The star of How I Live Now and For Those In Peril will be feted at the Berlinale alongside stars of Waltz for Monica, Kon-Tiki and Beyond the Hills among others.

The 10 European Shooting Stars for 2014 have been announced. They are:

  • Danica Curcic, Denmark
  • Maria Dragus, Germany
  • Miriam Karlkvist, Italy
  • Marwan Kenzari, the Netherlands
  • Jakob Oftebro, Norway
  • Mateusz Kościukewicz, Poland
  • Cosmina Stratan, Romania
  • Nikola Rakocevic, Serbia
  • Edda Magnason, Sweden
  • George MacKay, UK

Selected from a shortlist of 24 nominating European member countries by European Film Promotion (EFP), the stars will be feted at the Berlin International Film Festival (Feb 6-16).

All those selected are introduced to influential casting directors, agents, directors, producers and international media across a weekend of scheduled profile-raising events, which culminate in a ceremony at the Berlinale Palast, where each young actor receives a Shooting Stars award.

The upcoming talent includes UK actor George MacKay, who starred in For Those In Peril, post-apocalyptic drama How I Live Now and Proclaimers musical Sunshine On Leith.

Sweden’s Edda Magnason is known for her role in Per Fly’s Waltz For Monica; Norway’s Jakob Oftebro has starred in Kon-Tiki, Victoria and The Hidden Child; and Romania’s Cosmina Stratan is best known for her performance in Cristian Mungiu’s Beyond the Hills.