2017 ACTORS

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Achraf Koutet

Achraf graduated from the theatre school ROC Amsterdam Zuid- the Art Entertainment.
Now, he is a 3rd year student at the Theater School, Utrecht. He played in performances from theatre group DOX and EEN WEDSTRIJD is his solo performance which…
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AGNIESZKA GROCHOWSKA

Agnieszka is one of Poland’s finest actresses of her generation. Her most prominent roles include ‘Klara Keller’ in the Oscar-winner, IN DARKNESS, ‘Danuta Walesa’ in WALESA: MAN OF HOPE and ‘Nina Andreeva’ in CHILD 44. She won…
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ANA GEISLEROVÁ

Czech star Ana Geislerová has won a remarkable 5 Golden Lion Awards in a career spanning over 40 films and most recently wowed critics with her performance as ‘Lenka’ opposite Cillian Murphy in the film, ANTHROPOID. A former Shooting Star,…
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Andrea Arcangeli

The terrific young actor, Andrea Arcangeli won his first major breakthrough roles from Riccardo Donna who cast him as Benvolio Montecchi in the international TV series ROMEO AND JULIET and later in FUORICLASSE to play the leading character's…
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Anna Linhartová

Rising Czech star Anna Linhartová won a Golden Lion nomination for her performance as ‘Olinka’ in the thriller INNOCENCE and she has been working constantly since in both film and TV. She is best known for her role as ‘Amy’ in LAST…
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ANTONIO DE LA TORRE

One of Spain’s leading actors, Antonio has displayed incredible versatility across many Film, TV and Theatre productions and has a chameleon like ability to lose himself in roles to the point where he becomes virtually unrecognizable from…
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Audrey Fleurot

Treasured for her interpretation of the LADY OF THE LAKE in the French TV show KAAMELOTT from 2004 to 2009, brilliant French actress, Audrey Fleurot is best known for her role as ‘Josephine Karlsson’ in the crime TV show SPIRAL and from…
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Chino Darín

Born in Buenos Aires, Chino Darín is the youngest of a three-generation family of actors. He started his professional career in 2010 playing characters in theatre and TV series that made him one of Argentina’s most popular young actors. His…
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Claes Bang

Superb stage and screen actor, Claes Bang is based in Copenhagen and trained at Denmark’s National Theatre School. His screen credits include the Danish television series BORGEN, THE BRIDGE and he was a series regular in the German series…
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Clemens Schick

Clemens gained international recognition with his star turn as ‘Kratt’ in CASINO ROYALE and is one of Germany’s busiest actors. He has played key roles in ENEMY AT THE GATE, POINT BREAK and 4 KINGS. He is currently filming the TV series…
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Corneliu Ulici

Corneliu Ulici graduated the National University of Theatre and Film I.L. CARAGIALE in Bucharest and his first experience with the film industry was in 2005 as production assistant for Francis Ford Coppola's YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH. In 2011, he…
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Darya Ekamasova

After training at GITIS, Darya Ekamasova’s film breakthrough came when she played ‘Chicholina’, a homeless teenager in SPARTAK AND KALSHNIKOV, which marked her out as a special talent. She starred in several films, such as FREE FLOATING,…
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Darya Zhovner

Darya made her feature film debut in the provocative and controversial Russian film, CLOSENESS. The film won the FIPRESCI Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, 2017 and Darya was shortlisted for Best Actress with her extraordinary, fearless performance…
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Déborah Lukumuena

Déborah is still studying at drama school, but she shot to fame by winning a César Award for Best Supporting Actress for her stunning performance as ‘Maimouna’ in DIVINES – a film by Houda Benyamina, which was nominated for a Golden…
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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 Westerberg

Elias Westerberg is a Finnish actor who made his breakthrough as the lead role in the award-winning and extremely popular TV series MENTAL in 2016 directed by Teemu Nikki. Elias’s made his first international film appearance the highly regarded…
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Ella - June Henrard

Ella-June Henrard is a Flemish actress, who made her debut at 17 playing the title role in Hans Herbot’s feature film BO. The following year, she co-starred opposite Rutger Hauer in the road movie PORTABLE LIFE and in the Netherlands is best…
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Ella Rumpf

In 2011 Ella made her feature debut in Friederike Jehns’s SUMMER OUTSIDE, a ground-breaking experience and one which led her to study acting in London. Before that, she was cast for the role of Ali in Simon Jaquemet’s award-winning feature…
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Emilia Schüle

Emila is an exciting young German actress who is best known for her work on FRESCH MÄDCHEN and TATORT; however, 2017 has been an exceptionally busy year for her with a string of high profile new projects: HIGH SOCIETY, MY BROTHER SIMPLE and…
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Grigoriy Dobrygin

This outstanding Russian actor had his breakout role as the first Russian superhero in the 2009 film Black Lightning. After starring in the critically acclaimed HOW I ENDED THIS SUMMER (2010), he made his Western debut in English-language movie…
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JAKUB GIERSZAŁ

Polish actor, Jakub Gierszał was a 2012 Shooting Star, chosen for his stunning performance as the sexually conflicted ‘Dominik’ in the film, SUICIDE ROOM; he is one of Poland’s most sought-after leading actors and was recently named as…
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Jani Zhao

Jani is a fantastic Portuguese actress who has been working consistently since making her debut in the TV series FLORIBELLA. Her most prominent roles include ‘Sra’ in OS BOYS, ‘Susanna’ in JOGO DUPLO and ‘Tânia’ in the comedy, SIM,…
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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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Julie Christiansen

