The Whistlers Wins Romanian Filmmakers Union Trophy

BUCHAREST: Corneliu Porumboiu's The Whistler's / La Gomera received the Grand Prix and the Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN) Trophy at the 48th edition of the UCIN Gala, as well as…
25-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Romanian/German/Serbian Coproduction Balaur Goes into Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Octav Chelaru finished shooting his debut feature Balaur on 10 September 2020. The film was shot in Romania as a Romanian/German/Serbian coproduction and will have its premiere…
24-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Emanuel Pârvu Enters Postproduction with Mikado

BUCHAREST: Emanuel Pârvu is in postproduction with his sophomore feature Mikado / Marocco, which he shot when Romania eased the Covid restrictions, from 26 July to 23 August 2020. The…
23-09-2020

PRODUCTION: HBO Europe Series RUXX Starts Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: The eight-episode TV series RUXX, directed by Iulia Rugină and Octav Gheorghe, and produced by HBO Europe, has started shooting in Romania. Cristian Mungiu and Tudor Reu are providing…
16-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Holy Father Wins Audience Award at 2020 Astra Film Fest

SIBIU: Andrei Dăscălescu's Holy Father was awarded the Audience Award at the open-air edition of the 27th Astra Film Fest, which was held from 4 to 13 September 2020. The…
15-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Central European FF Timișoara 2020 Prepares Pandemic Edition

TIMIȘOARA: The 4th edition of the Central European Film Festival Timișoara will take place from 23 to 27 September 2020 under the theme of Utopias, but because of the Coronavirus…
14-09-2020

Adrian Sârbu Launches New Aleph News TV Channel in Romania

BUCHAREST: Adrian Sârbu, former CEO of Central European Media Enterprises (CME) and the helmer of Pro TV, launched a new channel in Romania on 31 August 2020. Aleph News is…
01-09-2020

Romania To Re-Open Cinemas on 1 September 2020

BUCHAREST: Romania will re-open cinemas, theatres and indoor restaurants on 1 September 2020, while maintaining a state of alert.
28-08-2020

FESTIVALS: The 27th Astra Film Fest Announces Open-Air Screenings

SIBIU: The 27th edition of Astra Film Fest, the most important documentary festival in Romania, will also have an open-air programme from 4 to 13 September 2020, after the organisers…
24-08-2020

Romania Resumes Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: Romania has officially decided to resume the cash rebate scheme, which halted in 2019, by allotting 150 m EUR until 31 December 2023. The implementation rules of the Government…
21-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Ștefan Constantinescu in Production with Romanian/Bulgarian/Swedish/German Coproduction

BUCHAREST: Romania-born Sweden-based film director and visual artist Ștefan Constantinescu started the shooting on his debut feature Man-Dog on 10 August 2020. The film is a Romanian/Bulgarian/Swedish/German coproduction produced by…
14-08-2020

FNE at TIFF 2020: Babyteeth Wins 19th Transilvania IFF

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Babyteeth, the debut feature by the Australian director Shannon Murphy, was awarded the Transilvania Trophy at the 19th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which took place…
10-08-2020

FNE Podcast: Festivals in Crisis: Tudor Giurgiu Founder and President of Transilvania Film Festival

Tudor talks about the 19th edition of the Transilvania Film Festival, which was held this year in Cluj from 31 July to 9 August on-site despite the difficulties of the…
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PUSTNIK Announces 2020 Residents

BUCHAREST: The sixth edition of the Pustnik Screenwriters Residency, which will take place 7–14 September 2020, has selected eight projects from 110 submissions from 52 countries. Pustnik is the first…
10-08-2020

FNE and FiF at TIFF 2020: Deerskin

FNE has teamed up with Bucharest-based Film in Frames to bring you in depth news and reviews about the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF). Click HERE for the review of…
06-08-2020

FNE and FIF: Interview with Anca Mitran, the General Director of CNC

Anca Mitran, the General Director of the Romanian Film Centre, spoke to Romania’s Films In Frame about why is so difficult to change the Film Law and other hot topics…
05-08-2020

FNE at TIFF 2020: Romanian Days: Ivana the Terrible

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ivana Mladenović’s sophomore feature Ivana the Terrible will screen in the Romanian Days competition at the 19th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), running in Cluj-Napoca from…
28-07-2020

FNE at TIFF 2020: Romanian Days: Cărturan

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Liviu Săndulescu’s debut feature Cărturan will screen in the Romanian Days competition at the 19th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), running in Cluj-Napoca from 31 July…
28-07-2020

FNE at TIFF 2020: Romanian Days: Marona’s Fantastic Tale

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Marona’s Fantastic Tale by Anca Damian will screen in the Romanian Days section at the 19th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), running in Cluj-Napoca from 31…
27-07-2020

FNE at TIFF 2020: Romanian Days: Legacy

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Dorian Boguță’s debut feature Legacy will screen in the Romanian Days competition at the 19th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), running in Cluj-Napoca from 31 July…
27-07-2020