BUCHAREST: Corneliu Porumboiu's essay on time, history and football will hit Romanian cinemas on 4 April 2014 and is close to finalizing deals with German and French distributors.
BUCHAREST: The 10th edition of the Bucharest International Festival (B-IFF) kicked off in Bucharest last night (26 March) with a gala screening of La grande bellezza directed by Paolo Sorrentino.
VALLETTA: The most ambitious Maltese film so far and the largest to date will be premiered locally on 27 April and released in two cinema complexes on the islands on 30 April.
BUCHAREST: Călin Peter Netzer’s Child's Pose was the big winner at the 8th Gopo Gala Romanian national film awards on 24 March 2014, taking the Best Film prize.
BUCHAREST: The Romanian public broadcaster TVR reported a profit of 554,200 EUR/2.5 m RON in 2013, but it is unable to pay debts of 120.5 m EUR/543.7 m RON to the state.
BUCHAREST: Filming on The Mercenary: Absolution, directed by Keoni Waxman and shooting entirely in Romania, begins today, 17 March 2014, and continues through 7 April.
TBILISI: A total of 31 projects for short and long documentaries have been submitted to the grants contest launched by the Georgian National Film Centre. Approximately 82,800 EUR/200,000 GEL are at stake.
TBILISI: Speak Out, a documentary produced by NGO Art Film Studio, received the prize of 39,365 EUR/95,000 GEL from the UN Women organisation and the Georgian National Film Centre.
BUCHAREST: Using the same mix of animation techniques from Crulic - The Path to Beyond, Anca Damian heads with the second part of her trilogy on heroism into the life of Adam Jacek Winkler (1937-2002), a 20th century Polish Don Quixote.
BUCHAREST: The production company founded by Corneliu Porumboiu and Marcela Ursu is developing the first feature written and directed by Bogdan Mirică, a drama/thriller set in rural Romania with shooting planned for late summer 2014.
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