Production: Hanta begins filming next week

Director Ioan Cărmăzan (The Wood Cutters, The Blue Sleigh) will begin shooting Hanta, a 100% Romanian production, on August 24.
18-08-2009

Production: Child-Miner in pre-production

Director/screenwriter Alexandra Gulea is in pre-production with her first feature Child-Miner (Copil-miner), with plans to begin shooting in spring 2010.
17-08-2009

Shooting of Wilhelm Tell: The Legend postponed

Bogdan Moncea, PR Manager at Castel Film Studios, told FNE that filming on Wilhelm Tell: The Legend has been postponed until 2010.
16-08-2009

Fire destroys props storage at MediaPro Studios

One fireman was slightly hurt in the attempt to extinguish the fire started Tuesday evening at MediaPro Studios (www.mediaprostudios.com) in Buftea, near Bucharest.
12-08-2009

Production: The Graduates of the 3rd Millenium in post-production

Adrian Popovici is finishing post-production on The Graduates of the 3rd Millenium (Liceenii mileniului trei, working title).
10-08-2009

Slow moves to digital television in Romania

Romanian Ministry of Communications and Information Society (http://www.mcsi.ro/) is expected to present a new draft for the strategy to transfer to digital television.
09-08-2009

Ad market revenues drop in 2009

The TV advertising market has dropped by over 30% in Romania in the first half of 2009.
05-08-2009

Production: Dan Chişu starts shooting The Bear

Writer/director Dan Chişu's film The Bear, winner of the Connecting Cottbus "Best Pitch Award," began filming August 3.
04-08-2009

Romanian box office on the rise

Due to multiplexes and 3D, local box-office projects growth of as much as 25% in 2009 compared to last year.
03-08-2009

Production: Constantin Popescu preps Principles of Life

Constantin Popescu (Tales from the Golden Age) has finished post-production of Portrait of the Fighter as a Young Man and started pre-production of Principles of Life.
30-07-2009

Production: Nicolae Mărgineanu finishes doc about Securitate surveillance

Nicolae Mărgineanu is in post-production with his documentary film Surveilled by the Securitate between 1970-1980.
30-07-2009

Production: Marian Crişan preps his first feature

Marian Crişan (Palme d'Or for the short Megatron in 2008) will shoot his first feature this autumn.
27-07-2009

TV channels welcome state money to promote tourism

The Romanian Ministry of Tourism is spending €924,000 to promote local tourism on three Romanian television stations.
26-07-2009

Production: Florin Iepan explores Odessa massacre

Documentary filmmaker Florin Iepan (The One, the Only, the Real Tarzan; Children of the Decree; Bela Lugosi - The Fallen Vampire) is tapping a difficult subject, the massacre committed by…
23-07-2009

Tales from the Golden Age sold to 25 territories

The portmanteau film about life in communist era written by Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) and directed by Ioana Uricaru, Hanno Hoefer, Răzvan Mărculescu, Constantin Popescu…
22-07-2009

Production: Radu Muntean preps Tuesday after Christmas

The Romanian filmmaker Radu Muntean continues his "étude des caractères" with Tuesday after Christmas, a look at the pending break-up of a ten-year marriage.
20-07-2009

Kanal D goes international

S.C. Dogan Media International S.A. will extend the broadcasting of Kanal D TV channel abroad, having received approval from Romanian National Audiovisual Council (CNA) (www.cna.ro) in early July.
16-07-2009

Digi Sport TV receives license

Digi Sport TV channel has received a license to launch a sports channel from the Romanian National Audiovisual Council (CNA), two months after the launch of another Romanian sports channel,…
15-07-2009

New operational manager for MediaPro

Liviu Gheorghe is replacing Florin Alexandrescu as operational manager at MediaPro Romania.
13-07-2009

Chello Zone takes over Romantica TV

Chello Zone has fought off a competitor for control of the Romanian station Romantic TV.
09-07-2009