Interviews

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

3978 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 25/05/2018. 504 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Michael Pearce  • Director

“I didn’t want to exploit the victims’ story”

Michael Pearce • Director

Director Michael Pearce discusses fairy tales, serial killers and going back to Jersey to make his debut feature, Beast, which has just had its UK release  

02/05/2018

Daniele Vicari  • Director

"We have a duty to maintain a critical stance in the press, just as we do in cinema"

Daniele Vicari • Director

Daniele Vicari talks about his new film, Before the Night, which focuses on Pippo Fava, the extraordinary intellectual killed by the Mafia. The film world...  

30/04/2018 | Bif&st 2018

Tomáš Hubáček  • Director

“We want to literally drag the viewer into the landscape”

Tomáš Hubáček • Director

Emerging Czech director Tomáš Hubáček talks about his fiction feature in development, Wirbel, and his attempt to make a Czech mystery movie for a broader...  

27/04/2018

Laurence Herszberg and Francesco Capurro • Director and Talent Forum Head, Séries Mania

"Cinema is no longer the royal art of television, TV series have replaced it"

Laurence Herszberg and Francesco Capurro • Director and Talent Forum Head, Séries Mania

We met up with Laurence Herszberg, executive director of Séries Mania, and Francesco Capurro, head of its European Projects and Talent Forum  

25/04/2018 | Séries Mania 2018

Frédéric Jouve • Producer

"If we prevent originality from existing, in ten years’ time, there will be nothing left"

Frédéric Jouve • Producer

Producer Frédéric Jouve talks about Let the Girls Play and Les Films Velvet’s editorial line – from comedies to Rebecca Zlotowski's films  

24/04/2018

Marios Piperides  • Director

"Borders can be broken down once we recognise familiarity in the face of the unknown"

Marios Piperides • Director

We spoke to Cypriot writer-director Marios Piperides about his feature debut, Smuggling Hendrix, which is taking part in the International Narrative...  

24/04/2018 | Tribeca 2018

Marcin Łunkiewicz • VR producer

"VR shouldn't be reduced to a mere experience"

Marcin Łunkiewicz • VR producer

We sat down to chat with Marcin Łunkiewicz, founder of mimo.ooo, who has hosted a master class on Virtual Reality Cinema at the Let's CEE Film Festival  

20/04/2018

Felice Laudadio • Artistic Director, Bif&st

"We look for originality of thought"

Felice Laudadio • Artistic Director, Bif&st

We jumped at the chance to chat with Felice Laudadio, artistic director of the Bari International Film Festival (Bif&st) since its inception  

20/04/2018

Jean-Paul Civeyrac • Director

"I like films where heroism is questioned"

Jean-Paul Civeyrac • Director

Jean-Paul Civeyrac tells us about his new film, the superb and romantic A Paris Education, very popular at the Berlin Film Festival and out today in French...  

18/04/2018

Elena Trapé  • Director

“My intention was to shoot a film that makes you feel uncomfortable”

Elena Trapé • Director

Catalonian filmmaker Elena Trapé is competing in the official section of Málaga with her second fiction film, The Distances, which was executive-produced by...  

18/04/2018 | Málaga 2018

Franck Ribière • Director

"People want to watch the films they want, when they want and for a decent price"

Franck Ribière • Director

We spoke to Franck Ribière, who world-premiered his new film, The Most Assassinated Woman in the World at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival  

17/04/2018

Heleen Gerritsen  • Director, goEast Film Festival

“These are troubled, but also interesting, times”

Heleen Gerritsen • Director, goEast Film Festival

We chatted to the new festival and artistic director of goEast, Heleen Gerritsen, on the eve of the gathering’s 18th edition  

17/04/2018

Luciano Accomando • Director

"I wanted to approach immigration from another point of view – as a resource"

Luciano Accomando • Director

Luciano Accomando chatted to Cineuropa at the 19th Lecce European Film Festival about his documentary Immagine dal vero, which talks about successful...  

16/04/2018 | Lecce 2018

Marie Garel-Weiss • Director

"I wanted talk about what happens when you stop taking drugs and life starts to become possible"

Marie Garel-Weiss • Director

French director and screenwriter Marie Garel-Weiss tells us about her first feature film, The Party's Over, in competition at the 19th Lecce European Film...  

13/04/2018 | Lecce 2018

Mateo Gil  • Director

“I was always tempted by the idea of making a comedy”

Mateo Gil • Director

After his forays into thriller, western and sci-fi territory, Spanish director Mateo Gil is boldly sinking his teeth into comedy with The Laws of Thermodynamics  

13/04/2018 | Málaga 2018