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.

1383 video interviews available in total starting from 30/08/2002. Last updated on 09/12/2019. 124 video interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Jared P Scott  • Director of The Great Green Wall

"An ambitious 8,000-kilometre-long wall of trees from Senegal to Djibouti"

Jared P Scott • Director of The Great Green Wall

VENICE 2019: US director Jared P Scott, who has already made a number of award-winning climate documentaries, talks to us about The Great Green Wall,...  

Elio Germano, Omar Rashid   • Directors of Segnale d'allarme - La mia battaglia

"We create a virtual theatre with the headsets, but there's much more to it than just filming a play"

Elio Germano, Omar Rashid • Directors of Segnale d'allarme - La mia battaglia

VENICE 2019: We spoke to Elio Germano and Omar Rashid about their VR film Segnale d'allarme - La mia battaglia, presented in the Giornate degli Autori  

Amjad Abu Alala  • Director of You Will Die at 20

"We Sudanese people are all calling for freedom"

Amjad Abu Alala • Director of You Will Die at 20

VENICE 2019: Sudanese director Amjad Abu Alala talks to us about his feature debut, You Will Die at 20, an international co-production selected in the...  

Giancarlo Soldi  • Director of Cercando Valentina

"I see the world through comic strips"

Giancarlo Soldi • Director of Cercando Valentina

VENICE 2019: During the Giornate degli Autori, director Giancarlo Soldi talked to us about his new documentary, Cercando Valentina, dedicated to Guido...  

Fabienne Berthaud  • Director of A Bigger World

"A film that answers several questions about the visible and the invisible"

Fabienne Berthaud • Director of A Bigger World

VENICE 2019: French director Fabienne Berthaud talked to us about A Bigger World, selected in the Giornate degli Autori, based on a true story, and starring...  

Dominik Moll • Director of Only The Animals

"A mystery thriller with an original structure"

Dominik Moll • Director of Only The Animals

VENICE 2019: French-German director Dominik Moll talks to us about his new feature Only the Animals, screened as the opening film of the Giornate degli Autori  

Igort • Director of 5 Is the Perfect Number

"Pain often leads us to discover new things"

Igort • Director of 5 Is the Perfect Number

VENICE 2019: Italian graphic novelist Igort talks about his directorial debut, 5 Is the Perfect Number, based on his graphic novel of the same name and...  

Irina Șofletea • Policy officer, European Comission

"For Creative Europe MEDIA it is very important to get industry players together"

Irina Șofletea • Policy officer, European Comission

We met up with European Comission policy officer Irina Șofletea during the think tank organised at Sarajevo's CineLink Industry Days to discuss current...  

Marijana Verhoef • Creator and co-writer of Playgirl

"Our mentor had the most amazing approach: he was really trying to get to the core of our project with us"

Marijana Verhoef • Creator and co-writer of Playgirl

We had a chinwag with Marijana Verhoef, the creator and co-writer of Playgirl, which scooped MIDPOINT's Marseille Web Fest Award at Sarajevo  

Julie Zackova, Milada Tesitelova and Jan Tesitel • Team behind Willows

"At MIDPOINT, you get a chance to concentrate on the project and nothing else"

Julie Zackova, Milada Tesitelova and Jan Tesitel • Team behind Willows

We caught up with Julie Zackova, Milada Tesitelova and Jan Tesitel, the team behind the winner of the MIDPOINT HBO Europe Award at Sarajevo, Willows  

Goran Matić, Ruxandra Ghitescu, Michaela Taschek and Vasilis Chrysanthopoulos • CineLink Industry Days participants

"CineLink really helps you move forward and open up to the international market"

Goran Matić, Ruxandra Ghitescu, Michaela Taschek and Vasilis Chrysanthopoulos • CineLink Industry Days participants

We sat down with some of the participants in the various strands of Sarajevo's CineLink Industry Days to get the lowdown on this year's edition  

Katalin Bársony • Director of How Far the Stars

"What I love in my film is the fact that you see a natural friendship between a world-class star and someone who comes from a small ghetto"

Katalin Bársony • Director of How Far the Stars

We chatted to Hungarian filmmaker Katalin Bársony about her feature How Far the Stars, which was shown in Sarajevo's Documentary Competition  

Siniša Gacić • Director of Daughter of Camorra

"The basic question was this: if you shoot somebody, can you love again afterwards?"

Siniša Gacić • Director of Daughter of Camorra

We spoke to Slovenian director Siniša Gacić to get the lowdown on his Sarajevo Documentary Competition entry Daughter of Camorra  

Florenc Papas • Director of Open Door

"Albania is a male-dominated society; women suffer a lot of inequality, especially in rural areas, and I care about these characters"

Florenc Papas • Director of Open Door

Albanian-born filmmaker Florenc Papas took a moment to dissect his feature debut, Open Door, which is world-premiering at the Sarajevo Film Festival  

Stephan Komandarev • Director of Rounds

"This film aims to diagnose the sickness in our society, to show the problems and to prompt the audience to search for the answer"

Stephan Komandarev • Director of Rounds

Bulgarian director Stephan Komandarev unpicked his latest feature, Rounds, centring on three pairs of police officers on patrol in Sofia over the course of...