Production: Born to Raise Hell to shoot in Romania

Born to Raise Hell, an action movie directed by Lauro Chartrand and starring Steven Seagal, will be shot at Castel Film Studios starting in early November.
25-10-2009

Romanian ad market drops

The Romanian ad market will drop by 35% or more in 2009, to a projected 350 million euro, compared with the 2008's 540 million euro local market.
21-10-2009

Production: Adrian Sitaru preps For Love With Best Intentions

After Angling/Pescuit sportiv, Adrian Sitaru is preparing his second feature, From Love With Best Intentions/ Din dragoste cu cele mai bune intenţii, a story about growing up in contemporary Romania.
20-10-2009

Production: Marian Crişan shoots Morgen

Short film Palme d'Or winner Marian Crişan (Megatron, 2008) is in production with his feature debut, Morgen, the story of a Romanian who goes fishing and comes home with a…
19-10-2009

Production: Constantin Popescu shoots Principles of Life

Constantin Popescu (Tales from the Golden Age) is directing Principles of Life with Vlad Ivanov (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days)appearing in hi first leading role on screen.
14-10-2009

3-D TV airs in Romania

Mix 2 Braşov has become the first TV channel to air a 3D show in Romania.
12-10-2009

Production: New documentary co-productions from Romania

Two new Romanian feature-length documentaries exploring the country's traditional past are attracting international co-production partners.
12-10-2009

Production: Poker begins filming

Romanian director Sergiu Nicolaescu has started shooting Poker , an adaptation of a successful play written by Adrian Lustig and staged at the Comedy Theater in Bucharest 5 years ago.
09-10-2009

Tales from the Golden Age tops Romanian box office

Tales from the Golden Age, produced, written and co-directed by Cristian Mungiu, together with Ioana Uricaru, Hanno Hofer, Răzvan Mărculescu and Constantin Popescu, has drawn the highest admission on opening…
07-10-2009

Romania nominates Police, Adjective for foreign-language Oscar

Corneliu Porumboiu's film Police, Adjective, recipient of the FIPRESCI Prize and Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section of Cannes at Cannes, has been chosen as Romania's entry for…
07-10-2009

Production: Alexandru Maftei in post-production with Hello, How Are You?

The first feature from Romanian director Alexandru Maftei, Hello, How Are You?, is a romantic comedy about a husband and wife who fall in love via the internet, hiding their…
07-10-2009

Francesca opens in Romania

Director Bobby Păunescu and the production team are traveling to ten towns across Romania to promote his first feature film, Francesca.
04-10-2009

Production: Thomas Ciulei moves to feature with The Show Must Go On

Award-winning documentary director Thomas Ciulei is working on his feature debut, a comedy about an actor and a filmmaker, the last artists from an imaginary country ruled by an ominous…
29-09-2009

Katalin Varga to be distributed in France and GB

Peter Strickland's first feature Katalin Varga will have its French premiere on October 7, and will be released in the UK on October 9.
29-09-2009

Hungarian music channel to launch in Romania

Darido TV received a license from the National Audiovisual Council of Romania (www.cna.ro) on September 24 for a Hungarian language channel.
24-09-2009

The Whistleblower to shoot in Romania

The Whistleblower, a first feature by Larysa Kondracki, will be shot in Romania this year with MediaPro Pictures (www.mediapropictures.com) providing services.
15-09-2009

Production: Ujica wraps the final chapter of his trilogy of the communism

Andrei Ujica is editing The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu, the third part of his trilogy about communism, after the highly acclaimed Videogramme einer Revolution and Out of the Present.
14-09-2009

Production: Floating Things in postproduction

Floating Things, from writer/director Mircea Daneliuc, is in the final stages of postproduction as it prepares for its local premiere on October 23.
06-09-2009

High Definition Television ignites competition between operators

Romtelecom (www.romtelecom.ro ) will launch 8-10 TV channels in High Definition in the next 12 months in Romania, while UPC (www.upc.ro ) will launch a package of 8 channels this…
03-09-2009

Production: Looking for a Mother to be shot this autumn

Looking for a Mother, a contemporary drama of a young boy who is institutionalized after his mother leaves for Italy, will be shot in the Republic of Moldavia as a…
02-09-2009