Tudor Giurgiu’s Libertate Scores Most Nominations at 18th Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: The Romanian/Hungarian feature film Libertate directed by Tudor Giurgiu scored 14 nominations at the 18th edition of the Gopo Awards, followed by Mihai Mincan’s debut feature To the North…

Transilvania Pitch Stop 2024 Launches Call for Applications

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Filmmakers from Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania, Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova, Greece and Turkey can submit their projects to the 11th international coproduction programme Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS), which will be…

Ukrainian Megogo Streaming Service Launches in Romania

BUCHAREST: The Ukrainian streaming service Megogo has launched in Romania with a subscription of 3.02 EUR / 14.99 RON for over 100 channels and 1,000 films through its Optim TV…

LINE-UP: International Academy & Networking for Festival Managers at ESTE Film Festival Opens Call

SIBIU: Students of theatrical arts/film/cultural management, festival managers at the beginning, established festival managers, senior professionals and academic professors with specialised studies in cultural management are invited to apply to…

FESTIVALS: Film O'Clock International Festival 2024 Ready to Kick off in Eight Countries

BUCHAREST: The 4th edition of Film O'Clock International Festival will be held simultaneously in Romania, Lithuania, Ukraine, Moldova, Bulgaria, Greece, Egypt and South Africa from 28 February to 3 March…

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Romanian Cinema in Berlin

Dear Friends and Colleagues, The Romanian Film Centre and Dacin Sara will be present at the EFM! Drop by our stand at the MGB, G1 (upper floor) to learn more…

PRODUCTION: Romanian Ioana Mischie in Postproduction with Pioneering Franchise Government of Children II

BUCHAREST: Writer/director Ioana Mischie (Fulbright Alumna, Berlinale Talents Alumna, Sundance Capalbio Alumna) is currently in postproduction with Government of Children II, a pioneering transmedia documentary inviting children to redesign their…

BOX OFFICE: Excellent Start of the Year for Romanian Films on Domestic Charts

BUCHAREST: The Romanian comedy Part-time Daddy / Tati part-time directed by Letiția Roșculeț, tops the general box office in Romania with 285,682 admissions and 1.57 m EUR / 7,856,321 RON…

BOX OFFICE: Four Domestic Titles in Romanian Top Ten 2023 with Miami Bici 2 Topping Charts

BUCHAREST: The Romanian box office witnessed an unprecedented year in 2023 with four domestic comedies in the Top Ten, of which Miami Bici 2 by Jesús del Cerro came ahead…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Teodora Migdalovici, #TheAlternativeSchool Founder & Marius Radu, Good Game Industry’s Co-founder

BUCHAREST: In the light of the recently launched event on The Future of Gaming, dedicated to marketers and ad agencies aiming to cooperate with the gaming world, FNE spoke with…

PRODUCTION: Igor Cobileanski's Romanian/Moldavian Comatogen in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Igor Cobileanski’s fourth feature film Comatogen has finished editing and will soon enter sound design, sound mixing and colorisation. The film is a coproduction between Romania and the Republic…

GRANTS: Romania Announces Production Grants

BUCHAREST: Projects by Rady Jude, Danis Tanović and Sergei Loznitsa are among the winners of the latest production grants announced by the Romanian Film Centre (CNC). Approximately 5.7 m EUR…

BOX OFFICE: Romanian Comedy Miami Bici 2 Defeats Napoleon by a Landslide in Local Box Office

BUCHAREST: Romanian sexy comedy Miami Bici 2 directed by Jesús del Cerro tops the domestic charts with 198,324 admissions in the opening weekend, followed by Napoleon with 44,379 admissions.

Romania to Start Paying International Productions Shot under Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: Until the end of 2023 Romania will start paying the debt of more than 35 m EUR due to international productions shot since the cash rebate scheme was launched…

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2023: Pyrrhic

COTTBUS: Transylvania Pitch Stop CoCo Award winner Pyrrhic made its pitch at the 25th anniversary edition of connecting cottbus, which was held 8 – 10 November 2023. The debut feature…

PRODUCTION: First Romanian Original Netflix Series Subteran Starts Shooting

BUCHAREST: Subteran, the first Romanian original Netflix series, has started shooting in Bucharest. The six-episode series is produced by Tudor Reu through the company Mobra Films, founded by Cristian Mungiu.…

First Full Moon Creative Lab Announces Participants

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The first edition of the Full Moon Creative Lab, a project dedicated to screenwriters specialising in genre TV series, thriller, horror and fantasy, has announced the three projects to…

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF 2024 Opens Submissions

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The 23rd edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival will be held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania 14 - 23 June 2024, and the call for submissions has just been opened.

The 9th Pustnik Screenwriting Residency Wraps in Romania

BUCHAREST: The 9th Pustnik screenwriting residency for first-time filmmakers wraps in the Romanian village of Izvoranu on 17 October 2023 after eight days of tutoring, group sessions, individual sessions, screenings…

FESTIVALS: Bucharest International Film Festival 2023 Kicks Off

BUCHAREST: The 19th edition of the Bucharest International Film Festival will screen from 15 to 22 September 2023 seven debut films in the Official Competition, including the Romanian majority coproduction…