FNE at MECEFF: Poland's Little Rose Wins Best Film

MEDIAS, ROMANIA: Jan Kidawa-Błoński's Różyczka/Little Rose won the Best Film Award at the first Central European Film Festival (www.meceff.ro) which wrapped in September 11 in the small Romanian medieval town…
11-09-2011

PRODUCTION: Closer to the Moon Starts Shooting in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: Nae Caranfil (Restul e tăcere/The Rest Is Silence) writes and directs Closer to the Moon, his first English language feature starring Vera Farmiga and Mark Strong. Filming began on…
05-09-2011

FNE at Medias Central European Film Festival: Interview with Radu Gabrea

FNE spoke with Radu Gabrea, the head of the new Central European film festival (www.meceff.ro) located in Medias, Romania, taking place 5-11 September 2011.
04-09-2011

Films Boutique Picks up Two Romanian Films

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude's Everybody in Our Family/Toată lumea din familia noastră and Adrian Sitaru's Best Intentions/Din dragoste, cu cele mai bune intenţii will be sold internationally by the Berlin-based Films…
01-09-2011

Romanian Grants procedure

The grants contest in Romania takes place twice a year, following the Government's Ordinance No.39/2005 and the contest regulations approved by the Minister of Culture and National Trust by Decree…
30-08-2011

First Romanian Industry Fair Wraps

PLOIESTI, ROMANIA: The first edition of Golden Carpathian - Ploieşti European Film & Fair (www.goldencarpathian.com), the first film industry fair in Romania, wrapped in Ploiesti on August 28, after three…
29-08-2011

Momentky Wins Aristoteles Workshop Award

VAMA, ROMANIA: The five-week documentary Aristoteles Workshop ended on 17 August 2011 with the award of its main prize to Momentky, a 42 min film directed by Veronika Janeckova, produced…
28-08-2011

PRODUCTION: Digging for Life in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Pavel Cuzuioc is in the last stages of postproduction with Doina groparilor/Digging for Life, a 55 min documentary he directed, wrote and shot for HBO Central Europe (www.hbo-centraleurope.com). The…
24-08-2011

PRODUCTION: Digging for Life in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Pavel Cuzuioc is in the last stages of postproduction with Doina groparilor/Digging for Life, a 55 min documentary he directed, wrote and shot for HBO Central Europe (www.hbo-centraleurope.com). The…
24-08-2011

PRODUCTION: The Last Corrupted Man Begins Filming

BUCHAREST: Sergiu Nicolaescu is in production with The Last Corrupted Man, a sequel to Poker, the comedy that took the second spot in 2010 domestic box office in Romania with…
24-08-2011

PRODUCTION: So I Say Set for Fall Shoot

BUCHAREST: Bogdan Dumitrescu Dreyer (A Cold Place In The Sun and Thalassa, Thalassa) will begin filming So I Say withGérard Depardieu and Harvey Keitel on 12 September 2011, the producer…
16-08-2011

PRODUCTION: Hijacked! My Grandfather and the World’s First Hijacking in Development

BUCHAREST: Ada-Maria Ichim is developing hew first long documentary Hijacked! My Grandfather and the World's First Hijacking, the 90 min story of her grandfather's life.
15-08-2011

PRODUCTION: Puzzle for a Blind Man Wraps Shooting

BUCHAREST: Shooting for Andrei Zincă's first feature Puzzle for a Blind Man, which began on 21 July 2011, wrapped 14 August 14 in Bucharest. Shooting took place on location and…
14-08-2011

PRODUCTION: Our Big Time Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: Austrian director Wolfram Paulus's feature film Our Big Time started shooting in Sibiu in July, and will continue in Buftea, Bucharest and Căciulaţi until August 19.
09-08-2011

PRODUCTION: The Bride Was Stolen in Production

BUCHAREST: Toni Grecu's first feature, S-a furat mireasa/ The Bride Was Stolen, a comedy produced by Alma Sârbu, Jesús del Cerro and MediaPro Pictures (www.mediapropictures.com), began a one-month shoot on…
08-08-2011

PRODUCTION: The Bride Was Stolen in Production

BUCHAREST: Toni Grecu's first feature, S-a furat mireasa/ The Bride Was Stolen, a comedy produced by Alma Sârbu, Jesús del Cerro and MediaPro Pictures (www.mediapropictures.com), began a one-month shoot on…
08-08-2011

Tandem Film Rebrands as Family Film

BUCHAREST: Tandem Film, the Romanian production company founded by Giuliano Doman in 2001, has changed its name to Family Film (www.familyfilm.ro) as part of a rebranding process.
07-08-2011

Romania Selects Morgen as Oscar Entry

BUCHAREST: Marian Crisan's debut feature film Morgen has been selected as the Romanian candidate for the Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
07-08-2011

PRODUCTION: Miss Christina in Production

BUCHAREST: Alexandru Maftei is shooting Domnişoara Christina/ Miss Christina, an adaption of the 1936 novella by Mircea Eliade, a fantastical love story inspired by Romanian popular mythology.
04-08-2011

Romanian Grant Contest Announced

BUCHAREST: The National Centre for Cinema (www.cncinema.abt.ro) has launched the first grant contest of 2011. The deadline for submitting the new projects is September 9.
03-08-2011