Julie Christiansen is a Danish actress on the move. She played a series regular in both seasons of the Danish TV series HEARTLESS - a role for which she got nominated for two of the most prestigious awards in Denmark: Robert Award and Zulu Award.…
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Jussi Vatanen

Jussi Vatanen is one of Finland’s best loved and most well-known actors. His breakthrough lead performance was in Dome Karukoski’s LAPLAND ODYSSEY (2011) and since then he has worked consistently in numerous film and TV productions, gathering…
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Kenneth M. Christensen

Kenneth M. Christensen is a hugely talented Danish actor based in Copenhagen. He is primarily known for his roles as Andreas in the two first seasons of the TV-series THE LEGACY and his role as Captain Ployart in SATISFACTION 1720”. He has…
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KOEN DE BAUW

Award-winning Koen De Bouw is one of Belgium’s most acclaimed actors having played leading roles in more than 30 Belgian and international films as well as a similar number of television series, several of them internationally awarded. Recent…
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LARK WINTHER

Lark Winther is an outstanding Danish actress known equally for her comedic and dramatic talent; last year she starred in three movies: PEOPLE ARE EATEN, ANTBOY and MY SISTER’S CHILDREN. She has just completed filming the satire series WHILE…
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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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LUBOV AKSENOVA

Lubov’s breakthrough role was as the ditzy student in Mikhail Segal’s exceptionally sharp film SHORT STORIES, which won Best Film at the Dublin Film Festival. Since that time, Lubov has shown herself to be one of Russia’s most versatile,…
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Lynn van Royen

Lynn is a Belgian actress, best known for her lead role in BEAU SJOUR (2016). She quickly confirmed her status as one of Belgium’s hottest young actresses, landing parts in three highly anticipated Belgian series DE DAG, DE TWAALF and TABULA,…
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MAKAR ZAPOROZHSKIY

2017 is an English-language breakthrough year for Russian actor Makar Zaporozhskiy; he has just landed the key role of ‘Nikolai’ in RED SPARROW, a new feature film from FOX starring Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton. Before this, he played…
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Margita Gosheva

Multi-talented Margita Gosheva is a Bulgarian actress, based in Sofia, Bulgaria and has played leading roles in the most acclaimed Bulgarian films of the recent years: THE LESSON, in 2014, GLORY (2016) and THE LIGHT THEREAFTER in 2017. Her performance…
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Marina Occionero

Born in the small province of Asti, in Northern Italy, in 1993, exciting times lie ahead for Marina who is one of the most talked-about young actresses in Italy. She studied in the National Theatre Academy in Rome before winning a scholarship…
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Maryana Spivak

Maryana is a brilliant theatre actress who got a huge break when Russia’s best-known film director, Andrei Zvyagnintsev cast her in the leading role of ‘Zhentya’ in his latest film LOVELESS; the film premiered at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival…
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Michalina Olszańska

Major talent Michalina Olszańska is a Polish actress, writer, violinist and singer. She gained international fame through the films DAUGHTER OF DANCING and I, OLGA HEPRANOVA for she received the Minsk International Film Festival Award for Best…
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Mikhail Gorevoy

Mikhail Gorevoy is one of the most successful, critically acclaimed and busiest actors to come out of Russia and has worked internationally since his breakthrough role as ‘Vlad’ in DIE ANOTHER DAY opposite Pierce Brosnan, directed by Lee…
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Natalia Jugheli

Natalia Jugheli is a very exciting young actress from Georgia fluent in English and Russian. Her first break came at college when she performed Antigone as a second-year student and she has been working ever since. Natalia has worked extensively…
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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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Nuno Lopes

Former Shooting Star, Nuno Lopes is undoubtedly one of Portugal’s most talented and successful actors working today, known for his chameleon-like ability to change across a whole range of characters. His breakthrough came from his role in…
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Olivia Lonsdale

Olivia Lonsdale is a new star on the firmament in the Netherlands. She made her film debut in the funny and moving feature PRINCE, directed by Sam de Jong and went on to co-star in the hit series GEEN KONIGEN IN ONS BLOED. Olivia played leading…
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Olya Zueva

Former model Olya Zueva is a hugely talented actress, writer and director who divides her time between Moscow and New York. After graduating from the New York Film School, she secured key roles in the films LOVE IS STRANGE, directed by Ira Sachs…
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Pekka Strang

Pekka Strang is a wonderfully gifted Finnish actor who graduated from the Theatre Academy of Helsinki. He is known for his role in NAKED HARBOUR by Aku Louhimies and ARMI LIVE! directed by Jörn Donner, however his international breakthrough…
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Peter Simonischek

Although multi-award-winning Peter Simonischek is one of the best-known actors working throughout Austria and Germany, it was his leading role as ‘Winifried’ in TONI ERDMANN that won him legions of fans across the world. He has recently…
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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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Rifka Lodeizen

Dutch actress Rifke Lodeizen has had a truly remarkable 2017, landing two huge feature film leads: ‘Messie’ in MESSIE AND MAUD, ‘Roos’ in DISAPPERANCE as well as playing the key role of ‘Jara’ in the Crime TV series, FENIX. Rifke…
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ROBERT DE HOOG

Robert de Hoog is a Dutch actor who won an International Emmy nomination and a Golden Calf for his brilliant performance in the film, SKIN. Other notable film work includes WAR HORSE by Steven Spielberg and the leading role of ‘Ian Harding’…
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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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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.…
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YURI KOLOKOLNIKOV

Multi-award winning Russian actor, Yuri Kolokolnikov first came to international prominence when he was cast as ‘Styr’ in GAME OF THRONES. Since then, he has worked continuously on high profile projects in both Russian and English. Later…