Romanian Filmmakers Propose Measures To Prevent Collapse of Film Industry

BUCHAREST: More than 230 Romanian film companies, 20 film associations and 35 filmmakers have come up with a plan for saving the local film industry from breakdown due to the…
14-05-2020

Romanian COVID Pandemic Feature Film Is an Online Hit

BUCHAREST: The Romanian COVID pandemic feature film Nine Stories of Love and Hate in Isolation / Nouă povești de dragoste și ură in izolare by Dan Chișu had 15,000 viewers…
12-05-2020

Transilvania IFF to Expand Streaming Platform

BUCHAREST: The Transilvania IFF has announced that it plans to expand its streaming platform TIFF Unlimited, which was launched during its past edition in June 2019.
29-04-2020

PRODUCTION: Romanian Director Dan Chișu in Postproduction with COVID-19 Pandemic Feature Film

BUCHAREST: The Romanian director/producer Dan Chișu is currently in final postproduction with his no budget feature film Nine Stories of Love and Hate in Isolation / Nouă povești de dragoste…
27-04-2020

OBITUARY: Romanian Director Mircea Mureșan

BUCHAREST: The Romanian film director Mircea Mureșan passed away on 24 April 2020 at the age of 91. He received the Best First Work Award at the Cannes Film Festival…
27-04-2020

First Romanian Sitcom About COVID-19 Is an Online Hit

BUCHAREST: The pilot of the first Romanian sitcom about COVID-19, Discutabil, has had more than 80,000 viewers since it was aired on Facebook and YouTube on 27 March 2020. Director…
15-04-2020

ADFR Launches Micro-Grants for Romanian Independent Artists

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Development Association (ADFR) is launching a programme supporting Romanian independent emerging film artists affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. #ADFR Survival will allocate micro-grants totalling 3,000 EUR…
09-04-2020

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Postponed

CLUJ: The Transilvania IFF has announced that the 2020 edition of the festival will be postponed. The festival was originally scheduled to take place 29 May – 7 June.
08-04-2020

Romanian Film Centre Reassures Filmmakers It Has Funds for Film Production

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Centre (CNC) stated that the COVID-19 related measures announced on 26 March 2020 mean a postponement of some payments not their suspension, and that the Film…
07-04-2020

Romanian Filmmakers Call on CNC for Support to Continue Work Despite the Crisis

BUCHAREST: More than 150 Romanian professionals have appealed to the director of the Romanian Film Centre (CNC) and the members of the administration council saying that the measures announced by…
06-04-2020

Romanian Independent Cultural Workers Appeal to Government for Support

BUCHAREST: More than 12,200 independent cultural workers, including film workers (directors, actors, DoPs, editors, etc.) have signed an appeal to the Government and several ministries, asking for measures of support…
27-03-2020

FNE AV INNOVATION: Government of Children Transmedia Universe Announces Free Online Extensions Available Worldwide

In the midst of a pandemic crisis that isolates millions of children, the creative team of Government of Children, a groundbreaking transmedia universe (film, VR, web), launches a set of…
19-03-2020

Coronavirus Hits Romanian Box Office

BUCHAREST: The Romanian box office fell from 1.25 m EUR in the week of 2-8 March 2020 to 276,375 EUR in 9-15 March 2020. The domestic hit Miami Bici directed…
17-03-2020

Romania Closes Cinemas, Gopo Awards Postponed

BUCHAREST: Romanian authorities have decided to shut down all events (public or private) with over 100 persons in closed premises and to shut down cinemas from 12 till 31 March…
12-03-2020

Romanian Films Score High At Local BO

BUCHAREST: Romanian film market is diversifying and getting stronger with one domestic comedy shot in the USA ranking 2nd in the overall box office and a documentary on the importance…
04-03-2020

The Whistlers Tops Romanian Gopo Awards Nominations

BUCHAREST: The Whistlers by Corneliu Porumboiu has got 13 nominations for the 14th Gopo Awards, followed by Heidi by Cătălin Mitulescu with 10 nominations, and Adina Pintilie’s Touch Me Not…
18-02-2020

BOX OFFICE: Admissions And Box Office for Domestic Films Soar In Romania in 2019

BUCHAREST: Admissions to domestic films increased dramatically from 389,172 in 2018 to 806,472 in 2019, while domestic films' gross increased from 1.42 m EUR / 6,712,375 RON in 2018 to…
13-02-2020

Transilvania Pitch Stop 2020 Launches Call For Applications

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Transilvania Pitch Stop, the coproduction platform of the Transilvania International Film Festival, invites feature film projects of first and second time directors from Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Georgia, Moldova, Hungary,…
11-02-2020

Romanian and Lithuanian Productions Awarded at Sundance

BUCHAREST: Radu Ciorniciuc’s debut documentary Acasă, My Home / Acasă was awarded the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematography (Radu Ciorniciuc and Mircea Topoleanu) at the 42nd Sundance…
03-02-2020

Romanian Radu Jude’s Uppercase Print Picked Up By Belgian Best Friend Forever

BUCHAREST: Uppercase Print / Tipografic majuscul, one of the two films by Radu Jude selected for 2020 Berlinale’s Forum section, has been picked up by the Belgian sales company Best…
31-01-2020