. The nominees are Gela Babluani's 13 Tzameti from France/Georgia;

Slawomir Fabicki's Retrieval (ZOdzysku) from Poland; MatthiasLuthardt's Pingpong from Germany; and AgnesKocsis' Fresh Air (Friss Levego) fromHungary.

Thenominees were decided by a committee of FIPRESCI critics Klaus Eder, AndreiPlakhov and Jean Roy with festival directors Pierre-Henri Deleau and StefanLaudyn.

All1,700 members of the European Film Academy will now be able to votefor the winner, which will be announced at the European Film Awards on Dec 2 inWarsaw.