The Berlinale Talents Market Hub at the EFM, in partnership with Canon © David Ausserhofer

19 UK emerging professionals join the 16th edition of Berlinale Talents

250 emerging professionals from 71 countries have been selected to join this year’s Berlinale Talents, 19 of which are from the UK. Exploring the theme “Secrets,” the 16th edition of the Berlinale’s networking platform focuses on the messages behind cinematic stories and images, and on unexplored paths into the film business. For six days the selected talents will have the opportunity to engage with one another, with experts and the public, to critically question their own artistic standpoint and to further develop their film projects.

The UK participants are:

  • Shalini Adnani - Production Designer/Art Director & Director
  • Laura Hypponen - Director & Screenwriter
  • Georgia Oakley – Director & Screenwriter
  • Chiara Armentano – Editor
  • Zadoc Nava – Director & Producer
  • Mihaela Popescu – Director & Editor
  • Ahmed Yassin Al-daradji – Director & Screenwriting
  • Ella Jones – Director
  • Prano Bailey-Bond – Director & Editor
  • Charlie Lyne – Director & Producer
  • Rebecca Dale – Composer
  • Michal Babinec – Cinematographer
  • Harry Silverlock – Distributor & Sales Agent
  • Fiona Brands – Editor
  • Enos Desjardins – Sound Designer
  • Maria Pirkkalainen – Distributor
  • Grant Gulczynski – Director & Screenwriter
  • James Heath – Producer
  • Manon Ardisson – Producer

Berlinale Talents, which is funded through Creative Europe's Training scheme takes place in the theatres of HAU Hebbel am Ufer from 17 to 22 February, 2017. Browse the full programme on the Berlinale Talents website.

Image: The Berlinale Talents Market Hub at the EFM, in partnership with Canon © David Ausserhofer