Shooting Stars 2016. - 10 Most Talented Young European Actors

by nativaiva | created - 15 Dec 2015 | updated - 15 Dec 2015 | Public

Each year, European Film Promotion (EFP), a network of promotion and marketing organisations from 35 European countries, presents the most talented young actors from throughout Europe to the press, public and industry during the Berlin International Film Festival. Actors with established national careers are suddenly on the international stage at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival. Among the actors recognized with the SHOOTING STARS AWARD over the years are such top-flight actors as Rachel Weisz, Franka Potente, Daniel Craig, Nina Hoss, Ludivine Sagnier, Daniel Brühl, Matthias Schoenaerts, Lucy Punch, Mélanie Laurent, Anamaria Marinca, Carey Mulligan, Sarah Bolger, Andrea Riseborough, Alicia Vikander, Bill Skarsgård, Riz Ahmed and Adèle Haenel.

1. Lou de Laâge

Actress | Les innocentes

Lou de Laâge was born on April 27, 1990 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France. She is an actress, known for The Innocents (2016), Jappeloup (2013) and Breathe (2014).


2. Martha Canga Antonio

Actress | Black

Martha Canga Antonio is an actress, known for Black (2015), Adoration (2019) and Baptiste (2019).


3. Tihana Lazovic

Actress | Zvizdan

Tihana Lazovic was born in 1990 in Zadar, Croatia. She is an actress, known for Zvizdan (2015), The Paper (2016) and Aleksi (2018).


4. Jella Haase

Actress | Fack ju Göhte

Jella Haase was born in 1992 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Suck Me Shakespeer (2013), Suck Me Shakespeer 2 (2015) and Looping (2016).


5. Daphne Patakia

Actress | Benedetta

Daphné Patakia grew up in Belgium and graduated from the Greek National Theatre. In 2016 she was named as one of European films' Shooting Stars by European Film Promotion. She is known for Tony Gatlif's Djam (2017). The film premiered in 2017 Cannes Film Festival. She stars in Yorgos Lanthimos's ...


6. Atli Oskar Fjalarsson

Actor | Þrestir

Atli Óskar received the prestigious Berlinale European Shooting Stars nomination in wake of starring in Rúnar Rúnarsson's Þrestir (2015). A film that won the Golden Shell at the 63rd San Sebastián Film Festival. Through his teenage and young-adult years he has garnered an impressive body of ...


7. Sara Serraiocco

Actress | Counterpart

Born in Pescara, Sara Serraiocco developed from a young age a passion for dance and cinema, and she later worked as a dance teacher too (cut). She moved to Rome in 2010where she attended the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, the Italian National Film School.

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8. Reinout Scholten van Aschat

Actor | De Heineken ontvoering

Reinout Scholten van Aschat was born in 1989 in Netherlands. He is an actor, known for The Heineken Kidnapping (2011), Gooische Vrouwen (2005) and Beyond Sleep (2016).


9. María Valverde

Actress | Exodus: Gods and Kings

She began acting in 2002, when film director Manuel Martin Cuenca chose her from 3000 girls to be the lead actress in his film "The Bolshevik's Weakness". One year later, Maria's work impressed both the audience and the Spanish Film Academy, who awarded her with the Goya for Best Newcomer. Since ...


10. Kacey Mottet Klein

Actor | L'enfant d'en haut

Kacey Mottet Klein was born in 1998. He is an actor, known for Sister (2012), Home (2008) and Being 17 (2016).


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