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  • Vladimir Dembinski’s debut feature Crissea IV is one of the eight projects in development coming from South-East Europe to receive a €8,000 grant from the SEE Cinema Network. The 31st session of the SEE Cinema Network’s general assembly took place online on 19 January, where the winners of the 2020 funding competition for feature-length projects […]

  • Cecília Felméri won the Special Jury Prize (ex aequo) in the Meet the Neighbors section at the 61st edition of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival with her debut film Spiral. The same prize was awarded to Zeina Durra for Luxor. “Both Spiral and Luxor for us show, very successfully, the healing process of two people […]

  • Composers Cristian Lolea and Miroslav Tóth and sound designer Michal Novinski won the Georges Delerue Award for Best Music and Sound Design for Servants at the 47th edition of Film Fest Gent. The Georges Delerue Award is worth a distribution grant of 10,000 euros and a media campaign of 12,000 euros. About Servants, the international jury […]

  • Cecília Felméri’s debut film Spiral won a Special Mention in the Competition 1-2, dedicated to first and second film directors at the Warsaw International Film Festival (October 9-18). “I am really grateful for this award and for being here, for real, in these hard times for everyone”, said Cecília Felméri. The film starring Bogdan Dumitrache, Alexandra […]

  • UPDATE October 8, 2020: Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases, the cinema theatres in Bucharest have been closed for an indefinite period. The premiere of the film had to be postponed for a later date. Keep you posted. Servants / Servitorii, directed by Ivan Ostrochovský, enters Romanian cinemas starting from October 16, distributed by […]

  • The debut feature of director Cecília Felméri, Spiral, starring Bogdan Dumitrache, will have its world premiere in the competition dedicated to first and second film directors at the Warsaw International Film Festival (October 9-18). Filmed near Budapest and spoken in Hungarian, Spiral is produced by Inforg-M & M Film (Hungary) and Hai-Hui Entertainment (Romania). Producers: […]

  • The docu-drama Occasional Spies/ Spioni de ocazie, written and directed by Oana Bujgoi Giurgiu enters post-production after two years of intensive production work. Her second feature length documentary after Aliyah Dada  (Gopo Award for Best Documentary in 2016) focuses on a Second World War less-known story about ordinary people recruited by British Intelligence and sent […]

  • Parking, Tudor Giurgiu’s most recent film, starring Belen Cuesta, Mihai Smarandache, Ariadna Gil, and Luis Bermejo received 8 nominations for the Gopo Awards, the Romanian film industry awards. His three previous titles – Love Sick, Of Snails and Men and Why Me? – also received nods in the Best Feature Film category. Best Feature FilmActor […]

  • Update on February 25: Fresh from Berlinale, after the world premiere in the Encounters new section, on February 24: “[…] Ostrochovsky styles Servants with the flair and unease of film noir, while ramping up the tension almost to horror-movie levels. Shot in black-and-white, in Academy ratio, and with a droning, needling soundtrack, the images bristle […]

  • Eden, the much awaited third feature film by talented Hungarian filmmaker Ágnes Kocsis (Adrienn Pál), will have its world premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), in the Big Screen Competition. Nine films will compete for the VPRO Big Screen Award, which is worth €30,000 and guarantees a local theatrical release as well as […]

  • 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 […]

  • The first feature project of renowned Romanian writer Cecilia Ștefănescu, called The Great Adventure/ Marea aventură, has been selected in the TorinoFilmLab (TFL) Extended – Creative Production workshop.  14 teams of writer/director and producer will be participating in the programme this year, from November 18th to November 24th. TFL Extended – Creative Production is a […]

  • After having its world premiere in the competition of Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (September 27 – October 4), Urma/ Legacy, the debut feature of actor and director Dorian Boguță will be screened at The FilmFestival Cottbus, in Spectrum section, on November 7.  “This directing debut from actor Dorian Boguţă features a suspenseful […]

  • The first feature film of director and scriptwriter Cristian Pascariu, October, is taking its final shape these days, within MFI Script 2 Film Workshops. The third session took place in Rhodes (Greece), between 13th and 20th of October, 2019, and the fourth and final one will be online, this December. The script has a very […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Oceane, Eva Pervolovici’s second feature film project, has been selected for the Crossroads Co-production Forum at the 60th edition of Thessaloniki International Film Festival (October 31st – November 10, 2019). […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • One of the most beloved and well-known book adaptation in the history of Romanian cinema, The Moromete Family/ Morometii, will have a sequel, 30 years after the release of the film directed by Stere Gulea. The famous characters will return to the big screen under the direction of the same filmmaker.   Marin Preda is […]

  • Iulia Rugină’s Breaking News will be released in the Romanian cinemas on September 29th. Andi Vasluianu plays the lead character in this drama, along with young Voica Oltean, awarded the Special Jury Mention for the Best Newcomer at Karlovy Vary IFF 2017.   Breaking News is a character driven drama, set in present day Romania, […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 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 […]

  • Young actress Voica Oltean won a Special Jury Mention for the Best Newcomer at Karlovy Vary IFF 2017, for her performance in Iulia Rugina's Breaking News.   The young actress is at her first role in a film. She was discovered after a long casting among high school theater groups in Bucharest. Voica was 15 years […]

  • 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 […]

  • Breaking News, directed by Iulia Rugina, enters the main competition of the International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary (June 30 – July 8). At its 52nd edition, Karlovy Vary is one of the oldest and most important European film festivals. Breaking News is Julia Rugina's third feature film, after Love Building (2013) and Alt Love […]

  • Prima noapte / First Night, by Andrei Tănase, won the Minister of Fine Arts Promotion Prize at the 29th edition of Filmfest Dresden – International Short Film Festival. The prize awarded by the Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts for a film in the National Competition is worth 20.000 euros.    […]

  • 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, […]

  • Oana Giurgiu’s new documentary project, Occasional Spies, won a Special Mention at the end of the pitching forum Balkan Documentary Center Discoveries 2016 in Prizren, Kosovo, during Dokufest IFF.   The awards were announced by BDC Director and Head of Studies – Martichka Bozholova, and Mr. Nedialtcho Dantchev, Ambassador of Bulgaria in Kosovo.   The […]

  • First Night / Prima noapte, written and directed by Andrei Tanase, was selected in the Orizzonti short film competition at the Venice Film Festival (August 31-September 10, 2016), now in its 73rd edition.   Orizzonti section is dedicated to films that represent the latest aesthetic and expressive trends in international cinema, with special attention to […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • The World Is Mine by Nicolae Constantin Tănase, will have its British premiere at East End Film Festival.  The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the young director Nicolae Constantin Tănase.    The World Is Mine is a coming of age drama focussing on the story of Larisa (Ana Maria Guran), a regular teenager […]

  • 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 […]

  • Andrei Tănase's short film Summer Break/ Vacanța la țară won Luno Prize at the 10th edition of NexT Film Festival in Bucharest. The award was offered by the creative group Luno for a short film in the National Competition. Summer Break is produced by Libra Film and was also screened at Transilvania IFF, FIFF Namur, Timishort, Filmfest […]

  • Cinema, Mon Amour, directed by Alexandru Belc and co-produced by HBO Europe, will premiere on HBO Romania on December 17, 2015, at 8.00 PM. The documentary will also be available online on HBO GO.   Cinema, Mon Amour follows the story of Victor Purice – manager, former projectionist and lifetime cinephile along with his two employees, […]

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  • The prize was offered to the talented young editor Letiția Ștefănescu. The documentary featured in the competition, along 12 of the best Romanian documentaries of the year.    Aliyah DaDa is a personal, well documented insight by director Oana Giurgiu into the history of the Jews in Romania. A surrealist painting that builds visually through a series of collages, […]

  • After winning the Best Debut Award at Transilvania IFF, a Special Mention at Karlovy Vary and Anonimul IFF Trophy, The World is Mine enters the Romanian cinemas on October 23, 2015. Nicolae Constantin Tănase's drama is a colorful and poignant film, alive and loud, about the generation of the 2000's, for which popularity is measured […]

  • Cinema, Mon Amour was selected in the Next Masters sections at the 58th edition of DOK Leipzig – the biggest documentary and animation event in Germany. Alexandru Belc's documentary will compete for a prize of 10,000 euro along with 12 other documentaries made by filmmakers at their first or second feature film. The project also won the […]

  • October 2015 began with Warsaw Film Festival (October 9-18), where the film was selected in the Discoveries section, dedicated to "gems selected from the programmes of leading international festivals". The month continues for Tudor Giurgiu with Chicago International Film Festival (October 15 – 29, World Cinema section) and Semana International del Cine in Valladolid (October […]

  • The documentary project Cinema, Mon Amour, directed by Alexandru Belc, won the Cat&Docs Award and the Croatian Radio Television HRT Award (each worth 2,000 euros) within the Docu Rough Cut Boutique workshop of the Sarajevo Film Festival.   Alexandru Belc was present in Sarajevo alongside producer Tudor Giurgiu and editor Ioachim Stroe.   The development workshop […]

  • The World is Mine receive a Special Jury Mention in East of the West competition at the 51st edition of Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. This is the second important prize for Nicolae Constantin Tănase’s first feature after Best Debut Award at Transilvania IFF.   Director Nicolae Constantin Tănase, actors Ana Maria Guran, Oana Rusu, […]

  • Libra Film is the Romanian co-producer of The History of Love, Radu Mihaileanu’s first-English language film, which will be filmed in Cluj-Napoca this summer. The adaptation of Nicole Krauss’ 2005 bestseller is an ambitious intertwined tale that follows Derek Jacobi’s main character from the Holocaust to modern New York City. It co-stars Derek Jacobi, Sophie […]

  • Lumea e a mea/ The World is Mine, Nicolae Constantin Tănase’s debut feature, will have its international premiere in the East of the West Competition at Karlovy Vary IFF (July 3 – 11, 2015).   The film won the Romanian Days Award for Best Debut at Transilvania International Film Festival. An independent production by Libra […]

  • Director Tudor Giurgiu received a Special Mention during the closing ceremony of the 9th Andrei Tarkovsky International Film Festival Zerkalo [Mirror] in Ivanovo, on June 14. He was awarded “for highly professional work with actors' ensemble” in his feature film Why Me?.   The trophy was offered to him on the scene by the well-known […]

  • Lumea e a mea/ The World is Mine, Nicolae Constantin Tănase’s first feature film, won the Romanian Days Award for Best Debut at Transilvania International Film Festival.   An independent production by Libra Film and Radu Stancu's deFilm, The World Is Mine follows the story of 16-year-old Larisa who lives in a small coastal town […]

  • Controversial topics in the history of the country and the Hebrew community in Romania are discussed in Oana Giurgiu's Aliyah DaDa, the documentary launched in Romanian cinemas on March 26. Following 130 years of the emigration of Romanian Jews towards the Holy Land, both history of East Europe and Israel are revealed in a light, colourful film […]

  • De ce eu? / Why Me?, directed by Tudor Giurgiu, has won the Bulgarian Film Critics Guild with the UBFM Award for the best film in the Balkan Competition at the 19th edition of the Sofia International Film Festival (March 5-29).   Running in the Balkan Competition were 11 films. Also attending the award ceremony on […]

  • Why me ?, directed by Tudor Giurgiu, will have its world premiere in the official selection of the 65th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (February 5 to 15, 2015), one of the largest events in the film industry. Tudor Giurgiu’s third feature, inspired by the real case of prosecutor Cristian Panait, will be […]

  • In these two decades, the company produced awarded films and Romanian box office hits. More than 20 feature films (fiction and documentaries) and several shorts were produced or co-produced by Libra Film Productions starting from 1994.   Some of the most recent titles are: Why me?, a political thriller directed by Tudor Giurgiu, due to release […]

  • The Japanese Dog, Romania’s entry in the race for the foreign-language film Oscar, ended the year in New York and started 2015 in Palm Springs, continuing its tour in the United States during the awards season.   The film opened Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema festival in the presence of director Tudor Cristian Jurgiu. The […]

  • On December 10th 2014, Tudor Giurgiu’s feature film, “Des escargots et des hommes”, was released for French audiences. After seeing the film at l’Etoile Saint German in Paris, Toutelaculture.com describes it as a “a Full Monty à la roumaine”: “You often laugh, a laugh that is sometimes nostalgic and sometimes bitter. You leave the film […]

  • The documentary Aliyah DaDa, directed by Oana Giurgiu, premiered at Astra Film Festival (October 2014), in Romania competitive program, dedicated to local productions.   Described by film critics as a “terribly necessary film”, Aliyah DaDa tells the story of a non-Jew Romanian, raised under the supreme Communist truth, who starts a journey to discover the reality […]

  • Why me?, directed by Tudor Giurgiu, one of the most anticipated Romanian films of the 2015, inspired by a real event that shook Romania in the early 2000s – the suicide of prosecutor Cristian Panait – will be released on February 27 in cinemas across the country.   Based on real events, Why Me? tells […]

  • Tudor Cristian Jurgiu's feature film “The Japanese Dog”  represents Romania at the American Academy Awards in 2015, in the Best Foreign Language Film category.   The first feature film of Tudor Cristian Jurgiu premiered in New Director’s Section of San Sebastian IFF and was awarded at Warsaw International Film Festival.   Tudor Cristian Jurgiu's film […]

  • Tudor Cristian Jurgiu's feature film “The Japanese Dog” won The best Film Award in the New Europe – New Names section of the 19th edition of the „Kino Pavasaris” Vilnius International Film Festival (March 20 – April 4).   The Jury was formed of the Japanese actress Kaori Momoi, the Lithuanian director Laila Pakalnina and […]

  • Cristian is a Romanian- Hungarian-Bulgarian co-production. The film is financed by the Romanian National Film Center and it received a developement grant from the Media Programme of the European Union. Also, Cristian is one of the three Romanian films to receive financial support from the Bulgarian Film Center (Chouchkov Brothers – Bulgarian partner).  

  • “Without any crazy cinematic visuals or effects, Superman, Spiderman or Batman will unexpectedly hit your heart where you will discover something more powerful than all the superheroes combined” (filmshortage.com). The list of all the selected shorts can be found here: http://filmshortage.com/top-10-short-films-of-2013/ Superman, Spiderman or Batman received the European Academy Short Film 2012 Award.

  • The project was presented in the Agora Work in Progress section (Thessaloniki Film Festival). The release is scheduled for 2015.

  • Created in 1987, FIPA is the only international festival that defends all creative genres: drama, series, documentary, reportage, performing arts. As a veritable observatory of international audiovisual creation, FIPA aims to shine a spotlight on innovative, original programs that are decidedly outside-the-box. The Tanase Affair offers a new interpretation of the 1982 Tanase case which implicated […]

  • Manuel Martín Cuenca's film has been nominated by the Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences of Spain in 8 categories, including "Best Film", "Best Director" and "Female revelation of the year –Olimpia Melinte"   Romanian actress Olimpia Melinte received a prestigious Goya Awards nomination in the "Female revelation of the year / Mejor actriz revelación" […]

  • The cast of the film is the recipient of the Best Acting award of the 2nd edition of Sankt Petersburg Film Festival (September 13-22). The jury was so impressed with the acting in the film that it decided to grant a joint award.   Of Snails and Men was one of the 14 films selected […]

  • Tudor Giurgiu's second feature film was selected in the competition of the second edition of Sankt Petersburg Film Festival (September 13-22) alongside other 13 feature films competing for the Festival Trophy which will be decided by an international jury composed from Marion Döring, managing director of EFA, film critic Barbara Lorey de Lacharrière and film […]

  • Organized for the first time in 1953, San Sebastian International Film Festival is a class A festival according to the FIAPF classification and one of the world's top cinematic events of the year. Throughout the years, the festival hosted the world premieres of Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo, Woody Allen's Melinda and Melinda, or George Lucas' Star […]

  • On October 16, 2012, a gang of six Romanian men stole seven paintings from the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam. Now they’ll become the subject of a feature-length movie.   Photographer Cristian Movilă and producer-director Tudor Giurgiu will develop the movie, which illustrates the exciting action leading to the possible destruction of some of the works, […]

