Călin Peter Netzer

Călin Peter Netzer (Romanian: [kəˈlin ˈpetər ˈnet͡sər]; born 1 May 1975) is a Romanian film director who won the Golden Bear at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival.

Born in Petroșani to a family of mixed Romanian and German origins, Netzer emigrated with his family to West Germany in 1983. In 1994, he returned to Romania in order to study film direction at the Academy of Theatre and Film in Bucharest.[1]

His first feature film, Maria (2003), won the Special Prize of the Jury at the Locarno International Film Festival, among other prizes at this and other film festivals.

Poziția copilului (Child's Pose, 2013), his third feature film, won him the Golden Bear at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival.[2][3] The film has been selected as the Romanian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards.[4]

Călin Peter Netzer
Calin Peter Netzer
Călin Peter Netzer at the 63rd Berlinale in February 2013
Born1 May 1975 (age 43)
OccupationFilm director
Years active2003–present

Selected filmography

Year Title Notes
2003 Maria
2009 Medal of Honor
2013 Child's Pose
2017 Ana, mon amour


  1. ^ "Regizorul Călin Peter Netzer a primit la Petroşani titlul de 'cetăţean de onoare'". Mediafax. Retrieved 2016-12-16.
  2. ^ "Prizes of the International Jury". berlinale. Retrieved 2013-02-16.
  3. ^ "Romanian film Child's Pose wins Golden Bear in Berlin". BBC News. Retrieved 2013-02-16.
  4. ^ "Best Foreign Language Oscar: Romania Nominates 'Child's Pose'". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013-08-26.

External links

27th Torino Film Festival

The 27th Torino Film Festival was held 13 November – 21 November 2009 in Turin, Italy and was directed by Gianni Amelio, in his first year as director of the festival.

48th International Film Festival of India

The 48th International Film Festival of India was held on 20 to 28 November 2017 in Goa. "Celebrating the Future of Cinema" was set as the festival's theme and registrations were opened in early October 2017.Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh, who was appointed head of the jury of the Indian panorama section, resigned from the position on 14 November after alleging that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, that co-organizes the festival, dropped two films S Durga and Nude from screening in the Indian Panorama section, despite being chosen by the jury and without consulting them. Two other members Apurva Asrani and Gyan Correa quit the jury the following day.

63rd Berlin International Film Festival

The 63rd annual Berlin International Film Festival took place in Berlin, Germany between 7 and 17 February 2013. Chinese film director Wong Kar-wai was announced as the President of the Jury and his film The Grandmaster was the opening film of the festival. The Golden Bear was awarded to the Romanian film Child's Pose directed by Călin Peter Netzer, which also served as the closing film.The French documentary filmmaker Claude Lanzmann was awarded with the Honorary Golden Bear. Italian actress Isabella Rossellini and German film director Rosa von Praunheim were awarded with the Berlinale Camera.

8th Beijing International Film Festival

The 8th Beijing International Film Festival (simplified Chinese: 第8届北京国际电影节; traditional Chinese: 第8屆北京國際電影節) was held in Beijing, China by the Beijing Municipal Government and the China Media Group. Thefilm festival opened on April 15 and lasts until April 22, 2018. The closing ceremony was held in Beijing on April 22, 2018.The opening film was Ren Pengyuan's drama film A or B and the closing night film will be Mongolian-Chinese director Hasi Chaolu's action film Genghis Khan.

Ana, mon amour

Ana, mon amour is a 2017 Romanian drama film directed by Călin Peter Netzer. It was selected to compete for the Golden Bear in the main competition of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival. Editor Dana Bunescu received the Silver Bear for outstanding artistic contribution.

Caragiale Academy of Theatrical Arts and Cinematography

The National University of Theatre and Film "I.L.Caragiale" Bucharest (Romanian: Universitatea Naţională de Artă Teatrală şi Cinematografică “I.L.Caragiale”) (UNATC) is a public university in Bucharest, Romania, founded in 1954. It is named in honor of Ion Luca Caragiale.

