New Distributor on Romanian Market

BUCHAREST: Creative agency ROLLERCOASTER PR will launch as a distributor on the Romanian market on 24 August 2018 with the theatrical release of the domestic documentary Licu, a Romanian Story…
13-02-2018

Film Caravan Celebrates Centenary of Romanian Cinema

IAȘI: A caravan is travelling through Romania and the Republic of Moldova celebrating 100 years of Romanian cinema by screening 100 movies in 100 cities in a one year time.
09-02-2018

FNE Country Report 2017: ROMANIA

BUCHAREST: The most important accolades for the Romanian cinema in 2017 were the Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution for editing received by Călin Peter Netzer’s Ana, mon amour, and…
02-02-2018

Doc & Film International Acquires Touch Me Not

BUCHAREST: Adina Pintilie’s debut feature Touch Me Not / Nu mă atinge-mă, which was selected for the Competition of the 68th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (15-25 February…
31-01-2018

George Ivașcu Appointed Minister of Culture in Romania

BUCHAREST: Actor and theatre director George Ivașcu has been named the new Minister of Culture in Romania, as the Social Democratic Party (PSD) changed its third Prime-Minister since it won…
30-01-2018

Romanian 2017 Admissions Up, Admissions for Domestic Films Down

BUCHAREST: Romania saw a dramatic decrease in admissions for domestic films, from 484,739 in 2016 to an estimated 250,000 in 2017. Total admissions increased by 11.25 percent, while total gross…
18-01-2018

Romanian Feature Film Released on Vimeo

BUCHAREST: Daniel Sandu’s debut feature One Step Behind the Seraphim / Un pas în urma serafimilor is one of the few Romanian feature film released on the Vimeo platform. It…
17-01-2018

Romanian Debut Feature Selected for Berlinale’s Competition

BUCHAREST: Adina Pintilie’s debut feature Touch Me Not / Nu mă atinge-mă was selected for the Competition of the 68th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (15-25 February 2018).…
16-01-2018

Graduation Wins National Society of Film Critics Award

BUCHAREST: Cristian Mungiu’s Graduation / Bacalaureat was awarded best foreign film at the National Society of Film Critics’ Awards for 2017.
10-01-2018

Romanian Film Professionals Petition For Tax Incentives

BUCHAREST: A petition pointing out to the need of having a tax incentives scheme in Romania has been signed by approximately 1,500 professionals since 28 November 2017.
04-12-2017

Romania to Launch Art House Cinema Network

BUCHAREST: The plan to build an art house cinema network in Romania was the core of a meeting of local exhibitors, distributors and filmmakers, and also representatives of Europa Cinemas…
29-11-2017

Cinema City Celebrates 10 Years in Romania by Opening 25th Multiplex

GALAȚI: Cinema City opened its 25th muliplex in Romania in Galați. The biggest cinema operator in Romania, which celebrates its 10th year in Romania, will be opening its fifth 4DX…
29-11-2017

Jean-Christophe Simon Elected New President of Europa International

BUCHAREST: Jean-Christophe Simon, CEO Films Boutique, has been elected new president of Europa International for the next two years. The decision was made at the 6th Annual Conference of Europa…
28-11-2017

AV Innovation: European Cinemas See Lack of Finances as Biggest Hurdle to Innovation

BUCHAREST: The overwhelming majority of members of the Europa Cinemas network consider lack of finances as the biggest barrier to innovation, according to the survey The New Approaches to Audience…
28-11-2017

Romania's Cinema Elvire Popesco Wins Europa Cinemas Best Programming Award 2017

BUCHAREST: Cinema Elvire Popesco from Bucharest and Agrafka & Kika from Krakow are among the winners of the Europa Cinemas Awards 2017 announced at the 20th Europa Cinemas Network Conference…
27-11-2017

Europa Cinemas See Loss of Young Audience as Biggest Threat to European Film

BUCHAREST: The biggest threat to European film is the loss of young audiences, while the biggest perceived threat to the future of cinema is competition for scarce consumer time according…
27-11-2017

Cristian Mungiu To Launch VoD Platform for European Films

BUCHAREST: Cristian Mungiu is planning to launch a VoD platform for European films in Romania. The project will continue his initiative started with Les Films de Cannes à Bucharest Festival,…
27-11-2017

Romania Sees Original Online Series Trend

BUCHAREST: CASTiNG, one of the few Romanian online original series to date, will be broadcast on YouTube starting 14 December 2017.
24-11-2017

Romania Launches Grant Contest for Historical Films

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Center (CNC) announced it will give production grants for short and long thematical films in the upcoming grant session. The theme for this session is the…
21-11-2017

PRODUCTION: Andrei Gruzsniczki Preps Zavera

BUCHAREST: Andrei Gruzsniczki is in preparation with his third feature film Zavera. The film is a coproduction between Romania and Luxembourg, but additional coproducers are welcome.
15-11-2017