Video interviews

Cineuropa's video interviews. Discover or re-discover interviews with directors, actors, producers, distributors and other European professionals. In this section, you can find our video interviews with the Shooting Stars and Producers on the Move, as selected by European Film Promotion.

1249 video interviews available in total starting from 30/08/2002. Last updated on 19/11/2018. 95 video interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Wolfgang Fischer • Director

"Film can be a very powerful force"

Wolfgang Fischer • Director

VENICE 2018: We have met up with German director Wolfgang Fischer in the Giornate degli Autori to talk about his latest film, Styx, one of the finalists for...  

Mila Turajlić • Director

"I don't believe political change will come through politics"

Mila Turajlić • Director

VENICE 2018: Serbian director Mila Turajlić talks to us about her documentary The Other Side of Everything, one of the finalists for the 2018 LUX Prize, in...  

Benedikt Erlingsson • Director

"We have to save the world now"

Benedikt Erlingsson • Director

VENICE 2018: We have met up with Icelandic filmmaker Benedikt Erlingsson to talk about his LUX Prize finalist, Woman at War, during the Giornate degli Autori  

Sudabeh Mortezai • Director of Joy

"It was very shocking to me that there were women exploiting other women"

Sudabeh Mortezai • Director of Joy

We have met up with director Sudabeh Mortezai, who has presented her second feature, Joy  

Haifaa Al-Mansour • Director

"What it means to be a female performer in a conservative place like Saudi Arabia"

Haifaa Al-Mansour • Director

VENICE 2018: Saudi Arabian director Haifaa Al-Mansour is taking part in the Miu Miu Women's Tales project with a short film, presented in the Giornate degli...  

Hagar Ben Asher • Director

"I wanted to explore how the feminine violence is different"

Hagar Ben Asher • Director

VENICE 2018: We met up with Israeli director Hagar Ben-Asher to talk about Dead Women Walking, selected as a special event in the Giornate degli Autori  

Hermann Vaske • Director

"A question that became a kind of obsession"

Hermann Vaske • Director

VENICE 2018: German director Hermann Vaske has filmed the most important artists and intellectuals for Why Are We Creative?, a special event in the Giornate...  

Elsa Amiel • Director of Pearl

"I liked that contrast between pain and pleasure in bodybuilding"

Elsa Amiel • Director of Pearl

French director Elsa Amiel talked to us about her feature debut, Pearl  

Dakota Fanning • Actress, director

"I wanted to capture the way our memories are connected to the space we live in"

Dakota Fanning • Actress, director

VENICE 2018: Actress Dakota Fanning has made her directorial debut with a short film in the Miu Miu Women's Tales series, presented in the Giornate degli Autori  

Clara Linhart, Fellipe Barbosa • Directors

"It's a satirical film because today we know that those fears were wrong"

Clara Linhart, Fellipe Barbosa • Directors

VENICE 2018: Brazil's Clara Linhart and Fellipe Barbosa talk to us about their film Domingo, in competition in the Giornate degli Autori  

Alexander Kluge • Director

"The film is more related to music than to pictures"

Alexander Kluge • Director

VENICE 2018: We met up with German director Alexander Kluge, who is back at Venice with Happy Lamento, presented as a special event in the Giornate degli Autori  

Joachim Lafosse  • Director

"It was a journey that I could have done with my mother"

Joachim Lafosse • Director

VENICE 2018: We interviewed Belgian director Joachim Lafosse, who has presented Keep Going, his eighth film, in competition in the Giornate degli Autori  

Paul Iacovou • Producer

"It was important to me that by the end of the film people still loved Peter Sellers"

Paul Iacovou • Producer

VENICE 2018: Cypriot producer Paul Iacovou talks to us about the documentary The Ghost of Peter Sellers by Peter Medak, screening as a special event in the...  

Francesco Zizola • Director

"A metaphor for modern-day man being trapped like tuna"

Francesco Zizola • Director

VENICE 2018: Photojournalist Francesco Zizola is presenting his short film As If We Were Tuna in the Giornate degli Autori, as a special event  

Claire Burger • Director

"Sometimes losing someone is a good way to find oneself"

Claire Burger • Director

VENICE 2018: We met up with French director Claire Burger, who has now helmed her first solo feature, Real Love, a competitor in the Giornate degli Autori