Interviews

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

4157 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 21/09/2018. 499 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
David Kaskel • Founder and CEO, Breaking Fourth

“A lot of the funding is coming through the manufacturers”

David Kaskel • Founder and CEO, Breaking Fourth

VENICE 2018: We spoke to entrepreneur David Kaskel, who started his VR company Breaking Fourth in the UK three years ago, as he showcased Lucid, a new VR...  

01/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Industry

Álvaro Brechner • Director

“They can’t take our imagination away from us”

Álvaro Brechner • Director

VENICE 2018: Filmmaker Álvaro Brechner presents his third film, A Twelve-Year Night, based on true events that took place in his home country, Uruguay, not...  

01/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Orizzonti

Joachim Lafosse  • Director

"It was a journey that I could have done with my mother"

Joachim Lafosse • Director

VENICE 2018: We interviewed Belgian director Joachim Lafosse, who has presented Keep Going, his eighth film, in competition in the Giornate degli Autori  

01/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Gastón Duprat  • Director

“We all like popular, quality films, which are difficult to shoot”

Gastón Duprat • Director

VENICE 2018: Gastón Duprat discusses his new film, My Masterpiece, his first since the Volpi Cup-winning 2016 title The Distinguished Citizen  

31/08/2018 | Venice 2018 | Out of Competition

Paul Iacovou • Producer

"It was important to me that by the end of the film people still loved Peter Sellers"

Paul Iacovou • Producer

VENICE 2018: Cypriot producer Paul Iacovou talks to us about the documentary The Ghost of Peter Sellers by Peter Medak, screening as a special event in the...  

31/08/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Francesco Zizola • Director

"A metaphor for modern-day man being trapped like tuna"

Francesco Zizola • Director

VENICE 2018: Photojournalist Francesco Zizola is presenting his short film As If We Were Tuna in the Giornate degli Autori, as a special event  

31/08/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Claire Burger • Director

"Sometimes losing someone is a good way to find oneself"

Claire Burger • Director

VENICE 2018: We met up with French director Claire Burger, who has now helmed her first solo feature, Real Love, a competitor in the Giornate degli Autori  

31/08/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Rithy Panh • Director

"A film is a journey to the unknown"

Rithy Panh • Director

VENICE 2018: We talked to Cambodian director Rithy Panh, who opened the Giornate degli Autori with his new film, Graves Without a Name  

30/08/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Pascal Diot  • Head, Venice Production Bridge

“We aren’t chasing quantity, but quality”

Pascal Diot • Head, Venice Production Bridge

VENICE 2018: As the Venice Film Festival got under way, we spoke to Pascal Diot, head of the Venice Production Bridge, about the prime Italian industry event  

29/08/2018 | Venice 2018 | Market

Fabien Riggall  • Creative director, Secret Cinema

“Films are being released and the cinemas are empty”

Fabien Riggall • Creative director, Secret Cinema

Founder and creative director of Secret Cinema Fabien Riggall announces its move into production as the success of the venture continues unabated  

28/08/2018

Maria Ekerhovd • Producer

"Burning Man really has something to say about living in contemporary Scandinavia"

Maria Ekerhovd • Producer

We spoke to producer Maria Ekerhovd, of Mer Film, about the Burning Man project, which won the Eurimages Lab Project Award in Haugesund last week  

27/08/2018

Árpád Bogdán • Director

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Árpád Bogdán • Director

We have met up with Hungarian director Árpád Bogdán, who has presented Ghetto Balboa in the Documentary Competition at the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival  

27/08/2018 | Sarajevo 2018 | Documentary Competition

CineLink Industry Days 2018

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CineLink Industry Days 2018

A round-up of interviews with the organisers and participants of Sarajevo Film Festival's CineLink Industry Days  

23/08/2018 | Sarajevo 2018 | Industry

Marija Ratković Vidaković, Dinka Radonić • Directors

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Marija Ratković Vidaković, Dinka Radonić • Directors

We talked to Marija Ratković Vidaković and Dinka Radonić, directors of Croatian-Swedish medium-length documentary Ikea For YU, a competitor at the Sarajevo...  

23/08/2018 | Sarajevo 2018 | Documentary Competition

Antonin Svoboda • Director

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Antonin Svoboda • Director

Austrian filmmaker Antonin Svoboda has talked to us about his film Cry Baby, Cry, screened in the Documentary Competition at the Sarajevo Film Festival  

23/08/2018 | Sarajevo 2018 | Documentary Competition