The 24th European Film Awards has released the nominees for this year's European Discovery award, which is given annually to an up-and-coming director for his/her first feature film. Among the nominees are Markus Schleinzer's "Michael" and Karl Markovics' "Atmen."

The ceremony will take place December 3 in Berlin.

The nominees with information provided by the event:

"Adem" (Oxygen), Belgium/the Netherlands
Directed by: Hans Van Nuffel; Written by: Jean-Claude Van Rijckeghem & Hans Van Nuffell Produced by: Dries Phlypo, Jean-Claude Van Rijckeghem, Joost De Vries, Leontine Petit & Marleen Slot

"Atmen" (Breathing), Austria
Written & Directed by: Karl Markovics; Produced by: Dieter Pochlatko & Nikolaus Wisiak

"Michael," Austria
Written & Directed by: Markus Schleinzer; Produced by: Michael Kitzberger, Wolfgang Widerhofer, Nikolaus Geyrhalter & Markus Glaser

"Smukke Menesker" (Nothing's All Bad), Denmark
Written & Directed by: Mikkel Munch-Fals; Produced by: Stine Meldgaard & Meta Louise Foldager

"Tilva Roš," Serbia
Written & Directed by: Nikola Ležaić; Produced by: Uroš Tomić, Mina Đukić & Nikola Ležaić