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

4230 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 13/11/2018. 506 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Nawara Shoukry  • Cinema and distribution manager, Zawya Cinema and Distribution

“Commercially produced titles tend to fall short on the artistic front”

Nawara Shoukry • Cinema and distribution manager, Zawya Cinema and Distribution

At the Venice Film Festival, where she attended a training seminar organised by CICAE, we talked to Nawara Shoukry about film distribution in Egypt  


Anita Stojcheska  • Senior associate for film production, Macedonian Film Agency

"A broader co-production with more countries involved is always a better solution"

Anita Stojcheska • Senior associate for film production, Macedonian Film Agency

We spoke to the Macedonian Film Agency’s Anita Stojcheska at Oldenburg about why international producers should work with co-production companies from Macedonia  


Magnus Meyer Arnesen • Director

"Sometimes something seemingly insignificant can change everything, for better or worse"

Magnus Meyer Arnesen • Director

As I Fall, the somewhat controversial first feature film by the Norwegian director Magnus Meyer Arnesen, is released tomorrow in Norwegian cinemas  


Marija Kavtaradzė • Director

"I send my love to those people who see themselves or their loved ones in our characters"

Marija Kavtaradzė • Director

TORONTO 2018: We chatted to Lithuanian director-scriptwriter Marija Kavtaradzė about her feature debut, Summer Survivors, which tackles mental-health issues...  

19/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery

James Marsh  • Director

“It felt great that we could acknowledge actors at the end of their careers”

James Marsh • Director

We chatted to British director James Marsh about his new film, King of Thieves, about the Hatton Garden robbery of 2015, which is out now in UK cinemas  


Darko Štante  • Director

“I'm very interested in the mentality of Slovenian society”

Darko Štante • Director

TORONTO 2018: Cineuropa spoke to Slovenian filmmaker Darko Štante, whose feature debut, Consequences, world-premiered in Toronto's Discovery section  

18/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery

Franco di Sarro • CEO, Nexo Digital

"Art at the cinema, TV series previews and live events in order to grow the market"

Franco di Sarro • CEO, Nexo Digital

We speak to Franco di Sarro about the business model of Nexo Digital, the film event sector’s leading Italian company  


Camilla Strøm Henriksen • Director

“The children give us a strong feeling of hope at the end”

Camilla Strøm Henriksen • Director

TORONTO 2018: Norway’s Camilla Strøm Henriksen makes a Scandinavian tradition untraditional in her feature debut, Phoenix  

17/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery

Rosanne Pel  • Director

“I wanted to make a film closer to the authenticity of life”

Rosanne Pel • Director

TORONTO 2018: We chatted to Dutch filmmaker Rosanne Pel to discuss the serious topic of sexual abuse that she tackles in her feature debut, Light as Feathers  

14/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery

Joël Karekezi • Director

"The jungle, the film's real character, questions the absurdity of war"

Joël Karekezi • Director

TORONTO 2018: We met up with Joël Karekezi, whose second feature film, The Mercy of the Jungle, had its world premiere in the Discovery section at Toronto...  

14/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery

Koen Mortier  • Director

Angel is about love and death, hope and despair”

Koen Mortier • Director

TORONTO 2018: We chatted to Flemish filmmaker Koen Mortier, who returns to Toronto with his third feature, Angel, starring Vincent Rottiers and Fatou N'Diaye  

14/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Markus Schleinzer  • Director

“We’ve always needed the ‘others’ to reflect who we are”

Markus Schleinzer • Director

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2018: Seven years after Markus Schleinzer debuted at Cannes with Michael, he is back with the period drama Angelo, screening in competition at...  

14/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Platform

Ivan Salatić  • Director

"I got the feeling that people were slowly disappearing"

Ivan Salatić • Director

VENICE 2018: Dubrovnik-born, Montenegro-raised director Ivan Salatić answered some questions about his debut feature, You Have the Night, screening in the...  

13/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | International Film Critics’ Week

Giorgio Treves • Director

“A pure Italian race? That’s a joke, right?”

Giorgio Treves • Director

VENICE 2018: Few people know much about a particularly dark page in Italy’s history, and Giorgio Treves is making sure that changes with documentary 1938...  

12/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Out of Competition

Emir Baigazin  • Director

“The most important thing for me was the spiritual component”

Emir Baigazin • Director

VENICE 2018: We talked to Kazakh director Emir Baigazin, who presented his third feature, The River, in the Orizzonti competition programme and won Best...  

12/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Orizzonti