FESTIVALS: The 18th Transilvania IFF Announces Lineup

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Twelve first and second feature films have been selected for the main competition of the 18th Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which will be held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, from…
06-05-2019

PRODUCTION: Anca Damian Wraps Marona’s Fantastic Tale for Cannes and Preps The Island

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director Anca Damian will show her French language animated film Marona’s Fantastic Tale at the Cannes Film Festival Market, followed by its screening in the competition of Annecy…
02-05-2019

FESTIVALS: Romanian Minority Coproduction The Sisters Brothers to Open 3rd American Independent FF in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: The 3rd American Independent Film Festival initiated by Cristian Mungiu through Asociația Cinemascop will take place in Bucharest from 12 to 18 April 2019 and in Iași (Mungiu’s home…
12-04-2019

FESTIVALS: The 3rd Bucharest Fashion Film Festival Ready to Kick Off

BUCHAREST: The 3rd edition of the Bucharest Fashion Film Festival, the first festival in Romania at the intersection of fashion, film and branding, will take place in Bucharest from 11…
02-04-2019

Write a Screenplay for Sebastian Stan Contest

BUCHAREST: Asociația Cinemascop is organising, with the support of HBO Europe, a script contest Write a Screenplay for Sebastian Stan. Experienced or newcoming Romanian language scriptwriters are invited to send…
21-03-2019

Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time Wins Big at 13th Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: Stere Gulea’s Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time / Moromeții 2 was awarded best film at the 13th edition of the Gopo Gala, held at the National Theatre…
20-03-2019

PRODUCTION: Eugen Jebeleanu's Inside Enters Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Icon production, the company behind Andrei Ujică’s The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceaușescu, is in early postproduction with Eugen Jebeleanu’s debut feature Inside / Înăuntru (working title), a drama exploring…
19-03-2019

PRODUCTION: Netflix’s A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby Filming in Romania

BUCHAREST: The third film in the Netflix series A Christmas Prince directed by John Schultz and starring Rose McIver and Ben Lamb, is currently shooting in Romania. A Christmas Prince:…
12-03-2019

Oh, Ramona! Is First Romanian Production to Surpass 1m USD Gross

BUCHAREST: Cristina Jacob’s teen film Oh, Ramona! has become the first Romanian production with more than 1 m USD box office in domestic cinemas, within three weeks of its release.
06-03-2019

Domestic Teen Film Tops Romanian Box Office

BUCHAREST: The teen film Oh, Ramona! by Cristina Jacob became, in its second week, the highest grossing film in Romania in 2019 with 771,241 EUR / 3,655,684 RON gross and…
27-02-2019

FESTIVALS: Submissions Open for 26th Astra Film Festival

SIBIU: Admissions for the competition sections of the 26th edition of Astra Film Festival are open till 25 March 2019. The most important event dedicated to non-fiction cinema in Romania…
25-02-2019

Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time Leads 13th Gopo Awards Nods

BUCHAREST Stere Gulea’s Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time / Moromeții 2 leads the 2019 Gopo Awards with 14 nominations. The 13th edition of the Gopo Gala will be…
22-02-2019

Domestic Teen Film Oh, Ramona! Breaks Opening Record in Romania

BUCHAREST: The teen film Oh, Ramona! by Cristina Jacob had 111,881 admissions and 470,142 EUR / 2,209,669 RON gross in the first weekend, a record for a Romanian film. This…
19-02-2019

Alpha Violet Picks Up Marius Olteanu’s Monsters.

BUCHAREST: The French company Alpha Violet picked up Marius Olteanu’s debut feature Monsters. / Monștri., even before its selection for the Forum programme of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival…
07-02-2019

Romanian Teen Film Oh, Ramona! Hits Domestic Cinemas

BUCHAREST: The new teen film by Romanian writer/director Cristina Jacob Oh, Ramona! will be released domestically on 91 screens on 15 February 2019. Cristina Jacob’s box office hits #selfie and…
06-02-2019

Films from CEE Countries in Berlinale Forum’s Selection

BUCHAREST: One 100% Romanian coproduction and three minority coproductions from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Czech Republic were selected for the 49th Forum section of the 69th Berlin International…
21-01-2019

FNE Market Analysis 2018: ROMANIA

The most important development in the Romanian film industry in 2018 is the cash rebate scheme launched by the National Commission for Prognosis on 8 October 2018. A total of…
21-01-2019

Record Number of Projects Apply for New Romanian Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: A total of 41 projects applied for rebates in Romania in October-December 2018, of which seven have already been approved, two have been rejected and the rest of them…
10-01-2019

Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time Boosts Domestic Film Admissions in Romania

BUCHAREST: Admissions to domestic films increased from 280,910 in 2017 to approximately 380,000 in 2018 in Romania due to Stere Gulea’s Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time / Moromeții…
08-01-2019

Untamed Romania Doc Sold to France Télévisions Group

BUCHAREST: The documentary Untamed Romania / România neîmblânzită, directed by Tom Barton-Humphreys and funded by Auchan Retail Romania and the environmental NGO The European Nature Trust, was sold to France…
07-01-2019