BOX OFFICE: Four Domestic Titles in Romanian Top Ten 2023 with Miami Bici 2 Topping Charts

BUCHAREST: The Romanian box office witnessed an unprecedented year in 2023 with four domestic comedies in the Top Ten, of which Miami Bici 2 by Jesús del Cerro came ahead…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Teodora Migdalovici, #TheAlternativeSchool Founder & Marius Radu, Good Game Industry’s Co-founder

BUCHAREST: In the light of the recently launched event on The Future of Gaming, dedicated to marketers and ad agencies aiming to cooperate with the gaming world, FNE spoke with…

PRODUCTION: Igor Cobileanski's Romanian/Moldavian Comatogen in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Igor Cobileanski’s fourth feature film Comatogen has finished editing and will soon enter sound design, sound mixing and colorisation. The film is a coproduction between Romania and the Republic…

GRANTS: Romania Announces Production Grants

BUCHAREST: Projects by Rady Jude, Danis Tanović and Sergei Loznitsa are among the winners of the latest production grants announced by the Romanian Film Centre (CNC). Approximately 5.7 m EUR…

BOX OFFICE: Romanian Comedy Miami Bici 2 Defeats Napoleon by a Landslide in Local Box Office

BUCHAREST: Romanian sexy comedy Miami Bici 2 directed by Jesús del Cerro tops the domestic charts with 198,324 admissions in the opening weekend, followed by Napoleon with 44,379 admissions.

Romania to Start Paying International Productions Shot under Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: Until the end of 2023 Romania will start paying the debt of more than 35 m EUR due to international productions shot since the cash rebate scheme was launched…

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2023: Pyrrhic

COTTBUS: Transylvania Pitch Stop CoCo Award winner Pyrrhic made its pitch at the 25th anniversary edition of connecting cottbus, which was held 8 – 10 November 2023. The debut feature…

PRODUCTION: First Romanian Original Netflix Series Subteran Starts Shooting

BUCHAREST: Subteran, the first Romanian original Netflix series, has started shooting in Bucharest. The six-episode series is produced by Tudor Reu through the company Mobra Films, founded by Cristian Mungiu.…

First Full Moon Creative Lab Announces Participants

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The first edition of the Full Moon Creative Lab, a project dedicated to screenwriters specialising in genre TV series, thriller, horror and fantasy, has announced the three projects to…

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF 2024 Opens Submissions

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The 23rd edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival will be held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania 14 - 23 June 2024, and the call for submissions has just been opened.

The 9th Pustnik Screenwriting Residency Wraps in Romania

BUCHAREST: The 9th Pustnik screenwriting residency for first-time filmmakers wraps in the Romanian village of Izvoranu on 17 October 2023 after eight days of tutoring, group sessions, individual sessions, screenings…

FESTIVALS: Bucharest International Film Festival 2023 Kicks Off

BUCHAREST: The 19th edition of the Bucharest International Film Festival will screen from 15 to 22 September 2023 seven debut films in the Official Competition, including the Romanian majority coproduction…

FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Romania Selects Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World as Oscar Candidate

BUCHAREST: A jury of film professionals, including documentary director Alexander Nanau, has selected Radu Jude’s Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World / Nu aștepta prea…

FESTIVALS: Bucharest International Dance Film Festival 2023 Focuses on Clusters

BUCHAREST: The 9th edition of the Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (BIDFF, 7 – 10 September 2023) is built around the theme of Clusters and is structured into five sections,…

FESTIVALS: The 30th Anniversary Edition of Astra Film Festival Announces Selection

SIBIU: Over 130 films from more than 40 countries have been selected for the 30th edition of Astra Film Festival, which will be held in Sibiu, Romania 15 – 22…

PRODUCTION: Romanian Comedy Klaus and Barroso About to Wrap Shooting in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: Director Bogdan Theodor Olteanu and Bold Film Studio (the first film investment fund in Romania) are teaming up again after their successful comedy Taxi Drivers (2022), but their new…

Reason8 Films Acquires Tudor Giurgiu’s Libertate Ahead of Sarajevo Film Festival

BUCHAREST: London-based sales agent Reason8 Films has picked up Tudor Giurgiu’s new feature film as a director, Libertate, ahead of its screenings in the Competition Programme – Feature Film of…

New Film Distribution Outlet in Romania

BUCHAREST: New film distribution house August Film will be launched in Romania on 1 September 2023.

Romanian/Bulgarian Men of Deeds to Be Released in USA

BUCHAREST: Men of Deeds / Oameni de treabă, the fourth feature film by the Romanian director Paul Negoescu, will be released by Dekanalog in the USA on 4 August 2023.…

Pustnik International Screenwriting Residency Announces 2023 Residents

BUCHAREST: Eight debut feature projects, including projects from Slovenia, Cyprus and Romania, have been selected for the 9th edition of the Pustnik International Screenwriting Residency, set to take place 10–17…