Interviews

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

7665 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 19/07/2024. 585 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
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Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud • Director of Fatwa

"What these young people have inherited is no match for the propaganda they face"

Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud • Director of Fatwa

Cinergie met with the Tunisian director and screenwriter Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud to talk about his latest film...  

14/02/2019

Louda Ben Salah-Cazanas  • Director of The World After Us

"Learning to accept the city’s brutality and the harsh nature of money is central to the film"

Louda Ben Salah-Cazanas • Director of The World After Us

BERLINALE 2021: Idealism, ambition and love blend together in a seductive first film which explores the...  

04/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Panorama

Nabil Ben Yadir • Director

"My aim is to speak to all members of the general public"

Nabil Ben Yadir • Director

Belgian director Nabil Ben Yadir talks to us about his third feature film, Blind Spot  

24/01/2017

“With humour, anything goes, even the most taboo subjects”

Nabil Ben Yadir • Director

Cinergie met with a film enthusiast who started his career as an actor before moving on to directing and...  

22/10/2009

Nabil Ben Yadir • Director

"France didn’t know how to accept the extended hand before it became a raised fist"

Nabil Ben Yadir • Director

After Les Barons, a surprise box-office success in Belgium in 2010, Nabil Ben Yadir returns with The...  

15/11/2013

Nabil Ben Yadir  • Director of Animals

"To tell this radical story, an equally radical form was needed"

Nabil Ben Yadir • Director of Animals

A meeting with the Belgian filmmaker, who delivers with his fourth feature a film that plunges into the...  

20/10/2021 | Ghent 2021

Samuel Benchetrit • Director of Love Songs for Tough Guys

“I think when we are in love, we go back to being children, we are vulnerable and insecure”

Samuel Benchetrit • Director of Love Songs for Tough Guys

CANNES 2021: The French filmmaker has presented his new tragicomedy starring a series of notable actors...  

17/07/2021 | Cannes 2021 | Cannes Premiere

Martín Benchimol  • Director of The Castle

“I need each scene to have its meaning”

Martín Benchimol • Director of The Castle

BERLINALE 2023: We spoke to the director about his protagonists as well as the location he used and the...  

28/02/2023 | Berlinale 2023 | Panorama

Marjorie Bendeck • Director, Connecting Cottbus

“That’s what we want to address: how the hell do you fund arthouse films nowadays?”

Marjorie Bendeck • Director, Connecting Cottbus

The head of coco opens up about this year’s edition of the co-production market that focuses primarily on...  

08/11/2022 | Cottbus 2022 | Connecting Cottbus

Marjorie Bendeck  • Director, Connecting Cottbus

“A clear concept and consistency over the years are good ingredients in order to bind and engage the audience”

Marjorie Bendeck • Director, Connecting Cottbus

In this interview, Marjorie Bendeck, the director of Connecting Cottbus, breaks down the inner workings of...  

20/05/2019 | Euro Film Fest

Marjorie Bendeck  • Director, connecting cottbus

"Now the participants get their feedback before the pitches"

Marjorie Bendeck • Director, connecting cottbus

Marjorie Bendeck, the new director of coco, looks back on the 20th edition of the event, which has just...  

13/11/2018 | Cottbus 2018 | Industry

Leonie Benesch  • Actress

"I try to figure out what each project needs and what kind of world we try to tell"

Leonie Benesch • Actress

BERLINALE 2023: The German actress talks about her acting method and her career, and about who she dreams...  

27/02/2023 | European Shooting Stars 2023

Emma Benestan • Director of Animale

"There are some films that have healed me and helped me over the course of my life, and I think that's why I feel the urge to make movies"

Emma Benestan • Director of Animale

CANNES 2024: The French-Algerian director tells us more about her modern western, about a 22-year-old...  

03/06/2024 | Cannes 2024 | Critics' Week

Guillermo Benet  • Director of Los inocentes

“Nobody prepares us to deal with extreme situations”

Guillermo Benet • Director of Los inocentes

The suspenseful film by the Spanish director earned a special mention in the Permanent Revolutions section...  

12/03/2021 | /Spain

Video - Cinéfondation in Cannes 2009

Dorte Bengtson and Noamir Castéra - Directors

Two young directors talk about their experience at Cinéfondation  

Liza Benguigui  • Producer of Invisibles

"A certain closeness, full of laughter, tears and emotion"

Liza Benguigui • Producer of Invisibles

Producer Liza Benguigui talks to us about the surprising popularity of Invisibles in France and the film’s...  

27/02/2019

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