Interviews

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

6403 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 01/07/2022. 660 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
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Sigal Yehuda • Founder and executive director, Close-Up

“As human beings and as artists, we have the freedom to resist the realities in our region by means of creative work”

Sigal Yehuda • Founder and executive director, Close-Up

We chatted to the founder and executive director of this international co-production programme for...  

01/12/2021 | /Belgium/Middle East/Africa

Emre Yeksan • Director

“We live in a period of slow decay, and the smell won’t go away any time soon”

Emre Yeksan • Director

VENICE 2017: After a lengthy development process, Emre Yeksan’s feature debut, The Gulf, has been...  

04/09/2017

Andrey Yermak  • Producer

“You must express your ideas in a universal language if you want to be heard”

Andrey Yermak • Producer

At the recent Odesa International Film Festival, Cineuropa chatted to producer Andrey Yermak, who staged...  

27/07/2017

Olena Yershova Yıldız • Head, Antalya Film Forum

“Strong stories that have an international scope, told by talented filmmakers, are still needed”

Olena Yershova Yıldız • Head, Antalya Film Forum

We talked to Olena Yershova Yıldız, head of the Antalya Film Forum, to get an overview of the Turkish...  

02/10/2020 | Antalya 2020 | Antalya Film Forum

Adilkhan Yerzhanov • Director

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Adilkhan Yerzhanov • Director

CANNES 2018: Kazakh filmmaker Adilkhan Yerzhanov talked to us about his new film, The Gentle Indifference...  

24/05/2018 | Cannes 2018 | Un Certain Regard

CB Yi • Director of Moneyboys

“You have to love and accept yourself in the first place in order to be able to give love and respect to others in return”

CB Yi • Director of Moneyboys

CANNES 2021: The Taiwanese-Austrian director presents a drama about male prostitution in the Un Certain...  

17/07/2021 | Cannes 2021 | Un Certain Regard

Jieun Yi  • Cinematographer

“I like the role I have as a cinematographer and I want to make films with others, not alone”

Jieun Yi • Cinematographer

The cinematographer, who studied at the Babelsberg‘s Konrad Wolf Film University, talks about working with...  

14/04/2021 | /Germany

Diao Yinan • Director of The Wild Goose Lake

"I very much want to rely on the visual language, rather than on dialogues"

Diao Yinan • Director of The Wild Goose Lake

CANNES 2019: We met up with Chinese filmmaker Diao Yinan, who is participating for the first time in the...  

21/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Competition

So Yong Kim  • Director

Interview - Venice Days 2014

So Yong Kim • Director

VENICE 2014: The director of Korean heritage So Yong Kim has made the seventh short film in the Miu Miu...  

28/08/2014

Phillip Youmans • Director of Burning Cane

"My intention was to create a sort of documentary-like style"

Phillip Youmans • Director of Burning Cane

VENICE 2019: We spoke to US director Phillip Youmans, whose astonishing debut film, Burning Cane, had its...  

04/09/2019 | Venice 2019 | Giornate degli Autori

Ben Young • Director

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Ben Young • Director

VENICE 2016: Australian director Ben Young is in the Venice Days with his feature debut, psychological...  

01/09/2016

Neil Young  • Programmer, EFF Palić

"The idea is to respond to what is going on"

Neil Young • Programmer, EFF Palić

Cineuropa met up with the new EFF Palić programmer, British film critic Neil Young, to ask him about the...  

23/07/2018 | Palić 2018

Simon Stone, Miranda Otto & Odessa Young  • Director, actresses

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Simon Stone, Miranda Otto & Odessa Young • Director, actresses

VENICE 2015: The Daughter, the directorial debut by Australia's Simon Stone, selected as the closing film...  

06/09/2015

Nathalie Álvarez Mesén and Nima Yousefi • Director and producer of The Wolf Will Tear Your Immaculate Hands

“A tropical, gothic drama about the historical colonization of the female body”

Nathalie Álvarez Mesén and Nima Yousefi • Director and producer of The Wolf Will Tear Your Immaculate Hands

The director of Clara Sola and her producer spoke to us about their new project, the winner of the...  

07/12/2021 | Turin 2021 | Torino Film Industry/TorinoFilmLab

Nima Yousefi  • Producer, Hobab

“It’s not just about learning from your own mistakes; it’s about learning from other people’s!”

Nima Yousefi • Producer, Hobab

Joining the ranks of the Producers on the Move, the Swedish company’s CEO helps his directors to clearly...  

12/05/2021 | Producers on the Move 2021

Susan Youssef • Director

Interview - Venice Days 2011

Susan Youssef • Director

Susan Youssef uses the 7th-century Arabic romance “Majnun Layla” as a vehicle to narrate a classic story...  

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