Interviews

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

4543 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 20/06/2019. 548 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
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Gints Zilbalodis  • Director of Away

“I was working on it alone for a long time, and I really didn’t know if people would like it or not”

Gints Zilbalodis • Director of Away

We caught up with Latvian director Gints Zilbalodis to chat about his fairy tale-like animated adventure...  

11/06/2019 | Annecy 2019

Ondrej Zima • Evolution Films

Producers on the move 2012 – Czech Republic

Ondrej Zima • Evolution Films

"A mutual trust between the artist and the producer is crucial", says Ondrej Zima, who stands behind both...  

11/05/2012

Klaus Zimmermann  • Producer

“Today, viewers of drama series have become their own programme directors”

Klaus Zimmermann • Producer

International producer Klaus Zimmermann, who delivered the Serial Eyes keynote speech, entitled “The...  

21/11/2017

Nicola Zingaretti  • President of the Lazio Region

“Relations between countries are crucial for growing the market”

Nicola Zingaretti • President of the Lazio Region

Whilst in Paris for a tribute to Ettore Scola, Nicola Zingaretti talked to us about funding for...  

26/02/2016

Daniel Ziskind  • Producer

“Europe must open up to Arab cinema”

Daniel Ziskind • Producer

Cineuropa met up with producer Daniel Ziskind at the Cairo Film Festival, giving us an opportunity to...  

17/01/2018

Daniel Ziskind  • Producer, Film Clinic

"I expect to see an Arab filmmaker selected at the upcoming editions of Berlin, Cannes and Venice"

Daniel Ziskind • Producer, Film Clinic

Cineuropa spoke to Paris-based producer Daniel Ziskind, who has been signed up as the European...  

22/04/2015

Daniel Ziskind  • Representative of ZAD

"The revolutions are encouraging producers and directors to look at more hard-hitting material"

Daniel Ziskind • Representative of ZAD

Cineuropa met up with Daniel Ziskind, who has just produced the film El Ott by Ibrahim El Batout, which...  

14/11/2014

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...  

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

Rebecca Zlotowski • Director

"A story that isn’t afraid of being a bit enigmatic"

Rebecca Zlotowski • Director

French director Rebecca Zlotowski deciphers Planetarium, a film that plumbs the depths of and trouble with...  

16/11/2016

Rebecca Zlotowski  • Director

“Not a militant film, but a dialogue between two worlds”

Rebecca Zlotowski • Director

Rebecca Zlotowski, the author of Belle épine, a guest at the “Rendez-vous” appointment with new French...  

04/04/2014

Rebecca Zlotowski • director

Cannes 2010

Rebecca Zlotowski • director

The French director talks about her 63rd Cannes Film Festival Critics' Week competition entry Belle Epine,...  

Rebecca Zlotowski  • Director of An Easy Girl

“It’s time for women to re-embrace our sexy stereotypes, and play with them with power and pride”

Rebecca Zlotowski • Director of An Easy Girl

CANNES 2019: We caught up with Rebecca Zlotowski to discuss An Easy Girl, which plays with sexual...  

23/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight

Sameh Zoabi  • Director

"An artist trapped in a political situation where everyone wants different things of him"

Sameh Zoabi • Director

VENICE 2018: Israeli-Palestinian filmmaker Sameh Zoabi breaks down his comedy Tel Aviv on Fire, which was...  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Orizzonti

Anne Zohra Berrached  • Director

“How must it feel to abort an almost complete human being?”

Anne Zohra Berrached • Director

BERLIN 2016: German writer-director Anne Zohra Berrached, whose 24 Weeks screened in the Berlinale...  

19/02/2016

Yorgos Zois  • Director

“A voice of authority can manipulate us and be in control of all our acts”

Yorgos Zois • Director

VENICE 2015: Greek director Yorgos Zois explains how he played with conventions in his Orizzonti-selected...  

15/09/2015

Virág Zomborácz  • Director

"I still see people queuing to see arthouse films"

Virág Zomborácz • Director

Cineuropa met up with Virág Zomborácz, the director of Afterlife, the winner of the Bergamo Film Meeting  

17/03/2015