Interviews

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

4879 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 29/01/2020. 580 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Marija Stojnić  • Director of Speak So I Can See You

"Imagination and abstraction are as important as history and facts"

Marija Stojnić • Director of Speak So I Can See You

We spoke to Serbian filmmaker Marija Stojnić about her documentary Speak So I Can See You, centred on Radio Belgrade  

27/12/2019

Marcin Krzyształowicz • Director of Mister T.

“Who doesn’t want to be an anarchist?”

Marcin Krzyształowicz • Director of Mister T.

Cineuropa talked to Marcin Krzyształowicz, director of Mister T., already a subject of some controversy in its home country, Poland, where it is set to be...  

23/12/2019

Nathalie Biancheri • Director of Nocturnal

“Making this film was a constant heart attack”

Nathalie Biancheri • Director of Nocturnal

Cineuropa braved the snow to talk to director Nathalie Biancheri about Nocturnal at the Les Arcs Film Festival  

20/12/2019 | Les Arcs 2019

Biljana Tutorov • Founder and Head of Programme, CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator

"CIRCLE creates a space of trust where you can share your doubts and fears with tutors and participants"

Biljana Tutorov • Founder and Head of Programme, CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator

We met with Biljana Tutorov, founder and head of programme of Women Doc Accelerator, after the vibrant sophomore year of the initiative  

20/12/2019

Halina Reijn • Director of Instinct

“I want to provoke”

Halina Reijn • Director of Instinct

We chatted to Dutch first-time director Halina Reijn about her feature Instinct, screened in the main competition at the Les Arcs Film Festival  

20/12/2019 | Les Arcs 2019

Ekaterina Selenkina • Director of Figures in the Urban Landscape

“You can’t escape drugs, no matter where you go”

Ekaterina Selenkina • Director of Figures in the Urban Landscape

We met with the winner of Les Arcs' Eurimages Lab Project Award, Russian director Ekaterina Selenkina, to discuss her project Figures in the Urban Landscape  

18/12/2019 | Les Arcs 2019 | Industry Village

Régis Roinsard • Director of The Translators

“It’s important to play”

Régis Roinsard • Director of The Translators

We talked to Régis Roinsard, director (and magic aficionado) of the opening film of this year’s Les Arcs Film Festival, The Translators  

18/12/2019 | Les Arcs 2019

Frédéric Boyer  • Artistic director, Les Arcs Film Festival

"What’s important are new voices, new faces, the desire to create"

Frédéric Boyer • Artistic director, Les Arcs Film Festival

Frédéric Boyer, film selector at the Les Arcs Film Festival (whose 11th edition will run from 14-21 December 2019), explains the Work in Progress line-up  

13/12/2019 | Les Arcs 2019

Antony Root • Executive vice-president, HBO Europe

"HBO Europe is a bottom-up organisation"

Antony Root • Executive vice-president, HBO Europe

We met up with Antony Root, executive vice-president of HBO Europe, as he presented Isabel Coixet's Foodie Love at Brussels’ Are You Series? festival  

12/12/2019 | Are You Series 2019

Isabel Coixet • Director of Foodie Love

"I can recognise myself in this series"

Isabel Coixet • Director of Foodie Love

Cineuropa met up with director Isabel Coixet, who is presenting her series Foodie Love at Brussels’ Are You Series? festival  

12/12/2019 | Are You Series 2019

Mehdi M Barsaoui and Sami Bouajila • Director of and actor in A Son

"We’re dealing with a real filmmaker here"

Mehdi M Barsaoui and Sami Bouajila • Director of and actor in A Son

We met up with director Mehdi M Barsaoui and actor Sami Bouajila on the occasion of their film A Son scooping the Cineuropa Prize during Brussels...  

09/12/2019 | Cinémamed 2019

Chiara Fortuna • International Affairs Staff Officer, General Directorate for Cinema of the Italian Ministry of Culture

“Italy and Spain have a very good relationship and we are both keen to develop it further”

Chiara Fortuna • International Affairs Staff Officer, General Directorate for Cinema of the Italian Ministry of Culture

We met up with Chiara Fortuna, international affairs staff officer at the General Directorate for Cinema of the Italian Ministry of Culture, at the Seville...  

04/12/2019 | Seville 2019 | Seville Industry

Anna Różalska • Producer of The Great Match

"This recognition is proof for us that the values we’re promoting are close to all sorts of people around the world"

Anna Różalska • Producer of The Great Match

We chatted to producer Anna Różalska, of Poland’s Match&Spark, about The Great Match, which scooped the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award at Tallinn...  

04/12/2019 | Black Nights 2019 | Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

Rene Pannevis • Director of Looted

"I wanted to portrait a personal experience of growing up in the world of petty crimes as I remember it"

Rene Pannevis • Director of Looted

Dutch-born, London-based filmmaker Rene Pannevis world-premiered Looted in the First Feature Competition at Tallinn's Black Nights Film Festival - and he...  

03/12/2019 | Black Nights 2019 | First Feature Competition

Hossein Pourseifi • Director of Tomorrow We Are Free

"All I had is the memories of the family, telling me the story 30 years later"

Hossein Pourseifi • Director of Tomorrow We Are Free

We talked to Iranian-born, Germany-based director Hossein Pourseifi, who presented Tomorrow We Are Free in the First Feature Competition of Tallinn's Black...  

03/12/2019 | Black Nights 2019 | First Feature Competition