Tuesday, 11/20/2018

Meet the Filmmakers: JAMAIS VU

Interview with director Tony Leyva

Meet the Filmmakers: JAMAIS VU

Director Tony Leyva


Which film was the first to deeply impress you?

When I first saw "Forrest Gump", probably in 1996, I couldn't believe how one person could experience so many major things in his life. I thought he was a real person.

A new TV series about studying film needs a title – which would you choose?

"Surviving the 3rd year"

Which actor or actress would you love to work with and why?

Saoirse Ronan

 Scene from JAMAIS VU

If your film was an animal, what animal would it be?


What do your grandparents think you do as a job?

Delivering Pizza

What would you be if you weren’t a filmmaker?

Fitness trainer or math teacher

Behind the scenes of JAMAIS VU

Is this your first visit to Munich? What do you expect from the city and the festival?

I have been living in Munich for five years now and visited the festival almost from the beginning. I'm very happy to be part of it this year.



  • Film details: JAMAIS VU
  • This film will be screened in HFF Special 2
  • Film School: HFF, University of Television and Film Munich