21st February 2020, Berlin: The EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2020 – selected among outstanding up-and-coming talent from across Europe – have arrived in Berlin today to start their busy tailor-made schedules of profile-raising events, including industry panels and meetings with casting directors, agents, producers and other important players in the industry. Presented during the Berlin International Film Festival, the 23rd edition of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS culminates with the Awards Ceremony on Monday 24 February, providing the actors and actresses with their red-carpet Berlinale moment.
EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS is considered an important stepping stone towards an international career – most notable actors of recent years include: Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman, The Great Gatsby), Alba Rohrwacher (Happy as Lazzaro), Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander (Tomb Raider), Pilou Asbaek (Game of Thrones), Riz Ahmed (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Mogul Mowgli, Berlinale2020), and George MacKay (1917). EFP's talent platform is financially supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and the respective national film institutes, EFP's member organisations as well as our loyal partners.
The 2020 European Shooting Stars are supported by their national film institutes: Bulgarian National Film Center, Danish Film Institute, Estonian Film Institute, Georgian National Film Center, German Films, Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual I.P. / ICA (Portugal), Polish Film Institute, SEE NL (The Netherlands), SWISS FILMS and UniFrance.
The EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS press presentation – a hosted Q&A, followed by individual interview opportunities – will take place on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Audi Berlinale Lounge.
The European Shooting Stars 2020 are supported by their national film institutes, EFP's member organisations: Bulgarian National Film Center, Danish Film Institute, Estonian Film Institute, Georgian National Film Center, German Films, Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual I.P. / ICA (Portugal), Polish Film Institute, SEE NL (The Netherlands), SWISS FILMS and UniFrance.
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