Timeline and voting process

Timeline of the Award

October 2021
LUX Selection Panel meeting to discuss and select the three films to be nominated for the 2022 LUX Audience Award.

December 2021
11/12: Announcement of the three nominated films at the European Film Awards Ceremony.

December 2021 - May 2022
12/12/21 - 25/5/22: Promotion of the nominated films during the watch&vote period: screenings across Europe, via the LUX Film Days (March-May) and the LUX Audience Week (28 March - 3 April 2022).
Voting opens to the public during this period.

May 2022
25/5/22: Voting closes

June 2022
8/6/22: LUX Audience Award Ceremony – announcement of the winner at the ceremony in the European Parliament.

Voting process

This year the audience can cast their votes for all three nominated films from 12 December 2021 until 25 May 2022. Audiences will be able to rate each film via this website. Members of the European Parliament will also vote via a dedicated voting page of the institution. Ratings can be changed an unlimited number of times until the voting closes. Only the last vote cast will be taken into consideration.

The final ranking will be determined by combining the public vote and the vote by the Members of the European Parliament, with each group having a weighting of 50%. The winning film will be announced at the LUX Audience Award Ceremony on 8 June 2022 at the European Parliament.