FESTIVALS: The 6th Cinepolitica IFF Ready to Kick Off in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: Seven feature films and documentaries are competing for the main prize at the 6th edition of Cinepolitica International Film Festival, set to take place in Bucharest from 20 to…

DocBloc: Bucharest Delta

Director Eva Pervolovici is preparing a Romanian/French documentary about an abandoned part of Romania that was a monastery and later a political prison.

Romania Launches Film Channel Dedicated to Domestic Films

BUCHAREST: Cinemaraton, the first channel to broadcast only domestic films in Romania, started airing on 30 March 2017. The channel is distributed free of charge to the subscribers of AKTA.

FNE EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros Horror Starts Filming in Romania in May

BUCHAREST: Warner Brothers will shoot The Nun, a spin-off of its 2016 film The Conjuring 2, entirely at the Romania’s Castel Film Studios starting 3 May 2017. The Nun, directed…

FNE at BIEFF: French 489 Years Wins the 7th Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival

BUCHAREST: The French film 489 Years directed by Hayoun Kwon received the Main Award for Experimental Film at the 7th Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF, which took place from…

PRODUCTION: Paul Negoescu Starts Shooting Romanian/Bulgarian Coproduction

BUCHAREST: Paul Negoescu begins filming on his third feature film Never Let It Go on 2 April 2017. His previous film Two Lottery Tickets / Două lozuri, an independent comedy…

FESTIVALS: Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival Challenges Audience to Defy Borders

BUCHAREST: The 7th Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF will take place from 28 March to 2 April 2017. This year the programme challenges the audience to defy borders and…

Aristoteles Workshop Launches Call for Entries

BUCHAREST: Aristoteles Workshop opens call for applications for its 12th edition set to take place in Șiria, Arad county from 3 July to 5 August 2017. Applications are open to…

Sieranevada Wins Best Film at the Romanian Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: Sieranevada by Cristi Puiu won the most important awards at the 11th Gopo Gala held in Bucharest on 21 March 2017. The film was awarded best film, best director,…

New Film Distributor on Romanian Market

BUCHAREST: New Romanian film distributor Bad Unicorn makes its debut on the Romanian market by releasing Ildikó Enyedi's On Body and Soul on 30 June 2017. The company plans on…

Versatile Picks Up Andrei Crețulescu's Debut Feature

BUCHAREST: Andrei Crețulescu's debut feature Charleston aka Charlton Heston was picked up by Paris-based sales agent Versatile. This Romanian/French coproduction is currently in postproduction and set to be finished end…

FESTIVALS: Romanian Project Otto the Barbarian Selected for the 13th Cinefondation’s Atelier

BUCHAREST: Otto the Barbarian by Ruxandra Ghițescu is the only CEE project among the 15 projects selected for Cinefondation’s Atelier in Cannes 2017. The event will take place from 19…

FESTIVALS: One World Romania Celebrates 10th Anniversary

BUCHAREST: One of the highlights of the 10th edition of the Documentary and Human Rights International Film Festival One World Romania, unfolding in Bucharest from 13 to 19 March 2017,…

Sieranevada and Dogs Lead Nominations for 11th Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: Cristi Puiu’s Sieranevada and Bogdan Mirică’s debut feature Dogs received 16 and 13 nominations respectively in the 11th edition of Gopo Awards. The awards ceremony will take place at…

Less Is More Announces Selected Projects

BUCHAREST: Sixteen projects, including ones from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Romania and Poland, have been selected for the first edition of Less Is More. Romania's Asociatia Culturala Control N and Transilvania…

PRODUCTION: Second Season of Shadows Series in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: The second season of the HBO Europe series Shadows / Umbre, produced and shot in Romania in autumn-winter 2016, is currently in postproduction with the premiere set for 2017.

FNE at Berlinale 2017: Romanian Film in Berlin

The Romanian Film Centre will be pleased to meet you in Berlin/EFM at MGB/G2!

ROMANIA: Country Report 2016

It was a very good year for Romania, with a record number of films selected and awarded in Cannes and new European additions to the Cinema Law approved at the…

OBITUARY: Romanian Director Radu Gabrea

BUCHAREST: Romanian film director Radu Gabrea passed away at age 79 on 9 February 2017. He was the founder of the Mediaș Central European Film Festival (MECEFF) in 2012.

Producer Oana Iancu Takes The Deer to the Berlinale Co-production Market

BUCHAREST: Romanian producer Oana Iancu is doing double duty at the 67th Berlinale as producer of Călin Peter Netzer’s Competition film Ana, mon amour (Parada Film) and as producer of…