FNE at TIFF 2021: Unprecedented Number of Domestic Films at Romania’s Transilvania IFF

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Twelve feature films, eight long documentaries and 13 short films will screen in the Romanian Days selection of the 20th Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF). Romania is the star…

FESTIVALS: Sergei Polunin Special Guest at Transilvania IFF 2021

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The international ballet star Sergei Polunin will be a special guest of the 20th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (23 July – 1 August 2021).

TV Doc Series The Sewer Kids Shoots in Romania

BUCHAREST: The TV documentary series The Sewer Kids, created by Michela Scolari and with the Emmy winner David Zuckerman (Family Guy) among the producers, is shooting in Bucharest from 7…

Romanian Producers Appeal for Unlocking of Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Alliance of Film Producers (AFP), comprising most of Romanian production companies, has issued a new appeal to the authorities, hoping that they will finally restart the cash…

Alexander Nanau’s Documentary collective Wins LUX Audience Award 2021

STRASBOURG: Alexander Nanau’s documentary collective has been voted by the European public and the members of the European Parliament as the winner of the first LUX Audience Award. The ceremony…

Marona’s Fantastic Tale Wins Best European Children’s Film of the Year

BUCHAREST: The Romanian majority coproduction Marona’s Fantastic Tale by Anca Damian received the award for the Best European Children’s Film of the Year at the European Children’s Film Association (ECFA)…

FESTIVALS: Submissions Open for Bucharest International Dance FF 2021

BUCHAREST: Filmmakers, dance artists, animators, visual artists and digital art makers are invited to submit their works to the competition section of the 7th Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (BIDFF),…

FNE at Cannes 2021: Cristian Mungiu Is Jury President of Cannes’ Critics Week 2021

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director/producer Cristian Mungiu will head the jury of the 2021 Cannes’ Critics Week. Karel Och, the artistic director of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is a member…
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Romania to Further Ease Restrictions

BUCHAREST: Cultural and artistic events are allowed indoors in Romania at 70% of the capacity starting 1 June 2021, compared to 50% that was decided on 15 May 2021. The…

Romanian Multiplexes Reopen

BUCHAREST: Multiplexes are reopening in Romania starting 27 May 2021, including the ones operated by Cinema City, the biggest cinema chain in Romania. On 27 May 2021 Cinema City will…

PRODUCTION: Paul Negoescu Shoots Romanian/Bulgarian Coproduction Men of Deeds

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director/producer Paul Negoescu is currently in production with his fourth feature film Men of Deeds / Oameni de treabă. This Romanian/Bulgarian coproduction is Negoescu’s first film based on…

FESTIVALS: Ceau, Cinema! Festival 2021 Announces Physical Edition Focusing on Romanian Films

TIMISOARA: The 8th Ceau, Cinema! Festival, which will take place in Timisoara in a limited edition from 15 to 18 July 2021, will focus entirely on Romanian films inviting their…

Ivana the Terrible and Legacy Lead Gopo Awards 2021 Nods

BUCHAREST: Ivana Mladenovic’s sophomore feature Ivana the Terrible and Dorian Boguță’s debut feature Legacy received the most nominations (12 each) at the 15th edition of the Gopo Awards, which will…

New Head of Romanian Public Television

BUCHAREST: Ramona Săseanu was approved as acting general manager of the Romanian public television (TVR) on 11 May 2021 as the Parliament rejected the activity reports of the former general…

Romania to Ease COVID-19 Restrictions

BUCHAREST: Cultural events including cinema screenings will be allowed at 50% of the cinemas' capacity only for test/pilot events with the approval of the National Council for Emergency Situations, as…

PRODUCTION: Romanian Actor Rareș Abraham in Postproduction with Debut Feature Friday the 3rd

BUCHAREST: Romanian actor Rareș Abraham is currently in postproduction with his debut feature Friday the 3rd / Vineri 3, which he also wrote, produced and shot in Cluj-Napoca from 15…

FESTIVALS: One World Romania Postpones Its 14th Edition Until June 2021

BUCHAREST: The 14th edition of One World Romania, which was due 21-30 May 2021, has been postponed to 11-20 June 2021 in a physical format and 21-27 June 2021 online.

Sky TV Series Django Starts Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: The TV series Django directed by Francesca Comencini and starring Matthias Schoenaerts starts shooting in Romania on 10 May 2021. The Sky TV and Canal + series is serviced…

Horațiu Mălăele’s Thriller Luca to Premiere Online in Romania

BUCHAREST: The psychological thriller Luca, the third feature film directed by Romanian actor/director Horațiu Mălăele, will have its premiere on 21 May 2021 online worldwide, and in the Romanian cinemas…

Paul Negoescu’s Two Lottery Tickets to Be Distributed in USA

BUCHAREST: Paul Negoescu’s Two Lottery Tickets / Doua lozuri will be distributed by Dekanalog Releasing in US theatres and virtual cinemas starting 21 May 2021. Negoescu’s sophomore feature was a…