Interviews

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

7490 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 19/04/2024. 578 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Nelson Carlo De Los Santos Arias • Director of Pepe

“Animals are actually nobler than humans”

Nelson Carlo De Los Santos Arias • Director of Pepe

BERLINALE 2024: The director gives us an insight into his atmospheric and intriguing drama about the conflictual relationship that humans have with nature  

24/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Competition

Victor Kossakovsky  • Director of Architecton

"Documentary is an art based on imagery, but this time I made an exception and included dialogue because the theme is so complex"

Victor Kossakovsky • Director of Architecton

BERLINALE 2024: The Russian-born filmmaker discusses his new documentary, a journey to explore the materials that make up our habitats  

24/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Competition

Margherita Vicario • Director of Gloria!

“You grow to appreciate the sisterhood; it’s such a powerful bond”

Margherita Vicario • Director of Gloria!

BERLINALE 2024: The Italian singer-turned-director introduces us to an isolated lead character who discovers the joys of music, teaming up with a group of...  

24/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Competition

Margarita Stoykova  • Actress

"Yana Titova challenged me in a way I never thought possible"

Margarita Stoykova • Actress

BERLINALE 2024: The young Bulgarian actress talks about how starring in her fellow countrywoman's Dyad boosted her career  

24/02/2024 | European Shooting Stars 2024

Macu Machín  • Director of The Undergrowth

"My aim was to show how love can be expressed in the strangest ways"

Macu Machín • Director of The Undergrowth

BERLINALE 2024: The Canarian filmmaker talks to us about her debut feature, a personal story about inheritance and entrenched family conflicts  

23/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Forum

Svitlana Lishchynska • Director of A Bit of a Stranger

“Judging other people leads to genocide”

Svitlana Lishchynska • Director of A Bit of a Stranger

BERLINALE 2024: War is raging in Ukraine – and within one family – in the Mariupol-born director’s documentary  

23/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Panorama

Carlo Sironi • Director of My Summer with Irène

“I just don’t feel the desire to depict people my own age”

Carlo Sironi • Director of My Summer with Irène

BERLINALE 2024: The director of the award-winning Sole braves the Sicilian heat to tell the story of two girls who run away and experience a proper summer...  

23/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Generation

Philippe Lesage • Director of Who by Fire

“I go where it hurts”

Philippe Lesage • Director of Who by Fire

BERLINALE 2024: The Canadian director explains how he took pleasure in misleading the viewer in his new film, where adults just can’t stop pretending  

22/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Generation

Andreas Dresen • Director of From Hilde, with Love

"I wanted to show resistance fighters in their ordinary lives, so that you can relate to them on the same level"

Andreas Dresen • Director of From Hilde, with Love

BERLINALE 2024: The German director discusses his newest, which follows a young woman who finds her place in the “Red Orchestra” resistance group and starts...  

22/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Competition

Eva Trobisch, Adrian Campean • Director and cinematographer of Ivo

“This documentary-like approach resulted from the connection between inside and outside”

Eva Trobisch, Adrian Campean • Director and cinematographer of Ivo

BERLINALE 2024: The filmmakers give us the low-down on their intimate and empathic social drama about a devoted caregiver  

22/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Encounters

Myriam El Hajj • Director of Diaries from Lebanon

“I was inside the events and living through them with my characters”

Myriam El Hajj • Director of Diaries from Lebanon

BERLINALE 2024: The director breaks down her portrait of the hardships that Lebanese society has gone through over the last few years  

22/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Panorama

Katarina Stark  • Actress

"I like to work in different genres"

Katarina Stark • Actress

BERLINALE 2024: The German actress discusses her emerging career, the challenges she's already faced and the work she would like to do  

22/02/2024 | European Shooting Stars 2024

Costanza Quatriglio • Director of The Secret Drawer

“I cannot distinguish life from film; they are communicating vessels”

Costanza Quatriglio • Director of The Secret Drawer

BERLINALE 2024: The Italian helmer unpicks her personal and intense documentary inspired by her father  

22/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Forum

Andrei Cohn • Director of Holy Week

“My main character is pushed into a place where he becomes unable to distinguish between real and imaginary threats”

Andrei Cohn • Director of Holy Week

BERLINALE 2024: The director’s third picture, a loose adaptation of a novella by Ion Luca Caragiale, explores antisemitism in a Romanian village circa 1900  

22/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Forum

Anja Salomonowitz • Director of Sleeping with a Tiger

“A biography is always just an interpretation; my film doesn't claim to hold any truth”

Anja Salomonowitz • Director of Sleeping with a Tiger

BERLINALE 2024: The director’s unorthodox biopic of Maria Lassnig highlights her mesmerising pictures but also her empowering accomplishments  

22/02/2024 | Berlinale 2024 | Forum

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