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

Romania Launches Film Channel Dedicated to Domestic Films

BUCHAREST: Cinemaraton, the first channel to broadcast only domestic films in Romania, started airing on 30 March 2017. The channel is distributed free of charge to the subscribers of AKTA.
06-04-2017

FNE EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros Horror Starts Filming in Romania in May

BUCHAREST: Warner Brothers will shoot The Nun, a spin-off of its 2016 film The Conjuring 2, entirely at the Romania’s Castel Film Studios starting 3 May 2017. The Nun, directed…
05-04-2017

FNE at BIEFF: French 489 Years Wins the 7th Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival

BUCHAREST: The French film 489 Years directed by Hayoun Kwon received the Main Award for Experimental Film at the 7th Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF, which took place from…
03-04-2017

PRODUCTION: Paul Negoescu Starts Shooting Romanian/Bulgarian Coproduction

BUCHAREST: Paul Negoescu begins filming on his third feature film Never Let It Go on 2 April 2017. His previous film Two Lottery Tickets / Două lozuri, an independent comedy…
03-04-2017

FESTIVALS: Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival Challenges Audience to Defy Borders

BUCHAREST: The 7th Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF will take place from 28 March to 2 April 2017. This year the programme challenges the audience to defy borders and…
27-03-2017

Aristoteles Workshop Launches Call for Entries

BUCHAREST: Aristoteles Workshop opens call for applications for its 12th edition set to take place in Șiria, Arad county from 3 July to 5 August 2017. Applications are open to…
23-03-2017

Sieranevada Wins Best Film at the Romanian Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: Sieranevada by Cristi Puiu won the most important awards at the 11th Gopo Gala held in Bucharest on 21 March 2017. The film was awarded best film, best director,…
22-03-2017

New Film Distributor on Romanian Market

BUCHAREST: New Romanian film distributor Bad Unicorn makes its debut on the Romanian market by releasing Ildikó Enyedi's On Body and Soul on 30 June 2017. The company plans on…
20-03-2017

Versatile Picks Up Andrei Crețulescu's Debut Feature

BUCHAREST: Andrei Crețulescu's debut feature Charleston aka Charlton Heston was picked up by Paris-based sales agent Versatile. This Romanian/French coproduction is currently in postproduction and set to be finished end…
15-03-2017

FESTIVALS: Romanian Project Otto the Barbarian Selected for the 13th Cinefondation’s Atelier

BUCHAREST: Otto the Barbarian by Ruxandra Ghițescu is the only CEE project among the 15 projects selected for Cinefondation’s Atelier in Cannes 2017. The event will take place from 19…
06-03-2017

FESTIVALS: One World Romania Celebrates 10th Anniversary

BUCHAREST: One of the highlights of the 10th edition of the Documentary and Human Rights International Film Festival One World Romania, unfolding in Bucharest from 13 to 19 March 2017,…
03-03-2017

Sieranevada and Dogs Lead Nominations for 11th Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: Cristi Puiu’s Sieranevada and Bogdan Mirică’s debut feature Dogs received 16 and 13 nominations respectively in the 11th edition of Gopo Awards. The awards ceremony will take place at…
24-02-2017

Less Is More Announces Selected Projects

BUCHAREST: Sixteen projects, including ones from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Romania and Poland, have been selected for the first edition of Less Is More. Romania's Asociatia Culturala Control N and Transilvania…
23-02-2017

PRODUCTION: Second Season of Shadows Series in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: The second season of the HBO Europe series Shadows / Umbre, produced and shot in Romania in autumn-winter 2016, is currently in postproduction with the premiere set for 2017.
13-02-2017

FNE at Berlinale 2017: Romanian Film in Berlin

The Romanian Film Centre will be pleased to meet you in Berlin/EFM at MGB/G2!
12-02-2017

ROMANIA: Country Report 2016

It was a very good year for Romania, with a record number of films selected and awarded in Cannes and new European additions to the Cinema Law approved at the…
11-02-2017

OBITUARY: Romanian Director Radu Gabrea

BUCHAREST: Romanian film director Radu Gabrea passed away at age 79 on 9 February 2017. He was the founder of the Mediaș Central European Film Festival (MECEFF) in 2012.
10-02-2017