The European Film Awards will this year carry a new prizecategory, for best European Composer.

The award is presented jointly with the World SoundtrackAcademy (WSA) and EFA and the WSA will appoint a nominations committee. Votingfor the prize will be through the European Film Academy (EFA)'s 1,600 members.

This year's EFA Awards are set to take place in Barcelona on11 December.