Interviews

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

4778 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 17/10/2019. 582 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
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Nicolas Saada  • Director

“Reality is an idea, a fantasy that people have when they watch a fiction film”

Nicolas Saada • Director

French director Nicolas Saada is screening his second feature, Taj Mahal, in the Global Cinema section of...  

20/10/2015

Fanny Saadi • Producer

Gamble pays off for Les Films de la Strada

Fanny Saadi • Producer

Producer of 13 (Tzameti), les Films de la Strada managed the metamorphosis of a medium film into a feature  

30/01/2006

Lasse Saarinen  • CEO, Finnish Film Foundation

“I don’t make promises I’m not sure I can keep”

Lasse Saarinen • CEO, Finnish Film Foundation

Cineuropa went to Helsinki to talk to Lasse Saarinen, the chief executive officer of the Finnish Film...  

25/06/2019

Ignas Jonynas and Kristupas Sabolius  • Director and screenwriter of Invisible

"Our choreographer was also an important scriptwriter, as he wrote the whole choreography of the two characters’ feelings"

Ignas Jonynas and Kristupas Sabolius • Director and screenwriter of Invisible

We sat down with Ignas Jonynas and Kristupas Sabolius to talk about their second, San Sebastián-screened...  

01/10/2019 | San Sebastián 2019 | New Directors

Dunia Ayaso and Félix Sabroso • directors

Festival du Cinéma Méditerranéen

Dunia Ayaso and Félix Sabroso • directors

Interview with directors Dunia Ayaso and Félix Sabroso for their film The Island Inside, whose lead actors...  

Hend Sabry  • Actress

"Art, film and culture also help in the fight against other stereotypes"

Hend Sabry • Actress

At the Cairo Film Festival, of which she was a sponsor, Cineuropa met up with actress Hend Sabry to talk...  

17/01/2018

Ira Sachs  • Director of Frankie

“I am interested in people being, not acting”

Ira Sachs • Director of Frankie

CANNES 2019: We met up with Ira Sachs, the director of Frankie, a French-Portuguese-Belgian-US...  

23/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Competition

Shahrbanoo Sadat • Director

Interview

Shahrbanoo Sadat • Director

CANNES 2016: Young Afghan filmmaker Shahrbanoo Sadat talks about her first feature Wolf and Sheep,...  

17/05/2016

Shahrbanoo Sadat  • Director of The Orphanage

“Some people feel I don’t talk enough about war and politics in my films”

Shahrbanoo Sadat • Director of The Orphanage

CANNES 2019: Afghan director Shahrbanoo Sadat breaks down The Orphanage, the second part of a planned...  

22/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight

Jiří Sádek • Director

“Technology inspires new art, and that art inspires new technologies”

Jiří Sádek • Director

Cineuropa spoke to Jiří Sádek at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival about his modern rendition of a classic...  

06/07/2016

Yngve Sæther

2009 Producer on the Move - Norway

Yngve Sæther

29/04/2009

David Safarian  • Director

“There are people who can maintain their human face in any circumstances”

David Safarian • Director

We met up with Armenian filmmaker David Safarian, who won the Best Film and Best Actress Awards at the...  

26/03/2018

Yana Drouz & David Safarian  • Screenwriter and actress, Director

Interview

Yana Drouz & David Safarian • Screenwriter and actress, Director

Cineuropa talked to Armenian screenwriter and actress Yana Drouz and director David Safarian, who...  

27/11/2015

Ismaël Saïdi • director

Brussels Mediterranean Film Festival 2010

Ismaël Saïdi • director

Interview with Belgian director Isamaël Saïdi, whose Ahmed Gassiaux was presented at the 2010...  

Michel Saint-Jean • Producer

"A blend of senses and pleasure"

Michel Saint-Jean • Producer

A hallmark of quality cinema, Diaphana has been producing and distributing films by Dominik Moll, Ken...  

04/07/2006

GoCritic! Interview: Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre  • Director, scholar, founder of MJSTP Films

"It is our turn to re-envision the world"

GoCritic! Interview: Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre • Director, scholar, founder of MJSTP Films

We interviewed the acclaimed Canadian feminist director, producer and scholar who presented her PhD...  

27/06/2019 | GoCritic! | Animafest Zagreb 2019