FNE at TIFF 2022: The Goat and Her Three Kids

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Victor Canache’s debut feature The Goat and Her Three Kids / Capra cu trei iezi has its world premiere in the Romanian Days competition at the 21st edition of…

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Team Announces New Film Festival

CONSTANȚA: The team behind the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) is launching a new festival, SUNSCREEN Film & Arts Festival, whose first edition will be held in Constanța from 8…

Alexandru Belc’s Metronom Racks Up International Sales

BUCHAREST: Alexandru Belc’s debut feature Metronom, winner of the Best Director Award at 2022 Cannes’ Un Certain Regard, has been sold by Paris-based Pyramide Films to several territories.

FNE at TIFF - Romanian Days: You Are Ceaușescu to Me

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Sebastian Mihăilescu’s long documentary You Are Ceaușescu to Me is screening in the Romanian Days competition at the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), running in…

FNE at TIFF - Romanian Days 2022: 1986: The Lost Year

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ligia Ciornei’s debut feature 1986: The Lost Year / Anul pierdut 1986 is screening in the Romanian Days section of the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival…

FESTIVALS: Ceau Cinema! Festival 2022 Announces Lineup

TIMIȘOARA: Six films about freedom are competing for the Ceau Cinema! Award “Răzvan Georgescu” and the Audience Award at the 9th edition of the Ceau Cinema! Festival, set to take…

Radu Jude Releases Six of His New Short Films in Romanian Cinemas

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed and active Romanian director Radu Jude will release some of his most recent short films in domestic cinemas under the title Almanac Cinema: Six Short Films /…

FESTIVALS: TIFF to Launch 2,000 EUR Best Documentary Prize

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ten titles have been selected for the What’s Up, Doc? documentary competition programme, which will award for the first time a prize for Best Documentary. The 21st Transilvania IFF…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Executive Director of RGDA, Andreea Medvedovici Per

BUCHAREST: FNE spoke to Andreea Medvedovici Per, executive director of the Romanian Game Developers Association, about RGDA's current activities, as well as the state of the Romanian game development industry.

Romania Approves Tax on Streaming Platforms

BUCHAREST: Romania has approved a 4% tax on streaming platforms' proceeds from unique transactions or subscription fees. The money will go to the Film Fund, which is managed by the…

Stalker Thriller Watcher Shot in Romania Gets Wide U.S. Release

BUCHAREST: Chlow Okuno’s debut feature Watcher, which was shot in Bucharest with Romanian company Abis Studio providing services, has been in wide release in the USA since 3 June 2022…

GRANTS: Romanian Film Centre Announces Grants

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Centre has distributed almost 4 m EUR / 20 m RON as production grants for feature films, documentaries, short fiction films, animated films and one thematic…

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Announces 2022 Lineup and Romanian Film Days Selection

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Twelve first and second films have been selected for the main competition of the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which will take place in Cluj-Napoca…

Innovative New VPX Studios Brings Cutting Edge Virtual Production To Romania

BUCHAREST: The Bucharest based VPX Studios created by lighting and sound equipment supplier Marbo Trade together with Buftea Studios has become one of the first virtual production studios in Romania.

Astra Film Festival on EFA Eligible Festivals List

SIBIU: The Astra Film Festival has been included by the European Film Academy on the list of documentary film festivals eligible for a direct nomination to the documentary section of…

HBO Max Acquires Wild Romania Doc

BUCHAREST: Wild Romania / România sălbatică by Dan Dinu and Cosmin Dumitrache, the most complex documentary project on Romanian nature, will stream on HBO Max starting 12 May 2022. It…

Anca Damian’s Animated Film The Island Sold to France

BUCHAREST: The new long animated film The Island by Anca Damian has been sold by Best Friend Forever to Eurozoom in France. The coproduction between Romania, France and Belgium has…

FESTIVALS: One World Romania 2022 Ready to Kick Off

BUCHAREST: The 15th edition of the One World Romania Film Festival will screen 68 films in 14 categories from 13 to 22 May 2022 in a physical format, and from…

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn Wins Best Film at Gopo Awards 2022

BUCHAREST: Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn by Radu Jude was awarded Best Film at the 16th edition of Gopo Awards, held at the National Theatre in Bucharest on 3…

Short Film by Radu Jude Added to Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude’s new short film The Potemkinists / Potemkiniștii has been added to the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs) selection, together with another nine short films.