#selfie69 Sets Domestic Opening Record in Romania

BUCHAREST: Cristina Iacob's #selfie69 reached 25,121 admissions and became the best opening Romanian film in the last 26 years. This youth comedy is a sequel to #selfie, which was the…
21-09-2016

FESTIVALS: The 23rd ASTRA Film Festival Announces Lineup

SIBIU: The 23rd edition of ASTRA Film Festival, one of the most important documentary showcases in Eastern Europe, will run in Sibiu from 17 to 23 October 2016 with eight…
06-09-2016

FESTIVALS: Son of Saul Wins Medias Central European Film Festival

MEDIAS: Son of Saul by László Nemes was awarded Best Film of the 6th edition of Mediaş Central European Film Festival (MeCEFF). The festival, which took place from 1 to…
05-09-2016

FESTIVALS: The 6th Medias Central European Film Festival Announces Lineup

MEDIAȘ: The 6th edition of Mediaş Central European Film Festival (MeCEFF) announced the seven films from CEE in the competition. They are the winners of their national prizes in 2015.…
31-08-2016

New Romanian Film Law to Boost Domestic Films and International Coproductions

BUCHAREST: The draft of the new Film Law, which was made public by the Ministry of Culture, aims at bringing more money to the Film Fund and at supporting Romanian…
30-08-2016

Germany Selects Romanian Minority Coproduction Toni Erdmann as Oscar Bid

BUCHAREST: German/Austrian/Romanian coproduction Toni Erdmann by Maren Ade has been selected as Germany's candidate in the Foreign Language category of the 89th Academy Awards.
26-08-2016

FESTIVALS: Full Moon Horror & Fantastic Film Festival Kicks Off

BIERTAN: Full Moon / Lună plină, the only horror&fantastic film festival in Romania, kicks off in the village of Biertan in Transylvania on 25 August 2016. The festival is presented…
25-08-2016

Romanian Minority Coproduction Toni Erdmann Wins the FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2016

BUCHAREST: German/Austrian/Romanian coproduction Toni Erdmann by Maren Ade will receive the FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2016, awarded by the International Federation of Film Critics to the best film of 2016. The…
24-08-2016

PRODUCTION: Ivana Mladenovic Shoots Soldiers. A Story from Ferentari

BUCHAREST: Ivana Mladenovic’s debut feature Soldiers. A Story from Ferentari, a contemporary gay love story set in the poorest neighborhood of Bucharest, is currently shooting. The film is a Romanian/Serbian/Belgian…
23-08-2016

OBITUARY: Romanian Actor Marin Moraru

BUCHAREST: Marin Moraru, one of the most important Romanian theatre and film actors, passed away on 21 August 2016 at the age of 79.
22-08-2016

FESTIVALS: The 7th Divan Film Festival Ready to Kick Off

CRAIOVA: The 7th edition of Divan Film Festival, the only festival dedicated to cinema and food in the Balkans, will start in Craiova on 20 August and will continue in…
19-08-2016

FESTIVALS: Anonimul Independent FF Welcomes Park Chan-wook

BUCHAREST: The 13th edition of Anonimul International Independent Film Festival, will run from 8 to 14 August 2016 in Sf. Gheorghe, Danube Delta, having Park Chan-wook as special guest.
09-08-2016

Participants from Romania and Bosnia at the 11th Aristoteles Workshop

BUCHAREST: Twelve participants from Romania, Bosnia, Italy, Finland, England and Germany will participate in the 11th Aristoteles Workshop, which will take place in Șurdești, Maramureș county from 23 August to…
05-08-2016

Romanian Filmmakers Clash over New Cinema Law

BUCHAREST: Romanian filmmakers have clashed over the controversial draft of a new film law that is slated go to the Parliament in autumn 2016.
04-08-2016

Romanian CNC Has a New Council of Administration

BUCHAREST: Romanian Film Centre (CNC) will have a new Council of Administration starting 1 August 2016.
27-07-2016

The Last Transhumance Launches Second Crowdfunding Campaign

BUCHAREST: Dragoş Lumpan's The Last Transhumance/Ultima transhumanţă, a 90-minute documentary shot along a 45,000 km route in Albania, Greece, Turkey, Italy, Wales and Romania has launched a second crowdfunding campaign…
25-07-2016 m

PRODUCTION: Romanian Independent Film Starring Armand Assante Wraps Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: Armand Assante stars in The Wanderers, an independent feature film produced and directed by Dragoș Buliga, which wrapped shooting in Bucharest on 21 July 2016. The film is a…
22-07-2016

OBITUARY: Romanian Actor Radu Beligan, the Oldest Actor on Stage

BUCHAREST: Romanian actor Radu Beligan, the oldest actor on stage by Guinness World Records, died at 97 in Bucharest on 20 July 2016.
21-07-2016

State Aid Might Lead to a Fivefold Increase in the Romanian Film Industry

BUCHAREST: A state aid scheme for movie productions in Romania could lead to a fivefold increase in the local film industry, up to approximately 250 m EUR per year. It…
19-07-2016

PRODUCTION: Florin Șerban Preps Dog

BUCHAREST: Florin Șerban is in preparation with Dog/Câine, a drama/thriller set to start shooting on 22 August 2016.
07-07-2016