Interviews

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

3969 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 19/05/2018. 512 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Jaime Rosales  • Director

“It can end up being very difficult to make the viewer happy”

Jaime Rosales • Director

CANNES 2018: Spanish filmmaker Jaime Rosales is back in the Directors’ Fortnight with Petra, a striking tragedy that boasts a magnificent cast  

10/05/2018 | Cannes 2018 | Directors’ Fortnight

Marco Alessi • Producer

“I’ll be presenting a feature film starring Laetitia Casta in Cannes”

Marco Alessi • Producer

Marco Alessi of Dugong Films, who is here at the Cannes Film Festival and taking part in the Producers On the Move initiative, speaks with pride about his...  

09/05/2018 | Producers On the Move 2018

Luisa Romeo  • Producer

“We need to cut down the distance between the Spanish audience and its cinema”

Luisa Romeo • Producer

We chat to Luisa Romeo, a producer for Spanish outfit Frida Films, who has been selected to take part in Producers on the Move 2018  

09/05/2018 | Producers on the Move 2018

Mark Cousins  • Director

“Most of Orson Welles’ drawings are escapes from cinema”

Mark Cousins • Director

CANNES 2018: We spoke to Northern Irish director Mark Cousins, whose new documentary, The Eyes of Orson Welles, is premiering as part of Cannes Classics  

09/05/2018 | Cannes 2018 | Cannes Classics

Jury • Cannes Film Festival 2018

"It would be a bit dull if we all agreed all of the time"

Jury • Cannes Film Festival 2018

CANNES 2018: Cate Blanchett, the president of Cannes’ competition jury, and her jurors spoke about the roles of the jury and women at the festival  

08/05/2018 | Cannes 2018 | Jury

Veselka Kiryakova • Producer

”Limitations give us the right impulse to be more open as producers”

Veselka Kiryakova • Producer

Bulgarian producer Veselka Kiryakova, working for outfit Red Carpet, is one of the participants of EFP’s 2018 Producers on the Move  

08/05/2018 | Producers on the Move 2018

Lukas Trimonis • Producer

“Why would we make films the easy way?”

Lukas Trimonis • Producer

Lithuanian producer Lukas Trimonis, working for In Script, talks to us after being selected for the 2018 Producers on the Move  

08/05/2018 | Producers on the Move 2018

Paolo Del Brocco • Managing director, Rai Cinema

“The international success of a film lies in its visibility”

Paolo Del Brocco • Managing director, Rai Cinema

We spoke to Paolo Del Brocco, the managing director of Rai Cinema, which boasts seven films at the Cannes Film Festival: "There is a lot of talent in...  

08/05/2018 | Cannes 2018 | Market

Per Damgaard Hansen • Producer

"I’ve become aware of the importance of challenging myself as a producer"

Per Damgaard Hansen • Producer

Danish producer Per Damgaard Hansen, who co-founded Masterplan Pictures, is participating in EFP's 2018 Producers on the Move initiative - and we talked to...  

07/05/2018 | Producers on the Move 2018

Juliette Schrameck  • Managing director, mk2 Films

"Our policy is to have a few films that we really focus on"

Juliette Schrameck • Managing director, mk2 Films

Juliette Schrameck talks about mk2 Films’ extraordinary line-up at the 71st Cannes Film Festival and offers her point of view on market trends  

07/05/2018 | Cannes 2018 | Market

Jan Prušinovský  • Director

“My idea is to have absolute intimacy within the open space”

Jan Prušinovský • Director

Cineuropa talks to Czech writer-director Jan Prušinovský about his latest project in development, which was presented at the recent Czech Film Springboard  

07/05/2018

Rok Sečen • Producer

"I believe things are developing in the right direction"

Rok Sečen • Producer

Slovenian producer Rok Sečen, of Ljubljana-based outfit Monoo, is taking part in the 2018 Producers on the Move and talks to us about it  

04/05/2018 | Producers on the Move 2018

Nicolas Anthomé • Producer

"A filmmaker's talent is essential"

Nicolas Anthomé • Producer

We met up with Nicolas Anthomé, bathysphere producer for Makala and 10,000 Nights in the Jungle, now a 2018 Producer on the Move  

04/05/2018 | Producers on the Move 2018

Birgitta Björnsdóttir • Producer

"We really depend on our film fund"

Birgitta Björnsdóttir • Producer

Iceland's Birgitta Björnsdóttir, a producer for Vintage Pictures, talks to us about being selected as a 2018 Producer on the Move  

04/05/2018 | Producers on the Move 2018

Esko Rips • Producer

"Resources in Estonia are rather limited, so competition is pretty tough"

Esko Rips • Producer

We chat to Estonia's Esko Rips, one of EFP's 2018 Producers on the Move, about his work and the new projects being undertaken by his company, Nafta Films  

04/05/2018 | Producers on the Move 2018