Interviews

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

4290 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 23/01/2019. 511 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Siim Tamm • Director of Between Covers

"We had so little money that we were very restricted using it"

Siim Tamm • Director of Between Covers

We sat down with Estonian director Siim Tamm, who screened his film Between Covers in the Estonian Film Competition at Tallinn's Black Nights  

10/12/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Estonian Film Competition

Valeria Richter, Lena Thiele • TFL Audience Design Tutors

"Why Audience Design? Because we want films to be seen"

Valeria Richter, Lena Thiele • TFL Audience Design Tutors

Valeria Richter and Lena Thiele, TorinoFilmLab tutors, talk about Audience Design, their new book and strategies to attract audiences to cinemas  

05/12/2018 | Torino 2108 | Industry

Adrian Panek  • Director of Werewolf

“Horror has always been part of our culture, but now it’s on a different scale”

Adrian Panek • Director of Werewolf

We chatted to Polish director Adrian Panek about the making of his movie Werewolf, which won two awards at Tallinn Black Nights  

05/12/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Competition

Robert Budina • Director of A Shelter Among The Clouds

"It's not religion that divides people, but our different interests that use it"

Robert Budina • Director of A Shelter Among The Clouds

Albanian director Robert Budina discusses his second feature, A Shelter Among The Clouds, world-premiered in the Official Selection at Black Nights  

05/12/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Competition

Henning Gronkowski  • Director of Yung

“Girls have always inspired me more than guys, for many reasons”

Henning Gronkowski • Director of Yung

We talked to German director Henning Gronkowski about the intricacies of his feature debut, Yung, centring on four female leads revelling in the Berlin...  

03/12/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | First Feature Competition

Josef Bierbichler • Director of Two Men in Suits

"Those people are not right in the head"

Josef Bierbichler • Director of Two Men in Suits

German filmmaker Josef Bierbichler sat down with us to discuss his film Two Men in Suits, screened in competition at Tallinn  

03/12/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Competition

Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm • Director of Until We Fall

"A story about a couple that knows they might never be happy again together"

Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm • Director of Until We Fall

French-born, Danish-based filmmaker Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm talks about his latest film, Until We Fall, awarded at Tallinn with the prize for Best Actor...  

03/12/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Competition

Rubén Mendoza, Sofía Paz Jara and Lina Marcela Sánchez • Director and actresses of Wandering Girl

"Europe has done a lot of good, but also a lot of damage"

Rubén Mendoza, Sofía Paz Jara and Lina Marcela Sánchez • Director and actresses of Wandering Girl

Colombian director Rubén Mendoza and actresses Sofía Paz Jara and Lina Marcela Sánchez talk to us about Wandering Girl, the winning film in the Tallinn...  

03/12/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Competition

Angelos Frantzis • Director of Still River

"Something that could have been a nightmare ended up being a blessing"

Angelos Frantzis • Director of Still River

We met up with Greek director Angelos Frantzis, who has screened his new film Still River in competition at the Black Nights Film Festival  

03/12/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Competition

Juha Lehtola • Director of The Human Part

"We kept talking a lot about how men are behaving"

Juha Lehtola • Director of The Human Part

We met up with Finnish director Juha Lehtola to discuss his film The Human Part, presented in competition at the Black Nights Film Festival  

03/12/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Competition

Duccio Chiarini  • Director of The Guest

"Comparing yourself to other people is always important when experiencing pain"

Duccio Chiarini • Director of The Guest

We met up with the Florentine director Duccio Chiarini at the 36th Turin Film Festival to talk about his second film, The Guest, presented as part of the...  

30/11/2018 | Torino 2018

Partho Sen-Gupta  • Director of Slam

“We live in a state of violence”

Partho Sen-Gupta • Director of Slam

Cineuropa met up with Indian-born director Partho Sen-Gupta to discuss his new film, Slam, after its world premiere in competition at Tallinn  

29/11/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Competition

Rolandas Kvietkauskas  • Director, Lithuanian Film Centre

“We would really like to increase the diversity of the productions we support”

Rolandas Kvietkauskas • Director, Lithuanian Film Centre

We spoke to director of the Lithuanian Film Centre Rolandas Kvietkauskas about the current state of health of Lithuanian cinema  

29/11/2018 | Black Nights 2018

Valerio Mastandrea • Director of Ride

"There are many ways to experience pain"

Valerio Mastandrea • Director of Ride

The popular and award-winning actor Valerio Mastandrea talks about his first film as a director, Ride, presented in competition at the 36th Torino Film Festival  

28/11/2018 | Torino 2018

Bille August  • Director of A Fortunate Man

"I want a nice atmosphere on set – the drama should be kept in front of the camera"

Bille August • Director of A Fortunate Man

At the Cairo Film Festival, we chatted to Bille August about his duties as head of the international jury and his latest feature, A Fortunate Man, which is...  

27/11/2018 | Cairo 2018