Child's Pose (film)

Child's Pose (Romanian: Poziția copilului) is a 2013 Romanian drama film directed by Călin Peter Netzer. The film premiered in competition at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Golden Bear. It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Luminița Gheorghiu was nominated as the Best Actress at the 26th European Film Awards and the film won the Telia Film Award at the Stockholm International Film Festival 2013. The film was selected as the Romanian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.

Golden Bear

The Golden Bear (German: Goldener Bär) is the highest prize awarded for the best film at the Berlin International Film Festival. The bear is the heraldic animal of Berlin, featured on both the coat of arms and flag of Berlin. The winners of the first Berlin International Film Festival in 1951 were determined by a German panel, and there were five winners of the Golden Bear, divided by categories and genres. Between 1952 and 1955, the winners of the Golden Bear were determined by the audience members. In 1956, the FIAPF (Fédération Internationale des Associations de Producteurs de Films) formally accredited the festival, and since then the Golden Bear has been awarded by an international jury.

Gopo Awards

The Gopo Awards (Romanian: Premiile Gopo) are the national Romanian film awards, similar to the Academy Awards (U.S.A.), the Goya Awards (Spain), or the César Award (France). They are presented by the Association for Romanian Film Promotion and were inaugurated in 2007

List of Romanian films

A list of the most notable films produced in the Cinema of Romania ordered by year of release. For an A-Z list of articles on Romanian films see Category:Romanian films.

List of Romanian submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

Romania began submitting for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1966. As of 2018, Romania has submitted thirty-four films for Oscar consideration. Despite its long history of submitting films, Romania has yet to be nominated for an Academy Award in this category.

The Best Foreign Film award is handed out annually by the United States Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to a feature-length motion picture produced outside the United States that contains primarily non-English dialogue.The Romanian nominee is selected each year by a jury selected by the National Center for Cinematography (Centrul Naţional al Cinematografiei (CNC))

Maria (2003 film)

Maria is a 2003 Romanian-French-German drama film directed by Călin Peter Netzer. The film won three awards at the 2003 Locarno International Film Festival.

Medal of Honor (film)

Medal of Honor (Romanian: Medalia de onoare) is a 2009 Romanian drama film directed by Călin Peter Netzer.The plot revolves around a retiree who is mistakenly awarded a military distinction. Former Romanian president Ion Iliescu plays himself in the film.


Netzer may refer to:

Netzer Olami, a worldwide Jewish organization for youth.

Amnon Netzer, Iranian-Israeli historian

Călin Peter Netzer, Romanian film director

Ehud Netzer, Israeli archaeologist

Erika Netzer (1937–1977), Austrian alpine skier

Günter Netzer, (born 1944), a former German football player and manager

Joseph Netzer, former mayor of Arlon in Belgium

Josef Netzer, Austrian composer

Michael Netzer, (born 1955), American comics artist


Petroșani (Romanian pronunciation: [petroˈʃanʲ]; German: Petroschen; Hungarian: Petrozsény) is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 34,331 (2011). The city has been associated with mining since the 19th century.

Romanian New Wave

The Romanian New Wave (Romanian: Noul val românesc) is a genre of realist and often minimalist films made in Romania since the mid-aughts, starting with Trafic, which won the Short Film Palme d'Or at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival.

Special Jury Prize (Locarno International Film Festival)

The Special Jury Prize is an award given at the Locarno International Film Festival. It is awarded to the second best film in the international competition section.

Vlad Ivanov

Vlad Ivanov (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈvlad iˈvanov]; born Vladimir Ivanov [vladiˈmir iˈvanov], 4 August 1969) is a Romanian actor of Lipovan origin.

Vukovar Film Festival

The Vukovar Film Festival is an annual film festival established in 2007 and held in the town of Vukovar, Croatia. It usually takes place over five or six days in late August.

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