Romanian Films Hit the Local Cinemas This Autumn

BUCHAREST: At least eight high profile Romanian films are scheduled to open domestically in the next three months, with hopes of improving on the lukewarm reception by local audiences. The…
05-09-2012

FESTIVALS: Seven Film Compete in MECEFF

MEDIAS, ROMANIA: The second edition of the Medias Central European Film Festival (www.meceff.ro), running 2-8 September 2012, will screen seven films from seven Central European countries in its official competition.
03-09-2012

Romanian TV Cuts Staff

BUCHAREST: The newly installed Council of Administration of Romania’s public broadcaster TVR (www.tvr.ro) will cut nearly 30 percent of its staff, 980 out of its 3,340 employers, in an attempt…
31-08-2012

PRODUCTION: Belgian-Dutch Coproduction Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: Belgian director Benny Vandendriessche is in preparation with his debut feature, Drift, a low-budget film planned to shoot entirely in Romania 10 - 25 September 2012 and for three…
29-08-2012

Golden Carpathian Market scores sales success

BUCHAREST: Participants at the second edition of the Golden Carpathian (www.goldencarpathian.com) film market have scored a number of sales during the event which was held in Bucharest from 23 to…
27-08-2012

Polish Film Hel Wins at Golden Carpathian Pitching Forum

BUCHAREST: Polish director Katarzyna Priwieziencew’s Hel has won the top prize for best pitch at the Golden Carpathian film market held in Bucharest. Hel is an a feature film produced…
27-08-2012

Romanian Film Market Opens

BUCHAREST: The second edition of Romania’s only film market, Golden Carpathian (www.goldencarpathian.com) is underway through 26 August 2012 in Bucharest.
23-08-2012

PRODUCTION: Romanian Polish Doc Sulina:Trapped in Paradise Shooting

BUCHAREST: Diana Munteanu (23) is shooting her first long documentary by the Danube Delta. Sulina:Trapped in Paradise (working title) is a Romanian-Polish coproduction set to be finished next year.
22-08-2012

PRODUCTION: Dan Pita to Shoot Chira Chiralina in Autumn

BUCHAREST: Dan Piţa (Stone Wedding) is in early preproduction with a cinematic adaptation of Romanian writer Panait Istrati’s 1923 novella Chira Chiralina.
20-08-2012

PRODUCTION: Terry Gilliam to Shoot The Zero Theorem in Romania

BUCHAREST: Austrian actor Christoph Waltz is set to star in The Zero Theorem directed by Terry Gilliam, with shooting planned to start at MediaPro Studios (www.mediaprostudios.com) in October 2012.
17-08-2012

PRODUCTION: The Woman with the Black Necktie in Preparation

BUCHAREST: Şerban Marinescu is in preproduction with The Woman with the Black Necktie, a comedy set to be shot in Greece and Romania in autumn. Negotiations with Greek coproducer Metavision…
15-08-2012

Romanian Public TV to Shut Down Two Channels

BUCHAREST: The Administration Council of TVR (www.tvr.ro) will cease broadcasting TVR Cultural and TVR Info in an attempt to recover its 133 m EUR debt. TVR3 will continue, but without…
13-08-2012

PRODUCTION: Night Falls in India in Production

BUCHAREST: Spanish director Chema Rodriguez has completed the first 10 days of filming on his road-movie, Night Falls in India, in Romania, before moving to Turkey and Spain.
10-08-2012

PRODUCTION: I'm an Old Communist Hag in Production

BUCHAREST: Director/screenwriter Stere Gulea teams up with DOP Vivi Drăgan Vasile (Occident) and actress Luminiţa Gheorghiu (The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu) for the first time since collaborating on the Romanian…
09-08-2012

FNE - Step In - Locarno - Country Report: Romania

Despite diminished funding, no law on the tax incentives, and a delay on the switchover to digital television until 2013, the film industry continued healthy growth with increased international sales…
03-08-2012

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month. Romania – Ileana Cecanu, Transilvania Film

FNE together with Europa Distribution have launched its new Distributor of the Month series.
01-08-2012

PRODUCTION: The Gentleman from the Courtyard in Postproduction

BUCHAREST:The Romanian-French filmmaker Cornel Gheorghita (Europolis) is in postproduction with his second feature, a Romanian-French coproduction shot mostly in Romania.
31-07-2012

RTL II to Launch in Romania

BUCHAREST: TV channel RTL II, airing entertainment and movies with the original content produced entirely in Hungary and in the Hungarian language, will begin broadcasts in Romania by the end…
26-07-2012

PRODUCTION: Actor Dragoş Bucur Preps Directing Debut

BUCHAREST: After starring in several acclaimed Romanian New Wave features Dragoş Bucur is preparing to shoot his directorial debut, Love Building, starting 23 July 2012.
24-07-2012

Antena TV Group Reports Profit in 2011

BUCHAREST: Antena TV Group had a turnover of 52.62 m EUR and a profit of 1.47 m EUR. It is the only TV company in Romania to show a profit…
20-07-2012