Romania's Cinema Elvire Popesco Wins Europa Cinemas Best Programming Award 2017

BUCHAREST: Cinema Elvire Popesco from Bucharest and Agrafka & Kika from Krakow are among the winners of the Europa Cinemas Awards 2017 announced at the 20th Europa Cinemas Network Conference…
27-11-2017

Europa Cinemas See Loss of Young Audience as Biggest Threat to European Film

BUCHAREST: The biggest threat to European film is the loss of young audiences, while the biggest perceived threat to the future of cinema is competition for scarce consumer time according…
27-11-2017

Cristian Mungiu To Launch VoD Platform for European Films

BUCHAREST: Cristian Mungiu is planning to launch a VoD platform for European films in Romania. The project will continue his initiative started with Les Films de Cannes à Bucharest Festival,…
27-11-2017

Romania Sees Original Online Series Trend

BUCHAREST: CASTiNG, one of the few Romanian online original series to date, will be broadcast on YouTube starting 14 December 2017.
24-11-2017

Romania Launches Grant Contest for Historical Films

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Center (CNC) announced it will give production grants for short and long thematical films in the upcoming grant session. The theme for this session is the…
21-11-2017

PRODUCTION: Andrei Gruzsniczki Preps Zavera

BUCHAREST: Andrei Gruzsniczki is in preparation with his third feature film Zavera. The film is a coproduction between Romania and Luxembourg, but additional coproducers are welcome.
15-11-2017

PRODUCTION: Romanian/Canadian/German/Swedish Coproduction Lemonade in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Ioana Uricaru’s debut feature Lemonade is currently in postproduction with the premiere set for autumn 2018. The film is a Romanian/Canadian/German/Swedish coproduction produced by Cristian Mungiu through Romania’s Mobra…
13-11-2017

Romania Sees Decrease in Domestic Admissions and Increase in Debuts

BUCHAREST: Four more domestic films are to be released until the end of 2017, but the domestic films released this year will have substantially fewer admissions than in 2016. The…
31-10-2017

Deckert Distribution Picks Up Tarzan's Testicles

BUCHAREST: Alexandru Solomon's documentary Tarzan's Testicles has been acquired by the Leipzig-based sales company Deckert Distribution.
26-10-2017

FESTIVALS: Deliver Us Wins 24th ASTRA Film Festival

SIBIU: The Italian/French coproduction Deliver Us by Federica Di Giacomo was awarded best international documentary at the 24th ASTRA Film Festival (16-22 October 2017), the largest documentary festival in Romania…
25-10-2017

PRODUCTION: Romanian Cannes Short Film Nominees Prep Debut Feature

BUCHAREST: Writers/directors Gabi Virginia Șarga and Cătălin Rotaru are in preproduction with their first feature film, Thou Shalt Not Kill / Să nu ucizi aka Primum Non Nocere.
10-10-2017

PRODUCTION: Anca Damian Preps The Extraordinary Voyage of Marona

BUCHAREST: Anca Damian is in preproduction with a new long animated film, The Extraordinary Voyage of Marona / Extraordinara calatorie a Maronei, which is a coproduction between Romania, France and…
05-10-2017

Romanian and Polish HBO Series Get Pan-European Distribution

BUCHAREST: The second season of the most popular series produced by HBO Europe in Romania Shadows / Umbre will open simultaneously on 12 November 2017 in all 19 European countries…
04-10-2017

Pororoca Sells at San Sebastian FF

BUCHAREST: Wide Management sold the psychological drama Pororoca by Romanian writer/director Constantin Popescu to China, Spain, ex-Yugoslavia, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Paraguay, following its premiere in the main competition of…
02-10-2017

Doina Gradea Elected Acting General Manager of the Romanian Public Television

BUCHAREST: Doina Gradea was confirmed by the Romanian Parliament as acting general manager of the Romanian public broadcaster (SRTV) after the rejection of the activity report on 2016 and thus…
28-09-2017

Romanian Short Film Nominated for the European Film Awards 2017

BUCHAREST: Romanian short film Written / Unwritten by Adrian Silișteanu is among the 15 short films nominated for the European Film Awards 2017. The European Film Awards ceremony will take…
27-09-2017

PRODUCTION: Tudor Giurgiu to Shoot Above Man, the Woman Soars in Spain

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director/producer Tudor Giurgiu will start shooting his fourth feature film Above Man, the Woman Soars / Apropierea / Sin Aliento in Spain on 19 October 2017. This Romanian/Spanish/Czech…
21-09-2017

Romania Selects Fixer as Oscar Candidate

BUCHAREST: Adrian Sitaru's Fixer / Fixeur has been chosen as the official candidate from Romania for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences nomination in the Best Foreign Language…
07-09-2017

FESTIVALS: ASTRA Film Festival Announces Lineup

SIBIU: Nine documentaries have been selected for the international competition of the 17th edition of ASTRA Film Festival, set to take place in Sibiu from 16 to 22 October 2017.
04-09-2017

Romania Welcomes the 3rd PUSTNIK Screenwriters Residency

BUCHAREST: Eight emerging filmmakers from Romania, Belgium, Hungary, Sweden, France and Switzerland are participating in the 3rd PUSTNIK Screenwriters Residency, running in Romania's Port Cultural Cetate from 2 to 10…
04-09-2017