Interviews

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

4234 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 16/11/2018. 506 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Markus Schleinzer  • Director

“We’ve always needed the ‘others’ to reflect who we are”

Markus Schleinzer • Director

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2018: Seven years after Markus Schleinzer debuted at Cannes with Michael, he is back with the period drama Angelo, screening in competition at...  

14/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Platform

Ivan Salatić  • Director

"I got the feeling that people were slowly disappearing"

Ivan Salatić • Director

VENICE 2018: Dubrovnik-born, Montenegro-raised director Ivan Salatić answered some questions about his debut feature, You Have the Night, screening in the...  

13/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | International Film Critics’ Week

Giorgio Treves • Director

“A pure Italian race? That’s a joke, right?”

Giorgio Treves • Director

VENICE 2018: Few people know much about a particularly dark page in Italy’s history, and Giorgio Treves is making sure that changes with documentary 1938...  

12/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Out of Competition

Emir Baigazin  • Director

“The most important thing for me was the spiritual component”

Emir Baigazin • Director

VENICE 2018: We talked to Kazakh director Emir Baigazin, who presented his third feature, The River, in the Orizzonti competition programme and won Best...  

12/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Orizzonti

Emir Kusturica  • Director

“Pepe’s life is like something from Taxi Driver

Emir Kusturica • Director

We talked to Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica about his warm new documentary El Pepe, a Supreme Life, dedicated to Uruguay’s former president José Mujica  

12/09/2018 | Jihlava 2018 | Special Event

Nick Hamm  • Director

“DeLorean was a part of the culture”

Nick Hamm • Director

VENICE 2018: We chatted to Northern Irish director Nick Hamm about Driven, his biopic about John DeLorean, chosen as the closing film of this year’s Venice...  

12/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Out of Competition

Victor Kossakovsky • Director

“I realised that water is a perfect subject for a documentary filmmaker”

Victor Kossakovsky • Director

Russian director Victor Kossakovksy talks to us about his latest documentary, Aquarela  

11/09/2018 | Jihlava 2018 | Special Event

Petra Szőcs  • Director

“People are too complicated for simple statements”

Petra Szőcs • Director

VENICE 2018: We met up with filmmaker and poet Petra Szőcs to talk about her debut feature, Deva, shown at Venice as part of Biennale College Cinema  

11/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Biennale College Cinema

Pierre Schoeller  • Director

“The world wasn’t the same after the guillotine”

Pierre Schoeller • Director

VENICE 2018: French director Pierre Schoeller talked to Cineuropa about showing the French Revolution from the people’s perspective in One Nation, One King  

11/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Out of Competition

Mikhaël Hers  • Director

Amanda is a film about the loss of points of reference”

Mikhaël Hers • Director

VENICE 2018: We sat down with writer-director Mikhaël Hers, whose Amanda is the story of a family and relationship that are forever changed by a terrorist...  

11/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Orizzonti

Nikos Labôt • Director of Her Job

“I wanted to focus on people who try hard to fulfil their dreams”

Nikos Labôt • Director of Her Job

TORONTO 2018: Greece’s Nikos Labôt talked to us about his debut feature, Her Job, which brings the aftermath of the Greek financial crisis to Toronto’s...  

10/09/2018 | Thessaloniki 2018 | Competition

Anna Eriksson • Director

“I dreamt about Marilyn Monroe”

Anna Eriksson • Director

VENICE 2018: We met up with successful Finnish musician Anna Eriksson to discuss her directorial feature debut, M, which premiered in Venice’s International...  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | International Film Critics’ Week

Amos Gitai • Director

“The only measure of peace is everyday life”

Amos Gitai • Director

VENICE 2018: Cineuropa talked to Haifa-born Amos Gitai about his comedy A Tramway in Jerusalem, in which he warmly embraces the city’s diversity  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Out of Competition

Sébastien Marnier • Director

"We were convinced that we were making a political film"

Sébastien Marnier • Director

VENICE 2018: We interviewed French director Sebastien Marnier about his second feature film, School’s Out, screened in the Sconfini section at Venice Film...  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Sconfini

Emmanuel Mouret • Director

"Virtue becomes entangled with vice"

Emmanuel Mouret • Director

TORONTO 2018: Emmanuel Mouret discusses the origins of his first costume drama, the very successful Mademoiselle de Joncquières, unveiled in competition at...  

10/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Platform