Tudor Smoleanu

Festival Director

Tudor Smoleanu (born 1971 in Slănic-Prahova) graduated in 1994 from the Ecological University of Bucharest, Faculty of Acting. Tudor holds a diploma from the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale” in Bucharest. He worked with various theatres in Romania (Bârlad, Sfântu Gheorghe, Ploiești). The longest collaboration was with the Toma Caragiu Theatre in Ploiești. Over the years, he has played many roles in both film and theatre productions, and in 2012 he was awarded the prize for the best actor in a supporting role by the Romanian Filmmakers’ Union. Tudor is a founding member of Asociatia Culturala Arkadia.

Gabi Suciu

Film Selector

Gabriela (Gabi) Suciu (b. 1987 in Sebeş, Romania) graduated the Directing Class at the National University of Theatre and Film (UNATC) “I. L. Caragiale” in Bucharest in 2010. Since 2008, Gabi has consistently produced 6 to 8 titles a year. In February 2012, she graduated the Film Production Masters Programme at the same university and founded Atelier de Film, a Romanian, Bucharest-based production and distribution company, supported by UNATC to produce works by graduates of the Film Faculty, studying for her PhD in Co-Production. She’s an alumni of Berlinale Talents 2014 and Talents Sarajevo 2012 and among the films she produced there are also Strung Love and The Photograph (both directed by Victor Dragomir, 2010) or The Camp in Răzoare (directed by Cristi Iftime, 2013), highly selected and awarded in important festivals around the world. While continuing to produce other shorts and preparing a first feature as a producer she is also involved in the organization of the Victoria Film Festival (Victoria, Brașov county, Romania) and Ideo Ideis Theatre Festival (Alexandria, Teleorman county, Romania).
In 2014, she started her collaboration with Elefant Film (RO) and Elefant Films (CH), for the feature film The Miracle of Tekir, continuing her collaboration with the Romanian production company in 2015.

Andrei Duțu

Festival Manager

Andrei Duțu (born 1983 in Ploiești, Prahova) graduated from the University of Bucharest, Faculty of History, majoring in Old History and Archeology. Since 2007 he has been constantly engaged in the implementation of several art and archeology projects. Andrei is currently the president of Asociatia Culturala Arkadia.

Dragoș Oltean

Festival Manager

Dragoș Oltean (born 1985 in Bucharest) graduated from Politehnica University of Bucharest, Faculty of Engineering in Foreign Languages, majoring in Industrial Engineering and Management in German. Dragoș also holds a master’s degree in communication. With over 10 years of experience in communication and PR, Dragoș has been constantly involved in educational and cultural projects.

Beniamin Jilăveanu


Este absolvent al Facultății de Limbi şi Literaturi Străine, Universitatea din Bucureşti. În prezent este profesor de limba franceză şi lucrează în paralel ca traducător.

Emanuela Voinescu

Illustrator and Graphic Designer

Emanuela Voinescu (born 1991) graduated in 2013 from the National University of Arts in Bucharest and in 2015 she received her Master of Arts degree, in Graphic Arts.