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20 May 2024

Metropolis at TIFF.23

"Metropolis is one of the great achievements of the silent era, a work so bold in vision and so furious in message that it is more powerful today than when it was made" (Roger Ebert). A special screening of Metropolis (dir. Fritz Lang, Germany, 1927) is top of the cine-concerts list at Transilvania IFF.23 (June 14-24, 2024). The expressionist mega-production will be screened, i...

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20 May 2024

The Promised Land, Dying & All of Us Strangers, among the first titles announced for Transilvania IFF.23

The latest films starring Mads Mikelsen and Sir Anthony Hopkins in lead roles, the multi-award-winning All of Us Strangers (dir. Andrew Haigh) and Berlin winner Dying (dir. Matthias Glasner) are just a few of the titles included in the program of the 23rd edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival, which will take place in Cluj-Napoca between June 14 and 24. Comple...

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20 May 2024

SMART7 in its second year: the bravest European cinema is on tour in seven film festivals across Europe

The SMART7 competition returns to Transilvania International Film Festival (14 - 24 June 2024, Cluj-Napoca) for the second year with seven films created by young European filmmakers whose voices stand out through authenticity and courage. Transilvania IFF is one of the founders of SMART7, a network of film festivals that aims to develop the festival industry and create space fo...

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20 May 2024

An extra day of TIFF: the festival will take place until June 24

The Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) announces the extension of the 2024 edition by one day compared to the initially communicated dates. TIFF will now take place from June 14 to June 24, including the second day of Pentecost (June 24), declared a legal holiday. This additional day of TIFF will be dedicated to a retrospective of the most popular films from the fe...

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08 Oct 2023

Animest.18: Haruki Murakami Stories, Dystopian Worlds, and Award-Winning Films

The 18th edition of the Animest International Animation Film Festival is starting in just a few days! From Friday October 6, this year’s coolest, freshest, and most acclaimed animated productions will grace Bucharest cinema screens for ten whole days, so you – and your whole family – can enjoy hundreds of short and feature-length films produced in the past few years. The cherry...

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08 Oct 2023

The VR Competition at Animest Will Turn You Into an Animated Movie Character

Oh, hey there! You like impactful stories, right? Even better if they’re animated, no? What about if you’re in them?!?  This year’s international competition for tech-savvy creators reunites the most immersive animations crafted specifically for the unique world of virtual reality. Starting on the fourth day of the Animest International Animation Film Festival, between Octob...

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08 Oct 2023

Animest.18 Presents Minimest: Magical Animated Stories for the Entire Family

As a kid gazing up at the cinema screen, it can feel like you’re watching giants inhabiting a magical world, from which you can learn so much about nature, emotions, friendship, family, and becoming a better person. Remember that feeling? Minimest, hands down our younger audience’s favorite section, unlocks secret doors to such fantastical educational worlds during the Animest...

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08 Oct 2023

Acclaimed Japanese Director Keiichi Hara Is Coming to Animest.18

Renowned Japanese director Keiichi Hara will visit Romania for the 18th edition of the Animest International Animation Film Festival (October 6-15). One of the best anime creators working today, Keiichi hara will take part in Q&As at the dedicated retrospective screenings and will also facilitate a masterclass, sharing secrets from behind the scenes of the projects that brought...

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08 Oct 2023

Animest Is Celebrating Its 18th Edition with a Marathon of Adults-Only Events

The Animest International Animation Film Festival brings something special beyond young audience oriented events, films for the entire family, or industry events. During October 6-15, our most daring adult audiences are in for a few white nights dedicated to animation: extravagantly gory narratives, bizarre shorts, musical explorations, and plain ol’ sexy times. Trippy Animatio...

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08 Oct 2023

O incursiune în lumea animației baltice: Letonia, țara invitată la Animest.18

The annual retrospective dedicated to countries with a strong presence on the international map of animated film is already a tradition at Animest. On our 18th edition, we are celebrating Latvian cinema alongside Atom Art, our Latvian guest animation studio, and renowned Latvian creators who will take part in Animest screenings and artist talks during October 6-15, offering aud...

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08 Oct 2023

Competiția Românească Animest.18: 90 de minute de încântare

Some anchored in our day-to-day reality, others floating in fantastical worlds, all increasingly courageous in their approach to animation styles, the 15 films in the Romanian Competition at Animest.18 embody the optimistic future of the local animation industry. The productions, authored by students at the beginning of promising careers as well as by established professionals,...

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18 Jun 2023

Iranian film Like a Fish on the Moon, winner of the Transilvania Trophy at Transilvania IFF.22

Like a Fish on the Moon by Iranian director Dornaz Hajiha was the big winner at the Transilvania IFF.22 Awards Gala that took place on Saturday evening in Cluj – Napoca. Together with Carolina Markowicz (Best Directing Award) and director Tia Kouvo (Special Jury Award), Hajiha marks a premier in the history of the festival as it is for the first time when the most important awa...

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18 Jun 2023

Winners of the 22nd edition of Transilvania International Film Festival

Transilvania Trophy, worth €10,000 - Like A Fish On The Moon, directed by Dornaz Hajiha Best Directing Award, worth €3,500, offered by Fortech - Charcoal, directed by Carolina Markowicz Special Jury Award, worth €1,500, offered by Cemacon - Family Time, directed by Tia Kouvo Best Performance Award, worth €1.000, offered by Conceptual Lab by Theo Nissim - Nacho Quesada,...