Thor Pedersen: I wanted to promote low budget travelling and raise awareness about global unity

Thor Pedersen hails from Denmark and did his national service as Royal guard. He visited every country in the World on shoestring budget and without using air transport. That was one of the reasons, why we asked him for interview…
February 17, 2024

Mick Jackson: I personally prefer films with deep social message

British born-American-based director Mick Jackson (4. 10. 1943) must be a fine man. When we wrote him after 11 years and asked him for autograph and request for interview, he replied with long personal letter and gave us happily his…

WASTED LIVES OF UNSUNG HEROES

www.unitedfilm.cz creative duo Vítek Formánek and Eva Csölleová has reached their creative Mt. Everest and had their book published in USA by explorer, publisher and motivative speaker Aaron Linsdau. The book WASTED LIVES OF UNSUNG HEROES brings stories of brave…

Erik Johansson: I want to make people stop and think about my photos

Erik Johansson (1985) is a Swedish photographer and retoucher, self- made man, who currently lives and works in Prague and is an author of incredibly beautiful surrealistic photos, where he connects two worlds. He graduated from university in Gothenburg and…
August 22, 2023

Robert De Niro: Actor who managed to integrate with his characters

Robert De Niro was born on 17. 8. 1943 in New York. His parents who were painters, got divorced when he was only two years old. He became famous for meticulous preparation for his film characters to who he later…
May 8, 2023

Roger Moore: I was always firmly with my feet on the ground and never forgot my roots.

English actor Roger Moore was born in London on 14.10.1927. Since early childhood he showed artistic skill and at the age of 15 thanks to his father he was employed as a drawer by company making films in Soho. Slowly…
January 7, 2023

Rudi Dolezal: There was chemistry between Freddie and me

Austrian director and music producer with Czech name Rudi Dolezal was born in Vienna on 5. 2. 1958. He was studying law, media and political science. Despite the fact he studied classical music and from 9 years of age, has…
December 11, 2022

Valerie Gobos: I am proud to say that I did not sleep my way to the top, so I did not get there quickly

American producer Valerie Gobos has Greek roots but was born and educated in Chicago. She attended art school where she befriended painting, drawing, sculpture, design and photography. She also worked as singer, dancer, model and actress, slowly working her way…
November 12, 2022

Jim Sheridan: In the past, Oscar was awarded to film, which was very good, and it can still be watched after 30 years. Everybody who went to watch it knew it was a good film but that doesn´t happen these days.

Very special guest at Letní filmová škola in Uherské Hradiště was Irish film director, producer and scriptwriter Jim Sheridan. He was born in Dublin on 6. 2. 1949 and since college he was involved in student´s theatre. Almost whole 80´s…

Mark Wood: The environment is running out of patience with the Human race

Mark Wood was born in 1966 in Coventry. He served in the British Army in the Second Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, and as a firefighter in the Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service. He subsequently became an explorer, and expedition leader where he has trained and…
April 25, 2022

Kateřina Hager: Each documentary film topic has its own unique origin story

Film director and documentarist Kateřina Hager was born on February 28, 1977 in Prague. She originally studied acting at the Conservatory of Jaroslav Ježek but ended up graduating from sociocultural anthropology at the Faculty of Humanities at Charles University. She…
March 9, 2022

Robert Redford - A remarkable artist who sought his own path

Actor, director, producer, script writer, activist, founder of independent film festival Sundance, Robert Redford, was born on 18. 8. 1936. In late 60´and whole 70´s he became the most popular actor around the World and became idol for millions of…
February 14, 2022

Tian Tsering: I try and tried to do independent stuff my way

Chinese director Tian Tsering visited Zlín Film Festival for the second time. Few years ago, he won with his film Barley Fields on the other Side of the Mountains, this time he was a jury member. We knew nothing about…
January 16, 2022

Bill Gerber: To be able to live and work in Hollywood you have to have a hippo skin. You are either born with it or have to learn and develop it.

Probably the most attractive foreign gust of Zlín Film Festival 2021 was an American film prod Bill Gerber. He not only managed various known bands such as DEVO, The Cars, Heaven 17, Scritti Politti etc but also produced such well…
December 27, 2021

Susan Sarandon: I like that creative process, that interaction among people, film is a team work whose result can be influenced by many factors beyond my control

American actress Susan Sarandon was born on 4. 10. 1946 in New York to big family with Irish- Welsh roots that bred eight more offsprings. Susan studied philosophy, maths and dramatic art at Catholic University in Washington. It was here…
October 31, 2021

Olivier Pairoux: I just follow and fulfil my dreams

During Zlín Film Festival we met by pure accident a man whose face was in film journal that very morning. Olivier Pairoux, Belgian director, about who we have never heard before, who screened here his new film SpaceBoy. He was…
October 16, 2021

Heather Kessinger: Making photos was very isolating thing

We have never heard the name of this photographer and director before Febiofest started. But we got interested how she transferred from photographer to director so applied for making interview with her. When we met her, we addressed her wrongly…
August 23, 2021

Artistic freedom MADE IN USA

Today´s world is fucking crazy, we don´t have to discuss about it. Activist bodies like Me Too or Black Lives Matter judge and execute, without giving a chance to “victim” comment or defend. They liquidate careers or destroy lives of…

Sheela Sharma: I lost my mother, brother and hands at the same time

Sheela Sharma is a foot-paint artist from India. We picked her up since she lost her arms and almost a foot when she was only four in train accident. As if it wasn´t enough, she lost her mum and brother…
July 4, 2021

Karel Zeman: Genius, who was ahead of his time

Since this year it will have been 111 years since the birth of our most famous and respected film director Karel Zeman and also 60 years since making his most talked about film Baron Munchausen, we decided to pay tribute…
StartPrev12345678NextEnd
Page 1 of 8