Interviews

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

4416 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 23/04/2019. 518 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
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

Marius Olteanu • Director of Monsters.

"I was interested in this journey towards the other one"

Marius Olteanu • Director of Monsters.

BERLIN 2019: Romanian director Marius Olteanu discusses his feature Monsters., world-premiered in the Forum section  

22/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Forum

Blagoj Veselinov • Actor

"I'm preparing myself all the time"

Blagoj Veselinov • Actor

BERLIN 2019: We sat down with Macedonian actor Blagoj Veselinov, selected for the 2019 Shooting Stars  

21/02/2019 | Shooting Stars 2019

Ine Marie Wilmann • Actress

"My dream role hasn't been written yet"

Ine Marie Wilmann • Actress

BERLIN 2019: Norway's Shooting Star Ine Marie Wilmann talks to us about herself, her work and where her career might lead her to  

21/02/2019 | Shooting Stars 2019

Konstantinos Aivaliotis • Hellas Film for Promotion and Distribution director, Greek Film Centre

"We see now the first results of our 35% cash rebate initiative"

Konstantinos Aivaliotis • Hellas Film for Promotion and Distribution director, Greek Film Centre

BERLIN 2019: Konstantinos Aivaliotis, Hellas Film for Promotion and Distribution director at Greek Film Centre, talked to us about their activities at the...  

21/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Dovile Butnoriute • Head of Department of Film Promotion, Lithuanian Film Centre

"This year we had the biggest Lithuanian delegation at the Berlinale"

Dovile Butnoriute • Head of Department of Film Promotion, Lithuanian Film Centre

BERLIN 2019: We had a chance to chat with Lithuanian Film Centre's Head of Department of Film Promotion Dovile Butnoriute, who explained to us the new...  

21/02/2019 | Berlín 2019 | EFM

Alex Traila • Policy advisor on EU affairs and foreign relations, Romanian Film Centre

"One of our priorities is co-production"

Alex Traila • Policy advisor on EU affairs and foreign relations, Romanian Film Centre

BERLIN 2019: We met up with Alex Traila, policy advisor on EU affairs and foreign relations at the Romanian Film Centre, to discuss the institution's...  

21/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Aldemar Matias • Director of On The Starting Line

"How can we talk about political context through the intimacy of a family"

Aldemar Matias • Director of On The Starting Line

BERLIN 2019: Brazilian filmmaker Aldemar Matias talks about his first film On The Starting Line, about a Cuban athlete, screened in the Panorama section  

21/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Panorama

Neus Ballús • Director of Staff Only

"Our touristic experiences are totally constructed by the images we take all the time"

Neus Ballús • Director of Staff Only

BERLIN 2019: We interviewed Spanish director Neus Ballús to talk about her second feature Staff Only, screened in the Panorama section  

21/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Panorama

Florian Weghorn  • Programme manager, Berlinale Talents

“Berlinale Talents is an initiative in permanent flux”

Florian Weghorn • Programme manager, Berlinale Talents

BERLIN 2019: We caught up with Florian Weghorn, Berlinale Talents programme manager, to take stock of this year’s edition of the initiative  

21/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Elliott Crosset Hove • Actor

"Growing up in my family has given me a realistic view of what it means to be an actor"

Elliott Crosset Hove • Actor

BERLIN 2019: Danish actor Elliott Crosset Hove, one of the 2019 Shooting Stars, talks to us about his work experience  

21/02/2019 | Shooting Stars 2019

Kristin Thora Haraldsdóttir • Actress

"I'm often asked what is it to be an actress having kids, but my male colleagues don't"

Kristin Thora Haraldsdóttir • Actress

BERLIN 2019: Icelandic Shooting Star Kristin Thora Haraldsdóttir talks to us about her emerging film career  

21/02/2019 | Shooting Stars 2019

Jayro Bustamante • Director of Tremors

"It's a society in which homophobia is a problem, but the real one is machoism"

Jayro Bustamante • Director of Tremors

BERLIN 2019: We interviewed Guatemalan director Jayro Bustamante, who returned to the Berlinale, after the success of Ixcanul, with his new film Tremors  

20/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Panorama

Yaron Shani • Director of Chained

"I want to understand life"

Yaron Shani • Director of Chained

BERLIN 2019: Israeli filmmaker Yaron Shani talks to us about the second instalment of his "Love Trilogy", Chained, presented in the Panorama section  

20/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Panorama

Fatih Akin • Director of The Golden Glove

"They say this film is against women, but it's people who haven't seen the film saying that"

Fatih Akin • Director of The Golden Glove

BERLIN 2019: Fatih Akin talks to us about his new film The Golden Glove, one of the most heinous and gory movies that have ever played in competition at the...  

20/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition