“Crissea IV” goes to MIDPOINT

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Crissea IV, the first feature film project of Vladimir Dembinski, was selected to participate in MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2020. MIDPOINT’s leading feature-length film program Feature Launch is designed for filmmakers working on their first and second films. Selected writers, producers and directors of 9 feature film projects will experience a year-long development platform, which takes […]

We are on Netflix!

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Several films produced by Libra Film Productions and its sister company Hai-Hui Entertainment are now available on Netflix.com! The films can be watched exclusively on Romanian territory.  Update (December 10, 2019). Two additions to the list: Cinema, mon amour (d. Alexandru Belc, 2015) Cinema, mon amour follows the story of Victor Purice – manager, former projectionist […]

”The Windseeker” enters post-production

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Mihai Sofronea’s first feature film, Căutătorul de vânt/ The Windseeker, has recently finished shooting and enters post-production. The last ten days of filming took place until mid-October in Turcoaia, Dobrogea.  The film features Dan Bordeianu, Olimpia Melinte and Adrian Titieni and follows the story of Radu, a man living in a continuous inertia. One day […]

Spanish premiere for “Parking” at Valladolid

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Parking, directed by Tudor Giurgiu, will premiere in Spain at the Valladolid International Film Festival (October 19-26), one of the most important European film festivals, reaching its 64th edition. The gala screening on October 25 will be attended by director Tudor Giurgiu, actors Mihai Smarandache, Belén Cuesta, Ariadna Gil, writer Marin Mălaicu-Hondrari and producer Bogdan […]

COME AND SHOOT IN ROMANIA

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How much is the benefit worth? Projects can derive a benefit of up to 35-45% of their qualifying expenditure. Is there a cap on the amount that can be raised? Yes, there is a ceiling of €10M on qualifying local expenditure per project. The minimum local spent per project is € 100.000. What costs are eligible? The […]

Tudor Giurgiu’s latest film, “In The Beat of a Heart”, won funding from Eurimages

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In The Beat of a Heart (Apropierea/ Sin Aliento), the fourth feature-length film signed by Tudor Giurgiu, produced by Libra Film Productions and co-produced by Tito Clint Movies (Spain) and Evolution Films (Czech Republic), earned € 250,000 in funding from Eurimages, the cultural fund of the Council of Europe which supports European cinematographic co-productions. The […]

Director Tudor Giurgiu to film “Above Man, the Woman Soars” in Spain

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In October, director Tudor Giurgiu will begin shooting the fourth feature-length title in his career, In The Beat of a Heart (Apropierea/ Sin Aliento). Based on the popular eponymous novel by Marin Mălaicu-Hondrari, the movie will be shot in Spain and Romania and will feature Romanian actor Mihai Smarandache, alongside well-known Spanish actors Belén Cuesta, Ariadna Gil […]

Cristian Pascariu’s “October” at Nowe Horyzonty Studio+

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Young director Cristian Pascariu presented his first feature film project, October/ Octombrie, during the 17th edition of T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival (3-13 August, 2017). Together with producer Cristiana Mitea, representing Libra Film, he was selected for the eighth edition of New Horizons Studio+, which took place between 5-8 August.   20 participants – […]

New festivals & awards for “First Night”

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The short film First Night/ Prima noapte, written and directed by Andrei Tănase, continues to collect prizes around the world, almost one year after its official premiere in the Orizzonti competition at Venice IFF.   The film already qualifyed for an Academy Award nomination for Best Live Action Short Film, 2018 edition, after winning the international […]

”First Night” qualifies for an Oscar nomination

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First Night, written and directed by Andrei Tanase, qualifies for an Academy Award nomination for Best Live Action Short Film, 2018 edition, after winning the international competition at Festival International de Cine de la Huesca. The Danzante Prize, worth € 5,000, was awarded to the film for "an honest, complex and powerful story, with a well-structured […]

“Cinema, Mon Amour” hits the Romanian cinemas

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Cinema, Mon Amour, directed by Alexandru Belc, will be distributed in the Romanian cinemas by Transilvania Film, starting from October 21, 2016. Cinema, Mon Amour won Cinema Warrior 2016 – a cultural resistance award at Trieste Film Festival (Italy), Best Documentary Film trophy at Gopo Awards 2016 and Best Editing award at Docuart Film Festival. This summer, […]

“In Search of the Lost Father”, ready to tour

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After having its world premiere at Transilvania International Film Festival, in the Romanian Days competition, the documentary In Search of the Lost Father / În căutarea tatălui pierdut, by Ionuț Teianu, is ready to be shown around the world. The festivals will be announced in the coming weeks.   The film follows the struggle of John […]

“Cinema, Mon Amour” goes to Sarajevo!

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Cinema, Mon Amour is selected in the Competition Programme – Documentary Film at Sarajevo Film Festival, where the film will have its regional premiere. According to the organizers, the films in the selection "examine issues as diverse as personal identity, national identity, emigration, social justice, family secrets, political mysteries, economical crises".    As project in […]

”Cinema, Mon Amour” at AFI DOCS

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Alexandru Belc's documentary was screened at AFI DOCS festival (June 22 – 26, 2016) in Washington D.C. Cinema, mon amour was one of the 94 documentaries from around the world slated for viewing at this year’s edition. In the same period, the documentary had its UK premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival.    "State-owned cinemas were […]

Tudor Cristian Jurgiu’s new project selected for TorinoFilmLab’s FrameWork programme

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Tudor Cristian Jurgiu’s second feature film project, titled And They May Still Be Alive Today/ Și poate mai trăiesc și azi, was selected among the 9 projects to attend the TorinoFilmLab’s FrameWork programme and to be eligible for World Production & Audience Awards at the next TFL Meeting Event (22-25 November 2016). The programme includes first & second feature films projects from all […]