HBO Begins Production on Valley of Silence in Romania

BRASOV, ROMANIA: HBO Europe began principal photography on the four-part hour long series Valea Mută / Valley of Silence on 10 May 2016, in Romania’s Carpathian Mountains.
11-05-2016

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Announces 2016 Lineup

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Twelve films are competing for the Transilvania Trophy in the Official Competition of the 15th edition of Transilvania International Film Festival taking place from 27 May to 5 June…
10-05-2016

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 focusing on the new trends and challenges of film distribution. In the coming months…
09-05-2016

Nominations Announced for UCIN Awards Gala

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude’s Aferim!, Tudor Giurgiu’s Why Me? and Dan Chișu’s Bucharest NonStop are nominated for Best Film and the UCIN Trophy at the UCIN Awards Gala organised by the…
06-05-2016

Premium Films Picks up Caranfil Film for Cannes Market

BUCHAREST: Paris-based Premium Films has acquired the latest feature film by Romanian writer/director Nae Caranfil 6.9 on the Richter Scale / 6,9 pe scara Richter. The film will screen in…
05-05-2016

Corina Șuteu Appointed Romanian Minister of Culture

BUCHAREST: Corina Șuteu has been named the new Romanian Minister of Culture, replacing Vlad Alexandrescu. Alexandrescu’s departure was forced over indecision in handling the crisis at the Bucharest National Opera.
05-05-2016

Illegitimate to Be Released in France

BUCHAREST: Adrian Sitaru’s incest drama llegitimate/ Ilegitim will be released by Damned Distribution in France on 8 June 2016.
03-05-2016

Transilvania Talent Lab Switches to Cinema Theater Management

BUCHAREST: The 5th edition of Transilvania Talent Lab (TTL), a professional workshop organised in the framework of the Transilvania IFF from 31 May to 4 June 2016, will focus this…
29-04-2016

First Romanian Sales Company Prepares for Cannes

BUCHAREST: Ultraviolet Media, the first world sales and film distribution company in Romania, founded in December 2015, is heading to Cannes with four titles to be screened at the festival…
29-04-2016

Romanian Minister of Culture Resigns

BUCHAREST: Romanian Minister of Culture Vlad Alexandrescu, who in just five months managed to start important changes in Romanian culture, including the film industry, has resigned at the request of…
28-04-2016

FESTIVALS: Romania’s European Film Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary Edition

BUCHAREST: More than 80 films will screen in the 20th edition of the European Film Festival organised by the Romanian Cultural Institute and taking place in six Romanian cities from…
26-04-2016

PUSTNIK Screenwriters Residency Opens Call for Applications

BUCHAREST: The second edition of PUSTNIK - the European Screenwriters Residency, which will take place at Cultural Port Cetate on the Danube River from 5 to 12 June 2016, opened…
26-04-2016

FESTIVALS: Soy Nero Wins Bucharest International Film Festival

BUCHAREST: Soy Nero by Rafi Pitts was awarded Best Film at the 12th Bucharest International Film Festival, which took place from 18 to 24 April 2016.
25-04-2016

FESTIVALS: New Romanian Festival BUZZ CEE Ready to Kick Off

BUZĂU: Six feature films from Austria, Russia, Bulgaria, Germany, Poland and Romania were selected for the competition of the first edition of BUZZ CEE, a new festival for CEE films…
25-04-2016

FESTIVALS: Romanian Minority Coproduction Selected for Cannes Critics’ Week

BUCHAREST: Albüm by Mehmet Can Mertoglu, a Turkish/French/Romanian coproduction, was selected for the 55th Critics’ Week of Cannes Film Festival.
19-04-2016

Mungiu’s Graduation Sold in USA

BUCHAREST: Cristian Mungiu’s new feature film, Graduation / Bacalaureat, selected for the Official Competition of the 69th Cannes Film Festival, was sold by Wild Bunch to Sundance Selects for distribution…
19-04-2016

FESTIVALS: Three Romanian Feature Films in the Official Selection in Cannes

BUCHAREST: Graduation / Bacalaureat by Cristian Mungiu and Sieranevada by Cristi Puiu have been selected in the Official Competition of the 69th Cannes Film Festival while Dogs, the debut feature…
15-04-2016

TorinoFilmLab Selects Romanian and Croatian Projects

BUCHAREST/ZAGREB: Projects Neither I From You, Nor Me From You by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu and (The) Staffroom by Sonja Tarokić are among the nine projects selected for FrameWork at TorinoFilmLab.
13-04-2016

Obituary: Actor Mircea Albulescu

BUCHAREST: Veteran Romanian stage and film actor Mircea Albulescu passed away on 8 April 2016 at the age of 81.
11-04-2016

FESTIVALS: Cinepolitica Film Festival Ready to Start

BUCHAREST: Seven films will compete in the 5th edition of the Cinepolitica International Film Festival which kicks off today.
11-04-2016