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.

1456 video interviews available in total starting from 30/08/2002. Last updated on 16/06/2020. 132 video interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Bettina Böhler • Director of Schlingensief – A Voice that Shook the Silence

"If we were a little bit more courageous we could change something"

Bettina Böhler • Director of Schlingensief – A Voice that Shook the Silence

BERLINALE 2020: German director Bettina Böhler talks about her documentary about artist Christoph Schlingensief, Schlingensief – A Voice that Shook the...  

Liesbeth De Ceulaer, Isabelle Tollenaere and Sofie Benoot • Directors of Victoria

"The film shows the optimistic power of a character whose situation is rather desperate"

Liesbeth De Ceulaer, Isabelle Tollenaere and Sofie Benoot • Directors of Victoria

BERLINALE 2020: We have met up with Belgium's Liesbeth De Ceulaer, Isabelle Tollenaere and Sofie Benoot, who have presented their documentary Victoria in...  

Hannah Reinikainen, Lia Hietala • Directors of Always Amber

"We wanted to make a film about young people with the queer perspective"

Hannah Reinikainen, Lia Hietala • Directors of Always Amber

BERLINALE 2020: Swedish directors Hannah Reinikainen and Lia Hietala discuss their Panorama-screened documentary Always Amber which explores the world of...  

Cristi Puiu • Director of Malmkrog

"I believe that historical memory is a subjective and an emotional matter"

Cristi Puiu • Director of Malmkrog

BERLINALE 2020: The kickstarter of the Romanian New Wave, Cristi Puiu, is world-premiering his most cerebral film, Malmkrog, in the Encounters section, and...  

Michael Harbauer  • Director of Schlingel International Film Festival for Children and young audience

We also put into place an exchange and connecting tool which allow us to go abroad with German children films

Michael Harbauer • Director of Schlingel International Film Festival for Children and young audience

Michael Harbauer talks about the particular challenges inherent in organising a film festival dedicated to children  

Myriam Arab  • Founder & Director of Villa134

“It is very important to understand that festivals and markets are tools for the film industry”

Myriam Arab • Founder & Director of Villa134

Myriam Arab talks about her experience running Cannes’ Marché du Film and International Village from 1997-2014  

Christine Dollhofer  • Director of Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz

Crossing Europe Film Festival is a platform to show the variety of European cinema outside the box

Christine Dollhofer • Director of Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz

Christine Dollhofer tells how Crossing Europe Film Festival in Linz builds its programme each year  

Raphaël Brunschwig  • COO of Locarno Film Festival

“A film festival is a collective project, it’s part of an ecosystem based on many layers”

Raphaël Brunschwig • COO of Locarno Film Festival

Raphaël Brunschwig breaks down the particularities of the Locarno Film Festival, which is one of the longest-running film festivals and screens movies at...  

Hrönn Marinósdóttir  • Director of Reykjavik International Film Festival

In Iceland we have this special regulation which allows the cinema owners to also be distributors

Hrönn Marinósdóttir • Director of Reykjavik International Film Festival

Hrönn Marinósdóttir tells us how she founded the Reykjavik International Film Festival in 2004  

Emilie Boucheteil  • Director of Cinema Department Institut français

We work daily with the international sales agents because we buy film rights for public screenings so it’s non-commercial but it is still a deal

Emilie Boucheteil • Director of Cinema Department Institut français

Emilie Boucheteil describes the role of the cinema department at the Institut français  

Teboho Edkins • Director of Days of Cannibalism

"I try to become a part of the community - that’s the only way I can tell the stories"

Teboho Edkins • Director of Days of Cannibalism

BERLINALE 2020: We met up with Teboho Edkins to discuss his documentary Days of Cannibalism, screening in Panorama, which delves deep into the...  

Louis Henderson • Director of Ouvertures

"This film is an hybrid production between art and cinema"

Louis Henderson • Director of Ouvertures

BERLINALE 2020: British filmmaker Louis Henderson, member of The Living and the Dead Ensemble, talks about their Forum-screened documentary Ouvertures,...  

Véronique Encrenaz  • Head of MIFA

“There is a big audience for children animation films but concerning adult animation films, it is more difficult because audiences are not used to it yet”

Véronique Encrenaz • Head of MIFA

Véronique Encrenaz explains MIFA’s different markets and the important role that students play during the festival  

Lin Sternal • Director of Perro

"The lives of indigenous people are constantly threatened by higher forces, controlled by power and greed"

Lin Sternal • Director of Perro

BERLINALE 2020: German director Lin Sternal talks to us about her documentary Perro, which revolves around a threatened indigenous community in Nicaragua...  

Yngvild Sve Flikke • Director of Ninjababy

"I wanted to tell a deeply emotional story in a light way"

Yngvild Sve Flikke • Director of Ninjababy

Norwegian director Yngvild Sve Flikke talks to us about her project Ninjababy, the follow-up to Women in Oversized Men's Shirts, presented at Göteborg's...  

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