Bogdan Mirică Finishes Sophomore Feature Boss, Produced by Corneliu Porumboiu

BUCHAREST: Bogdan Mirică’s second feature film Boss is completed and will be released in Romania by Bad Unicorn on 21 April 2023. The film is a coproduction between Romania, Luxembourg…

Wednesday Series Boosts Screen Tourism in Romania as Film Sector Awaits for Authorities to Restart Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: Screen tourism is already noticeable on locations where the Wednesday series directed by Tim Burton was shot in Romania, especially at the Cantacuzino Castle in Bușteni, which stands in…

OBITUARY: Romanian Actor Teodor Corban

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed Romanian film and theatre actor Teodor Corban has died at 65 due to illness. He was probably the actor most sought after by the Romanian New Wave…

PRODUCTION: Ștefan Mandachi in Postproduction with Doc I Am Good Enough

BUCHAREST: Romanian film director, entrepreneur and philanthropist Ștefan Mandachi is in final postproduction with his second long documentary I Am Good Enough. An independent production, the film is a diary…

BOX OFFICE: Opening Weekend Admissions for Romanian Film Romina, VTM Surpass Avatar: The Way of Water

BUCHAREST: The Romanian musical comedy Romina, VTM by Paul Răzvan Macovei had 233,208 admissions and 1.3 m EUR / 6.553.905 RON gross in its opening weekend (6 – 8 January…

Romanian Actress Judith State Among European Shooting Stars 2023

BERLIN: Romanian actress Judith State, who starred in Cristian Mungiu’s R.M.N. is among the ten young talents selected for the European Shooting Stars 2023. The event will take place within…

Dogan Media International Picks Up Bucuresti TV Audiovisual Licence

BUCHAREST: The Turkish company Dogan Media International has received the green light from the National Audiovisual Council of Romania to take over the audiovisual licence of the Bucuresti TV channel…

Classic Romanian Animated Film Reaches North America

BUCHAREST: LA-based Deaf Crocodile Films has licensed North American home video rights to Romanian animated sci-fi film The Son of the Stars / Fiul stelelor (1987) by Calin Cazan and…

BOX OFFICE: Successful Domestic Release for Romanian Horror The Goat and Her Three Kids

BUCHAREST: Victor Canache’s independently produced debut feature The Goat and Her Three Kids / Capra cu trei iezi has landed fourth in the weekly charts (24 – 30 October 2022)…

BOX OFFICE: Independent Romanian Comedies Break Records on Domestic Market

BUCHAREST: Teambuilding directed by Matei Dima, Cosmin Nedelcu and Alex Coteț, is currently the Romanian film with the most admissions in the last 30 years in local cinemas. The film…

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Opens Submissions for 2023 Edition

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The Transilvania International Film Festival has open submissions for its 22nd edition, set to take place in June 2023.

FESTIVALS: Astra Film Festival 2022 Announces Winners

SIBIU: Romanian/Hungarian Too Close / Apropierea directed by Botond Püsök won Best Film in the New Voices of the Documentary Competition at the 29th edition of Astra Film Festival, which…

FILM+ Programme 2022 Announces Selected Projects

BUCHAREST: Fifteen projects from Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Moldova and Ukraine have been selected from among nearly 200 submissions for the 7th edition of the FILM+ programme.

FESTIVALS: Dracula Film Festival Celebrates 10th Edition

BRASOV: More than 40 films are screening in the anniversary 10th edition of the Dracula Film Festival, running 12 – 16 October 2022.

PRODUCTION: Paul Negoescu Shoots Follow Up to His BO Hit Two Lottery Tickets

BUCHAREST: Paul Negoescu is currently filming a sequel to his domestic BO hit Two Lottery Tickets / Două lozuri. Produced again independently by, Three Lottery Tickets / Trei lozuri…

Romania Approves COVID-19 Support for Cultural Independent Sector

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Government has approved a memorandum of the Ministry of Culture for allotting approximately 28 m EUR / 140 m RON to the cultural independent sector, including cinema,…

FESTIVALS: Animest 2022 Ready to Kick Off

BUCHAREST: A total of 49 films will compete for the Animest trophy in the Short Film Competition of the 17th Animest International Animation Film Festival, running 7 – 16 October…

HBO Max Series Spy/Master Shoots in Romania and Hungary

BUCHAREST: HBO Max original series Spy/Master, directed by Christopher Smith and produced by Proton Cinema and Mobra Films, is currently shooting in Romania and Hungary. The series stars the Romanian…

PRODUCTION: Bogdan Theodor Olteanu Shoots Taxi Drivers Produced by First Romanian Film Investment Fund

BUCHAREST: Bogdan Theodor Olteanu is shooting his third feature film, the comedy Taxi Drivers / Taximetriști, from 19 September to 5 October 2022. The film is an independent 100% Romanian…

FESTIVALS: Bucharest International Film Festival 2022 Starts Today

BUCHAREST: Eight feature films are running in the Official Competition of the 18th Bucharest International Film Festival (BIFF, 29 September – 9 October 2022), the longest-running and the only film…