Interviews

Weekly feature introducing you to film professionals from all over Europe sorted by name.

4199 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 22/10/2018. 498 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Tereza Swadoschová  • Head of the Inspiration Forum, Ji.hlava IDFF

“Our audience is our muse”

Tereza Swadoschová • Head of the Inspiration Forum, Ji.hlava IDFF

We sat down with Tereza Swadoschová, head of the Inspiration Forum at the Ji.hlava IDFF, to talk about this growing and increasingly important section of...  

22/10/2018 | Jihlava 2018

Christophe Leparc • Director, Cinemed

"The Mediterranean has become an important place for auteur cinema"

Christophe Leparc • Director, Cinemed

We met up with Christophe Leparc, director of Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival (40th edition running from 19 to 27 October)  

19/10/2018 | Cinemed 2018

Jota Linares  • Director

“Everything is at stake in a close-up”

Jota Linares • Director

With the support of Beatriz Bodegas, Jota Linares has made his feature debut with Unbridled, a film starring Natalia de Molina, Ignacio Mateos and Daniel Grao  

18/10/2018

Dumitru Budrala  • Founding director, Astra Film Festival

"We have retained the same mission since the very first edition – that of curators of reality"

Dumitru Budrala • Founding director, Astra Film Festival

With 25 editions of Romania's biggest documentary film festival under his belt, Astra's founding director, Dumitru Budrala, talks about the event's...  

17/10/2018 | Astra 2018

Paul Pauwels  • Director, European Documentary Network

"The voice of documentary professionals must also be heard in Brussels"

Paul Pauwels • Director, European Documentary Network

European Documentary Network director Paul Pauwels talks to us about EDN's recent meetings with EU policy makers to secure funding for the documentary...  

12/10/2018

Luzie Loose  • Director

“That time in my life when I was 15 or 16 was very intense”

Luzie Loose • Director

We spoke to director Luzie Loose at Busan about her debut film, Swimming, which tells the story of two 15-year-olds whose burgeoning friendship encounters...  

11/10/2018 | Busan 2018

Fred Cavayé • Director

“I had to find my own truth when adapting this Italian box office success"

Fred Cavayé • Director

We met up with Fred Cavayé on the occasion of the screening of his fifth feature film, Nothing to Hide, in which he offers his own personal reinterpretation...  

09/10/2018 | Namur 2018

Wojciech Smarzowski  • Director

Clergy is like a constant dripping of water that wears away a stone”

Wojciech Smarzowski • Director

Cineuropa chatted to Wojciech Smarzowski, the director of Clergy, which has just enjoyed a record-breaking opening in Polish cinemas  

09/10/2018

Mick Hannigan  • Festival co-director, IndieCork

“We have shown that we have a place within the ecosystem of the Irish film community”

Mick Hannigan • Festival co-director, IndieCork

We had a chat about the upcoming edition of the IndieCork Festival with Mick Hannigan, its co-director  

05/10/2018 | IndieCork 2018

Julian Schnabel  • Director

“I never wanted to get on the van Gogh boat”

Julian Schnabel • Director

Cineuropa talked to artist-director Julian Schnabel, the man behind At Eternity’s Gate, his latest film that centres on the twilight years of Vincent van Gogh  

05/10/2018 | Zurich 2018

Martin Lehwald, Michal Pokorny, Marcos Kantis • Producers

“We are always open for projects that are fun to work on”

Martin Lehwald, Michal Pokorny, Marcos Kantis • Producers

German Films talks to producers Martin Lehwald, Michal Pokorny and Marcos Kantis, of Berlin-based Schiwago Film, to learn more about them  

04/10/2018

Angela Schanelec • Director

“To understand a film means committing yourself to a process that leads beyond it”

Angela Schanelec • Director

German Films chats to director Angela Schanelec to get a better picture of her career and her approach to cinema  

04/10/2018

Annabel Jankel  • Director

“This film would not have been made by a man”

Annabel Jankel • Director

Fresh from its world premiere at Toronto, we chatted to London-born Annabel Jankel about Tell It to the Bees, her first feature since 1993’s Super Mario Bros.  

04/10/2018 | Zurich 2018

Marcus H Rosenmüller  • Director

“There were so many aspects that we could use to make this bigger than a football film”

Marcus H Rosenmüller • Director

We chatted to German director-screenwriter Marcus H Rosenmüller about his new drama, Trautmann, based on the life of the famous Manchester City goalkeeper  

04/10/2018 | Zurich 2018

Thomas Vinterberg  • Director

“This film was very far from what I normally do”

Thomas Vinterberg • Director

We sat down with Danish director Thomas Vinterberg to discuss his approach to his new movie, Kursk, which world-premiered at Toronto and is now playing at...  

04/10/2018 | Zurich 2018