Bollywood and Al Jazeera to Launch in Romania

BUCHAREST: Romania will see the arrival of Indian and Arab channels, as well as the closure of another channel.
05-02-2012

PRODUCTION: Mungiu in production on Provisory

BUCHAREST: Palme d'Or winner Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) is currently filming Provisory, a drama inspired by the tragic death of a young woman in a…
02-02-2012

PRODUCTION: The Timber Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: The American mid-budget western-thriller The Timber produced by Patrick Newall, Scott Einbinder and Ana Media is currently in production in the Carpathian Mountains and at MediaPro Studios (www.mediaprostudios.com).
01-02-2012

Romanian Channel Launches Public Offering

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Nasul TV (www.nasul.tv), the first Romanian channel financed 20% by public shares, is set to begin broadcasting at the end of February.
30-01-2012

Aurora Wins Romanian Critics Prize

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Cristi Puiu's Aurora was voted the best Romanian film in 2011, followed by Anca Damian's Crulic - The Path to Beyond/Crulic - Drumul spre dincolo and Adrian Sitaru Best…
29-01-2012

PRODUCTION: The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead and Roundhead in Preproduction

BUCHAREST: Australian animator Elliot Cowan is preparing a feature animation based on his series of short films The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead and Roundhead produced by U.S. company Scenery Hill…
26-01-2012

House of Film Acquires Phantom Father

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Beverly Hills based sales agent House of Film (www.houseoffilm.com) has picked up Lucian Georgescu's first feature film, Phantom Father produced by Generic Audiovizual SRL (www.gav.ro).
26-01-2012

PRODUCTION: The Charade in Preproduction

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Romanian director Serban Marinescu will begin shooting The Charade a romantic drama produced by Giuliano Doman and Family Film (www.familyfilm.ro) in early February. Based on the script written by…
25-01-2012

PRODUCTION: The Charade in Preproduction

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Serban Marinescu will begin shooting The Charade a romantic drama produced by Giuliano Doman and Family Film (www.familyfilm.ro) in early February. Based on the script written by…
25-01-2012

PRODUCTION: Child's Pose in Preproduction

BUCHAREST: Calin Peter Netzer is preparing Child's Pose, his third feature film, for a February-March 2012 shoot. Netzer (Maria, Medalia de onoare/ The Medal of Honor) is co-authoring the script…
23-01-2012

MediaPro Releases Sequel to Poker

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: The Last Corrupted Man in Romania/Ultimul corupt din România, directed by popular Romanian filmmaker Sergiu Nicolaescu, will be released in Romania on 17 February 2012. MediaPro Distribution (www.mediaprodistribution.ro) will…
19-01-2012

French Release Set for Romanian Documentary

{mosimage}The Romanian/Irish feature documentary Off the Beaten Path, directed by Dieter Auner and produced by Cristian Mungiu (www.mobrafilm.ro), will have its theatrical release in France on 25 January 2011. Worldwide…
16-01-2012

New project from US blockbuster trio due to shoot in Romania in spring

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: MediaPro Studios is expecting another production from US blockbuster The Devil Inside trio Paulson, Brent, Peterman to shoot in Romania in spring.
12-01-2012

Match Factory Picks up Fliegauf’s Just the Wind

{mosimage}BUDAPEST: German sales agent The Match Factory (www.the-match-factory.com ) announced its acquisition of Just the Wind by Hungarian director Benedek Fliegauf. The films, about a family of Roma (gypsies) living…
11-01-2012

PRODUCTION: The Cernosaurs in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Radu Dinulescu is in post-production with The Cernosaurs, a 70 minute 2D animation film produced by the Romanian company Artis Film (www.artisfilm.ro ) with the support of the National…
10-01-2012

Cinema City expands in Romania

Cinema City announced the opening of its 12th multiplex in Romania on 15 December in the city of Turgu Mures. Cinema City now has a total of 114 screens in…
15-12-2011

PRODUCTION: Totonel Shooting in Romania

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: Romanian Emmy-winning director Alexander Nanau is in production with Totonel, a 90 minute documentary about the education of a 10 year old boy growing up in an ill-fated neighborhood…
15-12-2011

OBITUARY: Mihnea Gheorghiu

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: The president of the Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN, www.ucin.ro) passed away on 11 December 2011. He was 92. Gheorghiu was born in 1919. He was the head of the…
14-12-2011

Crulic – The Path to Beyond Sells in Foreign Territories

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: The Romanian-Polish animated documentary Crulic - The Path to Beyond directed by Anca Damian was sold by Wide House/Wide Management (www.widemanagement.com, under construction) has been sold to France, Czech…
12-12-2011

FESTIVALS: December 15 Deadline for NexT IFF

{mosimage}BUCHAREST: The deadline for submitting films to the 6th edition of the NexT IFF (www.nextfilmfestival.ro), which takes place in Bucharest 28 March to 1 April 2012, is 15 December 2011.
12-12-2011