Liberty Global Sells Operations in Romania and Czech Republic

BUCHAREST: Cable and broadband operator Liberty Global has wrapped up the sale of operations in Romania, Czech Republic, Hungary and Germany to Vodafone.

FESTIVALS: The 14th Anim’est to Host VR Competition

BUCHAREST: At its 14th edition the Anim’est International Animation Film Festival will launch for a first time in Romania a competition for VR animated films. The festival will be held…

PRODUCTION: Hungarian / Romanian Coproduction Spiral in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Hungarian director Cecília Felméri is currently in postproduction with her debut feature Spiral, a Hungarian / Romanian coproduction starring Golden Bear winner protagonists Alexandra Borbély and Bogdan Dumitrache alongside…

First Romanian Doc Selected for Venice IFF

BUCHAREST: collective / colectiv by acclaimed German-Romanian filmmaker Alexander Nanau will screen in the Official Selection – Out of Competition at the Venice International Film Festival of the Biennale di…

PRODUCTION: New HBO Europe Series Starts Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: Six-episode original HBO Europe series Tuff Money / Bani negri (pentru zile albe) written and directed by Daniel Sandu will start shooting in Romania in August 2019. Cristian Mungiu’s…

PRODUCTION: Neil Burger’s Voyagers Starring Colin Farrell Shoots in Romania

BUCHAREST: Anticipated sci-fi thriller Voyagers directed by Neil Burger and starring Colin Farrell and Lily-Rose Depp is currently shooting in Romania. The project is benefitting from the 35% cash rebates…

The 5th Pustnik Screenwriters Residency Announces Selected Participants

PORT CETATE: Eight participants from six countries were selected among 119 applications received from 44 countries for the 5th edition of Pustnik Screenwriters Residency. The residency is set to take…

PRODUCTION: RAI Miniseries La vita promessa 2 Shoots in Romania

BUCHAREST : The second season of the Italian miniseries La vita promessa by Ricky Tognazzi started shooting in Romania on 8 July 2019. The miniseries is produced by RAI Italy…

Filmmakers from Poland, Lithuania and Romania Selected for 14th Aristoteles Workshop

BUCHAREST: Young filmmakers from Poland, Lithuania, Romania and Hungary are among the 12 selected participants of the 14th edition of the Aristoteles documentary workshop, set to take place in Beliș,…

PRODUCTION: Hungarian/Romanian The Last Bus to Start Shooting

BUDAPEST: Nándor Lőrincz and Bálint Nagy’s debut feature The Last Bus will start shooting on 18 July 2019. The film is a Hungarian/Romanian coproduction and it won the Postproduction Services…

FESTIVALS: I Hope You'll Die Next Time :-) Wins Audience Award at 23rd European Film Festival in Romania

BUCHAREST: The Hungarian film I Hope You'll Die Next Time :-) by Mihály Schwechtje recieved the Audience Award at the 23rd edition of the European Film Festival, which took place…

FNE at Transilvania IFF 2019 LIM Presentations: Birdie

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The Croatian project Birdie was presented by director Jasna Nanut at the Less Is More (LIM) pitching forum at the Transilvania IFF, which spotlights low-budget films.

Corneliu Porumboiu’s The Whistlers Sold in 27 Territories

BUCHAREST: Corneliu Porumboiu’s The Whistlers / La Gomera has been sold by MK2 Films to an impressive list of 27 territories and one inflight outlet after its world premiere in…

Cluj-Napoca Unveils Film Factory

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The city of Cluj-Napoca, located in north-western Romania, has unveiled a 30 m EUR multi-purpouse building with a sound stage and offices for film companies. The sound stage is…

FNE at Transilvania IFF 2019 LIM Presentations: Romanian Project Blue Banks

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The Romanian project Blue Banks was presented by director Andreea Bortun at the 8 June 2018 Less Is More (LIM) pitching forum at the Transilvania IFF, which spotlights low-budget…

FNE at Transilvania IFF 2019 LIM Presentations: Cypriot Project Psyche Delicatessen

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The Cypriot project Psyche Delicatessen was presented by director Harry Ayiotis at the 8 June 2018 Less Is More (LIM) pitching forum at the Transilvania IFF, which spotlights low-budget…

FNE at Transilvania IFF 2019 LIM Presentations: Macedonian Project Swap

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Swap, a project from North Macedonia, was presented by director Gjorce Stavreski at the Less is More (LIM) pitching Forum at the Transilvania IFF on 8 June 2019. LIM…

FNE at Transilvania IFF 2019 Pitch Stop: Greece and Bosnia & Herzgovina Team Up on Remember

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Greece teams up with Bosnia & Herzgovina on a debut film inspired by true events, Remember directed by Thanos Psichogios and produced by Nancy Kokolaki for Bad Crowd.

Adrian Sârbu to Launch Satellite TV Channel in Romania

BUCHAREST: Adrian Sârbu and journalist Marius Tucă will launch the generalist channel Smart TV/Smart TV HD Bucureşti at the end of 2019. The channel will focus on journalism and urban…

FNE at Transilvania IFF 2019 Pitch Stop: Romanian Project Mia Misses Her Revenge

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Director Bogdan Theodor Olteanu and producers Anamaria Antoci and Anda Ionescu presented the Romanian project Mia Misses Her Revenge at the fifth edition of Transilvania Pitch Stop taking place…