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

4511 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 25/05/2019. 532 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Costas  Zapas  • Director

“The circumvention of moral laws”

Costas Zapas • Director

Costas Zapas gained international acclaim with Uncut Family (2004) and The Last Porn Movie (2006). With...  


Vit Zapletal  • Director


Vit Zapletal • Director

KARLOVY VARY 2015: Cineuropa met up with Vit Zapletal at the KVIFF to talk about his debut feature, Dust...  


Alfonso Zarauza  • Director

"People outside are curious about what’s happening in Spain"

Alfonso Zarauza • Director

Galician director Alfonso Zarauza releases Aces, previously screened at the Malaga Film Festival and shown...  


Grzegorz Zariczny  • Director


Grzegorz Zariczny • Director

We sat down with Polish filmmaker Grzegorz Zariczny at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2016...  


Jasmila Žbanić • Director


Jasmila Žbanić • Director

Cineuropa met up with Jasmila Žbanić, one of the biggest filmmaking names to break out of Bosnia, present...  


Jasmila Zbanic • Director

"Love and war in Sarajevo"

Jasmila Zbanic • Director

"My film is not only about war, it is first and foremost about love, about a love that is not pure because...  


Dejan   Zečević     • Director

Deconstructing genre

Dejan Zečević • Director

After a docu-fiction, a horror film, a comedy and a thriller, the Serbian director has decided to mix...  


Franco Zeffirelli

The Golden Age of the Renaissance

Franco Zeffirelli

Leonardo, Macchiavelli and Michelangelo are the protagonists of I Fiorentini, the director’s lifelong...  


Aistė Žegulytė  • Director of Animus Animalis

“We all have this desire to look the beast right in the eye”

Aistė Žegulytė • Director of Animus Animalis

Cineuropa talked to Lithuanian director Aistė Žegulytė about her debut feature-length documentary, Animus...  

08/04/2019 | Vilnius 2019

Signe Zeilich-Jensen  • Head of Holland Film Meeting

"The Holland Film Meeting is not a 'one-event show'"

Signe Zeilich-Jensen • Head of Holland Film Meeting

Signe Zeilich-Jensen looks back at her experience as head of the Holland Film Meeting, while preparing the...  


Petr Zelenka • Director


Petr Zelenka • Director

Cineuropa talked to Czech filmmaker Petr Zelenka about his film Lost in Munich, at the Bergamo Film Meeting  



Petr Zelenka• Director

The film is about a Prague theatre company that arrives in Krakow to present a stage adaptation of...  

Blerta Zeqiri • Director


Blerta Zeqiri • Director

We met up with Kosovan director Blerta Zeqiri to discuss her first film The Marriage  

29/11/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition

Greg Zglinski  • Director

“Film is the perfect medium for showing dreams”

Greg Zglinski • Director

BERLIN 2017: Polish director Greg Zglinski speaks to Cineuropa to reveal the background to his latest...  


Marco Müller and Jia Zhangke  • Organisers, Pingyao Film Festival

“The idea was to promote a constant East-West exchange”

Marco Müller and Jia Zhangke • Organisers, Pingyao Film Festival

The men behind the first edition of the Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival,...  

07/11/2017 | Pingyao 2017

Arben Zharku • Head, Kosovo Cinematography Center

"We are very thankful our government sees cinema as a very important tool"

Arben Zharku • Head, Kosovo Cinematography Center

BERLIN 2019: Arben Zharku, head of the Kosovo Cinematography Center, talks to us at the European Film...  

22/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM