Video interviews

Cineuropa's video interviews. Discover or re-discover interviews with directors, actors, producers, distributors and other European professionals. In this section, you can find our video interviews with the Shooting Stars and Producers on the Move, as selected by European Film Promotion.

1332 video interviews available in total starting from 30/08/2002. Last updated on 12/07/2019. 122 video interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Martin Mareček • Director of Over The Hills

"This might be a film about man's search for his inner woman"

Martin Mareček • Director of Over The Hills

Czech filmmaker Martin Mareček talked to us about Over The Hills, which was world-premiered in the Documentary Competition at Karlovy Vary  

Ivan Zachariáš • Director of The Sleepers

"It's easier to write characters when they are strong and not quite passive"

Ivan Zachariáš • Director of The Sleepers

HBO mini-series The Sleepers was presented out of competition at Karlovy Vary, and we met up with its director Ivan Zachariáš to discuss it  

Martin Dušek, Ondřej Provazník • Directors of Old-Timers

"The story is not only Czech, and not only about communism - it could happen anywhere and anytime"

Martin Dušek, Ondřej Provazník • Directors of Old-Timers

Martin Dušek and Ondřej Provazník, the Czech directing duo behind Old-Timers, shown out of competition at Karlovy Vary, discuss their film with us  

Nazareno Manuel Nicoletti • Director of Up To Down

"Filmmakers are supposed to provoke the viewers and make them feel the sadness or happiness of the world"

Nazareno Manuel Nicoletti • Director of Up To Down

We interviewed Italian filmmaker Nazareno Manuel Nicoletti, who presented his newest title Up To Down in the Documentary Competition of Karlovy Vary  

MIDPOINT Feature Launch Script Consultancy @ KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days

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MIDPOINT Feature Launch Script Consultancy @ KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days

We interviewed the professionals participating in the MIDPOINT Feature Launch Script Consultancy workshop that took place as part of the KVIFF Eastern...  

MIDPOINT Feature Launch winners @ KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days

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MIDPOINT Feature Launch winners @ KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days

At the KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days of the 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, we interviewed the winners of the MIDPOINT Feature Launch...  

Chloé Galibert-Laîné, Kevin B Lee  • Directors of Bottled Songs

"It’s this line you have to walk, between selling your project but not selling out your project…"

Chloé Galibert-Laîné, Kevin B Lee • Directors of Bottled Songs

We have interviewed Kevin B Lee and Chloé Galibert-Laîné, writers, directors and producers of the documentary Bottled Songs, winner of the Eurimages Lab...  

KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days award winners

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KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days award winners

We interviewed the winners of the Works in Progress and Docs in Progress awards at the KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days of the 54th Karlovy Vary...  

Serhat Karaaslan  • Director of Passed By Censor

"There are two things in my film: the world the character lives in and the world he's creating in his mind"

Serhat Karaaslan • Director of Passed By Censor

Turkish first-time filmmaker Serhat Karaaslan visited the East of the West competition of Karlovy Vary with his Turkish-German-French co-production Passed...  

Laila Pakalnina  • Director of Spoon

"If we talk to people through emotions, from soul to soul, it's maybe even more effective than TV and journalism"

Laila Pakalnina • Director of Spoon

Latvian filmmaker Laila Pakalnina discusses with us her latest title, Spoon, world-premiered in the Documentary Competition of Karlovy Vary  

Ksenia Okhapkina  • Director of Immortal

"We adapt to our environment because we need to survive, it’s our instinct"

Ksenia Okhapkina • Director of Immortal

We have interviewed Russian filmmaker Ksenia Okhapkina, who has just won the Grand Prix in the Documentary Competition at Karlovy Vary with her...  

Vardis Marinakis  • Director of Zizotek

"Longing for love is the main core of the film"

Vardis Marinakis • Director of Zizotek

Greek filmmaker Vardis Marinakis returned to Karlovy Vary to present his new film, Zizotek, in the East of the West competition - and we asked him some...  

Stefan Malesevic  • Director of Mamonga

"My experience in life is that tragedies are never only tragedies"

Stefan Malesevic • Director of Mamonga

Serbian director Stefan Malesevic has presented his first feature Mamonga in the East of the West competition at Karlovy Vary, and we discussed it with him  

Tim Mielants  • Director of Patrick

"I just like the juxtaposition between a big, romantic scope and this simple character"

Tim Mielants • Director of Patrick

Belgian filmmaker Tim Mielants presented his first feature, Patrick, in competition at Karlovy Vary, and he talked to us about it  

Jan Ole Gerster  • Director of Lara

"I'm still fascinated by the process of editing and the unexplainable magic that can happen to the film"

Jan Ole Gerster • Director of Lara

We met up with German filmmaker Jan Ole Gerster at Karlovy Vary to discuss Lara, the follow-up to his 2012 hit Oh Boy, presented in the Crystal Globe...