Emmy nomination for Pro TV

Romania's Pro TV received an International Emmy nomination for Any Idea What Your Kid is Doing Right Now?

Gargoyle begins filming

MediaPro Studios of Romania and Muse Entertainment of Canada are co-producing sci-fi film Rise of the Gargoyle which began filming in Romania.

Producers Training session at IPIFF in Constanta

Two producers training programs offered by the New Producers Association as part of the Independent Producers International Film Festival (www.ipiff.ro) are aimed at helping Romanian filmmakers develop, finance, and package…

Transylvania International Film Festival concludes in Sibiu

As the 7th Transylvania International Film Festival in Cluj concluded its five-day screening programme in the city of Sibiu (Sunday, June 15), launching the TIFF Film Karavan which will tour…

Mexican $600 film school feature wins top prize in Transylvania

Mexican director Yulene Olaizola's first feature, Shakespeare and Victor Hugo's Intimacies, a $600 exercise shot as part of her education at film school in Mexico City, won the top prize,…

Digital TV panel in Bucharest

Broadband TV News announced that it, together with Telenor, will host a panel discussion on the state of digital TV in Romania. "Breakfast in Bucharest" takes place at the SAS…

Cluj TIFF opens with Funny Games

The 7th Transilvanian International Film Festival in Cluj, which was opened last night (Friday, 30 May) by Austrian director Michael Haneke's own US remake of his Funny Games, is foremost…

Megatron wins Best Short Film at Cannes

Romanian director Marian Crisan won the Best Short Film Palme d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival at the closing ceremony May 24 for Megatron. The award was presented by…

MediaPro buys Metrodome

TV-Loonland confirmed the sale of independent film distributor Metrodome to MediaPro. MediaPro acquired a 50.1% stake in Metrodome.

Boogie heads to Transylvania film festival

Following its debut in the Directors' Fortnight section at Cannes, Radu Muntean's Boogie will make its Romanian bow as part of the Romanian Days section at the seventh edition of…

SPI to launch HD-TV in Romania

Independent film distributor SPI plans to add Romania to its roster of HD-TV stations this fall. The Romanian station will join "n" in Poland, along with "Orange" which broadcasts in…

Romanians and Hungarians meet at documentary festival

The fifth edition of the Romanian-Hungarian Documentary Film festival opened May 12 in Miercuera-Cuic.

STEPdoc grant for Romanian film-makers

The second annual STEPdoc mobility grant was announced in London.

NBC Universal Global Networks launches two channels in Romania

NBC Universal announced the launch of two of its most successful channel brands in Romania.

State-of-the-art cinema coming to Romania

The Light, a UK-based cinema exhibitor that provides state-of-the-art digital projection facilities with 3D capability, has signed deals to open cinemas on Nov. 1 in Bucharest and Oradea, Romania. The…

Romanian short film wins Berlinale Golden Bear

The 10-minute Romanian film A Good Day for a Swim by director Bogdan Mustata picked up the Golden Bear Award in the short film category at the Berlin International Film…

Widely praised Romanian film not making waves at home

Romanian director Cristian Mungiu won two more awards last weekend for his 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days film, which burst onto the international market in May when he…

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days awarded Best European Film

The Romanian film 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days was awarded Best European Film at the 20th European Film Awards in Berlin Saturday. Its director, Cristian Mungiu, also picked…

Romania-based RCS & RDS plans December IPO

Romania-based pay TV provider RCS & RDS S.A. has announced plans to list on the London Stock Exchange.

Romania awards 4.49 million euros for 38 film projects

Romania's National Council for Cinema announced on Monday public funding for film projects totaling 15 million new lei (€4.49 million) spread rather thinly among a total of 38 winners chosen…