Interviews

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

6756 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 27/01/2023. 661 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
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Veerle Baetens • Director of When it Melts

"I wanted to try to understand this silence, and to help people understand it too"

Veerle Baetens • Director of When it Melts

The internationally renowned Flemish actress spoke to us about her first feature film, an uncompromising...  

20/01/2023 | Sundance 2023 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Andrea Bagney • Director of Ramona

"We only have one life - this is it, and if you don’t go for it now, you won't have a chapter two"

Andrea Bagney • Director of Ramona

We had a chinwag about this romantic comedy in which an episode of innocent flirtation gets in the way of...  

08/07/2022 | Karlovy Vary 2022 | Proxima

J. Jackie Baier • Director

Venice Days 2013

J. Jackie Baier • Director

German photographer and director J.Jackie Baier followed transsexual Julia for ten years, capturing her...  

01/09/2013

Lionel Baier  • Director

"Seeing the world through the filter of unreality"

Lionel Baier • Director

We met up with Swiss director Lionel Baier, who recently showcased Vanity in the ACID section of the 2015...  

13/07/2015

Lionel Baier • Director

After the East, the West

Lionel Baier • Director

The filmmaker talks about the origins of Longwave and Swiss cinema(s) in general.  

11/09/2013

Lionel  Baier  • Director

Shedding one’s mask

Lionel Baier • Director

After two previous acclaimed features, director Lionel Baier mischievously explores the select world of...  

27/04/2009

Lionel Baier • Director of Continental Drift (South)

“Europe can only function if there is desire between peoples”

Lionel Baier • Director of Continental Drift (South)

CANNES 2022: The Swiss filmmaker talks about the third part of his tetralogy on the construction of Europe  

24/05/2022 | Cannes 2022 | Directors' Fortnight

Emir Baigazin  • Director

“The most important thing for me was the spiritual component”

Emir Baigazin • Director

VENICE 2018: We talked to Kazakh director Emir Baigazin, who presented his third feature, The River, in...  

12/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Orizzonti

Prano Bailey-Bond • Director of Censor

“I’m obsessed with the video-nasty era”

Prano Bailey-Bond • Director of Censor

We caught up with the Welsh director to talk about her atmospheric feature debut, the opening-night film...  

01/02/2021 | Sundance 2021 | Midnight

Fred Baillif  • Director of The Fam

“What I want to say is: stop closing your eyes!”

Fred Baillif • Director of The Fam

BERLINALE 2021: We met with the Swiss director about his new film, which explores the world of teenagers...  

04/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Generation

Nicolas Bailly  • Touscoprod's CEO & founder

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Nicolas Bailly • Touscoprod's CEO & founder

CANNES NEXT: Cineuropa talked to Touscoprod's CEO & founder Nicolas Bailly at Cannes Film Market's NEXT...  

19/05/2014

Colm Bairéad  • Director of The Quiet Girl

“I decided the camera shouldn’t ever leave the protagonist”

Colm Bairéad • Director of The Quiet Girl

BERLINALE 2022: From Ireland comes an intimate coming-of-age story set in the 1980s but with timeless...  

11/02/2022 | Berlinale 2022 | Generation

Faton Bajraktari  • Director

Interview

Faton Bajraktari • Director

Cineuropa met up with Kosovan filmmaker Faton Bajraktari at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival...  

08/07/2016

Luana Bajrami  • Director of The Hill Where Lionesses Roar

"My film paints the unknown picture of Kosovo"

Luana Bajrami • Director of The Hill Where Lionesses Roar

CANNES 2021: The French-Kosovar actress discusses her first feature as a director, which follows a gang of...  

12/07/2021 | Cannes 2021 | Directors' Fortnight

Simon Baker  • Director

“Until I got into the LFF, I had never thought of my film as a comedy”

Simon Baker • Director

After his debut film, Night Bus, premiered at the LFF, Simon Baker chatted to Cineuropa about his...  

27/10/2014

Massoud Bakhshi  • Director of Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness

"The world is torn between a rich minority that wants everything, and a majority that has nothing"

Massoud Bakhshi • Director of Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness

Iranian filmmaker Massoud Bakhshi discusses Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness, a majority European production...  

10/02/2020 | Sundance 2020 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

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