Romanian Media Market Expects Record Year 2022

BUCHAREST: The total media market in Romania is estimated to reach 640 m EUR by the end of 2022, with a 20 percent growth for digital and six percent growth…

Pustnik Residency 2022 Announces Selected Projects

ENISALA: Eight projects have been selected for the 8th edition of the Pustnik screenwriting residency, a Romanian initiative hosted for the first time by the Enisala Safari Village in the…

FESTIVALS: Cinefemina FF 2022 Takes Place in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: Eleven films including Polish, Czech and Romanian coproductions are in the selection of the 2nd edition of Cinefemina, a festival dedicated to women in the film industry that is…

FESTIVALS: Bucharest Short Film Festival 2022 Starts in Romania’s Capital City

BUCHAREST: The 6th edition of the Bucharest Short Film Festival will be held 1-6 July 2022.

Paul Negoescu’s Romanian/Bulgarian Men of Deeds Picked Up by Patra Spanou

BUCHAREST: Men of Deeds / Oameni de treabă, the fourth feature film by the Romanian director Paul Negoescu has been acquired by the German sales agent Patra Spanou. This Romanian/Bulgarian…

PRODUCTION: Romanian/Bulgarian/Serbian Coproduction Horia Starts Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: Ana-Maria Comănescu’s debut feature Horia starts shooting in Romania on 29 June 2022. The film is a Romanian/Bulgarian/Serbian coproduction produced by Carla Fotea and Ada Solomon through microFILM in…

FESTIVALS: Utama Wins 2022 Transilvania IFF

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Utama by Alejandro Loayza Grisi won the Transilvania Trophy at the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which took place in Cluj-Napoca 17-26 June 2022. Bogdan…

FNE at TIFF 2022: The Goat and Her Three Kids

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Victor Canache’s debut feature The Goat and Her Three Kids / Capra cu trei iezi has its world premiere in the Romanian Days competition at the 21st edition of…

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Team Announces New Film Festival

CONSTANȚA: The team behind the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) is launching a new festival, SUNSCREEN Film & Arts Festival, whose first edition will be held in Constanța from 8…

Alexandru Belc’s Metronom Racks Up International Sales

BUCHAREST: Alexandru Belc’s debut feature Metronom, winner of the Best Director Award at 2022 Cannes’ Un Certain Regard, has been sold by Paris-based Pyramide Films to several territories.

FNE at TIFF - Romanian Days: You Are Ceaușescu to Me

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Sebastian Mihăilescu’s long documentary You Are Ceaușescu to Me is screening in the Romanian Days competition at the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), running in…

FNE at TIFF - Romanian Days 2022: 1986: The Lost Year

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ligia Ciornei’s debut feature 1986: The Lost Year / Anul pierdut 1986 is screening in the Romanian Days section of the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival…

FESTIVALS: Ceau Cinema! Festival 2022 Announces Lineup

TIMIȘOARA: Six films about freedom are competing for the Ceau Cinema! Award “Răzvan Georgescu” and the Audience Award at the 9th edition of the Ceau Cinema! Festival, set to take…

Radu Jude Releases Six of His New Short Films in Romanian Cinemas

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed and active Romanian director Radu Jude will release some of his most recent short films in domestic cinemas under the title Almanac Cinema: Six Short Films /…

FESTIVALS: TIFF to Launch 2,000 EUR Best Documentary Prize

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ten titles have been selected for the What’s Up, Doc? documentary competition programme, which will award for the first time a prize for Best Documentary. The 21st Transilvania IFF…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Executive Director of RGDA, Andreea Medvedovici Per

BUCHAREST: FNE spoke to Andreea Medvedovici Per, executive director of the Romanian Game Developers Association, about RGDA's current activities, as well as the state of the Romanian game development industry.

Romania Approves Tax on Streaming Platforms

BUCHAREST: Romania has approved a 4% tax on streaming platforms' proceeds from unique transactions or subscription fees. The money will go to the Film Fund, which is managed by the…

Stalker Thriller Watcher Shot in Romania Gets Wide U.S. Release

BUCHAREST: Chlow Okuno’s debut feature Watcher, which was shot in Bucharest with Romanian company Abis Studio providing services, has been in wide release in the USA since 3 June 2022…

GRANTS: Romanian Film Centre Announces Grants

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Centre has distributed almost 4 m EUR / 20 m RON as production grants for feature films, documentaries, short fiction films, animated films and one thematic…

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Announces 2022 Lineup and Romanian Film Days Selection

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Twelve first and second films have been selected for the main competition of the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which will take place in Cluj-Napoca…