PRODUCTION: My House on Wheels in Development

BUCHAREST: Cristian Pascariu's first documentary and first long film My House on Wheels will follow two truck drivers, focusing on the life, the stories and the untold secrets of a…

Record Number of Films Compete for Romania's Gopo Awards

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Bogdan George Apetri's Periferic/Outbound (, a Romanian-Austrian co-production between Saga Film ( and Aichholzer Filmproduktion ( leads the nominations for the 6th national Romanian Gopo awards (26 March) with…

Sundance Selects Picks up Mungiu’s Beyond the Hills

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Cristian Mungiu's Beyond the Hills (working title Provisory) will be distributed in North America by Sundance Selects (, the sister company of IFC Films ( which distributed Mungiu's 4…

PRODUCTION: Iguanas Begins Filming

BUCHAREST: Director/screenwriter Marian Crişan (Morgen) is currently filming Iguanas/Iguanele in northern Romania. The 30 day shoot will last through early March.

Everybody in Our Family Begins World Sales

{mosimage}BERLIN: Films Boutique ( has sold Radu Jude's newest film Everybody in Our Family to Poland.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Traitor to the Dying Genre

An interview with Romanian filmmaker and producer Florin Iepan about his latest documentary project Odessa, Romania's involvement in WW2, pigeonholing, resurgence of intolerance, observational fog, Michael Moore, and more...

PRODUCTION: Second Season for Romanian In Treatment

BUCHAREST: The second season of the series In Treatment/In derivă started shooting in Bucharest on 6 February 2012 with the premiere on HBO Romania ( set for the end on…

Romanian Telenovelas Gain World Sales

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Romanian telenovelas are finding increased sales on the international market. Since their first sales in South America and in the USA in 2006, Romanian telenovelas are branching out to…

PRODUCTION: Killing Time in Post-Production

BUCHAREST: Writer/director Florin Piersic Jr. (Fix Alert) is in post-production with Killing Time, a film noir comedy about two hit men waiting in an empty apartment for their next target.

Bollywood and Al Jazeera to Launch in Romania

BUCHAREST: Romania will see the arrival of Indian and Arab channels, as well as the closure of another channel.

PRODUCTION: Mungiu in production on Provisory

BUCHAREST: Palme d'Or winner Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) is currently filming Provisory, a drama inspired by the tragic death of a young woman in a…

PRODUCTION: The Timber Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: The American mid-budget western-thriller The Timber produced by Patrick Newall, Scott Einbinder and Ana Media is currently in production in the Carpathian Mountains and at MediaPro Studios (

Romanian Channel Launches Public Offering

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Nasul TV (, the first Romanian channel financed 20% by public shares, is set to begin broadcasting at the end of February.

Aurora Wins Romanian Critics Prize

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Cristi Puiu's Aurora was voted the best Romanian film in 2011, followed by Anca Damian's Crulic - The Path to Beyond/Crulic - Drumul spre dincolo and Adrian Sitaru Best…

PRODUCTION: The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead and Roundhead in Preproduction

BUCHAREST: Australian animator Elliot Cowan is preparing a feature animation based on his series of short films The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead and Roundhead produced by U.S. company Scenery Hill…

House of Film Acquires Phantom Father

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Beverly Hills based sales agent House of Film ( has picked up Lucian Georgescu's first feature film, Phantom Father produced by Generic Audiovizual SRL (

PRODUCTION: The Charade in Preproduction

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Romanian director Serban Marinescu will begin shooting The Charade a romantic drama produced by Giuliano Doman and Family Film ( in early February. Based on the script written by…

PRODUCTION: The Charade in Preproduction

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Serban Marinescu will begin shooting The Charade a romantic drama produced by Giuliano Doman and Family Film ( in early February. Based on the script written by…

PRODUCTION: Child's Pose in Preproduction

BUCHAREST: Calin Peter Netzer is preparing Child's Pose, his third feature film, for a February-March 2012 shoot. Netzer (Maria, Medalia de onoare/ The Medal of Honor) is co-authoring the script…