The 2022 line-up of Spain Stars of Tomorrow, part of Screen International’s long-running talent-spotting series, will be unveiled in Madrid on November 16 at a special launch event.
The launch party in Madrid will reveal the ten rising actors and filmmakers from Spain who have been selected for the second edition of Screen’s Spain Stars of Tomorrow, all with the potential for breakout international careers. The list of talents will again be curated by Screen’s Spain correspondent Elisabet Cabeza.
HBO Max Spain boards the second edition of Spain Stars of Tomorrow as the headline partner, whilst the Spain Film Commission will be the supporting partner.
A special Spain Stars of Tomorrow print edition will also be published in November, with a photo shoot for this year’s talent showcase also taking place in Madrid in late September.
Screen International editor Matt Mueller said: “We are proud to be bringing back Spain Stars of Tomorrow for its second edition, and delighted to welcome on board HBO Max Spain and the Spain Film Commission as our partner’s for this year’s showcase. We can’t wait to unveil our 10 Spain Stars of Tomorrow for 2022 to the international industry in Madrid this November.”
Spain Stars of Tomorrow launched in 2021, showcasing talents including Money Heist and Welcome To Eden actor Dariam Coco and filmmaker Elena López Riera, whose debut feature The Water was selected for Cannes earlier this year. Also selected for the inaugural Spain talent showcase last year were actors Berta Castañé, Guillermo Lasheras, Jone Laspiur, Alex Monner, Mireia Oriol, Ton Vieira, and filmmakers Alvaro Gago and Jiajie Yu Yan.
Screen International’s UK and Ireland Stars of Tomorrow has been running since 2004 and alumni include John Boyega, Emily Blunt, Robert Pattinson, Michaela Coel, Carey Mulligan, Florence Pugh and Paul Mescal. Screen’s Arab Stars of Tomorrow initiave was launched in 2016 and has showcased talents including Moroccan filmmaker Alaa Eddine Aljem, Lebanese director Mounia Akl and Palestinian actress Maria Zreik.