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.

 
Boban Jevtić • Director, Film Center Serbia

"The European Film Market is the most important market for our region"

Boban Jevtić • Director, Film Center Serbia

BERLIN 2019: We met up with Boban Jevtić, head of Film Center Serbia, to discuss the institution's activities at the European Film Market  

14/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Erika Lust  • Director

“Porn can be beautiful”

Erika Lust • Director

BERLIN 2019: Cineuropa met up with Swedish porn director Erika Lust to discuss the pleasure and pain of today’s pornography  

14/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Juliette Binoche  • Actress

“There is a freedom that comes with age, especially in front of the camera”

Juliette Binoche • Actress

BERLIN 2019: We met up with French superstar Juliette Binoche to discuss her latest two roles – in Who You Think I Am and as the Jury President at the 2019...  

14/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Berlinale Special Gala

Emin Alper • Director of A Tale of Three Sisters

“This time, I was more interested in the human condition”

Emin Alper • Director of A Tale of Three Sisters

BERLIN 2019: We met with celebrated Turkish director Emin Alper after the screening of his dark fable, A Tale of Three Sisters  

13/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Emin Alper • Director of A Tale of Three Sisters

“This time, I was more interested in the human condition”

Emin Alper • Director of A Tale of Three Sisters

BERLIN 2019: We met with celebrated Turkish director Emin Alper after the screening of his dark fable, A Tale of Three Sisters  

13/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Marie Kreutzer  • Director of The Ground beneath My Feet

“Something is wrong, but I don’t want you to know what it is”

Marie Kreutzer • Director of The Ground beneath My Feet

BERLIN 2019: Cineuropa chatted to Austrian director Marie Kreutzer about her striking competition title The Ground beneath My Feet  

12/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Rita Azevedo Gomes  • Director of The Portuguese Woman

“You can find an equal amount of truth in Dostoyevsky and in some quality contemporary writing”

Rita Azevedo Gomes • Director of The Portuguese Woman

BERLIN 2019: We caught up with Portugal’s Rita Azevedo Gomes to talk about her interesting casting choices in her fifth fiction feature, The Portuguese Woman  

12/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Forum

François Ozon  • Director of By the Grace of God

"The stakes were much higher with this film"

François Ozon • Director of By the Grace of God

BERLIN 2019: François Ozon, in competition at Berlin for the fifth time running with By the Grace of God, talks to Cineuropa about his latest film, which is...  

11/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Hans Petter Moland  • Director of Out Stealing Horses

“This story makes you feel like you have been a part of somebody’s life”

Hans Petter Moland • Director of Out Stealing Horses

BERLIN 2019: Cineuropa met up with Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland to discuss Out Stealing Horses, his adaptation of Per Petterson’s acclaimed novel  

11/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Nora Fingscheidt  • Director of System Crasher

“I’d always wanted to tell a story about a wild little girl”

Nora Fingscheidt • Director of System Crasher

BERLIN 2019: After the premiere of System Crasher in competition, German director Nora Fingscheidt tells Cineuropa why it’s important to change, or indeed...  

10/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Lone Scherfig  • Director of The Kindness of Strangers

“There is this kind of compassion – and it’s worth illuminating”

Lone Scherfig • Director of The Kindness of Strangers

BERLIN 2019: Danish Berlin favourite Lone Scherfig opens this year’s competition with her new film, The Kindness of Strangers, which she shed light on for us  

09/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Martina Bleis and Kathi Bildhauer  • Co-directors, Berlinale Co-Production Market

“We are very happy and proud that so many female filmmakers are being represented”

Martina Bleis and Kathi Bildhauer • Co-directors, Berlinale Co-Production Market

We had a chance to chat to Martina Bleis and Kathi Bildhauer, two of the co-directors of the Berlinale Co-Production Market (9-13 February), to find out...  

07/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Shola Amoo  • Director of The Last Tree

"We are all in a heightened state of awareness about what it means to be British"

Shola Amoo • Director of The Last Tree

The semi-autobiographical tale The Last Tree sees Shola Amoo explore double consciousness and dual identities in Lincolnshire, London and Lagos  

07/02/2019 | Sundance 2019 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Dieter Kosslick  • Director, Berlin Film Festival

“It is our policy that a film needs theatrical exhibition first”

Dieter Kosslick • Director, Berlin Film Festival

Cineuropa talked to outgoing Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick about the programme of the 69th edition, its relationship with streaming services and the...  

07/02/2019 | Berlin 2019

Georges Gachot • Director of Where Are You, João Gilberto?

"If people tell me something is impossible, I'll try it anyway"

Georges Gachot • Director of Where Are You, João Gilberto?

Franco-Swiss director Georges Gachot talks about his unique documentary, Where Are You, João Gilberto?, in competition in the LP Doc section at Seeyousound...  

06/02/2019 | Seeyousound 2019