Interviews

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

4287 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 18/01/2019. 508 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Timo Vuorensola  • Director of Iron Sky: The Coming Race

“Serious doesn’t suit my personality”

Timo Vuorensola • Director of Iron Sky: The Coming Race

Cineuropa met up with Timo Vuorensola, the director of the long-delayed sequel to the 2012 Finnish cult phenomenon, Iron Sky: The Coming Race, on the day of...  

17/01/2019

Paul Brett  • Producer, Flying Tiger

“Chinese producers want to make sure that their movies resonate with the local audience”

Paul Brett • Producer, Flying Tiger

The Chinese Bridging the Dragon market met up with Paul Brett, head of Flying Tiger, one of China's leading media-market research companies for the...  

17/01/2019

Martha Otte  • Director, Tromsø International Film Festival

"I find small festivals in strange places with no industry presence the most exciting"

Martha Otte • Director, Tromsø International Film Festival

Martha Otte, director of the ongoing Tromsø International Film Festival, talks about the joys of putting on a film gathering in the Arctic Circle  

15/01/2019 | Tromsø 2019

Stefan Ruzowitzky  • Director

"A story is all about authenticity – the creation of something unique and meaningful"

Stefan Ruzowitzky • Director

The Chinese Bridging the Dragon market met up with Stefan Ruzowitzky, the director of The Counterfeiters, which won the Oscar for Best Foreign-language Film  

10/01/2019

Carlos Fernández de Vigo  • Director of Memorias de un hombre en pijama

"Including sex scenes was a necessary balance"

Carlos Fernández de Vigo • Director of Memorias de un hombre en pijama

Spain's Carlos Fernández de Vigo directs an adaptation of Paco Roca's comic strip Memorias de un hombre en pijama, starring Raúl Arévalo and with music by...  

04/01/2019

Sonia Otto, Arek Gielnik and Dietmar Ratsch • Producers, Indi Film

“We have created a special niche for ourselves in the German documentary landscape”

Sonia Otto, Arek Gielnik and Dietmar Ratsch • Producers, Indi Film

German Films interviewed Sonia Otto, Arek Gielnik and Dietmar Ratsch of Indi Film to know more about their approach to cinema  

28/12/2018

Carolina Hellsgård • Director of Ever After

“A horror movie is a great tool to confront the characters with their own lives”

Carolina Hellsgård • Director of Ever After

German Films interviewed Carolina Hellsgård, whose latest film, the apocalyptic zombie horror and female relationship drama Ever After, took Toronto by storm  

27/12/2018

Luo San • Producer, 1905 Pictures

“European films are starting to be considered more and more attractive to Chinese audiences”

Luo San • Producer, 1905 Pictures

Bridging the Dragon met up with Luo San, the Senior Vice President of 1905 Pictures, China Movie Channel’s production branch, to discuss the industry’s...  

26/12/2018

Anne Sewitsky • Director of Sonja: The White Swan

"Sonja has been the focus of such worship, and for so long, that she doesn’t understand her world is crumbling around her"

Anne Sewitsky • Director of Sonja: The White Swan

Norway's Anne Sewitsky talks to us about her fourth feature film, Sonja: The White Swan, devoted to famous figure skater Sonja Henie, and scheduled for...  

24/12/2018

Olle Agebro • Exhibitor, Fyrisbiografen

"We can always improve every aspect of the cinema-going experience"

Olle Agebro • Exhibitor, Fyrisbiografen

Europa Cinemas interviewed Olle Agebro from Fyrisbiografen, a two-screen cinema in Uppsala, Sweden, which was the first winner of the Europa Cinemas...  

21/12/2018

Theo Court, Eva Chillón • Director and co-producer of White on White

“I wanted to find the lie behind the image”

Theo Court, Eva Chillón • Director and co-producer of White on White

Cineuropa talks to director Theo Court and co-producer Eva Chillón about White on White, winner of the Eurimages Lab Project Award at the 10th Les Arcs Film...  

20/12/2018 | Les Arcs 2018 | Industry

Katharina Mückstein • Director of L’Animale

"We allow society to put pressure on us"

Katharina Mückstein • Director of L’Animale

Austrian filmmaker Katharina Mückstein talks about L'Animale, discovered at Berlin and competing at Les Arcs Film Festival  

20/12/2018 | Les Arcs 2018

Ivo M Ferreira • Director of Empire Hotel

Empire Hotel is a Macau film about Portugal”

Ivo M Ferreira • Director of Empire Hotel

Macau-based Portuguese director Ivo M Ferreira discussed his latest film Empire Hotel with us at the third International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao  

19/12/2018 | Macao 2018

Cristian Mungiu • Director

"The toughest decision after winning the Palme d'Or was continuing to make films in my country in my own language"

Cristian Mungiu • Director

Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu talks to Cineuropa at length about the hottest current global events  

19/12/2018

Fabienne Godet • Director of Our Wonderful Lives

"The film delves into the heart of intimacy, shame, and the knots that need untying in order to free oneself”

Fabienne Godet • Director of Our Wonderful Lives

Fabienne Godet talks about the incredible process of creating Our Wonderful Lives, a remarkable film presented at Les Arcs and soon to be screened at Rotterdam  

18/12/2018 | Les Arcs 2018