FESTIVALS: Transilvania Pitch Stop Announces 2021 Projects

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ten projects in development will be presented to industry professionals within the 8th edition of Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS) on 29 July 2021, during the Transilvania International Film Festival.

FESTIVALS: TIFF Launches Drama Room Workshop

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The Transilvania International Film Festival (23 July 23 – 1 August 2021) is launching Drama Room, a programme dedicated to drama series creation and financing. The first edition will…

FILM + 2021 Open Call for Emerging Filmmakers from Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania and Serbia

BUCHAREST: FILM +, the workshop, consultancy and support lab for independent small budget film productions, is accepting applications for the 6th edition of the programme from emerging short and feature…

FNE at Transilvania IFF 2021: The 20th TIFF Announces Lineup

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Twelve titles by first or second-time feature film directors, including two Romanian films, will compete for the Transilvania Trophy at the 20th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival…

OBITUARY: Romanian Actress Luminița Gheorghiu

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed Romanian actress Luminița Gheorghiu, one of the most cherished actors of the Romanian New Wave, died after a long illness on 4 July 2021 at the age…

Documentaries Win 15th Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: Alexander Nanau’s documentary collective received the Gopo Award for Best Film of 2020 at the Romanian Gopo film industry gala held as an open-air event in Bucharest on 29…

Romania to Further Ease Restrictions

BUCHAREST: Cultural, artistic and entertainment open-air activities will be allowed in Romania for a maximum of 2,500 persons starting 1 July 2021. The number of people allowed during outdoor cultural…

FNE at TIFF 2021: Unprecedented Number of Domestic Films at Romania’s Transilvania IFF

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Twelve feature films, eight long documentaries and 13 short films will screen in the Romanian Days selection of the 20th Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF). Romania is the star…

FESTIVALS: Sergei Polunin Special Guest at Transilvania IFF 2021

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The international ballet star Sergei Polunin will be a special guest of the 20th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (23 July – 1 August 2021).

TV Doc Series The Sewer Kids Shoots in Romania

BUCHAREST: The TV documentary series The Sewer Kids, created by Michela Scolari and with the Emmy winner David Zuckerman (Family Guy) among the producers, is shooting in Bucharest from 7…

Romanian Producers Appeal for Unlocking of Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Alliance of Film Producers (AFP), comprising most of Romanian production companies, has issued a new appeal to the authorities, hoping that they will finally restart the cash…

Alexander Nanau’s Documentary collective Wins LUX Audience Award 2021

STRASBOURG: Alexander Nanau’s documentary collective has been voted by the European public and the members of the European Parliament as the winner of the first LUX Audience Award. The ceremony…

Marona’s Fantastic Tale Wins Best European Children’s Film of the Year

BUCHAREST: The Romanian majority coproduction Marona’s Fantastic Tale by Anca Damian received the award for the Best European Children’s Film of the Year at the European Children’s Film Association (ECFA)…

FESTIVALS: Submissions Open for Bucharest International Dance FF 2021

BUCHAREST: Filmmakers, dance artists, animators, visual artists and digital art makers are invited to submit their works to the competition section of the 7th Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (BIDFF),…

FNE at Cannes 2021: Cristian Mungiu Is Jury President of Cannes’ Critics Week 2021

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director/producer Cristian Mungiu will head the jury of the 2021 Cannes’ Critics Week. Karel Och, the artistic director of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is a member…
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Romania to Further Ease Restrictions

BUCHAREST: Cultural and artistic events are allowed indoors in Romania at 70% of the capacity starting 1 June 2021, compared to 50% that was decided on 15 May 2021. The…

Romanian Multiplexes Reopen

BUCHAREST: Multiplexes are reopening in Romania starting 27 May 2021, including the ones operated by Cinema City, the biggest cinema chain in Romania. On 27 May 2021 Cinema City will…

PRODUCTION: Paul Negoescu Shoots Romanian/Bulgarian Coproduction Men of Deeds

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director/producer Paul Negoescu is currently in production with his fourth feature film Men of Deeds / Oameni de treabă. This Romanian/Bulgarian coproduction is Negoescu’s first film based on…

FESTIVALS: Ceau, Cinema! Festival 2021 Announces Physical Edition Focusing on Romanian Films

TIMISOARA: The 8th Ceau, Cinema! Festival, which will take place in Timisoara in a limited edition from 15 to 18 July 2021, will focus entirely on Romanian films inviting their…

Ivana the Terrible and Legacy Lead Gopo Awards 2021 Nods

BUCHAREST: Ivana Mladenovic’s sophomore feature Ivana the Terrible and Dorian Boguță’s debut feature Legacy received the most nominations (12 each) at the 15th edition of the Gopo Awards, which will…