My favourite Romanian directors

by Koyaanisqatsi4 | created - 18 Sep 2013 | updated - 26 Sep 2014 | Public

1. Cristian Mungiu

Producer | 4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile

Cristian Mungiu was born on April 27, 1968 in Iasi, Romania. He is a producer and writer, known for 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), Graduation (2016) and Beyond the Hills (2012).

2. Radu Muntean

Director | Hîrtia va fi albastrã

Radu Muntean was born on June 8, 1971 in Bucharest, Romania. He is a director and writer, known for The Paper Will Be Blue (2006), Summer Holiday (2008) and Tuesday, After Christmas (2010).

3. Cristi Puiu

Writer | Aurora

Cristi Puiu was born on April 3, 1967 in Bucharest, Romania. He is a writer and director, known for Aurora (2010), The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005) and Sieranevada (2016). He has been married to Anca Puiu since April 21, 1998. They have three children.

4. Corneliu Porumboiu

Writer | A fost sau n-a fost?

Corneliu Porumboiu was born on September 14, 1975 in Vaslui, Romania. He is a writer and director, known for 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006), Police, Adjective (2009) and The Treasure (2015).

5. Cristian Nemescu

Director | California Dreamin' (Nesfarsit)

Graduated from the National University of Theatre and Film "I.L.Caragiale" (UNATC) in Bucharest, Romania. Established in 1954 and named after classic playwright Ion Luca Caragiale (1852-1912), the public university for theatre and film offers today programs in Directing, Acting, Cinematography, ...

6. Radu Jude

Director | Cea mai fericitã fatã din lume

Radu Jude is a Romanian film director and screenwriter. In 2003, he graduated from the Media University of Bucharest (Film Directing Department). Jude worked as an assistant director on Amen. (2002), directed by Costa-Gavras, and The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005), directed by Cristi Puiu. He ...

7. Cãlin Peter Netzer

Producer | Pozitia copilului

Calin Peter Netzer was born on the 1st May 1975 in Petrosani [Petroschen], Romania. His family belongs to the Transylvanian Saxons, a cultural minority of German descent who lives since generations in Romania. He was raised mainly in Cluj [Klausenburg]. Netzer's father was a dentist and emigrated ...

8. Florin Serban

Director | Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier

Florin Serban (1975, Romania) studied at Columbia University in New York and holds a Master's Degree in Film Directing. He also graduated from the Romanian National University for Theater and Film in 2002 and received an MA in the Philosophy of Culture and Hermeneutics in 1998. During his studies ...

9. Cãtãlin Mitulescu

Producer | Cum mi-am petrecut sfârsitul lumii

Cãtãlin Mitulescu was born on January 13, 1972 in Bucharest, Romania. He is a producer and writer, known for The Way I Spent the End of the World (2006), If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle (2010) and Loverboy (2011).

10. Constantin Popescu

Director | Pororoca

Constantin Popescu was born on December 15, 1973 in Bucharest, Romania. He is a director and writer, known for Pororoca (2017), Tales from the Golden Age (2009) and Principles of Life (2010).

11. Cristina Jacob

Director | Selfie

Cristina Jacob is a director and writer, known for Selfie (2014), Selfie 69 (2016) and Love Is a Story (2015).

12. Nae Caranfil

Writer | Filantropica

Nae Caranfil was born on September 7, 1960 in Bucharest, Romania. He is a writer and director, known for Philanthropy (2002), Closer to the Moon (2014) and The Rest is Silence (2007).

13. Horatiu Malaele

Director | Nunta muta

Horatiu Malaele is a Romanian actor and film director born on August 1st 1952 in Targu-Jiu. He graduated the Theater and Cinematography Art Institute in the year 1975. Horatiu Malaele became renowned for his theater plays, which he directed, but also for his characters in Romanian comedy movies. ...

14. Tudor Giurgiu

Producer | Despre oameni si melci

Tudor Giurgiu was born on June 20, 1972 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He is a producer and director, known for Of Snails and Men (2012), Weddings, Music and Videotapes (2008) and Why Me? (2015).

15. Silviu Purcarete

Director | Undeva la Palilula

Silviu Purcarete is a director and actor, known for Somewhere in Palilula (2012).

16. Tudor Cristian Jurgiu

Director | Câinele Japonez

Tudor Cristian Jurgiu was born in 1984 in Medias, Romania. He is a director and writer, known for The Japanese Dog (2013), In the Fishbowl (2013) and Oli's Wedding (2009).

17. Dan Chisu

Producer | WebSiteStory

Dan Chisu is the organizer of DaKINO International Film Festival. The oldest film festival in Romania, held every year in Bucharest since 1991.

He made a series of documentaries for television: Around the World in 80 Days (2004), Reality of a Myth - Peruvian Shamans (2007), The Earth's Taste in 80 ...

18. Nap Toader

Director | Nunta in Basarabia

Nap Toader was born on June 27, 1969 in Topana, Olt County, Romania. He is a director and writer, known for Wedding in Bessarabia (2009), 03.ByPass (2016) and Italiencele (2004).

19. Bogdan George Apetri

Director | Periferic

He studied filmmaking at Columbia University in New York, where he earned a dual MFA in Film Directing and Cinematography.



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