Interviews

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

4235 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 17/11/2018. 504 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Jonas Åkerlund  • Director of Lords of Chaos

“Some films that are about real events are made too early”

Jonas Åkerlund • Director of Lords of Chaos

We chatted to Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund about Lords of Chaos, which homes in on notorious Norwegian black-metal band Mayhem  

07/11/2018 | Stockholm 2018

Tereza Nvotová  • Director of The Nightsiren

“Even though women are no longer being burned at the stake, we are still demonised”

Tereza Nvotová • Director of The Nightsiren

Emerging Slovak director Tereza Nvotová discusses her new project The Nightsiren, the latest Eurimages Development Award winner at Rome's MIA  

05/11/2018 | Rome 2018 | Market

Bernd Buder  • Programme director, Film Festival Cottbus

“If you deal with film and Eastern Europe, you inevitably deal with politics”

Bernd Buder • Programme director, Film Festival Cottbus

We met up with Bernd Buder, the programme director of the Film Festival Cottbus, the 28th edition of which will take place from 5-11 November  

05/11/2018 | Cottbus 2018

Gastón Solnicki  • Director

“The making of this film was spontaneous, personal, intense, and even exorcistic”

Gastón Solnicki • Director

We spoke to Gastón Solnicki, whose Introduzione all'oscuro was shot in Vienna in 13 days and captures his bond with the city as well as one of its most...  

02/11/2018 | Viennale 2018

Nadia Paschetto  • Director, Arras Film Festival

"Viewers have a dormant passion for European films"

Nadia Paschetto • Director, Arras Film Festival

We met up with Nadia Paschetto, director of the Arras Film Festival, the 19th edition of which runs from 2 to 11 November  

02/11/2018 | Arras 2018

John Canciani  • Artistic director, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur

“Shorts are as diverse as the medium of film can be”

John Canciani • Artistic director, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur

We talked to Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur artistic director John Canciani about some of the many highlights to be found at the Swiss short-film...  

02/11/2018 | Winterthur 2018

Pierre Salvadori  • Director

"A film that focuses primarily on my love of fiction"

Pierre Salvadori • Director

We met up with Pierre Salvadori following the release of the Cannes-premiered The Trouble With You, a hilarious comedy about the pleasure of telling...  

31/10/2018

Zaida Bergroth  • Director

“My film talks about the relationship between love and power”

Zaida Bergroth • Director

We met up with Finnish director Zaida Bergroth, who is currently editing her new film, the period drama Maria’s Paradise  

31/10/2018

Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth • Directors

"It may not be 1939, but we still live in very strange times"

Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth • Directors

We met up with the directors Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth on the set of their upcoming film, The Barefoot Emperor  

31/10/2018

Marek Kuboš  • Director

“I do not want to make documentaries without people”

Marek Kuboš • Director

Slovakian documentarian Marek Kuboš speaks to Cineuropa about his retirement from documentary filmmaking, which he captured in his farewell doc The Last...  

31/10/2018 | Jihlava 2018

Tomáš Krupa  • Director

“My agenda is observing and examining the topic of freedom”

Tomáš Krupa • Director

Young Slovak director-producer Tomáš Krupa sat down with Cineuropa to discuss his latest documentary, The Good Death, revolving around euthanasia  

31/10/2018 | Jihlava 2018

Virgil Vernier • Director

"Reality sometimes takes on very odd dimensions"

Virgil Vernier • Director

Virgil Vernier talks about Sophia Antipolis, his captivating second feature unveiled at Locarno and released in France by Shellac  

30/10/2018

Marek Hovorka  • Director, Ji.hlava IDFF

“Many of the films in the programme try to capture the authentic joy of life”

Marek Hovorka • Director, Ji.hlava IDFF

Director of the Ji.hlava IDFF Marek Hovorka talks to Cineuropa about this year’s edition, changes to the festival and new discoveries in documentary filmmaking  

26/10/2018 | Jihlava 2018

Andrea Slováková  • Programmer, Ji.hlava IDFF

“Constant discovery is essential, rather than copying or repeating trends”

Andrea Slováková • Programmer, Ji.hlava IDFF

We spoke to Andrea Slováková, programmer of experimental works and the VR and Game Zone at the Ji.hlava IDFF, to discuss what this year’s programme has in store  

25/10/2018 | Jihlava 2018

Eva Sangiorgi  • Director, Viennale

“The Viennale has room for different kinds of production values”

Eva Sangiorgi • Director, Viennale

As the latest edition of the Viennale gets under way, we chat to its new director, Eva Sangiorgi, to get the low-down on her approach and her background  

25/10/2018 | Viennale 2018