April 6, 2018

Catherine Deneuve - I am still curious where the current cinematography is heading to

Main star of Febiofest 2018 was a queen of French cinematography Catherine Deneuve. Although she will be 75 this year (born 22.10.1943) she is still active in making films, sometimes three a year. So far she has made over 120…
March 22, 2018

Mark Gatiss - I don´t care about ratings

One of the main stars of the FebioFest 2018 was English writer, actor and director Mark Gatiss. He earned his fame as a member of League of the Gentlemen, he is also an author of series about Sherlock Holmes and…
March 14, 2018

Marko Škop: I like to depict penetration of our microworld with macroworld

Slovakian director Marko Škop (1974) introduced his feature film debut “ Eva Nová”. Up until now he was predominantly focused at documents for which he got awards at foreign festivals. He established his own production company “Artileria” in order to…
April 3, 2018

James Cameron: Most successful film self-made man in history, I.part

American film director James Cameron (1954) is an extraordinary man. Despite the fact did didn´t study and art or film school, thanks to his determination, will and creativity, he learnt how to make films and directed two out of three…
February 28, 2018

Claude Lelouch: I love filming life, I never know where will story move.

Famous French director Claude Lelouch was born on 30.10.1937.He had dramatic childhood in occupied France, where he had to hide with his half Jewish parents from Gestapo. He is film self- made man and at the beginning of his career…
February 1, 2018

Jiří Menzel: Film maker-beginner can make do with guts. But he has to know the trade!

Jiří Menzel is one of the most known, well respected and globally applauded Czech filmmaker. His way how he got to directing films was explained short while ago in his memoires book called „ Rozmarná léta“.
January 8, 2018

Emir Kusturica: I always wanted my films have some value

Famous and legendary Serbian director Emir Kusturica was a guest of FebioFest 2017, where he showed his film On milky way. It was for the first time in 40 years when he did so. He is very interesting, open and…
December 8, 2017

Matthew Modine: I do care about idea and message of the film more than about box office success

Matthew Modine (1959) hails from a big family and has six siblings. His father used to run drive- in theaters and they lived in Utah for several years. When the land beneath drive –in theaters exceeded value of the theaters,…
November 27, 2017

Daniel Bergman: For me saving human life is now more important than making a film

Son of legendary film maker Ingmar Bergman made a flying visit to Zlín film festival.His schedule was packed but he still found some time for us. It was difficult not to ask him questions about his father but what Daniel…
November 27, 2017

Christian Dyekjaer: I love to tell stories and also have a need to express my self

Christian Dyekjaer is Danish filmmaker born on 5.6.1971 in town Gentofte.He started his career in 1998 when directing TV serie called“ Hvide logne“.Two years later he again directed TV serie „ Hotellet“. His feature film came in 2002 and was…
October 31, 2017

Steve Lichtag - Festivals jury usually prefer good story to technique or quality of the picture

Steve Lichatg was born on 4.3.1954 in Znojmo as Zdeněk Loveček.He attended Conservatoire for literature and drama in Brno and acquired first theatre experience in Karlovy Vary, Prague and Jihlava. Soon he also found a job in front of the…
October 12, 2017

Agnieszka Holland - More expensive film means less freedom

Well known and respected Polish director Agnieszka Holland was a star guest of FebioFest 2017.She has fans on both sides of Atlantic and is signed under such films as Europe, Europe, Burning Bush or Angry Harvest.In Prague she introduced her…
August 29, 2017

Milan Cieslar: I am totally independent artist

Milan Cieslar is screenplay writer, producer and director who has around 30 titles under his belt.He chooses interesting and different topics and his biggest success was a war movie called „Der Lebensborg-Pramen života“.So far his last movie „ Život je…
August 29, 2017

Abel Ferrara: Don´t worry about films you are making, worry about the life you are living

Icon of American independent film Abel Ferrara was the guest of FebioFest 2017. He was kind of mercurial and at the beginning of press conference it seemed,.that he cares more about the copy of his film then about journalists who…
August 16, 2017

Miro Remo - In my films I tell people to think more

Miro Remo is very extraordinary film maker from Slovenian town Ladca where he was born in 1983.He studied VŠMU (Musical university) and for more than 10 years he is making documentaries. He writes scripts himself, stands behind camera and also…
August 1, 2017

Peter Suschitzky - Technology makes job easier but doesn´t replace artistic abilities

Top British cinematographer Peter Suschitzky works behind lenses for over a half of century. He collaborated with big bunch of directors but the biggest joy and success he gained alongside David Cronenberg with whom he made 11 movies. Very kind…
June 28, 2017

Robert Kolinski - I am driven by pure passion

At Zlín Film Festival had its premiere a documentary film Make a comedy is no fun about Czech our Oscar winning director Jiří Menzel. It probably wouldn´t be such a big surprise, since film festivals are about films, but what…
July 3, 2017

Daniel Huttlestone - You can become an actor with bit of talent and luck but with no education

This 18 years old guy from London has probably acting is his blood. When he was nine he made his stage debut as Nipper in Oliver. Then he played Gavroche in Les Miserables. Then was invited for same role in…
June 22, 2017

David Kinsella - I always have to find some kind of humanity in every film I make

This much awarded Irish photographer -cum -film maker living in Norway was a guest of Zlín Film Festival 2017. His incredible way of filming, shooting in North Korea and stories behind that made our interview jaw draping experience.
June 1, 2017

Ulrich Thomsen - You have to have a courage to stand for what you believe in

Danish actor Ulrich Thomsen was the guest of FebioFest 2017. He made a name for himself in theatre and made a film debut in 1994.So far the biggest international chance came in 1999 when he played in James Bond film…
May 15, 2017

Duncan Kenworthy-Film is a conversation between director and audience

British producer Duncan Kenworthy is a producer of such box office hits as Love Actually, Notting Hill or Four weddings and one funeral. He received five BAFTA Awards, three EMMY Awards and nomination for Academy Award. This fine, pleasant, witty…