FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Team Announces New Film Festival

CONSTANȚA: The team behind the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) is launching a new festival, SUNSCREEN Film & Arts Festival, whose first edition will be held in Constanța from 8…
24-06-2022

Alexandru Belc’s Metronom Racks Up International Sales

BUCHAREST: Alexandru Belc’s debut feature Metronom, winner of the Best Director Award at 2022 Cannes’ Un Certain Regard, has been sold by Paris-based Pyramide Films to several territories.
23-06-2022

FNE at TIFF - Romanian Days: You Are Ceaușescu to Me

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Sebastian Mihăilescu’s long documentary You Are Ceaușescu to Me is screening in the Romanian Days competition at the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), running in…
23-06-2022

FNE at TIFF - Romanian Days 2022: 1986: The Lost Year

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ligia Ciornei’s debut feature 1986: The Lost Year / Anul pierdut 1986 is screening in the Romanian Days section of the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival…
23-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Ceau Cinema! Festival 2022 Announces Lineup

TIMIȘOARA: Six films about freedom are competing for the Ceau Cinema! Award “Răzvan Georgescu” and the Audience Award at the 9th edition of the Ceau Cinema! Festival, set to take…
16-06-2022

Radu Jude Releases Six of His New Short Films in Romanian Cinemas

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed and active Romanian director Radu Jude will release some of his most recent short films in domestic cinemas under the title Almanac Cinema: Six Short Films /…
14-06-2022

FESTIVALS: TIFF to Launch 2,000 EUR Best Documentary Prize

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ten titles have been selected for the What’s Up, Doc? documentary competition programme, which will award for the first time a prize for Best Documentary. The 21st Transilvania IFF…
13-06-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Executive Director of RGDA, Andreea Medvedovici Per

BUCHAREST: FNE spoke to Andreea Medvedovici Per, executive director of the Romanian Game Developers Association, about RGDA's current activities, as well as the state of the Romanian game development industry.
10-06-2022

Romania Approves Tax on Streaming Platforms

BUCHAREST: Romania has approved a 4% tax on streaming platforms' proceeds from unique transactions or subscription fees. The money will go to the Film Fund, which is managed by the…
09-06-2022

Stalker Thriller Watcher Shot in Romania Gets Wide U.S. Release

BUCHAREST: Chlow Okuno’s debut feature Watcher, which was shot in Bucharest with Romanian company Abis Studio providing services, has been in wide release in the USA since 3 June 2022…
08-06-2022

GRANTS: Romanian Film Centre Announces Grants

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Centre has distributed almost 4 m EUR / 20 m RON as production grants for feature films, documentaries, short fiction films, animated films and one thematic…
20-05-2022

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Announces 2022 Lineup and Romanian Film Days Selection

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Twelve first and second films have been selected for the main competition of the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which will take place in Cluj-Napoca…
18-05-2022

Innovative New VPX Studios Brings Cutting Edge Virtual Production To Romania

BUCHAREST: The Bucharest based VPX Studios created by lighting and sound equipment supplier Marbo Trade together with Buftea Studios has become one of the first virtual production studios in Romania.
18-05-2022

Astra Film Festival on EFA Eligible Festivals List

SIBIU: The Astra Film Festival has been included by the European Film Academy on the list of documentary film festivals eligible for a direct nomination to the documentary section of…
16-05-2022

HBO Max Acquires Wild Romania Doc

BUCHAREST: Wild Romania / România sălbatică by Dan Dinu and Cosmin Dumitrache, the most complex documentary project on Romanian nature, will stream on HBO Max starting 12 May 2022. It…
12-05-2022

Anca Damian’s Animated Film The Island Sold to France

BUCHAREST: The new long animated film The Island by Anca Damian has been sold by Best Friend Forever to Eurozoom in France. The coproduction between Romania, France and Belgium has…
11-05-2022

FESTIVALS: One World Romania 2022 Ready to Kick Off

BUCHAREST: The 15th edition of the One World Romania Film Festival will screen 68 films in 14 categories from 13 to 22 May 2022 in a physical format, and from…
10-05-2022

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn Wins Best Film at Gopo Awards 2022

BUCHAREST: Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn by Radu Jude was awarded Best Film at the 16th edition of Gopo Awards, held at the National Theatre in Bucharest on 3…
04-05-2022

Short Film by Radu Jude Added to Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude’s new short film The Potemkinists / Potemkiniștii has been added to the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs) selection, together with another nine short films.
28-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Romania/French Coproduction Metronom

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Alexandru Belc's debut feature Metronom has been selected for Cannes Un Certian Regard. The film is a teenage love story set in Romania of the 70s, when…
20-04-2022