Romanian/German Pre-Apocaliptic Drama Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

BUCHAREST: Into the Night by Sergiu Zorger, a Romanian/German pre-apocaliptic medium-length drama, is aiming to raise part of its budget through a crowdfunding campaign launched on Kickstarter.
19-05-2017

Eleven Projects Selected for Transilvania Pitch Stop

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Eleven projects from Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Turkey have been selected for the coproduction platform Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS), which will take place during the Transilvania…
18-05-2017

PRODUCTION: Răzvan Săvescu Develops The First Client

BUCHAREST: Director/scriptwriter Răzvan Savescu is currently developing his sophomore feature The First Client (working title), inspired by his wife’s death. The premiere is set for spring 2018.
18-05-2017

FNE EXCLUSIVE: The Medusa Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Pierce Brosnan and Vanessa Redgrave Will Shoot in Romania

BUCHAREST: Peter Webber's The Medusa, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Pierce Brosnan and Vanessa Redgrave, will be shot entirely in Romania at Castel Film Studios from July until end of September 2017.
17-05-2017

Ana, Mon Amour Sold to Eleven Territories

BUCHAREST: Călin Peter Netzer’s Ana, mon amour was sold by Beta Cinema to eleven territories. This Romanian/German/French coproduction was awarded the Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution for editing at…
16-05-2017

PRODUCTION: Cristian Comeagă Preps Historical Docu-drama Series

BUCHAREST: Cristian Comeagă is in preproduction with the historical docu-drama series Romanians - The Story of a Nation / Românii – povestea unui neam, set to start shooting in June…
12-05-2017

FNE at Transilvania IFF: Romanian Days Lineup

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Thirteen feature films and long documentaries together with fourteen short films will screen in the Romanian Days, the Romanian showcase of the 16th Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) from…
11-05-2017

Wide Management Picks up Pororoca

BUCHAREST: Constantin Popescu's new feature, the family drama Pororoca, has been picked up by Wide Management and will be screened in the 2017 Cannes' Marché du Film. The film is…
11-05-2017

EFP Producer on the Move: Iuliana Tarnovețchi, Romania

BUCHAREST: Iuliana Tarnovețchi studied Psychology and in 1995 started working for Castel Film and Pro TV. She was Production Manager and Production Coordinator for MediaPro Pictures in 2000 - 2005,…
11-05-2017

FESTIVALS: Debuts Dominate 16th Transilvania IFF Competition

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Eight feature debut films are among the twelve films selected for the official competition of the 16th Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF). The festival, which takes place 2 -…
09-05-2017

FNE EXCLUSIVE: Radu Jude Preps Is This What You Were Born For?

BUCHAREST: Acclaimed Romanian helmer Radu Jude is set to start shooting his new feature film Is This What You Were Born For? with his regular producer Ada Solomon at Hi…
05-05-2017

FNE AV INNOVATION: Romanian Film Festival Organises Innovative Crowdfunding Campaign

TIMIȘOARA: Ceau Cinema!, an independent film festival from the Romanian city of Timisoara and screening European productions, had the innovative idea of launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise additional funding.
04-05-2017

Ulrich Seidl Rumored to Film Evil Games in Romania

BUCHAREST: Acclaimed Austrian helmer Ulrich Seidl is scheduled to shoot part of his anticipated feature film Evil Games / Böse Spiele in Romania. The film deals with the relationship between…
27-04-2017

FESTIVALS: EFAD’s Samuel Young to Speak at 21th European Film Festival in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: The 21th European Film Festival will run 64 films in the capital city of Romania and also in Iași, Târgu Mureș, Gura Humorului and Timișoara from 4 to 28…
26-04-2017

Sieranevada Wins UCIN Trophy for 2016

BUCHAREST: Sieranevada by Cristi Puiu received Grand Prix and UCIN Trophy at the 45th edition of the Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN) awards, which were announced on 24 April 2017. The…
25-04-2017

PRODUCTION: Hadrian Marcu Shoots Debut Feature Shadow and Dream

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Hadrian Marcu is currently filming his debut feature Shadow and Dream (working title). The film is a Romanian/Polish coproduction set to premiere in 2018.
14-04-2017

Romanian Filmmakers Union Announces Nominations for Its 2016 Awards

BUCHAREST: Sieranevada, Ilegitimate and Two Lottery Tickets have been nominated for the Grand Prix and the UCIN Trophy at the 45th edition of the Filmmakers Union (UCIN) awards, which will…
13-04-2017

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month: Transilvania Film, Romania

FNE and Europa Distribution are launching a new chapter in our Distributor of the Month section. In the coming months we will talk with European distributors about their lineup, their…
12-04-2017

FESTIVALS: The 6th Cinepolitica IFF Ready to Kick Off in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: Seven feature films and documentaries are competing for the main prize at the 6th edition of Cinepolitica International Film Festival, set to take place in Bucharest from 20 to…
11-04-2017

DocBloc: Bucharest Delta

Director Eva Pervolovici is preparing a Romanian/French documentary about an abandoned part of Romania that was a monastery and later a political prison.
07-04-2017