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.

 
Bartosz Kruhlik • Director of Supernova

“The construction of the story is rigid, which involved a huge risk. If I changed or cut 2 or 3 scenes, everything would fall apart”

Bartosz Kruhlik • Director of Supernova

Cineuropa sat down with Supernova director Bartosz Kruhlik to discuss his first feature film, screening in the First Feature Competition at Tallinn’s Black...  

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

Sebastian Brameshuber • Director of Movements of a Nearby Mountain

"My film is closer to poetry than to prose"

Sebastian Brameshuber • Director of Movements of a Nearby Mountain

Austrian director Sebastian Brameshuber took part in the 9th Muestra de Cine de Lanzarote with his third feature film, Movements of a Nearby Mountain  

03/12/2019 | Lanzarote 2019

Fatos Berisha • Director of The Flying Circus

"This is my personal story, I struggled to distance myself from it"

Fatos Berisha • Director of The Flying Circus

Kosovo's Fatos Berisha has discussed his latest feature The Flying Circus with us at Tallinn's Black Nights Film Festival, where it competed for the Grand...  

03/12/2019 | Black Nights 2019 | Competition

Ulrich Thomsen, Ewen Bremner • Director and actor of Gutterbee

"Religion, racism and fear of each other are ruining human relationships"

Ulrich Thomsen, Ewen Bremner • Director and actor of Gutterbee

We interviewed Danish actor-turned-director Ulrich Thomsen, who presented his feature Gutterbee in competition at Tallinn's Black Nights Film Festival,...  

03/12/2019 | Black Nights 2019 | Competition

Aurélie Losseau • Coordinator, Brussels Mediterranean Film Festival

“If the festival is growing, it also has something to do with the healthy state of Mediterranean production”

Aurélie Losseau • Coordinator, Brussels Mediterranean Film Festival

Cinergie met with Aurélie Losseau, the coordinator of the Brussels Mediterranean Film Festival, to discuss its 19th edition  

02/12/2019 | Cinémamed 2019

Andrei Gruzsniczki  • Director of Zavera

“In a way, all of my films are about trust”

Andrei Gruzsniczki • Director of Zavera

Cineuropa met up with Romanian director Andrei Gruzsniczki to discuss his third film, Zavera, which has world-premiered in the International Competition at...  

29/11/2019 | Cairo 2019

Dimitris Bavellas  • Director of In the Strange Pursuit of Laura Durand

“We are all Lauras”

Dimitris Bavellas • Director of In the Strange Pursuit of Laura Durand

We chatted to Greek director Dimitris Bavellas, who, in his second film, In the Strange Pursuit of Laura Durand, looks for a porn star and finds his...  

29/11/2019 | Black Nights 2019 | Competition

Maya Kosa and Sérgio da Costa • Directors of Bird Island

"Contradiction is our mechanism, and it becomes absurd"

Maya Kosa and Sérgio da Costa • Directors of Bird Island

At the 9th edition of Lanzarote’s Muestra Internacional de Cine, Maya Kosa and Sérgio da Costa are presenting their beautiful documentary Bird Island, an...  

29/11/2019 | Lanzarote 2019

Fernando Meirelles  • Director of The Two Popes

“The whole idea of tradition and a church is supposed to connect you to God and not to people in society”

Fernando Meirelles • Director of The Two Popes

Cineuropa met up with director Fernando Meirelles in London to talk about the star-studded The Two Popes  

29/11/2019

Jørgen Leth  • Director of I Walk

“This whole story was an extension of my personal process”

Jørgen Leth • Director of I Walk

We chatted to experimental filmmaker and poet Jørgen Leth about his highly personal, IDFA-screened documentary I Walk  

29/11/2019 | IDFA 2019 | Competition

Łukasz Kośmicki • Director of The Coldest Game

“I believe there are only two categories of films: good ones and bad ones”

Łukasz Kośmicki • Director of The Coldest Game

Cineuropa talked to Łukasz Kośmicki about his debut feature, The Coldest Game, which had its international premiere in competition at the Tallinn Black...  

28/11/2019 | Black Nights 2019 | Competition

Zoltán Nagy • Director of On the Quiet

"The main core of a good director-actor relationship is trust"

Zoltán Nagy • Director of On the Quiet

Hungarian filmmaker Zoltán Nagy talked to us about his first feature On the Quiet, screening in the First Feature Competition of Tallinn's Black Nights Film...  

28/11/2019 | Black Nights 2019 | First Feature Competition

Jure Pavlović • Director of Mater

"As a director you should never underestimate your audience by revealing everything"

Jure Pavlović • Director of Mater

Croatian director Jure Pavlović talks to us about his debut feature, Mater, world-premiering in the First Feature Competition of Tallinn's Black Nights  

27/11/2019 | Black Nights 2019 | First Feature Competition

Hüseyin Tabak and Alina Serban • Director and actress of Gipsy Queen

"This is a film about motherhood in the first place, then about being Roma, and in the end about boxing"

Hüseyin Tabak and Alina Serban • Director and actress of Gipsy Queen

We have met up with Hüseyin Tabak and Alina Serban, director and actress of Gipsy Queen, a German-Austrian co-production selected in Competition at...  

27/11/2019 | Black Nights 2019 | Competition

Sergio Martino  • Director

“If you are not making arthouse films, people treat you with suspicion”

Sergio Martino • Director

Cineuropa met up with cult Italian director Sergio Martino, who had a mini-retrospective dedicated to him at Finland’s Night Visions genre festival  

25/11/2019 | Night Visions 2019