2016 ACTORS

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ALINA GRIGORE

Masterly Romanian actress, Alina Grigore had an exceptional 2016 as both a writer and lead actress in the award-winning film, ILLEGITIMATE. The film won the jury prize at the Odessa Film Festival and international praise for her performance…
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DANIIL VOROBYOV

Daniil Vorobyov was nominated for a French Cesar Award for his astonishing performance in the film, EASTERN BOYS. Since that time, this Russian actors career has gone from strength to strength. He is currently shooting the leading role of ‘Litvinov’…
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DAWID OGRODNIK

This remarkable actor is acknowledged as one of Poland’s finest as evidenced most recently in his captivating performance as ‘Tomasz Beksinski’ in THE LAST FAMILY. He has appeared in more than 10 feature films since 2010, most notably…
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DIANA POZHARSKAYA

Diana Pozharskaya is a Russian actress on the move. She’s recently played back-to-back leading roles in the films ECLIPSE and BAD JOKE (both of which will be released this year) as well as playing ‘Elena’ in
THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER directed…
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ELIAS MUNK

Elias Munk is an exciting young Danish actor who first made his mark with the film FOR MY BROTHER and followed this up with the Robert-nominated short film, EXIT NEVERLAND. He played ‘Rasmussen’ in SUMMER 92 and ‘Kenny’ in the drama-cum-thriller,…
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HERMANN SABADO

Hermann’s portrayal of the arrogant, privileged and sexually confident ‘Axel’ in Sara Johnsen’s commercial hit UPPERDOG won him critical acclaim and announced him as a major talent; following the feature film, Hermann picked up key roles…
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JACOB DERWIG

Jakob Derwig is acknowledged as one of the Netherland’s most outstanding actors with six Golden Calf wins or nominations to his name. As a stage actor he has toured the world with renowned director Ivo van Hove; while on screen his most notable…
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JARKKO LAHTI

Jarkko Lahti has lit up the screens with his charismatic, intelligent and persuasive performance as ‘Olli’ in the runaway hit film, THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MÄKI. He has been working in Finland consistently in the past number…
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JASNA FRITZI-BAUER

Jasna Fritzi-Bauer is one of the most talked-about young actresses in Germany. Although she has been working professionally since 2010, it was her role as ‘Stella’ in the film BARBARA which won her acclaim and she followed this up in 2014…
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JASPER PÄÄKKÖNEN

Jasper is one of Finland’s best loved and most talented actors. He first came to international attention for his performance in the comedy, LAPLAND ODYSSEY, but it was his role in HEART OF A LION, which won him widespread acclaim and a Jussi…
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JOANA RIBEIRO

2018 is shaping up to be a breakthrough year for this Portuguese star as she recently finished filming opposite Adam Driver in DON QUIXOTE directed by Terry Gilliam. She was nominated for a Portuguese Golden Globe for her role as ‘Mariana’…
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JOÃO JESUS

João Jesus is one of Portugal’s best-known and respected actors of both stage and screen. His best known film work includes an award-winning performance as ‘Jo’ in CATS DO NOT HAVE VERTIGO and ‘Dr X’ / ‘Génio’ in the fantasy…
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JOHAN HELDENBERG

Johan Heldenberg’s turned heads with his unforgettable performance as ‘Didier’ / ‘Monroe’ in THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN; he is undoubtedly one of Belgium’s finest actors and his international career has taken off in recent years.…
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JORGE SUQUET

Jorge Suquet is a superb award-winning Spanish actor. In Spain he is best known for his work as ‘Graziel’ on the hit series ANGEL OR DEMON, ‘Tomas’ on CREMATORIUM and ‘Pablo’ in the comedy REQUISITOS PARA SER UNA PERSONAL NORMAL;…
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JULIA ROSNOWSKA

Julia Rosnowska is an exciting young Polish actress who is beginning to forge an international career. In Poland she is best known for her roles as ‘Julia’ in the television series JULIA, ‘Monika’ in OFFICER ALEX and the feature film,…
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KRISTA KOSONEN

Krista Kosonen has won plaudits and awards for her sensational performance as ‘Helena’ in THE MIDWIFE. She has also won the Golden Venla, the Finnish Television award, on two occasions. Krista’s international credits include BIG SIGNIFICANT…
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LAURA KJÆR

20 year-old Laura Kjær’s breakthrough role came in 2016 with a terrific performance as ‘Sarah’ opposite Elias Munk in the feature film, WHEN THE SUN SHINES. Her other notable roles before this were as ‘Line’ in BEING YOUNG IN A POOR…
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LEART DOKLE

