PRODUCTION: America, Here We Come in Development

BUCHAREST: Razvan Savescu is developing and scouting locations for his first feature America, Here We Come, the story of a group of provincial actors was invited by the NY-based Romanian…
15-05-2012

FNE at TIFF: Romanian Days - Three Days Till Christmas

{mosimage}CLUJ-NAPOCA: Radu Gabrea's Three Days Till Christmas which has its Romanina premiere screening at the Transilvania International Film Festival (www.tiff.ro) is a docu-drama focusing on in the last days of…
14-05-2012

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Romanian Days Unveils Programme

{mosimage}CLUJ: Eleven feature films and 16 shorts will screen in the TIFF (www.tiff.ro) Romanian Days section, 6-9 June 2012.
13-05-2012

PRODUCTION: ScripTeast Winner The Japanese Dog in Preproduction

BUCHAREST: Tudor Cristian Jurgiu is preparing his first feature The Japanese Dog written by Ioan Antoci, winner of the Krzysztof Kieslowski Prize at ScripTeast workshop (www.scripteast.pl) in 2009. Tudor Giurgiu…
13-05-2012

EFP Producer on the Move: Monica Lazurean-Gorgan

BUCHAREST: European Film Promotion 2012 Producer on the Move Monica Lazurean-Gorgan emerged as a force in the Romanian film industry in 2007 when she founded 4Proof Film (www.4prooffilm.ro) and was…
10-05-2012

PRODUCTION: Ada Solomon Developing Double

BUCHAREST: Romanian director/writer Catrinel Danaiaţa is developing her first feature Double produced by Ada Solomon together with HiFilm Productions (www.hifilm.ro), in co-production with Gabi Antal and Abis Studio (www.abisstudio.ro).
08-05-2012

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Announces 12 Films in Competition

{mosimage}Films from Iceland, Norway, USA, Germany, Denmark, Holland, Israel, Austria, Russia and Chile and Japan will compete in the main competition of the 11th Transilvania IFF (www.tiff.ro), running 1-10 June…
03-05-2012

FNE exclusive: Q&A with Tudor Giurgiu - Head of Romanian Film Promotion and of Transylvania IFF

FNE: As a president of Romanian Film Promotion (www.romfilmpromotion.ro), which is organizing annualy the Gopo Gala (www.premiilegopo.ro) celebrating the Romanian film industry, what do you think it was the most…
02-05-2012

PRODUCTION: Romanian-Chinese Coproduction in Development

BUCHAREST: Bobby Paunescu is developing the first Romanian-Chinese coproduction, The Girl Who Knew Too Much, a thriller/love story set in the fashion industry and involving a Romanian model and the…
01-05-2012

PRODUCTION: Shia LaBeouf to Shoot The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman in Romania

BUCHAREST: Fredrik Bond's first feature The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman will bring Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood, Melissa Leo, Mads Mikkelsen, Til Schweiger and James Buckley to Bucharest. Shooting…
29-04-2012

Universal Picks Diaz-Don't Clean Up This Blood

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Daniele Vicari's feature on the brutal G8 Summit in Genoa 2001, Diaz-Don't Clean Up This Blood, has been pickep up by Universal Pictures International Entertainment (www.universalpictures.co.uk) for distribution in…
18-04-2012

Romania Introduces Digital TV Card

BUCHAREST: Romania is the second CEE country to introduce a digital TV card, following the Czech Republic.
18-04-2012

PRODUCTION: Romania's Mungiu in Post-Production with French/Belgian Coproduction

BUCHAREST: Director/writer Cristian Mungiu's new feature Beyond the Hills is in the last stages of post-production and in anticipation of an invitation to screen at Cannes film festival 2012.
17-04-2012

Declining Ad Revenues at Romanian TV

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: The deficit of the Romanian's public TV, SRTV (www.tvr.ro), decreased by 0.71% in 2011, to €36.7 million Euro, while revenue from advertising was 7.4 million euro in 2011, down…
16-04-2012

OTV Licence Curtailed Again

BUCHAREST: The Audiovisual Council of Romania (www.cna.ro) made a historical decision on April 10 when it voted unanimously that the licence of OTV channel (www.otv.com.ro) should expire on 4 July…
11-04-2012

PRODUCTION: Chuck Norris vs Communism Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: London based Romanian filmmaker Ilinca Călugăreanu is in production with Chuck Norris vs Communism, a 70 minute documentary focusing on the popular culture of the video cassettes in the…
05-04-2012

PRODUCTION: Grandma in Production

BUCHAREST: Jesus del Cerro (Ho Ho Ho, The Bride Was Stolen, Ho Ho Ho 2: A Family Lottery) began filming the comedy Grandma together with producer Alma Sârbu and MediaPro…
04-04-2012

HBO GO Launches on Dolce Romtelecom

BUCHAREST: HBO GO broadband video-on-demand service was launched on Romtelecom (www.romtelecom.ro) on 2 April 2012.
02-04-2012

OTV Licence Curtailed

BUCHAREST: The Audiovisual Council of Romania (www.cna.ro) decided that the licence of the Romanian OTV channel (www.otv.com.ro) should expire on September 2012, six months before the regular deadline.
01-04-2012

Pro TV Launches Second Telenovela Channel

BUCHAREST: Central European Media Enterprises (CME, www.cetv-net.com) will launch Acasa Gold, a telenovela channel, in Romania in April.
27-03-2012