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Simona Fodor
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Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

Bucharest animation film festival Animest announces 2021 selection

Five films are competing for the award of the feature competition at this year’s edition of the Bucharest International Animation Film Festival Animest.

The event, which holds its 16th edition this year, takes place between October 8 and October 17 in cinema halls and online, on the festival’s streaming platform.

The films selected in the feature competition are Florence Miailhe’s La Traversée, a production that also won a special jury mention at the Annecy festival; Félix Dufour-Laperrière’s Archipelago; Masaaki Yuasa’s Inu-oh; Marcus H. Rosenmüller and Santiago López Jover’s Welcome To Siegheilkirchen; and Michaela Pavlátová’s My Sunny Maad.

Another five awarded productions will be screened outside of the competition in various venues in Bucharest. The public will be able to see Dash Shaw’s dystopian Cryptozoo, a film that received the NEXT Innovator Award at the Sundance festival and the public’s choice award at the Berlin International Film Festival. The program of screenings also includes Rémi Chayé’s Calamity, a Childhood of Martha Jane Cannary, the winner at the Annecy 2020 festival, Yuta Murano’s Seven Days War, and Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart’s Wolfwalkers, a production nominated for an Oscar for Animation Feature.

The program of the event is available here.

(Photo: Springdt13/ Dreamstime)

simona@romania-insider.com

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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

Bucharest animation film festival Animest announces 2021 selection

Five films are competing for the award of the feature competition at this year’s edition of the Bucharest International Animation Film Festival Animest.

The event, which holds its 16th edition this year, takes place between October 8 and October 17 in cinema halls and online, on the festival’s streaming platform.

The films selected in the feature competition are Florence Miailhe’s La Traversée, a production that also won a special jury mention at the Annecy festival; Félix Dufour-Laperrière’s Archipelago; Masaaki Yuasa’s Inu-oh; Marcus H. Rosenmüller and Santiago López Jover’s Welcome To Siegheilkirchen; and Michaela Pavlátová’s My Sunny Maad.

Another five awarded productions will be screened outside of the competition in various venues in Bucharest. The public will be able to see Dash Shaw’s dystopian Cryptozoo, a film that received the NEXT Innovator Award at the Sundance festival and the public’s choice award at the Berlin International Film Festival. The program of screenings also includes Rémi Chayé’s Calamity, a Childhood of Martha Jane Cannary, the winner at the Annecy 2020 festival, Yuta Murano’s Seven Days War, and Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart’s Wolfwalkers, a production nominated for an Oscar for Animation Feature.

The program of the event is available here.

(Photo: Springdt13/ Dreamstime)

simona@romania-insider.com

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