A committee comprsed of several FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics) members have selected four nominees (out of a total of 63 submitted films) for the 2007 European Discovery Award: Israel's "The Band's Visit," directed by Eran Kolirin; Anton Corbijn's Ian Curtis docudrama "Control," from the UK; Jan Bonny's "Counterparts," from Germany; Ozer Kiziltan's "A Man's Fear of God," a Turkey/Germany co-production. As part of the European Film Awards, the European Discovery award is presented to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film. The nominated films will now be made available to all 1,800 members of the European Film Academy. They will vote for the winner who will be announced at the 20th European Film Awards on December 1, 2007 in Berlin. [Peter Knegt]