Interviews

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

6092 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 28/01/2022. 622 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
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Antonio Méndez Esparza • Director of Courtroom 3H

“When I find myself in a situation I didn’t expect, I try to embrace it.”

Antonio Méndez Esparza • Director of Courtroom 3H

Madrid-born director Antonio Méndez Esparza, now settled in the USA, returns with a new bid for the Golden...  

25/09/2020 | San Sebastián 2020 | Competition

Brillante Mendoza • Director

"I trust the actors' instincts"

Brillante Mendoza • Director

A quest for truth and trust in one's actors. The Filipino filmmaker behind Captive explains his vision.  

13/02/2012

Brillante Mendoza • director

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Brillante Mendoza • director

Cineuropa caught up with director Brillante Mendoza, whose film Lola, co-produced by French producer and...  

Filippo Meneghetti  • Director of Two of Us

“We all lie, all the time”

Filippo Meneghetti • Director of Two of Us

Cineuropa met up with director Filippo Meneghetti at Unifrance’s 22nd Rendez-vous with French Cinema to...  

22/01/2020 | /France/Luxembourg/Belgium

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Margaret Menegoz • President of Unifrance

Interview accordé l'occasion du 16ieme Festival du Film Français au Japon (13 - 18 Mars 2008 à Tokyo et Osaka)  

13/03/2008

Margaret Menegoz • Producer

"Loyal to a great author"

Margaret Menegoz • Producer

Director since 1975 of production, distribution and international sales company Les Films du Losange,...  

30/09/2005

Cyril Mennegun • Director

"Ambition is not solely about money and casting"

Cyril Mennegun • Director

Cyril Mennegun deciphers the surprising success of Louise Wimmer and talks about his second feature film,...  

02/04/2013

Kenneth Mercken • Director of Coureur

“The storyline’s authenticity was paramount”

Kenneth Mercken • Director of Coureur

Cineuropa sat down with Belgian director Kenneth Mercken to talk about fictionalising his real-life story...  

30/01/2019 | IFFR 2019 | Limelight

Salvatore Mereu • Director

Salvatore Mereu • Director

Two girls living in a downtrodden Cagliari neighborhood star in an exhilarating, bitter comedy  

06/09/2012

Salvatore Mereu • Director

Mereu’s anti-hero Sonétaula

Salvatore Mereu • Director

07/03/2008

Salvatore Mereu • Director of Assandira

“When you choose a book to adapt, you do it almost on an unconscious level”

Salvatore Mereu • Director of Assandira

VENICE 2020: We talked to Salvatore Mereu, the director of Assandira, based on the novel by Giulio Angioni  

10/09/2020 | Venice 2020 | Out of Competition

Rasmus Merivoo • Director of Kratt

“In some ways, my film is like a nature documentary: you show how little people live, how the world affects them and how they affect the world”

Rasmus Merivoo • Director of Kratt

We talked to the Estonian director about his film, which is really for the whole family, even though...  

10/08/2021 | Fantasia 2021

Frédéric  Mermoud  • Director

"Shattering the stereotypical image of the butch female cop in a leather jacket"

Frédéric Mermoud • Director

After several acclaimed shorts, Swiss-born, French-based director Frédéric Mermoud has made an impressive...  

14/10/2010

Mehmet Can Mertoglu • Director

"I neither hate nor sympathise with the characters"

Mehmet Can Mertoglu • Director

CANNES 2016: Young Turkish filmmaker Mehmet Can Mertoglu talks about his debut feature, Albüm, which was...  

13/05/2016

Lorenz Merz • Director of Soul of a Beast

“My movies don’t just function on an intellectual level”

Lorenz Merz • Director of Soul of a Beast

The young Swiss director talks to us about his second feature, which is competing in the Locarno Film...  

06/08/2021 | Locarno 2021 | Competition

Simón Mesa Soto  • Director

“I wanted to show the vulnerability of the teenagers in such harsh conditions”

Simón Mesa Soto • Director

CANNES 2014: Cineuropa met up with Simón Mesa Soto, who directed the short film Leidi, winner of the...  

30/05/2014

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