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.

 
Marcin Pieńkowski  • Artistic director, New Horizons Film Festival

“I want to keep surprising our audience”

Marcin Pieńkowski • Artistic director, New Horizons Film Festival

We met up with Marcin Pieńkowski to talk about his second edition as artistic director of the New Horizons Film Festival  

03/08/2018 | New Horizons 2018

Jane Magnusson  • Director

“You don’t have to dig too deep to find out bad things about Bergman”

Jane Magnusson • Director

We caught up with Swedish director Jane Magnusson as she presented her documentary Bergman – A Year in a Life at the New Horizons Film Festival in Poland  

03/08/2018 | New Horizons 2018

Vitaly Mansky  • Director

"Putin in 1999 and what he is today are absolutely incomparable"

Vitaly Mansky • Director

We met up with Russian filmmaker Vitaly Mansky at the Odesa IFF to discuss his latest award-winning movie, Putin’s Witnesses  

30/07/2018 | Odesa 2018

Nadia Dresti  • Head of Locarno Pro

"The seismic shift in the industry landscape that we anticipated last year has finally happened"

Nadia Dresti • Head of Locarno Pro

In the run-up to the Locarno Film Festival, we spoke to head of Locarno Pro Nadia Dresti to get the lowdown on this year’s edition of the gathering’s...  

27/07/2018 | Locarno 2018 | Industry

Olmo Omerzu  • Director

"Primarily, I concentrated on the characters, which I wanted to use as a sort of viewfinder"

Olmo Omerzu • Director

KARLOVY VARY 2018: Cineuropa talked to the Best Director Award winner at Karlovy Vary, Olmo Omerzu, about Winter Flies and the different approach he adopted...  

27/07/2018 | Karlovy Vary 2018 | Competition

Julia Sinkevych  • General producer, Odesa International Film Festival

"If you want to work with the Ukrainian film industry, Odesa is the place to be"

Julia Sinkevych • General producer, Odesa International Film Festival

Cineuropa chatted to Julia Sinkevych, general producer of the Odesa International Film Festival, at the event's ninth edition, which took place from 13-21 July  

26/07/2018 | Odesa 2018

Benjamin Tuček  • Director

“We were the first film crew ever to shoot at the Mars Desert Research Station”

Benjamin Tuček • Director

KARLOVY VARY 2018: Cineuropa talked to Czech filmmaker Benjamin Tuček about his ambitious project Trash on Mars, a sci-fi comedy and contemplation of...  

25/07/2018 | Karlovy Vary 2018 | Out of competition

Sergei Loznitsa  • Director

“Our society is getting infantilised”

Sergei Loznitsa • Director

We met up with prolific Ukrainian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa as he was presenting Donbass in the Festival of Festivals section at Odesa  

24/07/2018 | Odesa 2018

Fabrice du Welz  • Director

"My greatest challenge today is to allow emotions to run free"

Fabrice du Welz • Director

We met with Belgian director Fabrice du Welz, who is currently shooting his sixth full-length feature, Adoration, in his homeland after two taxing...  

24/07/2018

Neil Young  • Programmer, EFF Palić

"The idea is to respond to what is going on"

Neil Young • Programmer, EFF Palić

Cineuropa met up with the new EFF Palić programmer, British film critic Neil Young, to ask him about the identity of the festival and his approach to...  

23/07/2018 | Palić 2018

Adele Tulli • Director

“I aim to generate perspectives to counter heteronormative narratives”

Adele Tulli • Director

KARLOVY VARY 2018: We met up with Italian filmmaker Adele Tulli, who won the Eurimages Lab Project Award at Karlovy Vary with her project Normal  

17/07/2018 | Karlovy Vary 2018 | Industry

Carlo Chatrian • Artistic Director, Locarno Film Festival

"Locarno has perhaps always been freer than other festivals in its acceptance of new proposals"

Carlo Chatrian • Artistic Director, Locarno Film Festival

Cineuropa met up with Carlo Chatrian, the artistic director of Locarno Film Festival, to discuss the imminent launch of the festival’s 71st edition  

17/07/2018 | Locarno 2018

Tomáš Pavlíček  • Director

"Absurdity is a source of humour, but you can use it to examine the characters' existential states"

Tomáš Pavlíček • Director

KARLOVY VARY 2018: Cineuropa sat down with up-and-coming Czech director Tomáš Pavlíček to talk about the episodic structure and absurd humour found in his...  

16/07/2018 | Karlovy Vary 2018 | East of the West

GoCritic! Interview: Ewa Bukowska

GoCritic! Interview: Ewa Bukowska

We interviewed Polish filmmaker Ewa Bukowska, whose first feature film 53 Wars screened in Karlovy Vary's East of the West section  

12/07/2018 | GoCritic!

Ewa Bukowska • Director

Interview

Ewa Bukowska • Director

KARLOVY VARY 2018: We have met up with Polish filmmaker Ewa Bukowska to discuss her first feature 53 Wars, selected in the East of the West Competition  

12/07/2018 | Karlovy Vary 2018 | East of the West