FESTIVALS: Five World Premieres in 2018 TIFF Romanian Days

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The 17th Transilvania IFF (25 May – 3 June 2018) Romanian Days will screen 13 features, including five world premieres. An additional 22 shorts will also be shown.
15-05-2018

GRANTS: Romania Announces Record Number of Grants

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Center (CNC) distributed almost 10.7 m EUR / 50 m RON as production and development grants on 11 May 2018. Seventeen feature films and ten debut…
14-05-2018

FESTIVALS: Twelve Films Head to Transilvania IFF Competition

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Two films by Romanian directors are among the 12 films selected for the main competition at the 17th Transilvania IFF, taking place 25 May – 3 June 2018.
09-05-2018

FESTIVALS: The 22nd European Film Festival Opens in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: The 22th European Film Festival opens on 7 May 2018 in Bucharest. The festival will screen 64 films from 24 countries in eight cities across Romania, including Galați, Râmnicu…
07-05-2018

PRODUCTION: Romanian Minority Coproduction Donbass by Sergei Loznitsa in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: The new feature film Donbass by Sergei Loznitsa, which will open Cannes’s Un Certain Regard on 9 May 2018, is currently in postproduction. The film is a German/ French/Ukrainian/Dutch/Romanian…
20-04-2018

Romanian Doc Opens in Fourth Spot

BUCHAREST: A Romanian documentary, Untamed Romania / România Neîmblânzita, had a surprisingly strong opening in domestic release, debuting in the fourth place.
20-04-2018

Films from Poland and Romania Selected for Cannes Short Film Competition and Cinéfondation

BUCHAREST: Polish film III/animation movie by Marta Pajek was selected for the Cannes Short Film Competition, while Inny / The Other by Marta Magnuska (produced by PWSFTviT) and Albastru și…
13-04-2018

Bucharest Film Studios Insolvency

BUCHAREST: Bucharest Film Studios, the former MediaPro Studios, has filed for insolvency. Media Pro Studios was sold by Central European Media Enterprises (CME) to a group of American and Romanian…
05-04-2018

PRODUCTION: Romanian/Mexican/Japanese Coproduction Drunken Fish on the Moon to Be Shot in Romania

BUCHAREST: The Romanian/Mexican/Japanese coproduction Drunken Fish on the Moon (working title) directed by the Japanese Kohki Hasei is expected to have a three weeks shoot in Romania in the autumn…
04-04-2018

Doina Gradea Confirmed General Manager of the Romanian Public Broadcaster

BUCHAREST: Doina Gradea was elected by the Romanian Parliament as general manager of the Romanian public broadcaster (SRTV) on 28 March 2018. She was appointed acting general manager in September…
29-03-2018

One Step Behind the Seraphim Dominates 12th Romania's Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: Daniel Sandu’s debut feature One Step Behind the Seraphim won eight awards at the12th Gopo awards including best film, best director and best debut feature.
28-03-2018

Cinema City Opens Its Fifth 4DX Cinema in Romania

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Cinema City opened in Cluj-Napoca its fifth 4DX cinema in Romania with an investment of approximately 850,000 EUR. Cinema City is the biggest cinema operator in Romania.
21-03-2018

Touch Me Not Expected to Be Sold in 40 Territories

BUCHAREST: Adina Pintilie’s Golden Bear and the GWFF Best First Feature Award winner at the 2018 Berlinale, Touch Me Not was sold by Doc & Film in 12 territories. Representatives…
19-03-2018

PRODUCTION: Corneliu Porumboiu Shoots New Feature Film

BUCHAREST: Acclaimed Romanian writer/director Corneliu Porumboiu is currently shooting Gomera in Romania and Spain. This Romanian/French/German coproduction stars Vlad Ivanov and has already been acquired by MK2 Films.
07-03-2018

Lemonade Racks up International Sales

BUCHAREST: Ioana Uricaru’s debut feature Lemonade, produced by Cristian Mungiu through Mobra films, was sold by Pluto Film to five territories after premiering in 2018 Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama section.
07-03-2018

FESTIVALS: One World Romania Expands and Gets Real!

BUCHAREST: The One World Romania International Human Rights and Documentary FF (16-25 March 2018) spans over 10 days instead of seven, screens over 70 documentaries in over 180 screenings at…
06-03-2018

One Step Behind the Seraphim Leads Gopo Nominations

BUCHAREST: Daniel Sandu’s debut feature One Step Behind the Seraphim leads the 12th Gopo awards nominations with 15 nods including for best film and best director. The awards will be…
02-03-2018

PRODUCTION: Cristian Mungiu to Produce Daniel Sandu’s Sophomore Feature

BUCHAREST: Writer/director Daniel Sandu is currently in preparation/development/application process with his sophomore feature Tata mută munții (no English title available yet). Cristian Mungiu is producing through Mobra Films.
28-02-2018

HBO Europe and Mobra Films Partner with Germany’s TNT Serie on Cyber-crime Drama Hackerville

BUCHAREST: Mobra Films is partnering with HBO Europe and German coproducer TNT Serie on HBO Europe’s first international coproduction, the cyber-crime drama Hackerville.
19-02-2018

FNE at Berlinale 2018: Romanian Film in Berlin

Visit us at our stand G2 - 1st Floor, Martin Gropius Bau
18-02-2018