Interviews

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

6310 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 17/05/2022. 639 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Milko Lazarov • Head, Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers

“We give prominence to those film professionals who usually remain in the shadows”

Milko Lazarov • Head, Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers

Three years into the job, the head honcho of the Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers gives us his take on the importance of the union’s annual awards and their...  

16/05/2022 | /Bulgaria

Vladimír Lhoták • Producer, Hausboot Production

"This film has propelled us into a position where we believe it will be easier for us to continue working on animated projects"

Vladimír Lhoták • Producer, Hausboot Production

Already named Producer of the Year at Cartoon for making the biggest and most expensive stop-motion project in Czech history, the producer talks to us about...  

16/05/2022 | Producers on the Move 2022/Czech Republic

Ioanna Bolomyti • Producer, Atalante Productions

"Everyone in the Greek film industry is hungry to create movies and thrive”

Ioanna Bolomyti • Producer, Atalante Productions

The Greek producer told us about her upcoming projects and her view on her national film industry  

16/05/2022 | Producers on the Move 2022/Greece

Marija Dimitrova • Producer, List Production

"I like to produce films that will point out the things we're all trying not to talk about"

Marija Dimitrova • Producer, List Production

Macedonian Producer on the Move tells us about making her first feature film, the Karlovy Vary prize-winning Sisterhood, and juggling several projects at...  

16/05/2022 | Producers on the Move 2022/North Macedonia

Gaetano Maiorino • Sales agent, True Colours

“There’s still so much high-quality independent film with great commercial potential being produced”

Gaetano Maiorino • Sales agent, True Colours

We take a closer look at the work carried out by the Roman sales agency, which has established itself as a crucial reference point in the Italian and...  

13/05/2022 | /Italy

Felipe Lage Coro • Producer, Zeitun Films

“The filmmaker’s motivations are where I find what appeals to me in a project”

Felipe Lage Coro • Producer, Zeitun Films

We chatted to the professional behind the works of Óliver Laxe, his brother, which took part in previous editions of the Cannes Film Festival  

13/05/2022 | Producers on the Move 2022/Spain

Juan Miguel del Castillo • Director of Unfinished Affairs

"Violence leaves its mark on you forever, it's a scar that never heals"

Juan Miguel del Castillo • Director of Unfinished Affairs

The Spanish filmmaker releases his second feature film, once again starring Natalia de Molina, an adaptation of the novel by Benito Olmo  

13/05/2022 | /Spain/Argentina

Stefan Eichenberger • Producer, Contrast Film

"We're looking for stories that create contrast, that show things in a new light"

Stefan Eichenberger • Producer, Contrast Film

Selected as part of Producers on the Move, the Swiss producer tells us what defines him as a producer and how strongly he believes in the emerging Swiss...  

13/05/2022 | Producers on the Move 2022/Switzerland

Jakub Viktorín • Producer, nutprodukcia

"I am always thinking about whether the project can attract an audience"

Jakub Viktorín • Producer, nutprodukcia

The co-producer of Agnieszka Holland’s Spoor and Sergei Loznitsa’s State Funeral is working on four new fiction and animated projects, and is part of...  

13/05/2022 | Producers on the Move 2022/Slovakia

Katya Trichkova • Producer, Contrast Films

"The story comes first"

Katya Trichkova • Producer, Contrast Films

The producer behind the films of Stephan Komandarev tells us about her current projects ahead of her participation in Producers on the Move  

13/05/2022 | Producers on the Move 2022/Bulgaria

Johannes Schubert • Producer, Schubert Film

"I want to build partnerships that last longer than one film. It's integrated in my producing philosophy"

Johannes Schubert • Producer, Schubert Film

The Austrian producer, selected for Producers on the Move, tells us about his passion for projects that focus on socially relevant topics and urgent stories...  

13/05/2022 | Producers on the Move 2022/Austria

Luana Bisesti • Director, Trento Film Festival

“We care about everything that’s above sea level”

Luana Bisesti • Director, Trento Film Festival

We talked to the director of the oldest international film festival dedicated to the mountains, adventure and exploration, which has just wrapped its 70th...  

13/05/2022 | /Italy

Maarten Schmidt • Producer, Storyhouse

"The tagline of my company is 'Stories with purpose'"

Maarten Schmidt • Producer, Storyhouse

The Belgian Producer on the Move tells us about stepping into the youth fiction field, his success with documentaries and his view of the industry  

12/05/2022 | Producers on the Move 2022/Belgium

Evelin Penttilä • Producer, Stellar Film

"Producers always have to be ready for the unknown and unaccounted challenges"

Evelin Penttilä • Producer, Stellar Film

Selected as one of this year’s Producers on the Move, the producer confides in the potential of her local film industry and shares the challenges and...  

12/05/2022 | Producers on the Move 2022/Estonia

Janine Teerling • Producer, AMP Filmworks

"We look for stories that we feel strongly about telling, that have something unique"

Janine Teerling • Producer, AMP Filmworks

The Dutch producer based in Cyprus talks about her upcoming projects and the challenges that her local industry is facing  

12/05/2022 | Producers on the Move 2022/Cyprus

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