Lemonade Racks up International Sales

BUCHAREST: Ioana Uricaru’s debut feature Lemonade, produced by Cristian Mungiu through Mobra films, was sold by Pluto Film to five territories after premiering in 2018 Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama section.

FESTIVALS: One World Romania Expands and Gets Real!

BUCHAREST: The One World Romania International Human Rights and Documentary FF (16-25 March 2018) spans over 10 days instead of seven, screens over 70 documentaries in over 180 screenings at…

One Step Behind the Seraphim Leads Gopo Nominations

BUCHAREST: Daniel Sandu’s debut feature One Step Behind the Seraphim leads the 12th Gopo awards nominations with 15 nods including for best film and best director. The awards will be…

PRODUCTION: Cristian Mungiu to Produce Daniel Sandu’s Sophomore Feature

BUCHAREST: Writer/director Daniel Sandu is currently in preparation/development/application process with his sophomore feature Tata mută munții (no English title available yet). Cristian Mungiu is producing through Mobra Films.

HBO Europe and Mobra Films Partner with Germany’s TNT Serie on Cyber-crime Drama Hackerville

BUCHAREST: Mobra Films is partnering with HBO Europe and German coproducer TNT Serie on HBO Europe’s first international coproduction, the cyber-crime drama Hackerville.

FNE at Berlinale 2018: Romanian Film in Berlin

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PRODUCTION: Romanian/U.S. Documentary on Poet Nina Cassian in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Mona Nicoară and Dana Bunescu are in the final stages of postproduction with The Distance Between Me and Me, a documentary about the Romanian poet Nina Cassian (1924-2014). The…

FNE EXCLUSIVE: PRODUCTION: Anthony C. Ferrante Shoots Sequel to Sharknado in Romania

BUCHAREST: Anthony C. Ferrante starts shooting his new horror Fells Point in Romania on 19 February 2018. The sequel to Ferrante’s TV movie hit Sharknado stars the same actors as…

New Distributor on Romanian Market

BUCHAREST: Creative agency ROLLERCOASTER PR will launch as a distributor on the Romanian market on 24 August 2018 with the theatrical release of the domestic documentary Licu, a Romanian Story…

Film Caravan Celebrates Centenary of Romanian Cinema

IAȘI: A caravan is travelling through Romania and the Republic of Moldova celebrating 100 years of Romanian cinema by screening 100 movies in 100 cities in a one year time.

FNE Country Report 2017: ROMANIA

BUCHAREST: The most important accolades for the Romanian cinema in 2017 were the Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution for editing received by Călin Peter Netzer’s Ana, mon amour, and…

Doc & Film International Acquires Touch Me Not

BUCHAREST: Adina Pintilie’s debut feature Touch Me Not / Nu mă atinge-mă, which was selected for the Competition of the 68th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (15-25 February…

George Ivașcu Appointed Minister of Culture in Romania

BUCHAREST: Actor and theatre director George Ivașcu has been named the new Minister of Culture in Romania, as the Social Democratic Party (PSD) changed its third Prime-Minister since it won…

Romanian 2017 Admissions Up, Admissions for Domestic Films Down

BUCHAREST: Romania saw a dramatic decrease in admissions for domestic films, from 484,739 in 2016 to an estimated 250,000 in 2017. Total admissions increased by 11.25 percent, while total gross…

Romanian Feature Film Released on Vimeo

BUCHAREST: Daniel Sandu’s debut feature One Step Behind the Seraphim / Un pas în urma serafimilor is one of the few Romanian feature film released on the Vimeo platform. It…

Romanian Debut Feature Selected for Berlinale’s Competition

BUCHAREST: Adina Pintilie’s debut feature Touch Me Not / Nu mă atinge-mă was selected for the Competition of the 68th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (15-25 February 2018).…

Graduation Wins National Society of Film Critics Award

BUCHAREST: Cristian Mungiu’s Graduation / Bacalaureat was awarded best foreign film at the National Society of Film Critics’ Awards for 2017.

Romanian Film Professionals Petition For Tax Incentives

BUCHAREST: A petition pointing out to the need of having a tax incentives scheme in Romania has been signed by approximately 1,500 professionals since 28 November 2017.

Romania to Launch Art House Cinema Network

BUCHAREST: The plan to build an art house cinema network in Romania was the core of a meeting of local exhibitors, distributors and filmmakers, and also representatives of Europa Cinemas…

Cinema City Celebrates 10 Years in Romania by Opening 25th Multiplex

GALAȚI: Cinema City opened its 25th muliplex in Romania in Galați. The biggest cinema operator in Romania, which celebrates its 10th year in Romania, will be opening its fifth 4DX…