3-D TV airs in Romania

Mix 2 Braşov has become the first TV channel to air a 3D show in Romania.
12-10-2009

Production: New documentary co-productions from Romania

Two new Romanian feature-length documentaries exploring the country's traditional past are attracting international co-production partners.
12-10-2009

Production: Poker begins filming

Romanian director Sergiu Nicolaescu has started shooting Poker , an adaptation of a successful play written by Adrian Lustig and staged at the Comedy Theater in Bucharest 5 years ago.
09-10-2009

Tales from the Golden Age tops Romanian box office

Tales from the Golden Age, produced, written and co-directed by Cristian Mungiu, together with Ioana Uricaru, Hanno Hofer, Răzvan Mărculescu and Constantin Popescu, has drawn the highest admission on opening…
07-10-2009

Romania nominates Police, Adjective for foreign-language Oscar

Corneliu Porumboiu's film Police, Adjective, recipient of the FIPRESCI Prize and Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section of Cannes at Cannes, has been chosen as Romania's entry for…
07-10-2009

Production: Alexandru Maftei in post-production with Hello, How Are You?

The first feature from Romanian director Alexandru Maftei, Hello, How Are You?, is a romantic comedy about a husband and wife who fall in love via the internet, hiding their…
07-10-2009

Francesca opens in Romania

Director Bobby Păunescu and the production team are traveling to ten towns across Romania to promote his first feature film, Francesca.
04-10-2009

Production: Thomas Ciulei moves to feature with The Show Must Go On

Award-winning documentary director Thomas Ciulei is working on his feature debut, a comedy about an actor and a filmmaker, the last artists from an imaginary country ruled by an ominous…
29-09-2009

Katalin Varga to be distributed in France and GB

Peter Strickland's first feature Katalin Varga will have its French premiere on October 7, and will be released in the UK on October 9.
29-09-2009

Hungarian music channel to launch in Romania

Darido TV received a license from the National Audiovisual Council of Romania (www.cna.ro) on September 24 for a Hungarian language channel.
24-09-2009

The Whistleblower to shoot in Romania

The Whistleblower, a first feature by Larysa Kondracki, will be shot in Romania this year with MediaPro Pictures (www.mediapropictures.com) providing services.
15-09-2009

Production: Ujica wraps the final chapter of his trilogy of the communism

Andrei Ujica is editing The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu, the third part of his trilogy about communism, after the highly acclaimed Videogramme einer Revolution and Out of the Present.
14-09-2009

Production: Floating Things in postproduction

Floating Things, from writer/director Mircea Daneliuc, is in the final stages of postproduction as it prepares for its local premiere on October 23.
06-09-2009

High Definition Television ignites competition between operators

Romtelecom (www.romtelecom.ro ) will launch 8-10 TV channels in High Definition in the next 12 months in Romania, while UPC (www.upc.ro ) will launch a package of 8 channels this…
03-09-2009

Production: Looking for a Mother to be shot this autumn

Looking for a Mother, a contemporary drama of a young boy who is institutionalized after his mother leaves for Italy, will be shot in the Republic of Moldavia as a…
02-09-2009

Production: Brancusi biopic in preparation

The life of the famous Romanian artist Constantin Brancusi goes on the big screen in a feature film set to premiere in 2010.
01-09-2009

The New Romanian Cinema strikes back: Francesca to open Orizzonti section at Venice FF

Before producing Cristi Puiu's The Death of Mr Lăzărescu (2005), Bobby Păunescu didn't have any connection with the cinema business.
31-08-2009

Production: Metro Branding in post-production

Ana Vlad and Adrian Voicu are in postproduction with their first long film, Metro Branding, a documentary investigating five famous communist "monobrands."
30-08-2009

The Childhood of Icarus begins foriegn sales

The Childhood of Icarus, the first feature of the Romanian-Swiss filmmaker Alexandru Iordăchescu, has been sold in France to Zootrope (www.zootropefilms.fr) and in Romania to Independenta Film (www.independenta.biz).
25-08-2009

Romanian TV channels prepare to launch

Romania will see the launch of three local channels by the end of 2009 and satellite channel Vox News in February 2010.
23-08-2009