  • The Spanish-Romanian-French-Russian coproduction Cannibal by Manuel Martin Cuenca will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (September 5-15). Starring Antonio de la Torre and Olimpia Melinte. The film tells the strange love story between a well-respected Granada tailor who moonlights as a sociopathic cannibal and two twin sisters. Actress Olimpia Melinte's tour […]

  • The comedy Of Snails and Men (by Tudor Giurgiu) will have its UK premiere in the official competition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival (June 19-30).   Founded in 1947, EIFF is the world's oldest film festival and one of the most important scenes of the international film industry. Recently, the festival hosted the international […]

  • Of Snails and Men by Tudor Giurgiu, which opened the festival, received the Bridging the Borders award for best feature, while Silviu Purcărete's film, Somewhere in Palilula, received Best Feature Debut award.   “A film that is both grotesque and sublime, an operatic farce about the absurdity of Communist Romania but also the absurdity of […]

  • The recently completed film is the story of an elderly widowed man who is visited by his émigré son, depicting the distance between the two generations. The dog of the title is a gift the son brings for his father. The film was presented at the Agora works in progress at the Thessaloniki IFF.  The […]

  • Somewhere in Palilula, the most nominated film of this edition (11 categories), received no less than 7 Gopo trophies: Best costumes (Lia Mantoc), Best art direction (Helmut Stürmer, Dragos Buhagiar), Best cinematography (Adrian Silisteanu), Best editing (Catalin Cristutiu, a second time Gopo winner), Best sound (Tudor Petre, Cristinel Sirli, Cristian Tarnovetchi, Florin Tabacaru), Best original […]

  • With 63.623 entries to date, Of Snails and Men played extremely well in over 50 cities. Most screenings were sold out, additional shows being added to the schedule. Tudor Giurgiu and the film crew – among others, the actors Andi Vasluianu, Monica Bîrlădeanu, Dorel Vișan and Ovidiu Crișan – were present to many of those […]

  • Cannibal (d. Manuel Martin Cuenca) a Libra Film (Romania), Luminor (France) CTB (Russia) co-production is one of the 17 projects  that will receive  support from Eurimages- the Council of Europe fund for the co-production, distribution, exhibition and digitisation of European cinematographic works. The announcement was made at the 129th Board of Management meeting  held from […]

  • Superman, Spiderman or Batman, by Tudor Giurgiu, received the Best European Short Film award during the 25th European Film Awards, held on December 1st, in Malta. The European Film Awards is a prestigious annual event organized by the European Film Academy and meant to celebrate the best European films of the year. The 17 trophies […]

  • Libra Film, Luminor (France) and CTB (Russia) are set to co-produce Cannibal, a suspense thriller from Manuel Martin Cuenca ("The Weakness of the Bolshevik," "Half of Oscar") set up at Spain's Mod Producciones ("Agora," "Biutiful," "Fin") and Martin Cuenca's label, La Loma Blanca.   Cannibal turns on Carlos, Granada's most prestigious tailor, a respected man […]

  • The Japanese Dog, the debut feature film by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu, was selected in the “Work in Progress” division of Agora, the film industry oriented section of Thessaloniki International Film Festival (the 53rd edition takes place between 2 and 11 of November 2012).     Organized for the first time in 2005, Agora became one […]

  • One week after its successful Warsaw Film Festival screening, where it received the Special Jury Award, Of Snails and Men by Tudor Giurgiu adds a new trophy to its honors list.   Thus, the film won the 15.000 Euro "Best Feature" award (ex-aequo with the Belgian production Time of my life, by Nic Balthazar) of […]

  • Of Snails and Men by Tudor Giurgiu, one of the most successful Romanian feature films of the decade, also proves its worth on the international festival scene. Thus, the film received the Special Jury Award of the 28th edition of Warsaw Film Festival (12-21 of October 2012), one of the most important competitive cinematic events […]

  • 8th of March, directed by Alexandru Belc and produced by Libra Film Productions, was selected in the East Silver 2012, the largest East European documentary film market of its kind. The Silver Eye awards will be picked from among thirty nominees by international juries comprising of representatives from world’s prominent organizations, companies and film festivals. […]

  • Of Snails and Men, directed by Tudor Giurgiu, begins its international journey with the 48th edition of the Chicago International Film Festival, which will take place between the 11 and the 25 October.   The feature will be screened on the 13th and 14th of October in the „World Cinema Program” section. This section presents […]

  • The feature Somewhere in Palilula, directed by Silviu Purcarete was selected in the competition section of both, the International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (held between 6 and 12 of October) and in the Valladolid International Film Festival (which will take place between 20 and 27th of October)   Somewhere in Palilula will be screened […]

  • Superman, Spiderman or Batman, directed by Tudor Giurgiu, won the Gold Medal (Best Short Award) at the Manhattan Short Film Festival that took place between September 28 and October 7, 2012 .   Manhattan Short is a global event which took place in over 300 cities across 6 continents during one week. The winners of […]

  • After an unprecedented promotional campaign, for a Romanian film, the results are also impressive: Of Snails and Men has register, from the release date at Transilvania International Film Festival in Cluj utill now, a total number of 19.612 admissions.   Out of 19.612 people (first weekend audience), the previews and performances of the first weekend […]

  • Somewhere in Palilula, the first feature directed by Silviu Purcarete, had it’s European premiere at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival on the 1st of July 2012, in the East is West Competition.   The screenings were held in the presence of the director, Silviu Purcarete, the producers Tudor Giurgiu and Oana Giurgiu, the actors Aron […]

  • Superman, Spiderman or Batman, directed by Tudor Giurgiu, has been nominated, alongside other 14 short films from Europe, for the short film category of the European Film Awards 2012.   The nominees will be presented to the over 2,700 members of the European Film Academy and it is they who will elect the overall winner: […]

  • September's must-see movie in theatres is the comedy Of Snails And Men, which will have its national premiere on September 14, reaching 22 cities during its first week, on approximately 40 screens. Thus, during the first weekend, the film will screen in: Bucharest, Bacau, Arad, Cluj, Timisoara, Iasi, Constanta, Tulcea, Brasov, Pitesti, Satu Mare, Slatina, […]

  • The prize consists in film from Kodak for the director’s next project and time-management software from Xpert-Design.   35 films from 25 countries have been selected in the official Competition of Munich festival. These short films were grouped in themed categories named after five flavours. Superman, Spiderman or Batman was presented in the “Sweet” category. […]

  • Elder Costache Moldu lost his wife, his house and all his life earnings due to a flood. He is put in front of choosing to keep or not the land received from the townhall and the return of his son, Ticu, from Japan, after a long period of time, will help him take a decision. […]

  • The short feature Superman, Spiderman or Batman, directed by Tudor Giurgiu, is in competition in important film festivals – Aspen Shortfest, Gulf International Film Festival, Kyiv International Short Film Festival and Seattle International Film Festival.   Thus, Superman, Spiderman or Batman is presented in competition during the 20th edition of Aspen Shortfest (April 10- 15), […]

  •   Somewhere in Palilula, written and directed by Silviu Purcărete, will be available from April 2012. The movie will be launched in theathers around Romania.   The film is placed in the 60s in Romania and tells the story of Serafim, a fresh graduate of medical school, brought by a gloomy whim of destiny to […]

  •   The documentary project "Banished from the Heavens/ Cerul Interzis", written and directed by Andrei Schwartz, produced by Libra Film Productions, was awarded a financial grant of 40.000 Euros from Eurimages.     EURIMAGES is a support fund for the co-production, distribution and exhibition of European cinematographic works, established by the Council of Europe in […]

  •   The pre-production for the feature film The Japanese Dog, by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu, has started.     The feature tells the story of Costache Moldu, an elder from an old, forgotten village, which has lost everything – his house and savings of a lifetime – after a flood.     After he lived for […]

  • Cristian, directed by Tudor Giurgiu and produced by Libra Film Productions, was selected at the Berlinale Co-Production Market (February 12 – 14), that will take place during the Berlin International Film Festival (February 9 – 19, 2012).   The movie tells the story of a young idealistic prosecutor, that tries to solve a case against an elder colleague accused […]