Interviews

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

4415 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 19/04/2019. 519 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Elin Kamlert • Producer, Kamlert Film

“Fight for the things you can change, and give up the rest”

Elin Kamlert • Producer, Kamlert Film

Interview with Elin Kamlert, producer for Swedish outfit Kamlert Film and selected for the 2019 Emerging Producers programme  

05/03/2019 | Emerging Producers 2019

Bertrand Faivre  • Producer, Le Bureau/The Bureau

"A formulaic-based economy that I don't want to participate in"

Bertrand Faivre • Producer, Le Bureau/The Bureau

Producer Bertrand Faivre tells us about the risks he took in order to produce Our Wonderful Lives and offers his opinion on French film funding  

05/03/2019

David Lindner Leporda • Producer, Filmallee GmbH

“In documentaries there is no escape”

David Lindner Leporda • Producer, Filmallee GmbH

Interview with David Lindner Leporda, producer for German outfit Filmallee GmbH and selected for the 2019 Emerging Producers programme  

01/03/2019 | Emerging Producers 2019

Isabelle Truc  • Producer, Iota Production

"There’s an artistic richness to working on both short films and European co-productions"

Isabelle Truc • Producer, Iota Production

Producer Isabelle Truc (Iota Production) tells us about her career, the situation in French-speaking Belgium today, her recent successes, and her ongoing...  

01/03/2019

Renaud Barret • Director of System K

"For artists in Kinshasa, art is a way to survive"

Renaud Barret • Director of System K

BERLIN 2019: We talked to French director Renaud Barret about his documentary System K, shown in the Panorama section  

28/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Panorama

Franck Priot  • Producer, Ghosts City

“Discovering the Chinese market, we worked 12 hours a day for 55 days, without a break”

Franck Priot • Producer, Ghosts City

Bridging the Dragon met up with Franck Priot, producer at Ghosts City, a production company based in both Paris and Beijing  

27/02/2019

Liza Benguigui  • Producer of Invisibles

"A certain closeness, full of laughter, tears and emotion"

Liza Benguigui • Producer of Invisibles

Producer Liza Benguigui talks to us about the surprising popularity of Invisibles in France and the film’s international sales, on the eve of the...  

27/02/2019

James Gardner  • Director of Jellyfish

"Jellyfish is part of the conversation that promotes a better understanding of how we can improve our society"

James Gardner • Director of Jellyfish

We chatted to British director James Gardner, whose debut feature, Jellyfish, has just won the Cineuropa Prize at the Mons International Film Festival  

25/02/2019

Xavier Henry Rashid • Sales agent, Film Republic

"With Brexit, we have to reevaluate if we stay a UK company or not"

Xavier Henry Rashid • Sales agent, Film Republic

BERLIN 2019: We chatted with Xavier Henry Rashid, sales agent at British company Film Republic, at the European Film Market  

22/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Virginie Devesa • Sales agent, Alpha Violet

"Eastern Europe is always very important for us"

Virginie Devesa • Sales agent, Alpha Violet

BERLIN 2019: We chatted with Virginie Devesa, sales agent at French company Alpha Violet, at the European Film Market  

22/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Jean-Christophe Simon • Sales agent, Films Boutique

"All the films are probably not for everybody"

Jean-Christophe Simon • Sales agent, Films Boutique

BERLIN 2019: We chatted with Jean-Christophe Simon, sales agent at German-French company Films Boutique, at the European Film Market  

22/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Pia Hellenthal, Eva Collé • Director and protagonist of Searching Eva

"We were really captured by Eva's honesty"

Pia Hellenthal, Eva Collé • Director and protagonist of Searching Eva

BERLIN 2019: We met up with Pia Hellenthal and Eva Collé, director and protagonist of Searching Eva, a documentary presented in the Panorama section  

22/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Panorama

Eric Franssen • Head, Wallonie Bruxelles Images

"We are looking to enlarge our scale of collaborations with different territories"

Eric Franssen • Head, Wallonie Bruxelles Images

BERLIN 2019: Eric Franssen, head of Wallonie Bruxelles Images, the official agency for the audiovisual promotion of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, talked...  

22/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Rastislav Steranka • Director of National Cinematographic Centre, Slovak Film Institute

"Being here really gives you the opportunity to meet important key players"

Rastislav Steranka • Director of National Cinematographic Centre, Slovak Film Institute

BERLIN 2019: We met up with Rastislav Steranka, director of the National Cinematographic Centre at the Slovak Film Institute, to discuss the latest...  

22/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

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 Market about the latest news from the institution  

22/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM