Europe’s Shooting Stars Program Unveils Jury for 20th Edition

Daphné Patakia, Lou de Laâge and Sara Serraiocco were among the 10 actors taking part in this year's program in Berlin

Shooting Stars, a program that promotes young European acting talent and whose alumni include Daniel Craig, Maisie Williams and Alicia Vikander, has found its jury for its 20th edition.

European Film Promotion, which organizes the Berlin Film Festival event, has revealed that the jury will be comprised of Hungarian actress Dorka Gryllus (“Demimonde”), British casting director Lucinda Syson (“Batman Begins”), Portuguese producer Pandora da Cunha Telles (“Bridges of Sarajevo”), Swiss film director Xavier Koller (“Journey of Hope”), and Swedish film journalist and critic Jan Lumholdt.

The jury will select the 10 most promising young actors from across Europe for next year’s event, which takes place at the Berlin Film Festival in February. Since its first showcase at the festival in 1998, 283 Shooting Stars have been presented to international industry players, including leading casting directors, and media professionals.

The Shooting Stars for this year’s event were Martha Canga Antonio (Belgium), Tihana Lazović (Croatia), Lou de Laâge (France), Jella Haase (Germany), Daphné Patakia (Greece), Atli Óskar Fjalarsson (Iceland), Sara Serraiocco (Italy), Reinout Scholten van Aschat (The Netherlands), María Valverde (Spain), and Kacey Mottet Klein (Switzerland).

EFP, an association that promotes European films worldwide, is also celebrating its 20th anniversary at Berlin.

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