Transilvania Pitch Stop 2020 Launches Call For Applications

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Transilvania Pitch Stop, the coproduction platform of the Transilvania International Film Festival, invites feature film projects of first and second time directors from Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Georgia, Moldova, Hungary,…
11-02-2020

Romanian and Lithuanian Productions Awarded at Sundance

BUCHAREST: Radu Ciorniciuc’s debut documentary Acasă, My Home / Acasă was awarded the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematography (Radu Ciorniciuc and Mircea Topoleanu) at the 42nd Sundance…
03-02-2020

Romanian Radu Jude’s Uppercase Print Picked Up By Belgian Best Friend Forever

BUCHAREST: Uppercase Print / Tipografic majuscul, one of the two films by Radu Jude selected for 2020 Berlinale’s Forum section, has been picked up by the Belgian sales company Best…
31-01-2020

PRODUCTION: Romanian Andrei Dăscălescu In Postproduction With Holy Father

BUCHAREST: Awarded Romanian documentary director Andrei Dăscălescu is in the last stages of postproduction with Holy Father / Tatăl nostru, a personal journey he undertook to discover what it takes…
29-01-2020

FNE Market Analysis 2019: ROMANIA

BUCHAREST: Admissions to domestic films more than doubled in Romania compared to 2018, especially due to four titles: Oh, Ramona! by Cristina Jacob, 5GANG: Another Christmas by Matei Dima, Mary,…
27-01-2020

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: Too Close

TRIESTE: Too Close / Apropierea directed by Botond Pusok is participating in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets West (19-21 January 2020), the industry section…
21-01-2020

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: Double Happiness

TRIESTE: Double Happiness / Dublă fericire, the debut feature by Romanian director Sebastian Mihăilescu, will be showcased in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets West…
20-01-2020

5GANG: Another Christmas Breaks Opening Record in Romania

BUCHAREST: Teen comedy 5GANG: Another Christmas, the debut feature by vlogger Matei Dima, tops the weekly Romanian box office with 146,784 admissions and 592,738 EUR / 2,831,396 RON gross. The…
06-01-2020

New Cinema Operator Opens First Multiplex in Sibiu

SIBIU: New Bucharest-based cinema operator CineGold SRL opened its first multiplex in Sibiu in November 2019. This is the first multiplex opened in this Transylvanian city, which was the European…
13-12-2019

Romanian Producer Ada Solomon Elected Deputy Chairwoman of EFA’s Board

BUCHAREST: Romanian producer Ada Solomon was voted Deputy Chairwoman of the European Film Academy’s Board on the occasion of the European Film Awards meeting in Berlin last weekend. She will…
11-12-2019

Romanian Film Archive Finishes 4K Restoration of Classic Moromeții at Cinelabs Romania

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Archive has finalised the 4K restoration of Stere Gulea’s black and white drama Moromeții (1987), which is considered one of the best Romanian films of all…
11-12-2019

PRODUCTION: Andrei Gruzsniczki in Postproduction with Emil

BUCHAREST: Writer/director Andrei Gruzsniczki is currently in postproduction with his fourth feature film, Emil (working title), a 100% Romanian coproduction supported by the Romanian Film Centre.
06-12-2019

Alexander Nanau’s collective Sold to France and UK

BUCHAREST: Alexander Nanau’s documentary collective / colectiv has been sold in France to Sophie Dulac Distribution and in the UK to Dogwoof. This observational documentary about corruption in Romania’s medical…
03-12-2019

Swedish TV Series Based On Crime Bestsellers Shot in Romania

BUCHAREST: Romanian company Seven Film has recently serviced Sweden’s Miso Film in the production of the crime series Box 21, based on the first bestseller from the series written by…
29-11-2019

Documentary Platform Vintage Sahia Launched in Romania

BUCHAREST: Vintage Sahia, the first web platform with films produced by the Communist documentary studio Alexandru Sahia between 1950 and 1990, was recently launched in Romania by One World Romania…
26-11-2019

Martin Campbell’s The Asset Starring Michael Keaton and Samuel L. Jackson to Shoot in Romania

BUCHAREST: Martin Campbell’s The Asset, starring Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Maggie Q, will be shot in Romania for 10 weeks starting 8 January 2020. The project will benefit…
25-11-2019

British TV Series Killing Eve Returns to Romania

BUCHAREST: An episode of the third season of the Emmy award winning TV series Killing Eve was shot in Romania in October 2019. Alien Films Entertainment is again servicing and…
18-11-2019

PRODUCTION: Romanian Vlad Păunescu Wraps Shooting on The Ladder

BUCHAREST: Director/producer and Castel Film Studios’s CEO Vlad Păunescu has completed filming on his sophomore feature The Ladder / Scara, which shot in September and October 2019. The account of…
15-11-2019

PRODUCTION: Romanian/German/US Coproduction Chopin's Wunderkind in Development

BUCHAREST: Brigitte Drodtloff is in development with her debut feature Chopin's Wunderkind, a biopic of piano prodigy Carl Filtsch, who was born in today’s Romania and became the protégé of…
12-11-2019

PRODUCTION: Tangaj Production Takes a Chance on Fresh Voices

BUCHAREST: Romania’s Tangaj Production, which is working in the independent sector, is currently in postproduction with Bogdan Theodor Olteanu’s sophomore feature Mia Misses Her Revenge and Andra Tarara’s long documentary…
07-11-2019