Irish actress Sarah Bolger who starred in 'The Spiderwick Chronicles' and 'In America', has been shortlisted for the European Film Promotion 'Shooting Stars' award.

The talent forum will take place at the Berlin International Film Festival in February 2009.

Sarah is one of nine young actors across Europe who were selected by a jury for the award.

Commenting on the nomination, she said: "I am thrilled to have been selected for such a prestigious event. Previous Shooting Stars are an inspiration, and I’m incredibly honoured to be included amongst the list of other actors who have been selected this year. I can’t stop smiling!"