European Film Promotion (EFP) is proud to announce the ten EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS of 2021. For the first time, EFP will present the ten emerging European actors to the film industry, public and international press as part of a three-day online programme. The 24th edition of EFP’s oldest and most prestigious initiative to promote European acting talent, will take place digitally, from 23 to 25 February 2021, one week before the industry events of this year’s 71st Berlinale (1 – 5 March). The Shooting Stars Award Ceremony will take place in the framework of the Berlinale screenings in the summer.
European shooting stars 2021
The ten selected European Shooting Stars for 2021 are: Seidi Haarla (Finland), Nicolas Maury (France), Albrecht Schuch (Germany), Natasa Stork (Hungary), Fionn O’Shea (Ireland), Žygimantė Elena Jakštaitė (Lithuania), Martijn Lakemeier (The Netherlands), Sara Klimoska (North Macedonia), Alba Baptista (Portugal) and Gustav Lindh (Sweden).
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This year’s international consists of US Casting Director Cassandra Han, Kosovan director Antoneta Kastrati and Danish producer René Ezra.
The three-day online programme for the Shooting Stars – which launches with a special Kick Off Show for international press, the film industry and the public on February 24 – provides a unique platform for the Stars to meet casting directors, producers and filmmakers in pre-sheduled meetings and virtual hubs.