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.

1575 video interviews available in total starting from 30/08/2002. Last updated on 01/12/2021. 77 video interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Adam Donen • Director of Alice Through The Looking

"I like the wildness of the 60s and the 70s and I’m very keen to capture it in my work"

Adam Donen • Director of Alice Through The Looking by Ana Stanic

The director of the world’s first fully holographic theatre play presented his first feature film, a very free adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic, and...  

Dovile Sarutyte • Director of Feature Film About Life

"Right after the death of family member you suddenly turn in a event manager, a funeral organiser - and this is grotesque situation"

Dovile Sarutyte • Director of Feature Film About Life by Ana Stanic

There is no time to mourn in the first feature by the Lithuanian filmmaker, who tells us more about it and about turning a personal experience into a script  

Santi Amodeo • Director of The Gentiles

"People no longer say “I’m sad;” they save a song on TikTok"

Santi Amodeo • Director of The Gentiles by Ana Stanic

The Spanish filmmaker talks about his latest work, a film revolving around the teenage years and the use of social media  

Andreas Kleinert • Director of Dear Thomas

"In East Germany we also had sexy youth in cool clothes, having parties, dancing and living colourful lives"

Andreas Kleinert • Director of Dear Thomas by Ana Stanic

The German filmmaker talks to us about his declaration of love to writer, poet and rebel Thomas Brasch, which has won the Grand Prix in the Competition of...  

Kirill Sokolov • Director of No Looking Back

"My goal is to make people feel something by offering them an emotional rollercoaster"

Kirill Sokolov • Director of No Looking Back by Ana Stanic

The Russian filmmaker discusses his film, a wildly funny (black) comedy about a women released from prison that boasts a strong social essence  

Kristijonas Vildziunas • Director of Songs for a Fox

"As a civilisation, we’re not dreaming anymore, literally and metaphorically"

Kristijonas Vildziunas • Director of Songs for a Fox by Ana Stanic

The Lithuanian filmmaker talks about his new film, which merges magical fantasy, heart-rending drama and rocky musical with post-soviet realities  

Liliana Torres • Director of What Went Wrong?

"Women are not comfortable any more with having smaller wages than men, and that creates frictions in couples"

Liliana Torres • Director of What Went Wrong? by Ana Stanic

The Spanish filmmaker delves into her own past life and love interests to create an auto-fiction film, and talks to us about the process she embarked on and...  

Iker Elorrieta • Director of The Radio Amateur

"I like the diversity of frequencies as a metaphor for autism"

Iker Elorrieta • Director of The Radio Amateur by Ana Stanic

The Basque filmmaker discusses being the director, screenwriter, cinematographer, editor and producer in his first feature, which follows the utterly...  

György Pálfi • Director of Perpetuity

"This is a love story set in a near post-war future in Europe"

György Pálfi • Director of Perpetuity by Ana Stanic

The Hungarian director discusses his latest film, which dialogues, in stylistic terms, with the body horror and the perplexing meanings of his breakthrough...  

István Szabó  • Director

"The only reason to make a film is to help the audience to understand they are not alone dealing with their problems"

István Szabó • Director by Valerio Caruso

The Veteran Hungarian director, who has received the Lifetime Achievement Golden Olive at the European Film Festival in Lecce, discusses his career and his...  

Igor Ivanov • Director of Only Human

"This is a local, contemporary story about the moral devastation of our generation, but at the same time, it contains universal symbols and messages"

Igor Ivanov • Director of Only Human by Valerio Caruso

We spoke with the Macedonian director, whose film has won the Cineuropa Award at the European Film Festival in Lecce  

Francesco Lettieri  • Director of Lovely Boy

"Trap music was a good starting point to portray all the absurdity, contradictions and nihilism of these modern times"

Francesco Lettieri • Director of Lovely Boy by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The sophomore film by the Italian director tells of the dizzying rise and fall of a young trap music star who got sucked into a downward spiral...  

Keti Stamo  • Director of Sons of Cain

"Dreams were the perfect antidote to whisk these children away to a different reality"

Keti Stamo • Director of Sons of Cain by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The director has crafted a dreamlike documentary that calls into question the strict nature of the Kanun, the ancient Albanian code which...  

Ciro De Caro  • Director of Giulia

"I love unusual, complex characters who are on the fringes, and I recognise myself in their madness"

Ciro De Caro • Director of Giulia by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The Italian director is presenting his new film, which centres on a young woman who, one scorching summer in Rome, searches for her place in...  

Alessandro Gassmann  • Director of The Great Silence

"It's a story of things unsaid, and silences work much better in cinema than they do in theatre"

Alessandro Gassmann • Director of The Great Silence by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The Italian actor-director brings Maurizio De Giovanni's stage play of the same name to the big screen, in which a once well-off family is...  

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