Congratulations to Irish actor, Fionn O'Shea, on being selected for European Shooting Stars 2021 from European Film Promotion which is supported by Creative Europe MEDIA! The European Shooting Stars online programme will take place from the 23rd to 25th February, 2021.
The youngest actor of this year’s European Shooting Stars is Fionn O’Shea from Ireland who has starred in Dating Amber, Normal People and Handsome Devil which is a MEDIA supported film from Treasure Entertainment.
European Film Promotion announced ten European Shooting Stars of 2021: Seidi Haarla (Finland), Nicolas Maury (France), Albrecht Schuch (Germany), Natasa Stork (Hungary), Fionn O’Shea (Ireland), Žygimantė Elena Jakštaitė (Lithuania), Martijn Lakemeier (The Netherlands), Sara Klimoska (North Macedonia), Alba Baptista (Portugal) and Gustav Lindh (Sweden).
For the first time, EFP will present the ten emerging European actors to the film industry, public and international press as part of a three-day online programme that will take place online one week before the industry events of this year’s Berlinale (1 - 5 March). The Shooting Stars Award Ceremony will take place in the framework of the Berlinale screenings in the summer.
'Although this year we sadly cannot meet in person, we invite you to join, discover and celebrate the best in rising European acting talent, while staying safe at home. This is the motto for this year's digital European Shooting Stars programme. We are thrilled that we have been able to create a digital experience via our online 'Home of Acting Talent’ , that will open its doors and emulate the spirit of our annual physical events by offering 3 days of specially-curated press, industry and public-facing promotion and networking activities for this year’s chosen talent,' says EFP’s Managing Director Sonja Heinen.
EFP (European Film Promotion) is an international network of film promotion institutes from 37 countries from throughout Europe, each representing their national films and talent abroad. Under the EFP flag, these organisations team up to jointly promote the diversity and spirit of European cinema and talent at key film festivals and markets, in particular outside of Europe. EFP is financially supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and by its member organisations.