Cinema Public Fund faces cut

The Romanian National Lottery and casinos wil be exempt from contributing to the Cinema Public Fund under a new ruling.
08-07-2009

Production: Miss Christina in preproduction

Director Adrian Istria d'Elner is preparing a film adaptation of Mircea Eliade's novella, Miss Christina, a romantic drama set in the 30s.
07-07-2009

Production: Tanti in postproduction

Romanian filmmaker Şerban Marinescu is completing Tanti, a contemporary drama from a script written by Mircea Daneliuc.
02-07-2009

Production: Bogdan Apetri shooting feature debut

Outskirts (Periferic) the feature debut from director Bogdan Apetri, written by Cristian Mungiu and Ioana Uricaru (Tales from the Golden Age) is in shooting through August 3.
01-07-2009

Romanian TV revenues continue to fall

General Romanian TV channel revenues dropped 40%, while thematic TV channels revenues dropped by 30% between January and May 2009.
23-06-2009

Production: Radu Mihaileanu is completing The Concert

Director Radu Mihaileanu (Train de vie, Live and Become) is completing post-production on his dramatic comedy The Concert.
21-06-2009

Romanian ad market poised to grow

Romanian ad market will increase with 1.1% between 2009-2013, according to an estimate from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
18-06-2009

First drive in to open in Bucharest

Bucharest will have its first drive-in cinema, located at Băneasa Shopping City, set to open July 1.
18-06-2009

Megaplex and IMAX set to open in Romania

The first megaplex and IMAX in Romania, Cinema City Cotroceni with 21 theaters with 4,300 seats, is set to open in October.
17-06-2009

Production: Flying Lessons in development

Moldavian filmmaker Igor Cobileanski is in early development with his first feature based on a script written by Corneliu Porumboiu (Police, Adjective) and himself.
16-06-2009

Production: Claude Lelouch shooting Ces amours-là in Romania

French maestro Claude Lelouch began filming his 45th film, Ces amours-là on June 8 at MediaPro Studios in Romania, with shooting scheduled to last for two months in Bucharest and…
10-06-2009

Production: Ho-Ho-Ho filming at MediaPro Pictures

Romanian company MediaPro Pictures is in production with Ho-ho-ho, a feel good movie from Spanish director Jesus del Cerro.
09-06-2009

Production: Alexandru Solomon in shooting with Kapitalism - Our Secret Recipe

Romanian filmmaker Alexandru Solomon (www.alexandrusolomon.ro) is working on a new long documentary, Kapitalism - Our Secret Recipe, a humorous approach on Romanian capitalism, 20 years after the fall of communism.
09-06-2009

FNE at Transilvania International Film Festival

Police, Adjective and North conquer Transilvania as Claudia Cardinale makes star appearance.
08-06-2009

6D cinema opens in Romania

The Light Cinema became the first Romanian multiplex to launch a 6D cinema, which began operating June 1 in Bucharest.
04-06-2009

Police, Adjective sold in 9 countries

Corneliu Porumboiu's second feature, Police, Adjective, winner of the FIPRESCI award and the award of the Jury "Un Certain Regard" in Cannes, has been sold to nine countries.
03-06-2009

Acclaimed abroad, Romania films struggle at local box office

Despite awards and international acclaim for Romanian films, the top drawing national film, Weekend with My Mother by Stere Gulea, in 62nd place, with 4,144 tickets sold in 11 weeks.
02-06-2009

UPC Romania launches new channels

UPC has launched 14 new channels in Romania, becoming the operator with the most numerous channels available on digital platform as of June 1.
02-06-2009

Production: Constantin Popescu feature debut in post-production

Constantin Popescu (Tales from the Golden Age) is in post-production with his first feature, Portrait of the Fighter as a Young Man, one of the very few Romanian films about…
02-06-2009

Romanian-French co-production agreement

Romania signed a new co-production agreement with France at Cannes film festival, replacing a previous agreement dating back to 1966.
01-06-2009