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Dan Chişu


  • Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor
  • Born: 21.07.1955 in Dăeni (Tulcea)
He starts by studying philology in Iasi. He interrupts his studies in the ‘70ies and continues them after 1992, in Bucharest. In 1981 he emigrates to France where he attends a specialized course in video operation at Ecole Superieure ”Image et Son” in Paris. In 1991 he comes back to Romania and puts the basis of the DaKino Foundation and of the DaKino International Film Festival (first International Film Festival after the 1989 events in Romania)
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Known for:

2017

2014

2013

2013

Festivals / Awards

  • 2007
APTR Oraşele pierdute ale incaşilor Best Travel Documentary
  • 2010
UCIN WebSiteStory Best experimental film
  • 2015
Indie IPIFF Bucharest NonStop Best feature film
  • 2016
Mons Bucharest NonStop Special prize of the jury
  • 2019
Gopo Awards Special Prize

Filmography

Director

5 minute

2019

The Birthday Party

2017

De ce pe mine?

2016

The Birthday Party

2015

Bucharest NonStop

2014

Youtube Bazaar

2013

Déjà vu

2012

Chasing Rainbows

2011

The Bear

2008

WebSiteStory

2008

Oraşele pierdute ale incaşilor (documentar tv)

2007

Actor

Excursion

The boss

2013

# Selfie

Yasmina's father

2013

Déjà vu

Mihai

2012

ER

2006

Duty

Mihăiță

2006

The Tower of Pisa

2002

Asphalt Tango

Stranger

1996

The Snails’ Senator

Reporter

1994

Articles & Interviews

Interviul săptămânii cu Dan Chişu - Cristina Corciovescu
„Bucharest Non-Stop” and „The Treasure” at HBO in March
The Stories of One Night: „Bucharest NonStop” – film review - Magda Mihăilescu
“Romanian Film Caravan” returns to Brăila
UCIN Awards Gala for 2015 - Dana Medar
Winners of the UCIN 2016 Awards
Nominations for The Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN) Awards Gala 2016
Dan Chișu, award-winner at Mons 2016
Dan Chișu visează „cai verzi pe pereți” - Nicoleta Nicolae
”Deja Vu” cu Dan Chişu - Ionuţ Mareş
De meserie, producător de evenimente - Olga Dăescu
Incredible, amazing, unbelievable, sensational! ”Why Me?”, by Dan Chișu - Dana Medar
The third CINEPUB season was launched
Shooting “The Anniversary” by Dan Chișu - Dana Medar
“Chasing Rainbows”, at ICR Istanbul
”Youtube Bazaar” premiere, a documentary by Dan Chișu - Dana Medar
„Youtube Bazaar” se lansează în cinematografele din România
Dan Chișu este în postproducție cu ”Aniversarea”, premieră 2017
Romanian Film Days at TIFF 2017
„Aniversarea”, premieră internațională la Festivalul de Film de la Varșovia
Cinepub live: Ileana Bîrsan în dialog cu Dan Chișu
„Aniversarea” intră în cinematografe pe 10 noiembrie
”Aniversarea”, de Dan Chișu, premieră în 10 noiembrie - Dana Medar
Diana Cavallioti este jurnalistă de televiziune în ”5 Minute/Jandarmul”, filmul lui Dan Chișu - Dana Medar
The 2019 Gopo Awards
Premiile Gopo pentru 2018 - Dana Medar
Rezultate concursului de proiecte cinematografice CNC – sesiunea I/2019
“5 Minutes”, by Dan Chișu, World Premiere in the Competition of the Warsaw International Film Festiv
Drama „5 Minute”, de Dan Chișu, premiera mondială astăzi la Varșovia IFF
Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest 2019: ”5 minute”, de Dan Chișu - Dana Medar