Romanian and Polish HBO Series Get Pan-European Distribution

BUCHAREST: The second season of the most popular series produced by HBO Europe in Romania Shadows / Umbre will open simultaneously on 12 November 2017 in all 19 European countries…
04-10-2017

Pororoca Sells at San Sebastian FF

BUCHAREST: Wide Management sold the psychological drama Pororoca by Romanian writer/director Constantin Popescu to China, Spain, ex-Yugoslavia, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Paraguay, following its premiere in the main competition of…
02-10-2017

Doina Gradea Elected Acting General Manager of the Romanian Public Television

BUCHAREST: Doina Gradea was confirmed by the Romanian Parliament as acting general manager of the Romanian public broadcaster (SRTV) after the rejection of the activity report on 2016 and thus…
28-09-2017

Romanian Short Film Nominated for the European Film Awards 2017

BUCHAREST: Romanian short film Written / Unwritten by Adrian Silișteanu is among the 15 short films nominated for the European Film Awards 2017. The European Film Awards ceremony will take…
27-09-2017

PRODUCTION: Tudor Giurgiu to Shoot Above Man, the Woman Soars in Spain

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director/producer Tudor Giurgiu will start shooting his fourth feature film Above Man, the Woman Soars / Apropierea / Sin Aliento in Spain on 19 October 2017. This Romanian/Spanish/Czech…
21-09-2017

Romania Selects Fixer as Oscar Candidate

BUCHAREST: Adrian Sitaru's Fixer / Fixeur has been chosen as the official candidate from Romania for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences nomination in the Best Foreign Language…
07-09-2017

FESTIVALS: ASTRA Film Festival Announces Lineup

SIBIU: Nine documentaries have been selected for the international competition of the 17th edition of ASTRA Film Festival, set to take place in Sibiu from 16 to 22 October 2017.
04-09-2017

Romania Welcomes the 3rd PUSTNIK Screenwriters Residency

BUCHAREST: Eight emerging filmmakers from Romania, Belgium, Hungary, Sweden, France and Switzerland are participating in the 3rd PUSTNIK Screenwriters Residency, running in Romania's Port Cultural Cetate from 2 to 10…
04-09-2017

PRODUCTION: Stere Gulea Preps Sequel to Acclaimed Moromeții

BUCHAREST: Stere Gulea is in preparation with a sequel to Moromeții, 30 years after his first adaptation of the novel by Marin Preda in one of the most acclaimed Romanian…
29-08-2017

Beta Cinema Acquires Romanian Gay Love Story

BUCHAREST: Soldiers. A Story from Ferentari, the debut feature by Serbian director Ivana Mladenovic, was acquired by the German sales agent Beta Cinema. This contemporary gay love story set in…
28-08-2017

FESTIVALS: Timișoara Central European Film Festival Announces Lineup

TIMIȘOARA: The Mediaș European Film Festival (MECEFF) relocates to Timișoara and runs in competition 13 films from CEE from 3 to 9 September 2017.
28-08-2017

HBO Romania Subscribers Demand End of Dubbing for Films

BUCHAREST: HBO Romania is reconsidering its dubbing policy after more than 4,000 subscribers signed a petition asking the channel to stop dubbing films. The reaction came after HBO Romania broadcast…
18-08-2017

Divan Film Festival of Food and Love

CRAIOVA: The 8th edition of Divan Film Festival, an unusual festival of good Balkan films and good food, is focused this year on the Balkan love. The festival takes place…
10-08-2017

Wild Berries Wins Aristoteles Workshop 2017

ARAD: Wild Berries by Romulus Balazs (France) Marianna Vas (Hungary) and Hedda Bednarszky (Romania) is the winner of the 12th edition of Aristoteles Workshop, the one-month documentary workshop that took…
08-08-2017

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Peasant Museum Cinema, Bucharest

This month we speak with Gabriela Albu, the programme coordinator of the Peasant Musem Cinema– Horia Bernea Studio from Bucharest, Romania. The Peasant Musem Cinema is one of the very…
07-08-2017

Cinema City Opens Fourth 4DX Cinema in Romania

BRĂILA: Cinema City, the largest cinema operator in Romania, has opened its fourth 4DX cinema in Romania in Brăila Mall. The 144-seat cinema is one of the 400 cinemas of…
04-08-2017

PRODUCTION: Liam McIntyre and Harvey Keitel Shoot See You Soon in Romania

BUCHAREST: Romantic drama See You Soon starring Liam McIntyre, Jenia Tanaeva and Harvey Keitel was shot in Romania in July 2017. This is the first feature film by David Mahmoudieh.…
02-08-2017

PRODUCTION: James Brolin Shoots Hallmark Movie in Romania

BUCHAREST: American actor James Brolin is currently shooting in Romania the Hallmark film Family Royal, which he is also directing. Castel Film Studios is servicing.
25-07-2017

PRODUCTION: Claudiu Mitcu Preps Documentary on Major Earthquake

BUCHAREST: Claudiu Mitcu is in preproduction with a documentary on a hot topic for the capital city of Romania - the effects of a major earthquake. He is working on…
24-07-2017

Romania Sees Big Drop in Film Piracy

BUCHAREST: Film and music piracy has seen a major reduction in Romania over the past five years due to the availability of cheaper legal audiovisual products and affordable applications.
20-07-2017