Martha De Laurentiis Welcomes Europe’s Finest
Up-and-Coming Acting Talent
Awards Ceremony for the 2019 EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS
at the Berlinale Palast
European Shootings Stars 2019 © Andreas Rentz / EFP
The image shows from left-right, :Ine Marie Wilmann (Norway), Milan Marić (Serbia), Ardalan Esmaili (Sweden), Aisling Franciosi (Ireland), Dawid Ogrodnik (Poland), Kristin Thora Haraldsdóttir (Iceland), Emma Drogunova (Germany), Rea Lest (Estonia), Blagoj Veselinov (FYR of Macedonia), Elliott Crosset Hove (Denmark), Dieter Kosslick (Festival Director of the Berlin International Film Festival)
Berlin, 11th February 2019: Tonight the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2019 were welcomed to the Berlinale Palast stage by US producer Martha de Laurentiis –responsible for over 40 films and miniseries including both Hannibal films and the TV series – and presented with the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STAR Award donated by longstanding partner Leysen1855. The prominent talent programme, which is celebrating its 22st edition, is financially supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIAProgramme of the European Union and participating EFP member organisations.
EFP (European Film Promotion) and its supporters are delighted to once again bring the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS programme to Berlin International Film Festival. Tonight’s 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 2019 are supported by the following EFP member organisations: Danish Film Institute, Estonian Film Institute, German Films, Icelandic Film Centre, Screen Ireland, Macedonian Film Agency, Norwegian Film Institute, Polish Film Institute, Film Center Serbia and Swedish Film Institute.