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

FESTIVALS: One World Romania Celebrates 10th Anniversary

BUCHAREST: One of the highlights of the 10th edition of the Documentary and Human Rights International Film Festival One World Romania, unfolding in Bucharest from 13 to 19 March 2017,…
03-03-2017

Sieranevada and Dogs Lead Nominations for 11th Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: Cristi Puiu’s Sieranevada and Bogdan Mirică’s debut feature Dogs received 16 and 13 nominations respectively in the 11th edition of Gopo Awards. The awards ceremony will take place at…
24-02-2017

Less Is More Announces Selected Projects

BUCHAREST: Sixteen projects, including ones from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Romania and Poland, have been selected for the first edition of Less Is More. Romania's Asociatia Culturala Control N and Transilvania…
23-02-2017

PRODUCTION: Second Season of Shadows Series in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: The second season of the HBO Europe series Shadows / Umbre, produced and shot in Romania in autumn-winter 2016, is currently in postproduction with the premiere set for 2017.
13-02-2017

FNE at Berlinale 2017: Romanian Film in Berlin

The Romanian Film Centre will be pleased to meet you in Berlin/EFM at MGB/G2!
12-02-2017

ROMANIA: Country Report 2016

It was a very good year for Romania, with a record number of films selected and awarded in Cannes and new European additions to the Cinema Law approved at the…
11-02-2017

OBITUARY: Romanian Director Radu Gabrea

BUCHAREST: Romanian film director Radu Gabrea passed away at age 79 on 9 February 2017. He was the founder of the Mediaș Central European Film Festival (MECEFF) in 2012.
10-02-2017

Producer Oana Iancu Takes The Deer to the Berlinale Co-production Market

BUCHAREST: Romanian producer Oana Iancu is doing double duty at the 67th Berlinale as producer of Călin Peter Netzer’s Competition film Ana, mon amour (Parada Film) and as producer of…
09-02-2017

Romania’s anim’est Becomes OSCAR® Qualifying Film Festival

BUCHAREST: The anim’est International Animation Film Festival has been awarded the status of OSCAR® qualifying film festival by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
27-01-2017

Graduation and Toni Erdmann Nominated for César Film Awards

PARIS: Cristian Mungiu’s Graduation and Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann have been nominated for the César Film Awards in the foreign film category. The 42th edition of the César Film Awards…
26-01-2017

Good Opening for 6.9 on the Richter Scale in Romania

BUCHAREST: Nae Caranfil’s comedy 6.9 on the Richter Scale had 12,606 admissions in its opening weekend, a very good result for a country where attendance to domestic comedies took off…
26-01-2017

Admissions to Domestic Films almost Doubled in Romania

BUCHAREST: Admissions to domestic films almost doubled in 2016, thanks to the domestic comedies #selfie69 by Cristina Iacob and Two Lottery Tickets by Paul Negoescu. Box office increased by 10.21…
23-01-2017

Unites States of Love Hits Romanian Cinemas

WARSAW: Tomasz Wasilewski’s drama United States of Love was released in Romanian cinemas by Transilvania Film on 20 January 2017. The film has recently been released in Denmark and Hungary…
20-01-2017

OBITUARY: Romanian Actor Ion Besoiu

BUCHAREST: Romanian actor Ion Besoiu passed away on 18 January 2017 at the age of 85. He was one of the most popular Romanian film and stage actors.
19-01-2017