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10 new Shooting Stars to head to Berlin


- The European Film Promotion unveiled the list of young actors who will be introduced to the industry next February

10 new Shooting Stars to head to Berlin

The European Film Promotion (EFP) has unveiled this morning the list of 10 European actors selected for the Shooting Stars 2014  event. The annual showcase for up-and-coming international acting talent, chosen by a jury of industry professionals, will be held from February 8-10 2014 during the 64th Berlinale.

EFP’s Managing Director Renate Rose, said, "Our 17th year of the Shooting Stars initiative raises the bar once again for identifying the next generation of international acting talent. We were very pleased by the performers that were nominated and are excited to support these talented newcomers in their international careers.”

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Former Shooting Stars include the now established Daniel Craig, Carey Mulligan, Mélanie Laurent, Elena Anaya, Moritz Bleibtreu and many others.

Selected from a short list of 24 nominating European member countries, the 2014 Shooting Stars are (click on the names to read their profiles):

Denmark: Danica Curcic
Nominated by Danish Film Institute

Germany: Maria Dragus
Nominated by German Films

Italy: Miriam Karlkvist
Nominated by Istituto Luce Cinecitta

The Netherlands: Marwan Kenzari
Nominated by EYE Film Institute Netherlands

Norway: Jakob Oftebro
Nominated by Norwegian Film Institute

Poland: Mateusz Kościukewicz
Nominated by Polish Film Institute

Romania: Cosmina Stratan
Nominated by Romanian Film Promotion

Serbia: Nikola Rakocevic
Nominated by Film Center Serbia

Sweden: Edda Magnason
Nominated by Swedish Film Institute

United Kingdom: George MacKay
Nominated by British Council

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