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. 139 video interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Mario Sesti  • Director of Mondo sexy

"A nonconformist and more sensual idea of feminine beauty"

Mario Sesti • Director of Mondo sexy

VENICE 2019: Critic, journalist and film director Mario Sesti explores the world of 1960s erotic documentaries in Mondo sexy, presented in the Giornate...  

Federico Olivetti  • Director of Il prigioniero

"A reflection that originates from totalitarian regimes and the catastrophes they create"

Federico Olivetti • Director of Il prigioniero

VENICE 2019: Italian director Federico Olivetti reflects on the limitations of obeying the law in Il prigioniero, his short film selected in the Giornate...  

Stefano Cipani  • Director of My Brother Chases Dinosaurs

"A book and a family that are worth watching on the big screen"

Stefano Cipani • Director of My Brother Chases Dinosaurs

VENICE 2019: Italian director Stefano Cipani talks to us about his feature debut, My Brother Chases Dinosaurs, presented as a special event in the Giornate...  

Lynne Ramsay • Director of Brigitte

"I'm fascinated by photography, I studied as a photographer before I was a filmmaker"

Lynne Ramsay • Director of Brigitte

VENICE 2019: Lynne Ramsay presents a short documentary on French photographer Brigitte Lacombe in the Giornate degli Autori, as part of the Miu Miu Women's...  

Phillip Youmans • Director of Burning Cane

"My intention was to create a sort of documentary-like style"

Phillip Youmans • Director of Burning Cane

VENICE 2019: We spoke to US director Phillip Youmans, whose astonishing debut film, Burning Cane, had its international premiere in the Giornate degli Autori  

Labina Mitevska • Actress in and producer of God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya

"The film is a universal story about a woman who tries to fight against the system"

Labina Mitevska • Actress in and producer of God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya

VENICE 2019: Labina Mitevska, who acted in and produced God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya, talks about the selection of the film, directed by her sister...  

Mads Brügger • Director of Cold Case Hammarskjöld

"Hammarskjöld's is the most interesting and fascinating mystery you can deal with as a filmmaker"

Mads Brügger • Director of Cold Case Hammarskjöld

VENICE 2019: Danish director Mads Brügger talks to us about his documentary Cold Case Hammarskjöld, finalist for the 2019 LUX Prize and screened at the...  

Rodrigo Sorogoyen • Director of The Realm

"The movie is a cry of desperation and incredulity against corruption"

Rodrigo Sorogoyen • Director of The Realm

VENICE 2019: Spain's Rodrigo Sorogoyen, director of The Realm, talks to us at the Giornate degli Autori about the selection of his film as a finalist for...  

Jan Komasa  • Director of Corpus Christi

"Daniel wants to become somebody for once in his life"

Jan Komasa • Director of Corpus Christi

VENICE 2019: We spoke to Polish director Jan Komasa about his third film, Corpus Christi, which is world-premiering in competition in the Giornate degli Autori  

Hailey Gates  • Director of Shako Mako

"A story of a young woman who wants to be an actress and she takes her job very seriously"

Hailey Gates • Director of Shako Mako

VENICE 2019: Journalist, model, actress and now director Hailey Gates talks about her short film Shako Mako, presented in the Giornate degli Autori, as part...  

Jayro Bustamante  • Director of The Weeping Woman

"We wanted to take the myth of La Llorona and make it more powerful"

Jayro Bustamante • Director of The Weeping Woman

VENICE 2019: Guatemalan director Jayro Bustamante talks to us about his new film, The Weeping Woman, which is in competition in the Giornate degli Autori  

Gianfranco Pannone, Ambrogio Sparagna  • Directors of Scherza con i fanti

"Italy isn't a hostile country, but we also thrive on falling in love unexpectedly"

Gianfranco Pannone, Ambrogio Sparagna • Directors of Scherza con i fanti

VENICE 2019: Gianfranco Pannone and Ambrogio Sparagna talk to us about their new documentary, the tragicomic Scherza con i fanti, screening in the Giornate...  

Lucas Rosant  • Festival Expert

“The most important thing is to be able to identify the resources within the territory of the festival”

Lucas Rosant • Festival Expert

Lucas Rosant talks to us about the biggest difficulties in developing a film festival and the importance of networking  

Giorgio Gosseti  • Director, Giornate degli Autori

“You really need to have a feeling with a community and a place and to understand the cultural heritage of this place”

Giorgio Gosseti • Director, Giornate degli Autori

Giorgio Gosetti, director of Giornate degli Autori, underlines the importance of having a good editorial line for a film festival  

Gaia Furrer  • Head of Programming, Giornate degli Autori

“We select films which are compelling in terms of acting in directing, films that we love”

Gaia Furrer • Head of Programming, Giornate degli Autori

Gaia Furrer explains how she organises the programming and selection process at the Giornate degli Autori in Venice  

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