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.

 
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  

31/08/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Rithy Panh • Director

"A film is a journey to the unknown"

Rithy Panh • Director

VENICE 2018: We talked to Cambodian director Rithy Panh, who opened the Giornate degli Autori with his new film, Graves Without a Name  

30/08/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Pascal Diot  • Head, Venice Production Bridge

“We aren’t chasing quantity, but quality”

Pascal Diot • Head, Venice Production Bridge

VENICE 2018: As the Venice Film Festival got under way, we spoke to Pascal Diot, head of the Venice Production Bridge, about the prime Italian industry event  

29/08/2018 | Venice 2018 | Market

Fabien Riggall  • Creative director, Secret Cinema

“Films are being released and the cinemas are empty”

Fabien Riggall • Creative director, Secret Cinema

Founder and creative director of Secret Cinema Fabien Riggall announces its move into production as the success of the venture continues unabated  

28/08/2018

Maria Ekerhovd • Producer

"Burning Man really has something to say about living in contemporary Scandinavia"

Maria Ekerhovd • Producer

We spoke to producer Maria Ekerhovd, of Mer Film, about the Burning Man project, which won the Eurimages Lab Project Award in Haugesund last week  

27/08/2018

Árpád Bogdán • Director

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Árpád Bogdán • Director

We have met up with Hungarian director Árpád Bogdán, who has presented Ghetto Balboa in the Documentary Competition at the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival  

27/08/2018 | Sarajevo 2018 | Documentary Competition

CineLink Industry Days 2018

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CineLink Industry Days 2018

A round-up of interviews with the organisers and participants of Sarajevo Film Festival's CineLink Industry Days  

23/08/2018 | Sarajevo 2018 | Industry

Marija Ratković Vidaković, Dinka Radonić • Directors

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Marija Ratković Vidaković, Dinka Radonić • Directors

We talked to Marija Ratković Vidaković and Dinka Radonić, directors of Croatian-Swedish medium-length documentary Ikea For YU, a competitor at the Sarajevo...  

23/08/2018 | Sarajevo 2018 | Documentary Competition

Antonin Svoboda • Director

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Antonin Svoboda • Director

Austrian filmmaker Antonin Svoboda has talked to us about his film Cry Baby, Cry, screened in the Documentary Competition at the Sarajevo Film Festival  

23/08/2018 | Sarajevo 2018 | Documentary Competition

Florin Şerban  • Director

“I am a teenager who, in many respects, refuses to grow up”

Florin Şerban • Director

When one shoots in wild locations, one must be prepared, says Romanian director Florin Şerban, whose Love 1: Dog was screened in competition at Sarajevo  

22/08/2018 | Sarajevo 2018 | Competition

Giona A Nazzaro • General Delegate, Venice International Critics' Week

"A selection that broadens boundaries and shuns banality"

Giona A Nazzaro • General Delegate, Venice International Critics' Week

We interviewed Giona A Nazzaro, the general delegate of Venice Film Festival’s International Critics' Week  

20/08/2018 | Venice 2018 | International Critics' Week

Bobo Jelčić  • Director

“A story has to be localised so it can feel authentic”

Bobo Jelčić • Director

We chatted to veteran Croatian stage director Bobo Jelčić, whose new film All Alone has just premiered in competition at the Sarajevo Film Festival  

20/08/2018 | Sarajevo 2018 | Competition

David Victori  • Director

“Morality gets watered down in my films”

David Victori • Director

Catalan filmmaker David Victori has made his feature debut with El pacto, a psychological horror flick starring Spain’s very own scream queen, Belén Rueda  

17/08/2018

Milko Lazarov  • Director

“This is the story of the last family on Earth”

Milko Lazarov • Director

We chatted to Bulgarian director Milko Lazarov, whose second feature, Ága, is screening in the official competition of the Sarajevo Film Festival, after...  

14/08/2018 | Sarajevo 2018 | Competition

Ana Lungu  • Director

“I try to make a connection between all my movies”

Ana Lungu • Director

We chatted to Romanian director Ana Lungu, whose third feature, One and a Half Prince, is currently being screened in the official competition of the...  

14/08/2018 | Sarajevo 2018 | Competition