Proposals for New Romanian Film Law to Boost Local Film Industry

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Centre (CNC) has prepared a new film law, which would boost support and visibility for the film and cinema industry. The new draft law would introduce…
04-10-2018

Indie Sales Acquires Thou Shalt Not Kill

BUCHAREST: Gabi Virginia Şarga and Cătălin Rotaru’s debut feature Thou Shalt Not Kill / Să nu ucizi has been acquired by Paris-based Indie Sales ahead of its world premiere in…
01-10-2018

PUSTNIK Screenwriting Residence 2018 Welcomes Eight International Residents

BUCHAREST: Eight international emerging writers and directors have been selected for the 4th edition of PUSTNIK Screenwriters Residency taking place in Romania, at Port Cultural Cetate, from 9 to 17…
12-09-2018

PRODUCTION: HBO Europe Preps Third Season of Shadows Series in Romania

BUCHAREST: The third season of the successful TV series Shadows/Umbre will be shot in Romania this autumn and will have its premiere in all the 17 territories of HBO Europe…
11-09-2018

FESTIVALS: Requiem for Mrs. J Wins Timișoara Central European FF

TIMIȘOARA: Requiem for Mrs. J by Bojan Vuletic was awarded Grand Prix at the 2018 edition of the Timișoara Central European Film Festival, running from 29 August to 2 September…
06-09-2018

FESTIVALS: The 25th Astra Film Festival Announces Lineup

SIBIU: Nine documentaries have been selected for the International Competition of the 25th Astra Film Festival. From a total of 101 films selected, 56 will screen in the five competition…
04-09-2018

Romanian Minority Coproduction Donbass Selected as Ukraine’s Entry for Oscar Foreign-Language Category

BUCHAREST: Donbass by Sergei Loznitsa has been selected as Ukraine’s entry for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ award in the best foreign language film category. The film…
03-09-2018

Touch Me Not Sold in North America

BUCHAREST: Adina Pintilie’s debut feature Touch Me Not has been sold by Doc & Film in more than 35 territories including North America, where Kino Lorber has acquired the rights.
30-08-2018

FESTIVALS: Timișoara Central European FF Announces Lineup

TIMIȘOARA: Eight films from CEE countries will screen in the competition of the 2018 edition of the Timișoara Central European Film Festival, running from 29 August to 2 September 2018.
28-08-2018

FNE Spoke to Anca Mitran, Head of Romanian Film Centre

BUCHAREST: FNE spoke with Anca Mitran, Head of the Romanian Film Centre, about the biggest developments in Romanian cinema and also about what needs to be done.
23-08-2018

International Sales for Radu Jude's I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude’s I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians has been sold by Beta Cinema to Poland, Hungary and ex-Yugoslavia. The film won the…
17-08-2018

Big Budget Indian Film Saaho to Be Shot in Romania

BUCHAREST: The last leg of Saaho, directed by Sujeeth, is set to be shot on location in Romania. According to DNA India, this contemporary action film will be one of…
14-08-2018

PRODUCTION: Romanian Fulbrighter Ioana Mischie in Production with Pioneering Transmedia Franchise with State of the Art Stereoscopic Technology

BUCHAREST: Writer/director Ioana Mischie (Fulbright Alumna, Berlinale Talents Alumna) is currently in production with Government of Children, a pioneering transmedia world reuniting a 3D state of the art feature film…
13-08-2018

PRODUCTION: Iura Luncaşu Shoots Comedy with Olympic Champion Sandra Izbaşa

BUCHAREST: Iura Luncaşu is currently shooting Do It or Shut Up/Faci sau taci, a comedy he is also producing. His previous comedy Ghinionistul, was the Romanian film with the best…
07-08-2018

Romania Launches Lucian Pintilie Film Fund

BUCHAREST: Lucian Pintilie Film Fund, the first project initiated by the newly established Fundația9, aims at honouring the memory of the great Romanian director as well as encouraging art house…
03-08-2018

Romania Selects I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians as Oscar Candidate

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude’s I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians has been chosen as the official candidate from Romania for an Academy of Motion Pictures…
02-08-2018

Aristoteles Workshop Kicks Off in Romania

BARU: Young participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Romania were selected for the Romanian Aristoteles Workshop, whose 13th edition started in the…
02-08-2018

FESTIVALS: 9th Divan FF Conjures Balkan Dreams

CRAIOVA: The 9th edition of the Divan Film Festival focuses on Balkan Dreams. The film and food festival from the Balkans takes place this year in Craiova from 24 to…
11-07-2018

FESTIVALS: Open Call for Bucharest International Dance FF and Dance Film Development Lab

BUCHAREST: The 2018 Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (6-9 September 2018) is receiving submissions until 17 July 2018, while applications for the Dance Film Development Lab (3-9 September 2018) can…
11-07-2018

PRODUCTION: HBO Europe and TNT Serie Wrap Shooting on Hackerville

BUCHAREST: HBO Europe and Germany’s TNT Serie wrapped shooting on the six-episode series Hackerville, directed by Igor Cobileanski and Anca Miruna Lăzărescu.
10-07-2018