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.

 
Sergi Doladé  • Director, Medimed

“The Mediterranean doesn’t separate us; it brings us together”

Sergi Doladé • Director, Medimed

We chatted to Sergi Doladé, the director of the Euromed Docs Market, which focuses on the promotion and distribution of projects from the EU and the...  

10/10/2019

Ognjen Sviličić  • Director of The Voice

"I wanted to avoid this grey feeling of despair that you find in Eastern European films"

Ognjen Sviličić • Director of The Voice

We caught up with Croatian writer-director Ognjen Sviličić, whose sixth feature, The Voice, has just premiered in the World Cinema section of the Busan...  

09/10/2019

Lachezar Avramov  • Director of A Picture with Yuki

“Seeing the reality we are so used to through the eyes of a foreigner was really tempting”

Lachezar Avramov • Director of A Picture with Yuki

We chatted to Lachezar Avramov, a Bulgarian director whose film A Picture with Yuki has just won a Special Mention at this year’s Golden Rose Film Festival  

09/10/2019 | Golden Rose 2019

Jonas Alexander Arnby  • Director of Suicide Tourist

“I wanted to make a film about love”

Jonas Alexander Arnby • Director of Suicide Tourist

Cineuropa spoke to Danish director Jonas Alexander Arnby during a walk around Copenhagen to discuss the Zurich- and Sitges-screened Suicide Tourist  

08/10/2019 | Zurich 2019

Antoine Le Bos  • Artistic director, Less Is More

“We are craving outstanding experiences; we are craving substance and significance”

Antoine Le Bos • Artistic director, Less Is More

We had a chance to chat with Less Is More’s artistic director, Antoine Le Bos, about the next edition, LIM’s philosophy and what “limited” really means  

08/10/2019 | LIM 2020

Mihai Mitrică  • Festival director, Animest

“Diversity has always been one of the focuses of Animest”

Mihai Mitrică • Festival director, Animest

We chatted with Animest festival director Mihai Mitrică about the 14th edition of the most popular film gathering in Bucharest  

07/10/2019 | Animest 2019

Alina Rudnitskaya  • Director of School of Seduction

“This story is about me”

Alina Rudnitskaya • Director of School of Seduction

Cineuropa talked to Alina Rudnitskaya, the director of School of Seduction, about what it means to be a woman in Putin’s Russia – or maybe all over the world  

07/10/2019 | Zurich 2019

Pål Øie • Director of Astrup – Catching the Flame

"Using Nikolai Astrup’s letters allowed us to be closer to him"

Pål Øie • Director of Astrup – Catching the Flame

A biopic in Norwegian cinemas this week, Astrup – Catching the Flame the fourth feature from Norwegian director Pål Øie, paints the portrait of Nikolai...  

04/10/2019

José Luis Garci • Director of El crack Cero

"I stay true to what I’ve learned in cinema"

José Luis Garci • Director of El crack Cero

With El crack Cero, director José Luis Garci, a classic-film enthusiast, returns to the Spanish cinema listings, reuniting with the characters from his...  

04/10/2019

Anthony Jerjen • Director of Inherit the Viper

"The way we film violence in Europe isn’t the same as in the US"

Anthony Jerjen • Director of Inherit the Viper

Young, Swiss director Anthony Jerjen chats with us about his first feature film Inherit the Viper, presented in a world premiere at the Zurich Film Festival  

04/10/2019 | Zurich 2019

Juliana Fanjul  • Director of Silence radio

“You have to go deep to find this unique gaze which sets you apart as an auteur”

Juliana Fanjul • Director of Silence radio

At the Zurich Film Festival, Cineuropa had a chat with Juliana Fanjul, director of Silence radio, about Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui  

04/10/2019 | Zurich 2019

Nunzia De Stefano • Director of Nevia

“It wasn’t easy to talk about myself”

Nunzia De Stefano • Director of Nevia

Neapolitan director Nunzia De Stefano tells Cineuropa all about her autobiographically inspired film, Nevia  

02/10/2019

Andrea Di Stefano  • Director of The Informer

“Criminals love to talk about themselves”

Andrea Di Stefano • Director of The Informer

Following the lead of Andrea Di Stefano, the director of The Informer, Cineuropa delved right into the Polish criminal underworld of New York  

02/10/2019 | Zurich 2019

Marjane Satrapi  • Director of Radioactive

“I love Marie Curie because she doesn’t compromise”

Marjane Satrapi • Director of Radioactive

At the Zurich Film Festival, Cineuropa caught up with director Marjane Satrapi to talk about Radioactive and her fascination with Marie Curie  

02/10/2019 | Zurich 2019

Julie Delpy  • Director of My Zoe

“We are on the cusp of big issues that we haven't addressed emotionally”

Julie Delpy • Director of My Zoe

Cineuropa sat down with Julie Delpy at the Zurich Film Festival, where she was presenting her new film, My Zoe  

02/10/2019 | Zurich 2019