ZAGREB: Stimulated by the international productions shot in Croatia recently, especially the fourth season of HBO’s series Game of Thrones, screen tourism can be a strong alternative to regular tourism and a boost to the local film industry.

BERLIN: Ari Folman’s The Congress won the European Animated Feature Film Award and Romanian producer Ada Solomon receive the EFA European Co-production Award 2013 - Prix Eurimages at the 26th European Film Academy Awards on 7 December 2013.

BUCHAREST: The National Centre for Cinema will hold two sessions for production grants, with the contests open on 12 May and 12 November 2014.

BUCHAREST: The Romanian government has stepped back from a controversial plan that would have drained money from film production funding to pay for state owned cinemas, after protests by Romanian filmmakers.

ZAGREB: Stimulated by the international productions shot in Croatia recently, especially the fourth season of HBO’s series Game of Thrones, screen tourism can be a strong alternative to regular tourism and a boost to the local film industry.

BUCHAREST: Three film lessons on Lucian Pintilie and Tudor Giurgiu’s Love Sick are among the highlights of the newly released free VOD from Romanian Film Promotion.

BUCHAREST: Distributor InterComFilm Romania has already started a promotional campaign marketing Ovidiu Georgescu's The Last Incubus as the first Romanian magic realism film, well in advance of its 14 February 2014 release.

BUCHAREST: The National Centre for Cinema will give out 6.7 m EUR/30m RON in the first session of the grants contest in 2013, which opened on 13 November, which is three times as much as in previous sessions.

ZAGREB: Silvije Petranovic’s adaptation of the classic children novel The Brave Adventures of the Little Shoemaker sold 21,693 tickets in its first weekend, outperforming Thor: The Dark World.

BUCHAREST: Romanian filmmakers are protesting a bill which they claim will give 50 percent of the Film Fund to local councils for the renovation of old cinema theatres and the construction of new ones.

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