European Film Promotion named Georgian actor Irakli Kvirikadze among, European shooting stars.
This year’s jury of industry experts has selected a list of what they deem to be 2018’s ten most talented, up-and-coming actors from all over Europe, who are ready to step out onto the international film scene.
They will be presented to the film industry, public and international press during the 68th Berlin International Film Festival (February 15 – 25, 2018). The group will take part in a dedicated workshop programme, rounded off by an awards ceremony at the Berlinale Palast on Monday, Feb 19, where each actor will be honoured with the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS Award donated by Leysen1855. EFP’s longstanding and prolific talent platform is financially supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and the respective EFP member organisations.
Georgia submitted a nomination for the first time this year, putting forward a young actor, Irakli Kvirikadze, who straight away won over the jury with his “natural presence and overwhelming energy” in HOSTAGES (2017).