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…
17-08-2023

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

BUCHAREST: London-based sales agent Reason8 Films has picked up Tudor Giurgiu’s new feature film as a director, Freedom / Libertate, ahead of its screenings in the Competition Programme – Feature…
10-08-2023

New Film Distribution Outlet in Romania

BUCHAREST: New film distribution house August Film will be launched in Romania on 1 September 2023.
03-08-2023

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.…
01-08-2023

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…
28-07-2023

Miniseries The Gray House Halts Shooting in Romania Due to SAG-AFTRA Strike

BUCHAREST: The TV miniseries The Gray House directed by Roland Joffe, produced by Kevin Costner and Morgan Freeman, and starring Marie Louise Parker and Christopher McDonald has stopped midway shooting…
18-07-2023

Full Moon Creative Lab Launches Call for Applications

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Scriptwriters from all EU member countries can apply for the Full Moon Creative Lab, a project dedicated to film professionals specialising in genre TV series: thriller, horror and fantasy.…
17-07-2023

Raluca Turcan Appointed New Minister of Culture in Romania

BUCHAREST: Raluca Turcan is the new Minister of Culture in Romania as a new coalition Government, led by PM Marcel Ciolacu, has been appointed. Turcan is replacing Lucian Romașcanu.
22-06-2023

FESTIVALS: Like a Fish on the Moon Wins 2023 Transilvania IFF

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The Iranian production Like a Fish on the Moon by Dornaz Hajiha received the Transilvania Trophy at the 22nd edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which ran…
19-06-2023

Miniseries The Gray House Directed by Roland Joffe and Produced by Kevin Costner and Morgan Freeman Shoots in Romania

BUCHAREST: The Gray House directed by Roland Joffe is currently shooting in Romania, serviced by Castel Film Studios. The miniseries is produced by Kevin Costner and Morgan Freeman, and stars…
16-06-2023

PRODUCTION: Robert Budina in Postproduction with Albanian/Romanian/Italian/Kosovar Coproduction Waterdrop

BUCHAREST: Albanian director Robert Budina is currently in postproduction with his third feature film Waterdrop, which is a coproduction between Albania, Romania, Italy and Kosovo.
13-06-2023

PRODUCTION: 15 m EUR Yellow Tie Starring Ben Schnetzer, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson and Sean Bean Starts Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: Ben Schnetzer has replaced Rupert Friend as Sergiu Celibidache in the 15 m EUR Romanian/British coproduction The Yellow Tie, the sophomore feature by the son of the great Romanian…
08-06-2023

Marvel Star Sebastian Stan Joins Romanian/French/Slovenian Debut Feature Blue Banks

BUCHAREST: The Romanian-American actor Sebastian Stan has joined Andreea Cristina Borțun’s debut feature Blue Banks / Malul Vânăt as a producer. The project, whose spring shooting season started on 29…
06-06-2023

Romania to Legally Re-launch Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Government approved on 24 May 2023 an emergency ordinance for the re-start of the local cash rebate scheme, which had been officially launched in October 2018, halted…
26-05-2023

FESTIVALS: ESTE FILM Festival Launches International Academy & Networking for Festival Managers

SIBIU: The 7th edition of the ESTE FILM Festival, which was held in Sibiu, Romania 10 -14 May 2023, launched the first edition of LINE-UP: International Academy & Networking for…
15-05-2023

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF 2023 Announces Romanian Days Competition Selection

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Nine long films (feature films and long documentaries) as well as 16 short films have been selected for the Romanian Days competition at the 22nd edition of the Transilvania…
12-05-2023

Romania Intends to Restart Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: The social Democratic Romanian leader Marcel Ciolacu, who will become Prime Minister at the end of May 2023, has promised that the new Government would re-launch the cash rebate…
11-05-2023

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF 2023 Announces Lineup

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Twelve films directed by first and second-time filmmakers have been selected for the main competition of the 22nd Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which will be held in Cluj-Napoca,…
10-05-2023

PRODUCTION: Andreea Cristina Borţun Shoots Debut Feature Blue Banks

BUCHAREST: Andreea Cristina Borţun, who took part in Cannes Directors’ Fortnight in 2021 with her short fiction film When Night Meets Dawn, is currently shooting her debut feature Blue Banks…
09-05-2023

Beta Cinema Picks Up Călin Peter Netzer's New Feature Film Familiar

BUCHAREST: Beta Cinema has acquired Golden Bear-winner Călin Peter Netzer’s upcoming feature Familiar, which is a Romanian/French/Taiwanese coproduction currently in postproduction. Pre-sales will start at the upcoming Marché du Film…
27-04-2023