Cineplexx Invests 25 m EUR in Eight Multiplexes in Romania

BUCHAREST: The Austrian company Cineplexx, one of the most important operators in the CEE region, enters the Romanian market and plans to open eight cinemas with an investment of 25…
12-12-2018

BOX OFFICE: Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time Most Popular Romanian Film of 2018

BUCHAREST: Stere Gulea’s Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time / Moromeții 2 is about to become the most successful film of the year, with 154,137 admissions and 429,013 EUR…
06-12-2018

New Philip Noyce Project Among Six Projects to Benefit From New Romanian Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: Six projects have been approved for cash rebate in the scheme launched in Romania in October 2018. They include international and Romanian projects, including David Berman’s War by Philip…
04-12-2018

FNE AV Innovation: Alexandru Berceanu: CINETic Hosts First Programme Dedicated to Game Design in Romania

BUCHAREST: FNE invited Alexandru Berceanu, director of CINETic to tell us about the latest developments in the activity of this very ambitious center built up alongside the I.L. Caragiale Theatre…
04-12-2018

Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time Opens in Second Place in Romania

BUCHAREST: Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time / Morometii 2 by Stere Gulea debuted in the number two spot in Romania, with nearly 71,000 admissions on its opening weekend.
21-11-2018

Valer-Daniel Breaz Appointed Minister of Culture in Romania

BUCHAREST: Mathematician Valer-Daniel Breaz has been named as the new Minister of Culture in Romania, as the Social Democratic Party (PSD) changed several ministers from the Government.
21-11-2018

Austria’s Cineplexx Enters Romania

VIENNA: The Austrian cinema chain Cineplexx will build eight cinemas with 50 screening salles in Romania.
14-11-2018

FNE at 9th Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest: Monsters Wins Work-in-Progress Award

BUCHAREST: Marius Olteanu’s debut feature Monsters was awarded best project in the work-in-progress section of the Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest, and 3 Faces by Jafar Panahi received the…
29-10-2018

FNE at the 9th Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest: Cultural Hubs as Solution to Revive Old Cinemas

BUCHAREST: Old Romanian cinemas recovered by local authorities could be refurbished and transformed into cultural hubs if they become part of a national plan that would apply for European support…
26-10-2018

FNE at 9th Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest: CNC Plans to Increase Production Support by Collecting More Money for the Film Fund

BUCHAREST: A draft for a new film law prepared by the Romanian Film Centre (CNC) will introduce the possibility for a film to be funded up to 80% of its…
25-10-2018

FNE at 9th Les Films de Cannes a Bucarest: Debate on Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: Romanian filmmakers are looking at how the new Romanian rebate scheme approved earlier this year will be combined with existing grant support from the Romanian CNC and other grants.
25-10-2018

FNE at 9th Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest: Interview with Founder Cristian Mungiu

BUCHAREST: Cristian Mungiu, the founder of Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest, spoke with FNE about the highlights of the industry events and the plans for the 10th edition of…
23-10-2018

GRANTS: Romanian CNC Gives Biggest Grant to Minority Coproduction Quo Vadis, Aida!

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Centre (CNC) allotted 4,283,656 EUR / 20 m RON for production and development grants at its first session for 2018. The biggest grant went to the…
22-10-2018

FNE at 9th Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest: Four Films from CEE in New Competition Aide à la Distribution

BUCHAREST: Four coproductions from CEE countries which premiered in Cannes in 2018 are among the eight titles competing for a distribution award in the new competition Aide à la Distribution…
22-10-2018

FESTIVALS: I Am Another You Wins 2018 Astra FF

SIBIU: The US film I Am Another You by Nanfu Wang won the best documentary award at the Astra Film Fest, which concluded on 21 October 2018.
22-10-2018

FNE at 9th Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest: The Festival Adds New Industry Events

BUCHAREST: The 9th edition of Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest, initiated by Cristian Mungiu with the support of the General Delegate of the Cannes Film Festival, Thierry Frémaux, will…
19-10-2018

FNE at Jihlava IDFF Emerging Producers: Anamaria Antoci, Romania

BUCHAREST: Anamaria Antoci from Tangaj Production is representing Romania at Jihlava IDFF's Emerging Producers programme. FNE spoke with Anamaria Antoci about the current situation for documentary filmmaking in Romania.
16-10-2018

PRODUCTION: Marian Crișan Shoots Berliner

SALONTA: Romanian director Marian Crișan is currently shooting his fourth feature film Berliner in his hometown of Salonta, in Northern Transylvania. Moldavian DoP Oleg Mutu, who shot Cristian Mungiu’s 4…
12-10-2018

Romania Launches Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: Romania’s cash rebate scheme approved in June 2018 will launch on 8 October 2018. The National Commission for Prognosis has announced the members of the Film Commission which will…
05-10-2018

Proposals for New Romanian Film Law to Boost Local Film Industry

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Centre (CNC) has prepared a new film law, which would boost support and visibility for the film and cinema industry. The new draft law would introduce…
04-10-2018