Award-winning actor Leart Dokle has quickly established himself as one of the most exciting and talented actors to emerge from Bulgaria with a burgeoning international career. He has taken leading roles the in popular television shows UNDERCOVER…
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LENN KUDRJAWISZKI

Lenn is an exceptional talent and has played in more than 30 TV and feature film productions, including POPE JOAN, THE COUNTERFEITERS (2008 Oscar winner for best foreign-language film), Paramount Pictures’
JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT, directed…
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MAKSIM MATVEEV

Maksim Matveev has become one of Russia’s best known and most admired actors with a string of Golden Eagle nominations to his name. On graduating from drama school in 2006, he landed eye-catching roles in TISKI and HIPSTERS both directed by…
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MANAL ISSA

Manal Issa has been hailed as a rising star in France with her magnetic debut performance as ‘Lina’ in PARISIENNE by Danielle Arbid. Last year, she played the role of ‘Sabrina’ in Bertrand Bonello’s award-winning thriller, NOCTURAMA. Playing…
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MARCIN DOROCINSKI

Marcin Dorocinski is one of Poland’s most talented, popular and successful actors of his generation. He works across both Polish and English-language projects and was most recently seen opposite Cillian Murphy as ‘Ladislav’ in ANTHROPOID…
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MATILDA DE ANGELIS

In a very short space of time, young Italian actress Matilda de Angelis has become one of the most sought-after young talents of her generation. Her break came in 2016 when she was cast as ‘Guila de Martino’ in THE ITALIAN RACE, which went…
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MATTEO SIMONI

Matteo Simoni has quickly become one of Belgium’s most sought after young talents and popular stars. He is best known for his roles in the comedy series, SAFETY FIRST and as ‘Rocco’ in MARINA for which he was nominated for both an Ensor…
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MILOS BIKOVIC

Exceptional Serbian actor Milos Bikovic is enjoying a very exciting couple of years where he has played leading roles in 7 feature films including SOULLESS 2, WITHOUT BORDERS, WE WILL BE WORLD CHAMPIONS, BEYOND THE EDGE and SUNSTROKE. He has…
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MORTEN SUURBALLE

Morten came to international attention through his remarkable portrayal of Chief Inspector Lennart Brix in THE KILLING. Since that time, he has been working consistently in film and TV most notably in VIKINGS and A PERFECT DAY with Tim Robbins…
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NORA EL-KOUSSOUR

Nora shot to prominence with her stunning performance in the feature film LAYLA M. directed by Mijke de Jong. For this role she received a special nomination from the jury at the Philadelphia Film Festival, an Angela Award for outstanding performance…
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OLIVIA DELCAN

As well as being an accomplished stage actress this multi-talented Spaniard won a prestigious Turia Award in 2016 for her outstanding performance as ‘Olivia’ in the film, LA ISLA BONITA. She is best known for her role as ‘Bambi’ in the…
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RAVSHANA KURKOVA

Ravshana Kurkova is one of the most recognised and popular stars in Russia today. Her most recent films include the Toronto hit film, HARDCORE HENRY, THE TEMPTATION OF ST. TONY and the comedy ABOUT LOVE for which she was nominated for a Golden…
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ROLAND MØLLER

Star-making roles don’t come about too often for actors starting out in their 40s, but that’s precisely what’s happened to the Dane Roland Møller, whose extraordinary performance in the drama LAND OF MINE has won him widespread international…
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SLAVEN DOSLO

Serbian actor, Slaven Doslo is emerging as a star talent on the move. He was won a series of awards for his charismatic and touching performance as ‘Lazar’ in the box office hit film, NEXT TO ME by Nikola Ljuca and also for his performance…
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SOFIA LEBEDEVA

Sofia got a huge break in 2016 when she landed the key role of ‘Lyudmila’ in the BBC / AMC series MCMAFIA starring James Norton, which she is currently filming. Her notable roles in Russian include the ‘Diana’ in the comedy, SCHOOL FRIENDS,…
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TEREZA VORISOVÁ

Tereza won Best Actress in 2015 for her role in Jakub Smíd’s KAPUTA and this exceptionally gifted Czech actress has also been nominated for two Golden Lions. Her breakthrough role came in the teen comedy, RAFTERS where she played the role…
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VIKTORIA ISAKOVA

Multi award-winning Russian actress Viktoria Isakova is widely acknowledged as one of the finest actresses of her generation on both stage and screen. She has appeared in more than 30 films including most recently the leading role of ‘Elena’…
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VLAD IVANOV

Vlad Ivanov announced himself on the international stage with his explosive performance as abortionist ‘Dr. Bebe’ in 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS, 2 DAYS; he is one of the most versatile actors around working extensively in five different languages.…