FNE EXCLUSIVE: Radu Jude Preps Is This What You Were Born For?

BUCHAREST: Acclaimed Romanian helmer Radu Jude is set to start shooting his new feature film Is This What You Were Born For? with his regular producer Ada Solomon at Hi…
05-05-2017

FNE AV INNOVATION: Romanian Film Festival Organises Innovative Crowdfunding Campaign

TIMIȘOARA: Ceau Cinema!, an independent film festival from the Romanian city of Timisoara and screening European productions, had the innovative idea of launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise additional funding.
04-05-2017

Ulrich Seidl Rumored to Film Evil Games in Romania

BUCHAREST: Acclaimed Austrian helmer Ulrich Seidl is scheduled to shoot part of his anticipated feature film Evil Games / Böse Spiele in Romania. The film deals with the relationship between…
27-04-2017

FESTIVALS: EFAD’s Samuel Young to Speak at 21th European Film Festival in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: The 21th European Film Festival will run 64 films in the capital city of Romania and also in Iași, Târgu Mureș, Gura Humorului and Timișoara from 4 to 28…
26-04-2017

Sieranevada Wins UCIN Trophy for 2016

BUCHAREST: Sieranevada by Cristi Puiu received Grand Prix and UCIN Trophy at the 45th edition of the Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN) awards, which were announced on 24 April 2017. The…
25-04-2017

PRODUCTION: Hadrian Marcu Shoots Debut Feature Shadow and Dream

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Hadrian Marcu is currently filming his debut feature Shadow and Dream (working title). The film is a Romanian/Polish coproduction set to premiere in 2018.
14-04-2017

Romanian Filmmakers Union Announces Nominations for Its 2016 Awards

BUCHAREST: Sieranevada, Ilegitimate and Two Lottery Tickets have been nominated for the Grand Prix and the UCIN Trophy at the 45th edition of the Filmmakers Union (UCIN) awards, which will…
13-04-2017

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month: Transilvania Film, Romania

FNE and Europa Distribution are launching a new chapter in our Distributor of the Month section. In the coming months we will talk with European distributors about their lineup, their…
12-04-2017

FESTIVALS: The 6th Cinepolitica IFF Ready to Kick Off in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: Seven feature films and documentaries are competing for the main prize at the 6th edition of Cinepolitica International Film Festival, set to take place in Bucharest from 20 to…
11-04-2017

DocBloc: Bucharest Delta

Director Eva Pervolovici is preparing a Romanian/French documentary about an abandoned part of Romania that was a monastery and later a political prison.
07-04-2017

Romania Launches Film Channel Dedicated to Domestic Films

BUCHAREST: Cinemaraton, the first channel to broadcast only domestic films in Romania, started airing on 30 March 2017. The channel is distributed free of charge to the subscribers of AKTA.
06-04-2017

FNE EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros Horror Starts Filming in Romania in May

BUCHAREST: Warner Brothers will shoot The Nun, a spin-off of its 2016 film The Conjuring 2, entirely at the Romania’s Castel Film Studios starting 3 May 2017. The Nun, directed…
05-04-2017

FNE at BIEFF: French 489 Years Wins the 7th Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival

BUCHAREST: The French film 489 Years directed by Hayoun Kwon received the Main Award for Experimental Film at the 7th Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF, which took place from…
03-04-2017

PRODUCTION: Paul Negoescu Starts Shooting Romanian/Bulgarian Coproduction

BUCHAREST: Paul Negoescu begins filming on his third feature film Never Let It Go on 2 April 2017. His previous film Two Lottery Tickets / Două lozuri, an independent comedy…
03-04-2017

FESTIVALS: Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival Challenges Audience to Defy Borders

BUCHAREST: The 7th Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF will take place from 28 March to 2 April 2017. This year the programme challenges the audience to defy borders and…
27-03-2017

Aristoteles Workshop Launches Call for Entries

BUCHAREST: Aristoteles Workshop opens call for applications for its 12th edition set to take place in Șiria, Arad county from 3 July to 5 August 2017. Applications are open to…
23-03-2017

Sieranevada Wins Best Film at the Romanian Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: Sieranevada by Cristi Puiu won the most important awards at the 11th Gopo Gala held in Bucharest on 21 March 2017. The film was awarded best film, best director,…
22-03-2017

New Film Distributor on Romanian Market

BUCHAREST: New Romanian film distributor Bad Unicorn makes its debut on the Romanian market by releasing Ildikó Enyedi's On Body and Soul on 30 June 2017. The company plans on…
20-03-2017

Versatile Picks Up Andrei Crețulescu's Debut Feature

BUCHAREST: Andrei Crețulescu's debut feature Charleston aka Charlton Heston was picked up by Paris-based sales agent Versatile. This Romanian/French coproduction is currently in postproduction and set to be finished end…
15-03-2017

FESTIVALS: Romanian Project Otto the Barbarian Selected for the 13th Cinefondation’s Atelier

BUCHAREST: Otto the Barbarian by Ruxandra Ghițescu is the only CEE project among the 15 projects selected for Cinefondation’s Atelier in Cannes 2017. The event will take place from 19…
06-03-2017