FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Sets 2021 Summer Dates

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a new summer outdoor edition in Cluj-Napoca from 23 July to 1 August 2021, instead of its…

Pustnik Screenwriters Residency 2021 Calls for Applications

BUCHAREST: The TETA Association has opened applications for the 7th edition of Pustnik Screenwriters Residency, scheduled for 10–18 September 2021, the first Romania-based residency for feature film development for emerging…

FNE Market Analysis 2020: ROMANIA

BUCHAREST: Romania has been seriously affected by the Coronavirus pandemic, which shut down film production and cinemas for several months. The closing of cinemas and the decrease of TV advertisement…

Cinemas in Bucharest Re-Open

BUCHAREST: Cinemas in Bucharest are re-opening on 25 January 2021 together with theatres, restaurants and gambling facilities, as the rate of the Coronavirus infections dropped under 3 cases for 1,000…

FESTIVALS: Romanian The Campaign / Berliner Competes at 2021 Trieste FF

TRIESTE: Romanian director Marian Crișan sends his fourth feature film The Campaign / Berliner to the main competition of the 32nd Trieste Film Festival, which runs 21 – 30 January…

PRODUCTION: Romanian Director Radu Muntean In Postproduction with New Feature Film

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed Romanian director Radu Muntean is currently in postproduction with his seventh feature film Întregalde, which he shot 6 November - 7 December 2020. This independent project is…

Director of collective Alexander Nanau Refuses Romanian National Honour

BUCHAREST: Internationally acclaimed documentary director Alexander Nanau has turned down the “Cultural Merit” medal from Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on the occasion of Romania’s Day of National Culture celebrated on…

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Box Office in Romania Shows Slight Decline in 2020

BUCHAREST: Domestic box office in Romania fell by less than 20 percent in 2020 compared to 2019, as the comedy Miami Bici by Jesús del Cerro broke records with 2,382,001…

Romania Gives 100 m EUR for Culture Sector

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Government will distribute 100 m EUR for the culture sector, including cinema, with the requirement that all the applicants should register by 25 November 2020 in the…

PRODUCTION: Radu Ciorniciuc and Lina Vdovîi in Production with Tata

BUCHAREST: Radu Ciorniciuc, whose first documentary Acasă My Home is nominated at the European Film Awards in the European Documentary 2020 category, is currently in production with his second documentary.…

PRODUCTION: Around the World in 80 Days Films in Romania

BUCHAREST: The eight-part series Around the World in 80 Days, a European coproduction directed by Steve Barron and starring David Tennant, is currently filming in Romania. Castel Film Studio is…

PRODUCTION: Greek/French/Romanian Broadway Wraps Shooting

BUCHAREST: The Greek/French/Romanian coproduction Broadway directed by Christos Massalas completed filming on 2 November 2020. This debut feature coproduced by Romania's Digital Cube participated in the 2019 Cannes Cinéfondation L'Atelier.

FESTIVALS: Immaculate and Videograms of a Pandemic Win Postproduction Awards at Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest Festival

BUCHAREST: Immaculate, the debut feature by Monica Stan and George Chiper Lillemark, and the new documentary by Andrei Dăscălescu Videograms of a Pandemic, won postproduction awards at the Works-in-Progress showcase…

FNE at FilmFestival Cottbus 2020: The Campaign / Berliner Competes at Cottbus 2020

COTTBUS: Romanian director Marian Crișan sends his fourth feature film Campaign / Berliner to the main competition of the 30th edition of FilmFestival Cottbus, 3 – 8 November 2020.

FESTIVALS: Denmark Takes Main Prize at 2020 Astra Film Festival Online

SIBIU: The Danish film Long Live Love by Sine Skibsholt and the German film As Long As You Still Have Arms by Luisa Bäde won the New Voices in Documentary…

PRODUCTION: Radu Jude in Postproduction With Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed Romanian writer/director Radu Jude is currently in postproduction with a new feature film, Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (aka Sleepwalkers), a coproduction between Romania, Luxembourg, the…

Romanian/Finnish/German Acasă My Home Gets North American Distribution

BUCHAREST: Acasă My Home, the first documentary by the Romanian journalist turned filmmaker Radu Ciorniciuc, will be distributed in North America by Zeitgeist Films and Kino Lorber. This Romanian/Finnish/German coproduction…

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2020: Emerging Producer: Anda Ionescu - Romania

JIHLAVA: Anda Ionescu is participating in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme of the Ji-hlava International Documentary Film Festival, which runs 27 October - 8 November 2020.

The 5th FILM+ Residency Announces Selected Projects

BUCHAREST: Sixteen projects from Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia and Moldova were selected for the 2020-2021 FILM+ Residency, which will take place online from 26 to 31 October 2020.

FESTIVALS: Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest Goes Hybrid

BUCHAREST: The Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest Film Festival has chosen a hybrid 11th edition (23 October - 1 November 2020) mixing outdoor, drive-in and online screenings, as indoor…