Alba Rohrwacher Welcomes This Year’s Finest Young Acting Talent for the 2018 European Shooting Stars at the Berlinale Palast | The Fan Carpet

Alba Rohrwacher Welcomes This Year’s Finest Young Acting Talent for the 2018 European Shooting Stars at the Berlinale Palast


20 February 2018

Awards Ceremony for the 2018 European Shooting Stars at the Berlinale Palast

The image shows from left-right, Luna Wedler (Switzerland), Matteo Simoni (Belgium), Alba August (Sweden), Réka Tenki (Hungary), Dieter Kosslick (Festival Director of Berlin Film Festival), Michaela Coel (United Kingdom), Eili Harboe (Norway), Irakli Kvirikadze (Georgia), Matilda De Angelis (Italy), Jonas Smulders (The Netherlands) and Franz Rogowski (Germany).

Last night the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2018 were welcomed to the Berlinale Palast stage by former Italian Shooting Star Alba Rohrwacher – who just celebrated the World Premiere of her new film DAUGHTER OF MINE in the Official Competition yesterday – and presented the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STAR Award donated by long standing partner Leysen1855. The prominent talent programme, which is celebrating its 21st edition, is financially supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and participating EFP member organisations.

After a busy few days of networking events with casting directors, producers, industry insiders and introductions with international media, last night’s red carpet affair and awards ceremony is the thrilling highlight for these talented young actors.

EFP (EUROPEAN FILM PROMOTION) and its supporters are delighted to once again bring the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS programme to the Berlin International Film Festival. The ceremony was held in the presence of Festival Director Dieter Kosslick and Monika Grütters, German Federal Government Commissioner of Culture and the Media and a number of Europe’s cultural ministers.

The European Shooting Stars 2018 are supported by the following EFP member organisations: British Council, EYE International (The Netherlands), Flanders Image (Belgium), Georgian National Film Center, German Films, Hungarian National Film Fund, Istituto Luce Cinecittà (Italy), Norwegian Film Institute, Swedish Film Institute and Swiss Films.

EFP (European Film Promotion) is a unique network of 38 European member organisations that represent films and talent from their respective territories. Under the EFP flag, the members team up on initiatives to jointly promote the diversity and the spirit of European cinema and talent at key international film festivals and markets. EFP is financially supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and by its member organisations.

The Hamburg-based office is backed by the German Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, the Film Fund Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein and the Ministry of Culture of the City of Hamburg.

European Shootings Stars 2018 © Vittorio Zunino Celotto / Getty Images

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