Press Invite Kick-Off Show

    We are delighted to invite you
    to join, discover and celebrate the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2021


    10:00 AM GMT // 11:00 AM CET



    Joined by Special Guests: Game of Thrones' Pilou Asbaek and The Undoing's Matilda De Angelis, Mariette Rissenbek, Berlinale and Steven Gaydos, Varietyame of Thrones' Pilou Asbaek and The Undoing's Matilda De Angelis, Mariette Rissenbek, Berlinale and Steven Gaydos, Variety

    EFP (European Film Promotion) presents Europe's most promising, acting talent during a top-class online programme from 23 - 25 February 2021,  with a series of profile-raising events, culminating in the European Shooting Stars Award Ceremony at this year's Berlinale summer events.

    During our Kick-off show, the 10 EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS of 2021 will be introduced in a 60 minute 'in conversation' session hosted by Britsh broadcaster Edith Bowman.The Stars will be joined by special alumni guests Game of Thrones' Pilou Asbaek and The Undoing's Matilda De Angelis. As in previous years, individual interviews will be taking place after the show. To RSVP to the show and to request interviews please contact Organic Publicity.


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    Seidi Haarla, Finland
    Seidi's is known for her recent roles in LOVE & ORDER, which won Finland's Best TV Series Award, and the Finnish Academy Award nominated FORCE OF HABIT. She has recently has been cast in COMPARTMENT NO 6 by Cannes-winning director Juho Cuosmanen, premiering in 2021. Seidi also has co-written and acted in the critically acclaimed plays THE TRAUMA BOY (2014) and CHILDHOOD (2020). read more
    Nicolas Maury, France
    Nicolas has worked with numerous acclaimed directors, from Olivier Assays to Yann Gonzalez, but is currently best known for his breakout role in the smash-hit series CALL MY AGENT!. In 2011, he was nominated for the Most Promising Actor César for his part in Mikael Buch's LET MY PEOPLE GO!. In 2020, he directed his feature debut, MY BEST PART, in which he stars alongside Nathalie Baye. read more
    Albrecht Schuch, Germany
    Albrecht is known for his many award-winning projects, with his most recent standout roles in the Berlinale Silver Bear winner SYSTEM CRASHER and BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ winning him German Film Awards in the two main acting categories in the same year. His upcoming projects include FABIAN by Dominik Graf, SCHACHNOVELLE by Philipp Stölz. as well as the upcoming SKY TV Series PARADISO. read more
    Natasa Stork, Hungary
    Natasa is known for both her theatre and film work. She has taken part in many international theatre projects such as ONE LAND MANY FACES and THE IMPOSSIBLE VASTNESS. Her film work includes the Cannes award-winning WHITE GOD, and 2020 she was cast in her first feature film lead role in the award-winning PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME. read more
    Fionn O'Shea, Ireland
    Debuting with the Oscar-nominated short NEW BOY, Fionn recieved two Irish Film & TV Award nominations for his first feature film HANDSOME DEVIL, and has since been chosen as one of Screen’s Stars of Tomorrow. Recently appearing in the film DATING AMBER and critically-acclaimed series NORMAL PEOPLE, he will next be seen in Nathalie Biancheri’s WOLF and the Russo Brothers’ CHERRY.           read morea href="http://https//www.efp-online.com/en/shootingstars/28481/Fionn-O" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://
    Žygimante Elena Jakštaite, Lithuania
    Žygimante is a prolific stage actor, with over 20 theatre roles, including major productions at the National Theatre of Lithuania and the Vilnius City Theatre. She started her film career in 2017, and recently won her first leading role in the upcoming Lthuanian-Czech feature co-production RUNNER by the award-winning Andrius Blaževicius, due to be released in 2021. read more
    Martijn Lakemeier,
    The Netherlands

    Martijn is the youngest ever winner of a Golden Calf Award for Best Actor for his debut WINTER IN WARTIME, which was shortlisted for the Best Foreign Language Oscar. Well-known for his role in the award-winning series DUTCH HOPE, his international credits include TOUT LÀ-HAUT and series BLACKPILLS. His next projects include DOODSTIL and THE EASTread more
    Sara Klimoska, Republic of North Macedonia
    Sara has successfully straddled the worlds of theatre and film on a national and international level, with recent film roles including WOULD YOU LOOK AT HER, which won the Jury Prize for Best International Short at Sundance, and WILLOW, nominated at the European Film Awards. She will next be seen in Focus Features’ title YOU WON’T BE ALONE opposite Noomi Repace, due out in 2021.read more
    Alba Baptista, Portugal
    Alba has recently been named one of IMDb’s Top Breakout Stars of 2020. Her early credits include EQUINÓCIO by Ivo Ferreira and FATIMA opposite Harvey Keitel. In 2020, Alba was cast as the lead in the Netflix series WARRIOR NUN, recently renewed for a second season, and is currently filming opposite Isabelle Huppert and Lesley Manville in the adapation of MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS. 
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    Gustav Lindh, Sweden
    Gustav is well-known in the Nordic film and TV world for his roles in multiple acclaimed productions such as Levan Akin’s THE CIRCLE, the TV series JORDSKOTT, and more recently the Sundance breakout hit QUEEN OF HEARTS, for which he won the prestigious Danish Bodil Award. He is currently shooting Robert Eggers' THE NORTHMEN, starring opposite Nicole Kidman and Alexander Skarsgård. read more

    Last modified on 14-02-2021