Tudor Giurgiu

Born in 1972 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Member of the European Film Academy, Eisenhower Fellow in 2014, founder and President of the Transilvania International Film Festival, Full Moon Horror & Fantasy Film Festival and initiator of the Gopo Awards – Romania’s national film awards.

Founder of the production company Libra Film, film distribution company Transilvania Film; co-founder of Cityplex– local exhibitor.

Graduated Bucharest Film Academy in 1995 and worked as 1st assistant director for directors like Lucian Pintilie and Radu Mihaileanu. Giurgiu was also General Director of Romanian National Television (TVR) between 2005-2007. Director and producer of numerous commercials and music videos, as well as several successful short or feature films.

His directorial debut feature Love Sick was selected in Panorama section of 2006 Berlinale and awarded in several int’l festivals). His short Superman, Spiderman or Batman(2011)won many festivals worldwide (Aspen, Valladolid, etc) and won Best European Short at the 2012 edition of European Film Awards. Tudor’s 2nd feature, Of Snails and Men, was awarded with the Special Jury Prize in Warsaw IFF, Best Film of “Punto di Encuentro” section of Valladolid IFF and Best Film at SEE Film Festival – L.A.

Tudor Giurgiu produced or co-produced many feature films such as Katalin Vargaby Peter Strickland (Silver Bear in 2009 Berlinale and European Discovery of the Year at EFA Awards), Mission of the Human Resources Manager by Eran Riklis (Audience Award in Locarno 2010), Cendres et Sang by Fanny Ardant (Cannes 2009) or Cannibal by Manuel Cuenca (Toronto and San Sebastian 2013).

Cristian Hordilă
Project Officer

Born in 1986, Cristian graduated the Business University in Cluj. He became active within the film industry in 2006, when he worked as a volunteer for Transilvania IFF. Since 2012, Cristian is the Managing Director of Romanian Film Promotion Association, among the most important events he organized are Alba Iulia Film&Music Festival and "Full Moon" Festival.

In 2013, he was elected in the Board of the European Film Promotion and became involved in supporting and promoting European cinema internationally (Shooting Stars or Producers on the Move). In 2013, along with Tudor Giurgiu, he founded in Cluj Film and Urban Culture Association, in order to promote film education and local film industry through various projects and actions Colours of Cluj festival, TIFF Mures.

Cristian is also the manager of Casa TIFF, a center that aims to promote film education and the need for expression through art. Starting 2011, he is also involved in film production.