ZAGREB: Vanja Jambrović, European Film Promotion’s Croatian Producer on the Move, began working as an independent producer within the company Restart in 2008, while still a student.

BUCHAREST: After receiving a production grant of 142,553 EUR/636,500 RON from the National Centre for Cinema on 9 April 2014, Alexandru Solomon’s new documentary is set to start shooting this summer.

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude's 1.4 m EUR film Aferim! has received 180,000 EUR from Film und Medienstiftung in advance of its mid-June 2014 production start.

BUCHAREST: The 18th edition of the European Film Festival will take place in Bucharest between 9 and 15 May 2014 and in Târgu-Mureş between 16 and 18 May, showing 42 films from 25 countries.

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Television Society/Societatea Română de Televiziune (SRTv) will support the funding of seven feature films including the next features of Nae Caranfil, Florin Şerban and Igor Cobileanski.

NICOSIA: The 12th Cyprus Film Days International Film Festival held in Limassol and Nicosia 4-13 April ended with Cyprus-born film director Yiannis Economides winning the Best Film award for Stratos.

BUCHAREST: Romanian Film Promotion and Transilvania IFF have launched the national campaign Save the Big Screen/Salvaţi marele ecran consisting of documenting existing old cinemas, a documentary, seminars, a special screening during TIFF and a crowdfunding campaign.

BUCHAREST: Platforms for video-on-demand are developing in terms of application but the offer of new Romanian titles is still scarce.

BUCHAREST: New projects from Cristian Mungiu, Cristi Puiu, Corneliu Porumboiu, Radu Jude and Peter Greenaway are among the winners of the funding contest for 2013 announced by the National Centre for Cinema on 9 April 2014.

BUCHAREST: The third feature of director/screenwriter Tudor Giurgiu is a political drama based on a real story and focusing on a young and idealistic prosecutor in the tumultuos Romania of the year 2000.

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