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.

 
David Safarian  • Director

“There are people who can maintain their human face in any circumstances”

David Safarian • Director

We met up with Armenian filmmaker David Safarian, who won the Best Film and Best Actress Awards at the Socially Relevant Film Festival in New York with Hot...  

26/03/2018

Marcus Lindeen  • Director

“This experiment showed us that peace and harmony are possible in society”

Marcus Lindeen • Director

We chatted to Swedish director Marcus Lindeen after his The Raft won the DOX:Award, the top prize at the CPH:DOX Documentary Film Festival in Copenhagen  

26/03/2018 | CPH:DOX 2018

Erlend Eirik Mo  • Director

"The problem of climate change is a global issue, and no one’s doing anything to solve it"

Erlend Eirik Mo • Director

We chatted to Norwegian filmmaker Erlend Eirik Mo, whose Norwegian-Danish documentary project received the Eurimages Co-production Development Award on...  

23/03/2018 | CPH:DOX 2018

Andrea Picard  • Artistic director, Cinéma du Réel Festival

"Imagination cannot be categorised"

Andrea Picard • Artistic director, Cinéma du Réel Festival

We met up with Andrea Picard, the new artistic director of Cinéma du Réel Festival, the 40th edition of which is due to take place in Paris from 23 March to...  

23/03/2018

Karim Aïnouz  • Director

"I wanted to remind viewers that these refugees don't come to Europe because they feel like it"

Karim Aïnouz • Director

Cineuropa met up with Brazil's Karim Aïnouz, whose new film, Central Airport THF, is currently on the programme of CPH: DOX festival in Copenhagen  

23/03/2018 | CPH:DOX 2018

Lorna Tucker  • Director

“Vivienne Westwood is the most reluctant protagonist I’ve ever worked with”

Lorna Tucker • Director

Lorna Tucker, a former model turned filmmaker, essays maverick designer Vivienne Westwood for her debut documentary feature, Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist  

23/03/2018

Daniel Calparsoro  • Director

“My film deals with a lack of communication”

Daniel Calparsoro • Director

Daniel Calparsoro is releasing his new thriller, The Warning, an adaptation of Paul Pen’s novel of the same name, starring Raúl Arévalo, in which he blends...  

22/03/2018

Ruth Beckermann  • Director

“I wanted to give the full picture of the time and to look at it from all angles”

Ruth Beckermann • Director

We met up with Ruth Beckermann at the Diagonale to talk about her political documentary The Waldheim Waltz, which won Best Documentary earlier this year at...  

22/03/2018 | Diagonale 2018

Felix Balbas  • VFX producer and supervisor

"I can't wait to see Humphrey Bogart's new film!"

Felix Balbas • VFX producer and supervisor

We met up with Italian-Spanish visual effects producer and supervisor Felix Balbas at the 7th MICI (International Independent Film Meeting), where he held...  

21/03/2018

Fatma Al Remaihi, Elia Suleiman and Hanaa Issa  • Qumra organisers, Doha Film Institute

“We never stand still; we always reignite our inspiration”

Fatma Al Remaihi, Elia Suleiman and Hanaa Issa • Qumra organisers, Doha Film Institute

At a press conference with Qumra organisers Fatma Al Remaihi, Elia Suleiman and Hanaa Issa, the trio discussed topics such as the new challenges that arise...  

21/03/2018

Liv Ullmann  • Director and actress

“There must be a reason why I always think in terms of women”

Liv Ullmann • Director and actress

Last week, Liv Ullmann was the guest of honour at the 36th Bergamo Film Meeting, where we talked to her about her career and being a female director  

21/03/2018 | Bergamo 2018

Andrey Zvyagintsev  • Director

“You need to look in the opposite direction to see what’s on the other side”

Andrey Zvyagintsev • Director

Qumra Master Andrey Zvyagintsev chatted to us in Doha about his work and whether it reflects Russian society  

20/03/2018

Marzia dal Fabbro  • MICI market director

"The market is an opportunity for training as well as business"

Marzia dal Fabbro • MICI market director

The vice-president of AGICI, Marzia dal Fabbro, chatted to Cineuropa about the market at the 7th edition of the MICI (International Independent Cinema...  

19/03/2018

Sebastian Höglinger and Peter Schernhuber  • Directors, Diagonale

“‘Dialogue by chance’ would be a good tagline for the Diagonale”

Sebastian Höglinger and Peter Schernhuber • Directors, Diagonale

In Graz, we sat down with Sebastian Höglinger and Peter Schernhuber, the young, dynamic co-directors of the Diagonale, to discuss their approach to the...  

19/03/2018 | Diagonale 2018

Veronika Kührová • Producer

”An honest effort can change the world"

Veronika Kührová • Producer

An interview with Czech producer Veronika Kührová of Analog Vision, one of the participants of Jihlava's 2018 Emerging Producers  

16/03/2018 | Emerging Producers 2018