Interviews

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

6325 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 24/05/2022. 629 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi • Director of Forever Young

"Even at the most tragic of times, we still manage to laugh"

Valeria Bruni Tedeschi • Director of Forever Young

CANNES 2022: The Italian-French filmmaker unveiled her mature work diving back into the universe of young student-actors at Patrice Chéreau’s Théâtre des...  

24/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | Competition

Lionel Baier • Director of Continental Drift (South)

“Europe can only function if there is desire between peoples”

Lionel Baier • Director of Continental Drift (South)

CANNES 2022: The Swiss filmmaker talks about the third part of his tetralogy on the construction of Europe  

24/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | Directors' Fortnight

Simon Rieth • Director of Summer Scars

“Power and fantasy are metaphors for the very strong relationship between love and hate”

Simon Rieth • Director of Summer Scars

CANNES 2022: The young French filmmaker talks to us about his first feature film, which skillfully blends realism and fantasy  

24/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | Critics’ Week

Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk • Director of Pamfir

“Even if we’re talking about absolute good, it always has a side effect”

Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk • Director of Pamfir

CANNES 2022: We chatted to the Ukrainian director about the origins of his feature debut, the intriguing dialect its characters use, and its possible roots...  

24/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | Directors’ Fortnight

Serge Bozon • Director of Don Juan

“This film lent itself to the idea of a Don Juan who would not be this figure of swaggering manhood, getting everything he wants”

Serge Bozon • Director of Don Juan

CANNES 2022: After presenting his new musical, the French filmmaker explains why he likes to venture into places that we wouldn’t expect of him  

23/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | Cannes Première

Emmanuel Mouret • Director of Diary of a Fleeting Affair

"What interested me most was making this little affair look like a big affair"

Emmanuel Mouret • Director of Diary of a Fleeting Affair

CANNES 2022: The French filmmaker discussed love, affairs, desire and emotions, as well as the question of gender, while explaining his latest movie  

23/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | Cannes Première

Davy Chou • Director of Return to Seoul

“I take great pleasure in helping filmmakers accomplish their vision, when I really admire their talent”

Davy Chou • Director of Return to Seoul

CANNES 2022: We met up with the French-Cambodian director, who has crafted an impressive and intimate feature around the topics of adoption and identity  

22/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | Un Certain Regard

Dominik Moll • Director of The Night of the 12th

"The main character needed to question his own attitude, as a man, towards women"

Dominik Moll • Director of The Night of the 12th

CANNES 2022: The French-German filmmaker’s new movie is an ensemble police investigation reflecting a frayed society and broken male-female relationships  

22/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | Cannes Première

Clément Cogitore • Director of Sons of Ramses

"What motivates me is creating enigmas, but instead of trying to solve them, I explore them as fully as possible"

Clément Cogitore • Director of Sons of Ramses

CANNES 2022: The French filmmaker unveils a brilliantly directed, social, urban and nocturnal thriller about a real-fake medium  

21/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | Critics’ Week

Philippe Faucon • Director of Harkis

"We don’t have goodies on one side and baddies on the other"

Philippe Faucon • Director of Harkis

CANNES 2022: The French filmmaker hits home once again with a film about local soldiers fighting for the French during the Algerian War  

21/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | Directors’ Fortnight

Emmanuelle Nicot • Director of Love According to Dalva

“I wanted to tell the story of the aftermath, where the traumas lodge”

Emmanuelle Nicot • Director of Love According to Dalva

CANNES 2022: The Belgian filmmaker talked about her surprisingly luminous portrait of a little 12-year-old girl who will have to take back control of her...  

21/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | Critics’ Week

Jan Gassmann • Director of 99 Moons

“My movies are never far away from me; I need to live what I’m writing”

Jan Gassmann • Director of 99 Moons

CANNES 2022: We talked to the Swiss director, whose latest feature tells the story of two very different people who are unable to live apart  

21/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | ACID

Hubert Toint and Mark Denessen • Producers, Ginger Pictures

“What matters to us is quality; we don’t want to limit ourselves to a medium, a genre or even a geographic area”

Hubert Toint and Mark Denessen • Producers, Ginger Pictures

We met up with two of the associates behind the inherently pan-European production company, a joint venture between Benelux and Scandinavia  

20/05/2022 | /Belgium/Denmark

Kerem Ayan Deputy Director at Istanbul Film Festival

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Kerem Ayan Deputy Director at Istanbul Film Festival

Succesful Film Festival starts from the the programming  

19/05/2022 | Euro Film Fest

Mario Alejandro Arias, Gabriela Alonso and Nicolás Martín • Directors of To Have Time

"We had no intention of creating a generational portrait"

Mario Alejandro Arias, Gabriela Alonso and Nicolás Martín • Directors of To Have Time

With their first feature film, of hybrid genre and the final project of their studies at ECAM, they have been selected at the Malaga Film Festival and...  

17/05/2022 | D’A 2022

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