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.

 
Elena Trapé  • Director

“My intention was to shoot a film that makes you feel uncomfortable”

Elena Trapé • Director

Catalonian filmmaker Elena Trapé is competing in the official section of Málaga with her second fiction film, The Distances, which was executive-produced by...  

18/04/2018 | Málaga 2018

Franck Ribière • Director

"People want to watch the films they want, when they want and for a decent price"

Franck Ribière • Director

We spoke to Franck Ribière, who world-premiered his new film, The Most Assassinated Woman in the World at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival  

17/04/2018

Heleen Gerritsen  • Director, goEast Film Festival

“These are troubled, but also interesting, times”

Heleen Gerritsen • Director, goEast Film Festival

We chatted to the new festival and artistic director of goEast, Heleen Gerritsen, on the eve of the gathering’s 18th edition  

17/04/2018

Luciano Accomando • Director

"I wanted to approach immigration from another point of view – as a resource"

Luciano Accomando • Director

Luciano Accomando chatted to Cineuropa at the 19th Lecce European Film Festival about his documentary Immagine dal vero, which talks about successful...  

16/04/2018 | Lecce 2018

Marie Garel-Weiss • Director

"I wanted talk about what happens when you stop taking drugs and life starts to become possible"

Marie Garel-Weiss • Director

French director and screenwriter Marie Garel-Weiss tells us about her first feature film, The Party's Over, in competition at the 19th Lecce European Film...  

13/04/2018 | Lecce 2018

Mateo Gil  • Director

“I was always tempted by the idea of making a comedy”

Mateo Gil • Director

After his forays into thriller, western and sci-fi territory, Spanish director Mateo Gil is boldly sinking his teeth into comedy with The Laws of Thermodynamics  

13/04/2018 | Málaga 2018

Michael Winterbottom • Director

"Sacha Baron Cohen won't be playing British Trump"

Michael Winterbottom • Director

A guest at Lecce European Film Festival, where he received a Golden Olive Tree career achievement award, the British director Michael Winterbottom talked to...  

11/04/2018 | Lecce 2018

Jérémie and Yannick Renier • Directors

"We engage viewers and make them want to lose their bearings"

Jérémie and Yannick Renier • Directors

We met up with Belgian actor-directors Jérémie and Yannick Renier on the occasion of the release in Belgium of their first film, Carnivores  

10/04/2018

Jana Karaivanova  • Executive director, Bulgarian National Film Center

“Financing is never good enough with film”

Jana Karaivanova • Executive director, Bulgarian National Film Center

A revealing talk about the challenges in the Bulgarian film industry and the necessary changes to the local cinema law with Jana Karaivanova, the new head...  

09/04/2018

Andy Nyman  • Director

“We had to take the play apart and put it back together again in a new way”

Andy Nyman • Director

Andy Nyman reveals how he and co-director Jeremy Dyson adapted their hit West End horror play Ghost Stories for the big screen  

06/04/2018

Jens Assur  • Director

“Trust is the most essential part of good directing”

Jens Assur • Director

A revealing conversation about Ravens, Jens Assur's debut feature, which was crowned with the Cineuropa Prize at Vilnius  

03/04/2018 | Vilnius 2018

Ziska Riemann • Director

“I think people who were comic book artists become really good directors”

Ziska Riemann • Director

German Films interviews director Ziska Riemann (Lollipop Monster), who is in post-production with her new film Electric Girl  

30/03/2018

Burhan Qurbani • Director

“I think we, as directors, should open and expand our perspectives”

Burhan Qurbani • Director

German Films interviews Burhan Qurbani (Shahada, We Are Young. We Are Strong.), who is know about to shoot his new film, Alexanderplatz  

30/03/2018

Olivier Meys • Director

"We never talk about how difficult the immigration experience is"

Olivier Meys • Director

We met up with Belgian director Olivier Meys on the occasion of the release of Bitter Flowers in Belgium  

28/03/2018

Cordula Kablitz-Post  • Director

"I was looking for a role model, and I found a great deal of inspiration in Lou Andreas-Salomé"

Cordula Kablitz-Post • Director

We talked to German producer and filmmaker Cordula Kablitz-Post, who won Best Film at the Socially Relevant Film Festival in New York with Lou...  

27/03/2018