PRODUCTION: Romanian Director Cristina Jacob Shoots Stormy Nights

BUCHAREST: Cristina Jacob started shooting a new comedy Stormy Nights in Romania, with actors coming from Italy, England, France, Canada, the USA and Romania. The production was due earlier, but…
01-04-2021

Romanian Creative Web-Documentary Series Initiated by Women for Women

BUCHAREST: Romanian director and producer Ioana Mischie together with writer and actress Ioana Flora explore contemporary challenges of womanhood in the creative web-documentary series FRAGILE, whose first five episodes will…
23-03-2021

Romanian Debut Feature Poppy Field Gets North American Distribution

BUCHAREST: Eugen Jebeleanu's first feature Poppy Field / Câmp de maci has been sold by the German sales agent Patra Spanou Film to Film Movement for North American distribution. This…
22-03-2021

Cinemas Across Romania Close Again

BUCHAREST: Cinemas in Bucharest and seven other counties, which include the cities of Timișoara, Cluj-Napoca and Brașov, are closing due to the rate of COVID-19 infections exceeding three cases for…
18-03-2021

Romanian Satire Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn Sold to 15 Territories

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude's satire Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn has been sold to 15 territories so far, including North America, where it will be distributed by Magnolia Pictures. The…
11-03-2021

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Expands Industry Platform

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The 20th anniversary edition of the Transilvania IFF, scheduled for a summer run from 23 July to 1 August 2021, is restructuring and expanding its industry programme. The newest…
03-03-2021

Romanian and Serbian/Bulgarian Films Join WIDE Slate at EFM

PARIS: The French international distribution company WIDE has added Bogdan George Apetri’s thriller Unidentified and Dusan Milic’s drama Darkling to its newest slate of films to be screened at the…
23-02-2021

FNE at Berlinale 2021: Radu Jude's Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn in Berlinale Main Competition

BUCHAREST: Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn by Romanian writer/director Radu Jude screens in the Main Competition of the 71st Berlinale, set to kick off on 1 March 2021. The…
18-02-2021

Films from FNE Partner Countries Shortlisted at 93rd Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES: Alexander Nanau's collective (Romania) has been shortlisted in the Documentary Feature and International Feature Film categories. Agnieszka Holland's Charlatan (Czech Republic, Slovakia) and Quo Vadis, Aida? (Bosnia and…
10-02-2021

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Sets 2021 Summer Dates

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a new summer outdoor edition in Cluj-Napoca from 23 July to 1 August 2021, instead of its…
10-02-2021

Pustnik Screenwriters Residency 2021 Calls for Applications

BUCHAREST: The TETA Association has opened applications for the 7th edition of Pustnik Screenwriters Residency, scheduled for 10–18 September 2021, the first Romania-based residency for feature film development for emerging…
03-02-2021

FNE Market Analysis 2020: ROMANIA

BUCHAREST: Romania has been seriously affected by the Coronavirus pandemic, which shut down film production and cinemas for several months. The closing of cinemas and the decrease of TV advertisement…
27-01-2021

Cinemas in Bucharest Re-Open

BUCHAREST: Cinemas in Bucharest are re-opening on 25 January 2020 together with theatres, restaurants and gambling facilities, as the rate of the Coronavirus infections dropped under 3 cases for 1,000…
25-01-2021

FESTIVALS: Romanian The Campaign / Berliner Competes at 2021 Trieste FF

TRIESTE: Romanian director Marian Crișan sends his fourth feature film The Campaign / Berliner to the main competition of the 32nd Trieste Film Festival, which runs 21 – 30 January…
20-01-2021

PRODUCTION: Romanian Director Radu Muntean In Postproduction with New Feature Film

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed Romanian director Radu Muntean is currently in postproduction with his seventh feature film Întregalde, which he shot 6 November - 7 December 2020. This independent project is…
14-01-2021

Director of collective Alexander Nanau Refuses Romanian National Honour

BUCHAREST: Internationally acclaimed documentary director Alexander Nanau has turned down the “Cultural Merit” medal from Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on the occasion of Romania’s Day of National Culture celebrated on…
13-01-2021

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Box Office in Romania Shows Slight Decline in 2020

BUCHAREST: Domestic box office in Romania fell by less than 20 percent in 2020 compared to 2019, as the comedy Miami Bici by Jesús del Cerro broke records with 2,382,001…
12-01-2021

Romania Gives 100 m EUR for Culture Sector

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Government will distribute 100 m EUR for the culture sector, including cinema, with the requirement that all the applicants should register by 25 November 2020 in the…
19-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Radu Ciorniciuc and Lina Vdovîi in Production with Tata

BUCHAREST: Radu Ciorniciuc, whose first documentary Acasă My Home is nominated at the European Film Awards in the European Documentary 2020 category, is currently in production with his second documentary.…
11-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Around the World in 80 Days Films in Romania

BUCHAREST: The eight-part series Around the World in 80 Days, a European coproduction directed by Steve Barron and starring David Tennant, is currently filming in Romania. Castel Film Studio is…
10-11-2020