Video interviews

Cineuropa's video interviews. Discover or re-discover interviews with directors, actors, producers, distributors and other European professionals. In this section, you can find our video interviews with the Shooting Stars and Producers on the Move, as selected by European Film Promotion.

1317 video interviews available in total starting from 30/08/2002. Last updated on 26/06/2019. 119 video interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Ala Eddine Slim • Director of Tlamess

"I tried to be provocative, both for myself and the viewer"

Ala Eddine Slim • Director of Tlamess

CANNES 2019: Tunisian filmmaker Ala Eddine Slim presented his second feature Tlamess in the Directors' Fortnight, and talked to us about it  

Óliver Laxe • Director of Fire Will Come

"Beauty has its laws, and you have to suffer to get some of it"

Óliver Laxe • Director of Fire Will Come

CANNES 2019: Spanish filmmaker Óliver Laxe discusses everything behind his acclaimed Un Certain Regard entry Fire Will Come  

Ben Johnson • CEO, Gruvi

"Cinemas and distributors should work with each other, but they don't"

Ben Johnson • CEO, Gruvi

CANNES 2019: Ben Johnson, CEO at Gruvi, discusses the approach to marketing and promotion of the UK-based media technology company at the Marché du Film  

Sven Slazenger • CEO, Interlake

"The biggest challenges when you combine traditional media and new technology are actually in human beings"

Sven Slazenger • CEO, Interlake

CANNES 2019: Sven Slazenger, CEO at digital change agent Interlake, discusses the benefits and challenges of the MediaTech Hub Potsdam  

Philippe Reynaert • CEO, Wallimage

"We support start-ups and applications based on blockchain and AI technologies"

Philippe Reynaert • CEO, Wallimage

CANNES 2019: Philippe Reynaert, CEO at Wallimage, discusses the start-ups and applications the Belgian fund is supporting at the Marché du Film  

Abel Ferrara • Director of Tommaso

"I wouldn't have made this film if Willem Dafoe hadn't wanted to do it"

Abel Ferrara • Director of Tommaso

CANNES 2019: US-born, Rome-based filmmaker Abel Ferrara talks about his very personal new film, Tommaso, starring his longtime collaborator Willem Dafoe  

Ermal Mamaqi • Producer, 2 Fingers Honey

"We're the first Albanians to make 250,000 admissions in one month"

Ermal Mamaqi • Producer, 2 Fingers Honey

CANNES 2019: Albanian actor, writer, director and producer Ermal Mamaqi, who's enjoying a great success with 2 Fingers Honey met up with us at the Marché du...  

Eduart Makri • Head, Albanian Center of Cinematography

"In the last four years we have shot 134 movies in Albania"

Eduart Makri • Head, Albanian Center of Cinematography

CANNES 2019: At the Marché du Film, we have discussed with Eduart Makri, head of the Albanian Center of Cinematography, the possibilities of making films in...  

Corneliu Porumboiu • Director of The Whistlers

"I watched all those films that I liked in my childhood again, and it was a pleasure to play with that"

Corneliu Porumboiu • Director of The Whistlers

CANNES 2019: Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu, who is in participating in the Palme d'Or competition for the first time, talked to us about his new film...  

Tonje Hessen Schei • Director

"We have a technology here revolutionising our world"

Tonje Hessen Schei • Director

CANNES 2019: At the Marché du Film, documentary filmmaker Tonje Hessen Schei discusses the technologies that have helped her shape her work  

Julie Brill • Corporate vice-president, Microsoft

"AI could help screenwriters and directors as they try to develop stories"

Julie Brill • Corporate vice-president, Microsoft

CANNES 2019: Julie Brill, corporate vice-president and General Counsel of Global Privacy & Regulatory Affairs deputy at Microsoft, discusses the strength of...  

Diao Yinan • Director of The Wild Goose Lake

"I very much want to rely on the visual language, rather than on dialogues"

Diao Yinan • Director of The Wild Goose Lake

CANNES 2019: We met up with Chinese filmmaker Diao Yinan, who is participating for the first time in the Palme d'Or competition with his new film The Wild...  

Bruno Dumont • Director of Joan of Arc

"Joan of Arc represents the human side of what we all are"

Bruno Dumont • Director of Joan of Arc

CANNES 2019: We met up with French director Bruno Dumont, who is presenting his latest film, Joan of Arc, in Un Certain Regard  

Maria Tanjala, Irina Albita • Co-founders, FilmChain

"It's important to keep this bridge between all of the stakeholders and the technology giants"

Maria Tanjala, Irina Albita • Co-founders, FilmChain

CANNES 2019: We chatted to Maria Tanjala and Irina Albita, co-founders of FilmChain, a blockchain platform that works with film, TV & digital revenues, at...  

Linda Petrikova • Manager, Decent Media Group

"Education is a big thing for blockchain technology"

Linda Petrikova • Manager, Decent Media Group

CANNES 2019: Linda Petrikova, manager of Decent Media Group, discusses advantages and challenges of the blockchain technology at the Marché du Film