Romania Rejects New Film Law

BUCHAREST: The Chamber of Deputies rejected the Film Law approved by the Romanian government as an emergency ordinance on 29 November 2016. The new law proposed by the Ministry of…

FNE at Cannes 2017: Romanian Cinema in Cannes

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Romanian/German Pre-Apocaliptic Drama Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

BUCHAREST: Into the Night by Sergiu Zorger, a Romanian/German pre-apocaliptic medium-length drama, is aiming to raise part of its budget through a crowdfunding campaign launched on Kickstarter.

Eleven Projects Selected for Transilvania Pitch Stop

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Eleven projects from Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Turkey have been selected for the coproduction platform Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS), which will take place during the Transilvania…

PRODUCTION: Răzvan Săvescu Develops The First Client

BUCHAREST: Director/scriptwriter Răzvan Savescu is currently developing his sophomore feature The First Client (working title), inspired by his wife’s death. The premiere is set for spring 2018.

FNE EXCLUSIVE: The Medusa Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Pierce Brosnan and Vanessa Redgrave Will Shoot in Romania

BUCHAREST: Peter Webber's The Medusa, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Pierce Brosnan and Vanessa Redgrave, will be shot entirely in Romania at Castel Film Studios from July until end of September 2017.

Ana, Mon Amour Sold to Eleven Territories

BUCHAREST: Călin Peter Netzer’s Ana, mon amour was sold by Beta Cinema to eleven territories. This Romanian/German/French coproduction was awarded the Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution for editing at…

PRODUCTION: Cristian Comeagă Preps Historical Docu-drama Series

BUCHAREST: Cristian Comeagă is in preproduction with the historical docu-drama series Romanians - The Story of a Nation / Românii – povestea unui neam, set to start shooting in June…

FNE at Transilvania IFF: Romanian Days Lineup

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Thirteen feature films and long documentaries together with fourteen short films will screen in the Romanian Days, the Romanian showcase of the 16th Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) from…

Wide Management Picks up Pororoca

BUCHAREST: Constantin Popescu's new feature, the family drama Pororoca, has been picked up by Wide Management and will be screened in the 2017 Cannes' Marché du Film. The film is…

EFP Producer on the Move: Iuliana Tarnovețchi, Romania

BUCHAREST: Iuliana Tarnovețchi studied Psychology and in 1995 started working for Castel Film and Pro TV. She was Production Manager and Production Coordinator for MediaPro Pictures in 2000 - 2005,…

FESTIVALS: Debuts Dominate 16th Transilvania IFF Competition

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Eight feature debut films are among the twelve films selected for the official competition of the 16th Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF). The festival, which takes place 2 -…

FNE EXCLUSIVE: Radu Jude Preps Is This What You Were Born For?

BUCHAREST: Acclaimed Romanian helmer Radu Jude is set to start shooting his new feature film Is This What You Were Born For? with his regular producer Ada Solomon at Hi…

FNE AV INNOVATION: Romanian Film Festival Organises Innovative Crowdfunding Campaign

TIMIȘOARA: Ceau Cinema!, an independent film festival from the Romanian city of Timisoara and screening European productions, had the innovative idea of launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise additional funding.

Ulrich Seidl Rumored to Film Evil Games in Romania

BUCHAREST: Acclaimed Austrian helmer Ulrich Seidl is scheduled to shoot part of his anticipated feature film Evil Games / Böse Spiele in Romania. The film deals with the relationship between…

FESTIVALS: EFAD’s Samuel Young to Speak at 21th European Film Festival in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: The 21th European Film Festival will run 64 films in the capital city of Romania and also in Iași, Târgu Mureș, Gura Humorului and Timișoara from 4 to 28…

Sieranevada Wins UCIN Trophy for 2016

BUCHAREST: Sieranevada by Cristi Puiu received Grand Prix and UCIN Trophy at the 45th edition of the Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN) awards, which were announced on 24 April 2017. The…

PRODUCTION: Hadrian Marcu Shoots Debut Feature Shadow and Dream

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Hadrian Marcu is currently filming his debut feature Shadow and Dream (working title). The film is a Romanian/Polish coproduction set to premiere in 2018.

Romanian Filmmakers Union Announces Nominations for Its 2016 Awards

BUCHAREST: Sieranevada, Ilegitimate and Two Lottery Tickets have been nominated for the Grand Prix and the UCIN Trophy at the 45th edition of the Filmmakers Union (UCIN) awards, which will…

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month: Transilvania Film, Romania

FNE and Europa Distribution are launching a new chapter in our Distributor of the Month section. In the coming months we will talk with European distributors about their lineup, their…