ARTE looking at Romania

The Romanian New Agency reports that ARTE will meet with local TV officials to explore the possibility of entering the Romanian market.
20-01-2009

Romanian TV station fined

The Romanian National Audiovisual Council fined station National TV €1,200 following a violent outburst by a TV presenter.
13-01-2009

Romanian National Box Office Champ: The Survivor

Romania's top grossing local film in 2008 was Sergiu Nicolaescu's The Survivor, with a total of 26,772 tickets sold over 17 weeks of screening, to a total of about €86,600.
18-12-2008

Romanian actor turns director: Horatiu Malaele

Seasoned Romanian actor Horatiu Malaele had his feature film directorial debut in late November, with Silent Wedding opening to the general praise from local media.
17-12-2008

Romanian Actress in the Spotlight: Meda Victor

Meda Victor, 24, had her film debut this fall, in Horatiu Malaele's Silent Wedding playing the female lead, a young bride-to-be who is widowed by the end of the movie…
16-12-2008

SPI moves into Romanian TV market

SPI International plans to launch two pay TV channels in Romania in mid-January.
01-12-2008

Romanians Aim High at CentEast

In 2005, when Cristi Puiu's The Death of Mr. Lazarescu won the Un Certain Regard prize in Cannes, it was the biggest award a Romanian film had received on the…
15-10-2008

Media consolidating in Romania

Media companies in Romania are consolidating, a report in The Diplomat Bucharest concludes.
01-10-2008

Romanian distributor Stefan Bradea, Transilvania Film

Stefan Bradea's grounding in international business and his connection to Romania's young generation of filmgoers made him an ideal choice to head up Transilvania Film when it was founded in…
23-09-2008

Discoverer of Romanian New Wave launches new production outfit

Former Cannes Directors' Fortnight helmer Marie-Pierre Macia's new production outfit, Movie Partners in Motion (MPM www.mpmfilm.com), has already had an important impact on central European film since its launch less…
04-09-2008

Emmy nomination for Pro TV

Romania's Pro TV received an International Emmy nomination for Any Idea What Your Kid is Doing Right Now?
17-08-2008

Gargoyle begins filming

MediaPro Studios of Romania and Muse Entertainment of Canada are co-producing sci-fi film Rise of the Gargoyle which began filming in Romania.
07-08-2008

Producers Training session at IPIFF in Constanta

Two producers training programs offered by the New Producers Association as part of the Independent Producers International Film Festival (www.ipiff.ro) are aimed at helping Romanian filmmakers develop, finance, and package…
16-07-2008

Transylvania International Film Festival concludes in Sibiu

As the 7th Transylvania International Film Festival in Cluj concluded its five-day screening programme in the city of Sibiu (Sunday, June 15), launching the TIFF Film Karavan which will tour…
17-06-2008

Mexican $600 film school feature wins top prize in Transylvania

Mexican director Yulene Olaizola's first feature, Shakespeare and Victor Hugo's Intimacies, a $600 exercise shot as part of her education at film school in Mexico City, won the top prize,…
09-06-2008

Digital TV panel in Bucharest

Broadband TV News announced that it, together with Telenor, will host a panel discussion on the state of digital TV in Romania. "Breakfast in Bucharest" takes place at the SAS…
09-06-2008

Cluj TIFF opens with Funny Games

The 7th Transilvanian International Film Festival in Cluj, which was opened last night (Friday, 30 May) by Austrian director Michael Haneke's own US remake of his Funny Games, is foremost…
30-05-2008

Megatron wins Best Short Film at Cannes

Romanian director Marian Crisan won the Best Short Film Palme d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival at the closing ceremony May 24 for Megatron. The award was presented by…
25-05-2008

MediaPro buys Metrodome

TV-Loonland confirmed the sale of independent film distributor Metrodome to MediaPro. MediaPro acquired a 50.1% stake in Metrodome.
21-05-2008

Boogie heads to Transylvania film festival

Following its debut in the Directors' Fortnight section at Cannes, Radu Muntean's Boogie will make its Romanian bow as part of the Romanian Days section at the seventh edition of…
20-05-2008