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

7491 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 23/04/2024. 579 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Souheila Yacoub  • Actress

"Normally I like to hide myself behind the character but in The Braves it was really my nature"

Souheila Yacoub • Actress

BERLINALE 2022: The Geneva-born actress talks about her career and her approach to acting, as well as her...  

17/02/2022 | European Shooting Stars 2022

Matan Yair  • Director

“Asher gave me the inspiration”

Matan Yair • Director

Cineuropa caught up with Israeli filmmaker Matan Yair to talk about his debut film, Scaffolding  

08/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Discovery

Agustín Díaz Yanes  • Director

"A movie without a strong woman in it doesn’t make sense"

Agustín Díaz Yanes • Director

Agustín Díaz Yanes returns in style with Oro, a violent film about the conquest of America, which has...  


Albert Yao  • Distributor, Swallow Wings

“I think the European sales agents are surprised that we are still releasing films”

Albert Yao • Distributor, Swallow Wings

We spoke to Albert Yao, head of acquisitions at Taiwanese distribution company Swallow Wings, which hasn’t...  

25/06/2020 | /Taiwan

Tymur Yashchenko  • Director of U311 Cherkasy

“This film came from the heart”

Tymur Yashchenko • Director of U311 Cherkasy

We met up with debuting Polish-based Ukrainian director Tymur Yashchenko to talk about his Odesa-screened...  

25/07/2019 | Odesa 2019

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Aylin Yay • Actress & Philippe Blasband • Director

Interview with actress Aylin Yay, and Philippe Blasband, director of the film Motherly  

Nauval Yazid and Meninaputri Wismurti  • Co-curators, Europe on Screen Indonesia

“European film is rich in diversity and many issues we don’t talk about in Indonesia, so this is a good cultural policy to reach the public and other people here”

Nauval Yazid and Meninaputri Wismurti • Co-curators, Europe on Screen Indonesia

We chatted to Nauval Yazid and Meninaputri Wismurti , the co-curators of Europe on Screen in Indonesia  

20/05/2019 | Euro Film Fest

Interview - Venice Days 2011

Lou Ye • Director

Chinese director Lou Ye adapted Jie Liu-falin's novel "Bitch”. Shot in Paris, Love and Bruises centres on...  

Yé Yé  • Director of H6

“I wanted to show the behaviour of the Chinese towards life, death and love”

Yé Yé • Director of H6

CANNES 2021: The Chinese-French director breaks down her new documentary film, which she shot in a large...  

11/07/2021 | Cannes 2021 | Special Screenings

Sigal Yehuda • Founder and executive director, Close-Up

“As human beings and as artists, we have the freedom to resist the realities in our region by means of creative work”

Sigal Yehuda • Founder and executive director, Close-Up

We chatted to the founder and executive director of this international co-production programme for...  

01/12/2021 | /Belgium/Middle East/Africa

Emre Yeksan • Director

“We live in a period of slow decay, and the smell won’t go away any time soon”

Emre Yeksan • Director

VENICE 2017: After a lengthy development process, Emre Yeksan’s feature debut, The Gulf, has been...  


Andrey Yermak  • Producer

“You must express your ideas in a universal language if you want to be heard”

Andrey Yermak • Producer

At the recent Odesa International Film Festival, Cineuropa chatted to producer Andrey Yermak, who staged...  


Olena Yershova Yıldız • Head, Antalya Film Forum

“Strong stories that have an international scope, told by talented filmmakers, are still needed”

Olena Yershova Yıldız • Head, Antalya Film Forum

We talked to Olena Yershova Yıldız, head of the Antalya Film Forum, to get an overview of the Turkish...  

02/10/2020 | Antalya 2020 | Antalya Film Forum

Adilkhan Yerzhanov • Director


Adilkhan Yerzhanov • Director

CANNES 2018: Kazakh filmmaker Adilkhan Yerzhanov talked to us about his new film, The Gentle Indifference...  

24/05/2018 | Cannes 2018 | Un Certain Regard

CB Yi • Director of Moneyboys

“You have to love and accept yourself in the first place in order to be able to give love and respect to others in return”

CB Yi • Director of Moneyboys

CANNES 2021: The Taiwanese-Austrian director presents a drama about male prostitution in the Un Certain...  

17/07/2021 | Cannes 2021 | Un Certain Regard

Jieun Yi  • Cinematographer

“I like the role I have as a cinematographer and I want to make films with others, not alone”

Jieun Yi • Cinematographer

The cinematographer, who studied at the Babelsberg‘s Konrad Wolf Film University, talks about working with...  

14/04/2021 | /Germany

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