BUCHAREST: Adrian Sârbu and journalist Marius Tucă will launch the generalist channel Smart TV/Smart TV HD Bucureşti at the end of 2019. The channel will focus on journalism and urban culture.
ZAGREB: Christopher Peter Marcich was elected to a four year term as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), starting 1 May 2019. He talked to Film New Europe about his main objectives and how the challenges can be overcome.
CLUJ-NAPOCA: Columbia’s Monos by Alejandro Landes received the Transilvania Trophy at the closing ceremony of the 18th Transilvania International Film Festival, that took place at the National Theatre in Cluj-Napoca on 8 June 2019.
This month we speak with Ewa Kujawińska, the Manager of Pałacowe Cinema in Poznań, Poland. Pałacowe is a studio cinema in the best sense of the word. Located in the ZAMEK Culture Centre, it has 143 seats and it is equipped with a digital projector, offering superior image and sound quality with 3D capacity.
CLUJ-NAPOCA: Nora Agapi’s independent documentary Timebox will screen in the Romanian Days at the 18th Transilvania IFF (31 May - 9 June 2019). The film was awarded best Central and Eastern European film in the Between the Seas section of the 2018 Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival.
CLUJ-NAPOCA: Radu Dragomir’s debut feature Mo will screen in the Romanian Days at the 18th Transilvania IFF (31 May - 9 June 2019). The film is a Romanian coproduction supported by the Romanian Film Centre.
CLUJ-NAPOCA: Mihai Mincan and Claudiu Mitcu’s documentary Emigrant Blues: a Road Movie in 2 1/2 Chapters will screen in the Romanian Days at the 18th Transilvania IFF (31 May - 9 June 2019). The film is a Romanian coproduction supported by the Romanian Film Centre.
BUCHAREST: Cristina Jacob’s teen film Oh, Ramona! was released on Netflix on 1 June 2019. The film is the first Romanian production with more than 1 m USD box office in domestic cinemas within three weeks of its release. Since its domestic release on 15 February 2019 the film has moved into third place, with 260,531 admissions.
CLUJ-NAPOCA: The Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF, 31 May - 9 June 2019) is launching the subscription video-on-demand service TIFF Unlimited on 6 June 2019. Between 60 and 80 films screened at the festival’s 17 previous editions will be on offer.
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