Interviews

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

4151 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 18/09/2018. 497 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Massimiliano Pacifico • Director

"A documentary rich in ideas that could serve as a guide for a lot of actors"

Massimiliano Pacifico • Director

VENICE 2018: Italian director Massimiliano Pacifico talks about Theatre at Work, starring Toni Servillo, a special event in the Giornate degli Autori  

05/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

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...  

05/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori - LUX Prize 2018

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...  

05/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori - LUX Prize 2018

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  

05/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori - LUX Prize 2018

Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun  • Director

“The coup that happened in Turkey in 2016 was a total coincidence”

Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun • Director

VENICE 2018: We chatted to Turkish director Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun, who is taking part in Venice’s Orizzonti with the comedy The Announcement, revolving around...  

04/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Orizzonti

Jacques Audiard  • Director

“I always think I’m making French films with subtitles”

Jacques Audiard • Director

VENICE 2018: Cineuropa met up with Palme d’Or-winning director Jacques Audiard to discuss his surprise venture into western territory with The Sisters Brothers  

04/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Competition

Letizia Lamartire  • Director

“This woman contains a lot of passion and emotion, which I was happy to try to justify”

Letizia Lamartire • Director

VENICE 2018: Italian director Letizia Lamartire’s feature debut, We'll Be Young and Beautiful is playing in the International Film Critics' Week  

04/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | International Film Critics’ Week

Sudabeh Mortezai • Director

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

Sudabeh Mortezai • Director

VENICE 2018: We have met up with director Sudabeh Mortezai, who has presented her second feature, Joy, in competition in the Giornate degli Autori  

04/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

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...  

04/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

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  

04/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Francesca Mannocchi, Alessio Romenzi  • Directors

“Am I doing anything to improve this situation?”

Francesca Mannocchi, Alessio Romenzi • Directors

VENICE 2018: We chatted to award-winning Italian journalists Francesca Mannocchi and Alessio Romenzi, whose film ISIS, Tomorrow. The Lost Souls of Mosul is...  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Out of Competition

Roberto Minervini • Director

"It’s the story of America's subsoil"

Roberto Minervini • Director

VENICE 2018: Documentary filmmaker Roberto Minervini competes at Venice Film Festival with What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire?  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Competition

Sameh Zoabi  • Director

"An artist trapped in a political situation where everyone wants different things of him"

Sameh Zoabi • Director

VENICE 2018: Israeli-Palestinian filmmaker Sameh Zoabi breaks down his comedy Tel Aviv on Fire, which was unveiled as part of the Orizzonti programme at Venice  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Orizzonti

David Oelhoffen  • Director

“There is nothing romantic about a criminal life”

David Oelhoffen • Director

VENICE 2018: Returning to the Lido with the thriller Close Enemies, French director David Oelhoffen flirts with the genre but ultimately chooses to keep...  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Competition

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...  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori