Interviews

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

4811 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 15/11/2019. 578 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
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Aistė Žegulytė  • Director of Animus Animalis

“We all have this desire to look the beast right in the eye”

Aistė Žegulytė • Director of Animus Animalis

Cineuropa talked to Lithuanian director Aistė Žegulytė about her debut feature-length documentary, Animus...  

08/04/2019 | Vilnius 2019

Signe Zeilich-Jensen  • Head of Holland Film Meeting

"The Holland Film Meeting is not a 'one-event show'"

Signe Zeilich-Jensen • Head of Holland Film Meeting

Signe Zeilich-Jensen looks back at her experience as head of the Holland Film Meeting, while preparing the...  

06/08/2015

Petr Zelenka • Director

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Petr Zelenka • Director

Cineuropa talked to Czech filmmaker Petr Zelenka about his film Lost in Munich, at the Bergamo Film Meeting  

09/03/2016

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Petr Zelenka• Director

The film is about a Prague theatre company that arrives in Krakow to present a stage adaptation of...  

Lendita Zeqiraj  • Director of Aga's House

"I had to dig deep into the crevices of the characters"

Lendita Zeqiraj • Director of Aga's House

We chatted to Kosovar filmmaker Lendita Zeqiraj, whose feature debut, Aga's House, world-premiered in the...  

08/07/2019 | Karlovy Vary 2019 | East of the West

Blerta Zeqiri • Director

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Blerta Zeqiri • Director

We met up with Kosovan director Blerta Zeqiri to discuss her first film The Marriage  

29/11/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition

Greg Zglinski  • Director

“Film is the perfect medium for showing dreams”

Greg Zglinski • Director

BERLIN 2017: Polish director Greg Zglinski speaks to Cineuropa to reveal the background to his latest...  

14/02/2017

Marco Müller and Jia Zhangke  • Organisers, Pingyao Film Festival

“The idea was to promote a constant East-West exchange”

Marco Müller and Jia Zhangke • Organisers, Pingyao Film Festival

The men behind the first edition of the Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival,...  

07/11/2017 | Pingyao 2017

Arben Zharku • Head, Kosovo Cinematography Center

"We are very thankful our government sees cinema as a very important tool"

Arben Zharku • Head, Kosovo Cinematography Center

BERLIN 2019: Arben Zharku, head of the Kosovo Cinematography Center, talks to us at the European Film...  

22/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Arben Zharku • President of the Kosovo Cinematographic Centre

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Arben Zharku • President of the Kosovo Cinematographic Centre

"Our budget increases every year and it’s enough to kick-start our industry"  

Arben Zharku  • Producer, Kosovo Film Center director

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Arben Zharku • Producer, Kosovo Film Center director

Arben Zharku gives an overview of the past, the present and the future of the Kosovo Film Center  

22/08/2014

Darya Zhuk  • Director of Crystal Swan

"In Belarus, the idea of changing country to pursue a better life is still floating around"

Darya Zhuk • Director of Crystal Swan

We met Belarusian director Darya Zhuk at the Film Festival Cottbus, where her debut feature, Crystal Swan,...  

12/11/2018 | Cottbus 2018

Stelios Ziannis  • Aktis Film International

Lighting up your world

Stelios Ziannis • Aktis Film International

15/12/2009

Martin Žiaran • Cinematographer

“This new generation of filmmakers is not afraid to experiment”

Martin Žiaran • Cinematographer

Award-winning Slovak cinematographer Martin Žiaran sat down with Cineuropa to discuss his latest projects,...  

15/04/2016

Giedrė Žickytė • Producer, Moonmakers

“A documentary producer has to have a very subtle and honest approach”

Giedrė Žickytė • Producer, Moonmakers

Interview with Giedrė Žickytė, producer for Lithuanian company Moonmakers and selected for the 2019...  

05/03/2019 | Emerging Producers 2019

Gints Zilbalodis  • Director of Away

“I was working on it alone for a long time, and I really didn’t know if people would like it or not”

Gints Zilbalodis • Director of Away

We caught up with Latvian director Gints Zilbalodis to chat about his fairy tale-like animated adventure...  

11/06/2019 | Annecy 2019