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Anca Damian


  • Director, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Producer
  • Born: 01.04.1962 in Cluj (Cluj)

Graduate of the „I.L.Caragiale” Theatre and Film Academy (UNATC/IATC) (Photography Section, class of 1984).
„Anca Damian is no longer, and has not been for a long time the little girl with incredibly blue yes who came to learn at IATC a job reserved for men (Director of Cinematography), and who used to research the work of director Jean Georgescu at the Film Archive.

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Known for:

2014

2013

2011

Festivals / Awards

  • 1992
UCIN I Wonder If God Sighed Like A Human Best Cinematography
  • 1993
UCIN Eminescu – The Toil For Finding The Right Word Best Screenplay
  • 1996-1997
UCIN Bidding With Souls Best Short
  • 1998-1999
UCIN So Much Silence Around Best Short
  • 2003
UCIN Exercise in Freedom Best Documentary
  • 2006
UCIN The Museum By The Road Best Screenplay
  • 2012
Annecy Crulic – The Road To Beyond Cristal Award
  • 2012
UCIN Crulic – The Road To Beyond Grand Prize
  • 2013
Lisabona Crulic – The Road To Beyond Grand Prize
  • 2013
UCIN A Very Unsettled Summer Best Directing
  • 2015
Festival Karlovy Vary Magic Mountain Special Mention of the Jury
  • 2015
UCIN Magic Mountain Best Documentary
  • 2016
Istanbul Magic Mountain Director of the year, Eurimages Award
  • 2018
Animator Poznan The Call Silver Pegasus
  • 2018
Madrid Mirada Internacional Award
  • 2018
Warsaw Film Festival Moon Hotel Kabul Best Director
  • 2019
UCIN Telefonul Best Animation

Filmography

Director

Marona’s Fantastic Tale

2019

Moon Hotel Kabul

2018

The Call

2018

In Perfect Health

2017

Square

2016

The Magic Mountain

2014

A Very Unsettled Summer

2013

Crulic - The Path to Beyond

2011

Crossing Dates

2008

A fi sau a nu fi

2007

Muzeul de la şosea

2006

Eu şi cu mine

2006

Călătorie în România

2004

Exerciţiu de libertate

2003

The Faces

2002

Chipuri de lut

2002

Porto Franco 2000

2001

The Pictures (documentar)

2001

Imposibilul paradis

2001

Ritualuri (documentar)

2001

Eminescu - A Virtual Journey within the Absolute

2000

dAPERTutto (documentar)

2000

There’s Such Silence Around

co-director

1999

Trecătorul pământului - Ion Nicodim

1998

Bitzan - în labirint

co-director

1997

Soul Auction

co-director

1997

Roads with Angels

co-director

1996

Oare Dumnezeu a suspinat omenește?

co-director

1994

Victor Brauner

1993

Eminescu, truda întru cuvânt

co-director

1993

Screenwriter

Moon Hotel Kabul

2018

In Perfect Health

2017

Square

2016

The Magic Mountain

2014

A Very Unsettled Summer

co-writer

2013

Crulic - The Path to Beyond

2011

Crossing Dates

2008

A fi sau a nu fi

2007

Muzeul de la şosea

2006

Eu şi cu mine

2006

Călătorie în România

2004

Exerciţiu de libertate

2003

The Faces

2002

Chipuri de lut

2002

Porto Franco 2000

2001

The Pictures (documentar)

2001

Imposibilul paradis

2001

Ritualuri (documentar)

2001

Eminescu - A Virtual Journey within the Absolute

2000

dAPERTutto (documentar)

2000

Trecătorul pământului - Ion Nicodim

1998

Victor Brauner

1993

Articles & Interviews

Interviul săptămânii cu Anca Damian
”O vară foarte instabilă”: Aventura scrierii - cronică de film - Magda Mihăilescu
Filmul “O vară foarte instabilă” e în competiţie la FIF Varşovia
Zilele Femeii Cineast, Cinema Studio, 6-8 martie
Zilele Femeii Cineast 2015 - Dana Medar
“Crulic” merge la Festivalul Internaţional de Filme pentru Femei din Israel
„Muntele Magic”, de Anca Damian, la Annecy şi Karlovy Vary
Mențiunea specială a juriului la Karlovy Vary pentru ”Muntele Magic”, de Anca Damian
Alexander Bălănescu, compozitorul muzicii din animația „Muntele Magic”, de Anca Damian
Anca Damian winner of the title Female Director of the Year at the Istanbul Film Festival
Anca Damian filmează „Perfect sănătos”
”Perfectly Healthy”, a film by Anca Damian - Dana Medar
Anca Damian, Tudor Giurgiu and Radu Muntean invited to “Revolution in Realism”
Romanian Film Days at TIFF 2017
Anca Damian revine pe ecrane cu „Perfect sănătos”
Premiera ”Perfect sănătos”, film regizat de Anca Damian - Dana Medar
The Short Film “The Call”, Directed by Anca Damian, in Competition at Annecy 2018
Anca Damian and Serghei Chiviriga, in the Competition of the “Animator” Festival, in Poznań
“Silver Pegasus” for Anca Damian, at ANIMATOR Poznań
Two Romanian Projects at the Venice Gap-Financing Market
The Mirada Internacional Award in Madrid for Anca Damian
Anca Damian Received the Best Director Award at the Warsaw Film Festival
Anca Damian, Received the „Mirada Internacional” Award in Madrid
”Moon Hotel Kabul”, regizat de Anca Damian - Dana Medar
“The Call”, Selected for the Sundance Film Festival
“Moon Hotel Kabul”, Premiered at the Francophone Film Festival in Israel
Conferință: Strategia Eurimages pentru egalitate de gen în industria de film din România - Andra Petrescu, Dana Medar
Premiile Uniunii Cineaștilor din România 2019