Interviews

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

5670 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 14/05/2021. 565 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Annemarie Jacir  • Director of The Oblivion Theory

“The Berlinale Co-Production Market has been an important part of my career ever since I started making features”

Annemarie Jacir • Director of The Oblivion Theory

BERLINALE 2021: After winning the prestigious Eurimages Co-production Development Award in Berlin, the Palestinian filmmaker talked us through her project  

10/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | EFM

Henrika Kull • Director of Bliss

"I wanted to tell a fictional love story set in a place where love is a commodity"

Henrika Kull • Director of Bliss

BERLINALE 2021: The German filmmaker discusses her new film, in which two sex workers fall in love with each other in a world where their femininity is...  

09/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Panorama

Gilles Fontaine  • Head of Department for Market Information, European Audiovisual Observatory

“Except for cinema admissions, COVID-19 can be seen as an accelerator of pre-existing trends rather than a disruption element”

Gilles Fontaine • Head of Department for Market Information, European Audiovisual Observatory

Our discussion revolved around two of the body's most recent studies exploring the impact of the pandemic on Europe's audiovisual industry  

09/03/2021 | /Europe

Michael Höfner  • Distributor, GMFilms

“Keep the faith”

Michael Höfner • Distributor, GMFilms

We met up with the founder of the German distribution company to discuss the country’s market and situation during the pandemic  

09/03/2021 | /Germany

Hamy Ramezan  • Director of Any Day Now

“Experiencing war doesn't make you less of a child. When I came to Finland, people my age were drinking; I was playing Nintendo”

Hamy Ramezan • Director of Any Day Now

BERLINALE 2021: You can do anything, it seems, in the Finnish-Iranian director’s Generation title. But never go against the family  

09/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Generation

Cathal Nally • Director of Be Good or Be Gone

“Once I saw that the lead actors had a great chemistry, I was on board”

Cathal Nally • Director of Be Good or Be Gone

We spoke to the director of this Irish indie comedy revolving around the misfortunes of two petty-criminal cousins, which is taking part in this year’s...  

09/03/2021 | Dublin 2021

Damien Odoul  • Director of Theo and the Metamorphosis

“I want to challenge the viewing habits of the public and to take a risk for it”

Damien Odoul • Director of Theo and the Metamorphosis

BERLINALE 2021: We talked to the French director about his new experimental film  

08/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Panorama

Alexandre Koberidze • Director of What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?

"The plan was to tell simple stories with simple methods and forms"

Alexandre Koberidze • Director of What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?

BERLINALE 2021: The Georgian director, responsible for one of the most acclaimed titles of this edition of the festival, discusses love, curses and film...  

08/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Competition

Laura Herrero Garvín  • Director of La Mami

“I never look for stories; they come to me”

Laura Herrero Garvín • Director of La Mami

The Spanish filmmaker headed to Mexico City to shoot this excellent documentary that explores the Barba Azul cabaret, a female-dominated world governed by...  

08/03/2021 | /Mexico/Spain

Hadas Ben Aroya  • Director of All Eyes Off Me

“It's a beautiful thing to open up”

Hadas Ben Aroya • Director of All Eyes Off Me

BERLINALE 2021: The Israeli director shows that sometimes, being vulnerable is the hardest challenge of all  

08/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Panorama

Sara Klimoska  • Actress

"I perceive my body as an instrument: whether I'm naked or with clothes on, it's the same thing to me as long as it’s justified"

Sara Klimoska • Actress

BERLINALE 2021: The young North Macedonian actress talks to us about her career, acting beyond limits (and language borders) and who she would love to work with  

05/03/2021 | Shooting Stars 2021

Vincent Meessen  • Director of Just A Movement

"I try to shift documentary ethics away from reporting truth to reporting otherness"

Vincent Meessen • Director of Just A Movement

BERLINALE 2021: We met with the contemporary Belgian artist who spoke to us about his new, hybrid film which hovers between documentary and filmed essay  

05/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Forum

Álvaro Gurrea  • Director of Ancient Soul

“I started filming like a man possessed”

Álvaro Gurrea • Director of Ancient Soul

BERLINALE 2021: We chatted to the first-time director, who shot his debut, hybrid film (half-fiction, half-reality) immersed in the stunning natural...  

05/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Forum

Dénes Nagy  • Director of Natural Light

"The essence of this story is happening everywhere, all the time"

Dénes Nagy • Director of Natural Light

BERLINALE 2021: The emerging Hungarian director has just won the Silver Bear for Best Director for his first fiction feature, which takes the viewer back to...  

05/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Competition

Christian Schwochow  • Director of Je Suis Karl

Je Suis Karl is a work of fiction, but it is based on research”

Christian Schwochow • Director of Je Suis Karl

BERLINALE 2021: The German director chatted to us to break down his study of infatuation, screening in Berlinale Special  

05/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Berlinale Special

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