Jannis Niewöhnner • Germany
Shooting Stars 2015
Niewöhnner made his international acting debut in The Girl King
Jannis Niewöhner had his first acting role at the age of ten in a Tartot episode in 2002. He became known to a wider audience through his performance as the time-travelling Gideon de Villiers in the film version of Kerstin Gier's bestselling fantasy time-travel Ruby Red [+see also:
film profile] trilogy. In 2014, Jannis played a lead role in 4 Kings and made his international acting debut in Mika Kaurismäki's The Girl King.