PRODUCTION: Bucharestless in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Romanian director George Dorobanţu (Elevator) is in postproduction with his second film, Bucharestless, a city-vérité conceptual movie shot in Bucharest.
09-05-2011

Schwartzenberg Acquires Realitatea Media

BUCHAREST: Romanian-Israeli businessman Elan Schwartzenberg increased his media position, buying 90% of the shares of one of the most important Romanian TV channels, Realitatea TV (www.realitatea.net) from Sorin Ovidiu Vântu.…
08-05-2011

PRODUCTION: Royal Romance Shoots at MediaPro

BUCHAREST: William & Kate: A Royal Love Story, a romance biopic of the recently wed British royal couple, will begin filming at MediaPro Studios (www.mediaprostudios.com) in May 2011.
08-05-2011

MediaPro Telenovellas Sold to USA, Russia

BUCHAREST: MediaPro Distribution announced the sale of Romanian telenovella In the Name of Honor/Iubire si onoare to Azerbaijan and to VIP2000 (www.vip2000.tv) in Latin American and North America where La…
03-05-2011

EFP Producer on the Move: Ada Solomon

BUCHAREST: For Romania's European Film Promotion Producer on the Move Ada Solomon, the tips for being a good producer are "diplomacy, acting skills, being good in budgeting sudoku, keeping your…
01-05-2011

The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu Racks up New Sales

BUCHAREST: Romanian documentary director Andrei Ujică's The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu (www.autobiografia.ro) was sold to the USA to be distributed by Film Desk (http://www.thefilmdesk.com/) and to the Benelux territory where…
26-04-2011

Celluloid Dreams Picks Up Loverboy

BUCHAREST: Cătălin Mitulescu's second feature, Loverboy has been acquired by Celluloid Dreams (www.celluloid-dreams.com). The film will have soon its world premiere in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2011…
20-04-2011

Outbound Sold in Four Territories

BUCHAREST: Sales agent mk2 (www.mk2.com) has sold Bogdan George Apetri's Outbound/Periferic (www.periferic.ro) to Poland, Greece, Israel and Switzerland. The Romanian film will be distributed by Against Gravity (www.againstgravity.pl) in Poland,…
17-04-2011

Cinema City Continues Expansion in Romania

Cinema City opened its tenth multiplex in Romania in early April. The cinema, located in Braila has 10 screens and 2,135 seats and it's equipped with 5 digital projectors. Cinema…
13-04-2011

Romania Awards 2.4 Million Euros in Grants

BUCHAREST: Ten feature films, including three debut films, are among the recipients of the latest round of Romanian film grants. Over 2.4 million Euros was dispersed to full length features,…
11-04-2011

Films Boutique Signs Romanian Film Sales

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude's first feature, The Happiest Girl in the World/Cea mai fericită fată din lume (www.ceamaifericitafatadinlume.ro) has been sold to Poland and Bulgaria, sales agent Films Boutique (www.filmsboutique.com) told…
05-04-2011

MediaPro Distribution Leads Romanian Market

BUCHAREST: The exclusive partnership between MediaPro Distribution (www.mediaprodistribution.com) and Warner Bros (www.warnerbros.com) has put the Romanian distribution company in the top spot among local distributors.
04-04-2011

Romtelecom Buys AKTA Satelit

BUCHAREST: Romania's Romtelecom (www.romtelecom.ro) signed an agreement with Digital Cable Systems to buy AKTA Satelit (http://www.akta.ro/dth).
29-03-2011

If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle Wins Big at Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: Florin Şerban's debut film If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle received seven awards including Best Feature and Best First Feature at the Gopo gala, Romania's national film awards…
28-03-2011

First Multiplatform Film Launch in Romania

BUCHAREST: Outbound/Periferic (www.periferic.ro), the debut feature of Bogdan George Apetri, will be the first film to have a simultaneous cinema and online release. The film opens on 1 April 2011…
27-03-2011

PRODUCTION: HBO Series Girls Guide to Depravity Filming in Romania

BUCHAREST: HBO USA/Cinemax USA (www.hbo.com, www.cinemax.com) are shooting Girls Guide to Depravity, a 13 episodes series, in Romania. Production began on 14 March 2011. Castel Film (www.castelfilm.ro) is providing facilities,…
24-03-2011

PRODUCTION: HBO Series Girls Guide to Depravity Filming in Romania

BUCHAREST: HBO USA/Cinemax USA (www.hbo.com, www.cinemax.com) are shooting Girls Guide to Depravity, a 13 episodes series, in Romania. Production began on 14 March 2011. Castel Film (www.castelfilm.ro) is providing facilities,…
24-03-2011

PRODUCTION: Agon in development

BUCHAREST: Albanian director Robert Budina is in development with an Albanian-French-Greek-Romanian co-production which he plans to start shooting in October 2011.
21-03-2011

PRODUCTION: Agon in development

BUCHAREST: Albanian director Robert Budina is in development with an Albanian-French-Greek-Romanian co-production which he plans to start shooting in October 2011.
21-03-2011

PRODUCTION: Child Miner in Production

BUCHAREST: Director/screenwriter Alexandra Gulea is shooting her first feature Child-Miner (Copil-miner) in Romania until the end of March. Shooting started on 16 February 2011 and will wrap at the end…
20-03-2011