Wedding in Basarabia moves into postproduction.

The romantic comedy Wedding in Basarabia, a Romanian/Moldovan/Luxembourg co-production by Napoleon Helmis, is now in postproduction.

Stancev heads to Kanal D

Pavel Stancev, who led the launch of HBO in Romania, has been appointed CEO of Kanal D Romania.

Cartoon uproar in Romania

A Minimax children's cartoon show has drawn objections in Romania for inappropriate content.

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.

Romanian TV station fined

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

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.

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.

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…

SPI moves into Romanian TV market

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

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…

Media consolidating in Romania

Media companies in Romania are consolidating, a report in The Diplomat Bucharest concludes.

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…

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, has already had an important impact on central European film since its launch less…

Emmy nomination for Pro TV

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

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.

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 ( are aimed at helping Romanian filmmakers develop, finance, and package…

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…

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,…

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…

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…