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…


More than 20 features have been shot in Romania between July 2011 and June 2012:

PRODUCTION: Sharon Stone, Andy Garcia to Shoot in Romania

BUCHAREST: Klaus Menzel's independent medium budget feature What About Love starring Sharon Stone and Andy Garcia is scheduled to begin filming in Romania on 5 August 2012.

PRODUCTION: The Shoe Box in Preparation

BUCHAREST: Mihai Ionescu (Different Mothers) is in the early stages of preparation and financing for his second feature, The Shoe Box, a tragicomedy set in the communist era.

New President for Romanian Public Television

BUCHAREST: Claudiu Săftoiu was elected as the president/general manager of Romanian Public TV by a Parliamentary vote of 265 to 5 on 2 July 2012.

PRODUCTION: Catalin Mitulescu's El Rumano in Development

BUCHAREST: Romanian producer, screenwriter and director Catalin Mitulescu (The Way I Spent the End of the World, Loverboy) plans to shoot his third feature, El Rumano, in autumn 2013. Details…

PRODUCTION: Romanian Adrian Sitaru to Shoot his First Film in English

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: A cinematic adaptation of Fiona Campbell's bestseller Death of a Salaryman is in early development at the London based company Vernon Films with two time BAFTA winning director Adrian…

PRODUCTION: Iho in Production

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Eliza Zdru is shooting Iho, a 52 minute documentary on four elderly Aromanians from Cogealac, a small village near Constanţa, Romania, who sing polyphonic archaic music. ("Iho" means "melody"…

Parliament Rejects Romanian TV Annual Report

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Parlament ( rejected the 2011 annual report of Romanian public television ( for 2011 on 12 June 2012, following a veto vote by the two Commissions for…

FNE at TIFF: Joachim Trier’s Oslo, August 31st Wins Transylvania Trophy

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The 11th Transylvania IFF ( gave its top award (the Transylvania Trophy) to the Norwegian film Oslo, August 31st as well as the Best Script award to co-writers Eskil…

PRODUCTION: Our Queen, Mary in Production

BUCHAREST: Adrian Popovici is working on a 90 minute documentary about the life of Queen Mary of Romania (1875-1938), granddaughter of Victoria Queen of England and wife of the King…

FNE at TIFF: Romanian Days - Gone Wild

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The 80 minute documentary Gone Wild is a fascinating wild life "fairy tale." Written, directed and shot by Dan Curean, it was filmed entirely on the Danube Delta, mostly…

FNE at TIFF: Romanian Days - A Dream's Merchant

CLUJ-NAPOCA: In his 173 min independent documentary A Dream's Merchant, Bogdan Ilie-Micu follows the young photographer Mihai Barbu as he travels by motorcycle from Romania to Mongolia, traversing 26,000 km…

FNE at TIFF: Romanian Days - Visiting Room

CLUJ-NAPOCA: After four feature films - Rage/Furia, The Paper Will Be Blue/Hârtia va fi albastră, Boogie and Tuesday, After Christmas/Marţi, după Crăciun - screenwriter/director Radu Muntean has directed Visiting Room,…

FNE at TIFF: Romanian Days - Horses Are Green on the Walls

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The central character of Horses Are Green on the Walls/Şi caii sunt verzi pe pereţi is a storekeeper who loses his job when the warehouse where he works is…

FNE at TIFF: Romanian Days - Turn off the Lights

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The Bucharest-based young Serbian director Ivana Mladenovic investigates the life of four 19 years old boys after their release from penitentiary in her long documentary Turn off the Lights.

FNE at TIFF: Romanian Days - Best Intentions

{mosimage}CLUJ-NAPOCA: Awarded the FNE Visegrad Prix for best fiction coproduction at Jameson CineFest - Miskolc International Film Festival 2011 ( ), Adrian Sitaru's Best Intentions/Din dragoste, cu cele mai bune…

FNE at TIFF: Romanian Days - Digging for Life

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: In Doina groparilor/Digging for Life Pavel Cuzuioc describes the daily life of a group of gravediggers at the Doina cemetery near Chişinău, the capital city of the Republic of…

FNE at TIFF: Romanian Days- Everybody in Our Family

{mosimage}CLUJ-NAPOCA: Everybody in Our Family, Radu Jude's follow-up to the feature The Happiest Girl in the World/Cea mai fericită fată din lume and the mid-length Film for Friends/Film pentru prieteni,…