Interviews

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

4157 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 21/09/2018. 498 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Baldvin Z  • Director

“I realised that there was a whole world in Iceland that I didn’t know about”

Baldvin Z • Director

TORONTO 2018: We sat down with Icelandic director Baldvin Z to get some inside information on his latest feature, the bleak and emotive Let Me Fall  

21/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Soudade Kaadan  • Director

“You don’t know how much you are traumatised until you leave”

Soudade Kaadan • Director

TORONTO 2018: We chatted to French-born Syrian director Soudade Kaadan about her Lion of the Future-winning The Day I Lost My Shadow, which also screened in...  

21/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery

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  

20/09/2018

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  

20/09/2018

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  

20/09/2018

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  

18/09/2018

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  

18/09/2018

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

TORONTO 2018: Seven years after Markus Schleinzer debuted at Cannes with Michael, he is back with the period drama Angelo, screening in Platform  

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