PRODUCTION: Romanian Vali Hotea Shoots Black Comedy Lebensdorf

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Vali Hotea is currently shooting his sophomore feature Lebendsdorf aka I Hate Berlin in Romania and Germany. The film is a black comedy about indecision and the…
10-09-2019

PRODUCTION: Action Film Back 2 Back Shoots in Romania

CONSTANȚA: Back 2 Back directed by Kader Ayd is currently shooting in Constanța, on the Black Sea coast. According to Romanian media, this action film is an original Netflix production.…
03-09-2019

FESTIVALS: Donbass Wins 9th Timisoara Central European FF

TIMIȘOARA: Romanian minority coproduction Donbass directed by Sergei Loznitsa was awarded the Grand Prix of the 9th edition of the Timișoara Central European Film Festival, running from 28 August to…
03-09-2019

Cătălin Mitulescu Explores Human Relationships In Heidi

BUCHAREST: Cătălin Mitulescu’s new feature film Heidi follows a police officer nearing retirement who is given the mission to find two prostitutes who are willing to testify in an organised…
29-08-2019

Cinephil Picks Up Collective

BUCHAREST: Tel Aviv-based sales agent Cinephil has acquired collective / colectiv, the new documentary by German-Romanian filmmaker Alexander Nanau, which will screen in the Official Selection – Out of Competition…
28-08-2019

More Romanian Documentaries Released Domestically

BUCHAREST: Four out of eleven new Romanian domestic films scheduled for release between now and the end of the year docs and one is a long animated film. This mean…
28-08-2019

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Romania Selects The Whistlers For Oscar Bid

BUCHAREST: The Whistlers / La Gomera by Corneliu Porumboiu has been selected as Romania’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international…
27-08-2019

FESTIVALS: Timișoara Central European FF Announces Lineup

TIMIȘOARA: Eight feature films were selected for the competition of the Timișoara Central European Film Festival, running from 28 August to 1 September 2019. The theme of the edition is…
15-08-2019

Romanian/Serbian Ivana the Terrible Picked Up by Syndicado Film Sales

BUCHAREST: Ivana Mladenović’s sophomore feature Ivana the Terrible / Ivana cea Groaznică has been acquired by the Toronto-based outlet Syndicado Film Sales. This Romanian/Serbian coproduction produced by Ada Solomon will…
08-08-2019

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Cinema Ateneu, Iași, Romania

We spoke with Andrei Giurgia, the manager of Cinema Ateneu, the first state cinema opened in Romania after the fall of the Communism, in October 2017. Located in the Ateneul…
05-08-2019

Liberty Global Sells Operations in Romania and Czech Republic

BUCHAREST: Cable and broadband operator Liberty Global has wrapped up the sale of operations in Romania, Czech Republic, Hungary and Germany to Vodafone.
02-08-2019

FESTIVALS: The 14th Anim’est to Host VR Competition

BUCHAREST: At its 14th edition the Anim’est International Animation Film Festival will launch for a first time in Romania a competition for VR animated films. The festival will be held…
01-08-2019

PRODUCTION: Hungarian / Romanian Coproduction Spiral in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Hungarian director Cecília Felméri is currently in postproduction with her debut feature Spiral, a Hungarian / Romanian coproduction starring Golden Bear winner protagonists Alexandra Borbély and Bogdan Dumitrache alongside…
31-07-2019

First Romanian Doc Selected for Venice IFF

BUCHAREST: collective / colectiv by acclaimed German-Romanian filmmaker Alexander Nanau will screen in the Official Selection – Out of Competition at the Venice International Film Festival of the Biennale di…
30-07-2019

PRODUCTION: New HBO Europe Series Starts Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: Six-episode original HBO Europe series Tuff Money / Bani negri (pentru zile albe) written and directed by Daniel Sandu will start shooting in Romania in August 2019. Cristian Mungiu’s…
24-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Neil Burger’s Voyagers Starring Colin Farrell Shoots in Romania

BUCHAREST: Anticipated sci-fi thriller Voyagers directed by Neil Burger and starring Colin Farrell and Lily-Rose Depp is currently shooting in Romania. The project is benefitting from the 35% cash rebates…
17-07-2019

The 5th Pustnik Screenwriters Residency Announces Selected Participants

PORT CETATE: Eight participants from six countries were selected among 119 applications received from 44 countries for the 5th edition of Pustnik Screenwriters Residency. The residency is set to take…
17-07-2019

PRODUCTION: RAI Miniseries La vita promessa 2 Shoots in Romania

BUCHAREST : The second season of the Italian miniseries La vita promessa by Ricky Tognazzi started shooting in Romania on 8 July 2019. The miniseries is produced by RAI Italy…
16-07-2019

Filmmakers from Poland, Lithuania and Romania Selected for 14th Aristoteles Workshop

BUCHAREST: Young filmmakers from Poland, Lithuania, Romania and Hungary are among the 12 selected participants of the 14th edition of the Aristoteles documentary workshop, set to take place in Beliș,…
10-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Hungarian/Romanian The Last Bus to Start Shooting

BUDAPEST: Nándor Lőrincz and Bálint Nagy’s debut feature The Last Bus will start shooting on 18 July 2019. The film is a Hungarian/Romanian coproduction and it won the Postproduction Services…
05-07-2019