ESS2024 Red Carpet

f.l.t.r.: Džiugas Grinys (Lithuania), Valentina Bellè (Italy), Katharina Stark (Germany), Suzy Bemba (France), Salome Demuria (Georgia), Margarita Stoykova (Bulgaria), Asta Kamma August (Sweden), Thibaud Dooms (Belgium), Éanna Hardwicke (Ireland) and Kamila Urzędowska (Poland); Photo: Harald Fuhr

european shooting stars 2024: an unforgettable red carpet moment

Tonight the European Shooting Stars 2024 were welcomed on stage at the Berlinale Palast by German actress Corinna Harfouch, starring in this year’s competition entry Dying by Matthias Glasner.

The Award Ceremony, hosted by Jenny Augusta, is the festive highlight and the closing event of the thrilling 4-day programme where the talented young actresses and actors meet up with casting directors and are presented to the international press.

The ten European Shooting Stars 2024 are: Thibaud Dooms (Belgium), Margarita Stoykova (Bulgaria), Suzy Bemba (France), Salome Demuria (Georgia), Katharina Stark (Germany), Éanna Hardwicke (Ireland), Valentina Bellè (Italy), Džiugas Grinys (Lithuania), Kamila Urzędowska (Poland) and Asta Kamma August (Sweden).

EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS is made possible thanks to the support of Creative Europe – the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, the German Federal Commissioner for Culture and Media, the Berlin International Film Festival, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and Spotlight, as well as the national film promotion institutes and film centres from the Shooting Stars’ home countries (EFP’s member organisations): With special thanks to German Films, Bulgarian National Film Center, Cinecittà (Italy), Flanders Image, Georgian National Film Center, Lithuanian Film Centre, Polish Film Institute, Unifrance, Screen Ireland / Fís Éireann and Swedish Film Institute. The programme’s industry partner is the International Casting Directors Association (ICDA).

EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS’ main media partner is Variety, with additional media partners: Screen International, Cineuropa, Blickpunkt:Film, HeyUGuys and Festival Scope.