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Key information you need to know about filming in Romania

VAT in Romania is 19% and is fully refundable for foreign filmmakers. Film Fixers Romania will offer you a full support in reclaiming VAT from all your expenses in the country.

The official currency is Romanian Leu. The country has not joined the single European currency but most big shops and restaurants in Bucharest accept euros. You can also easily pay with a credit card in almost any big shop or restaurant in Romania.

No, as Romanian equipment rental companies can provide you with the latest camera modules, lighting equipment, grips and other high quality gear. 

Movies that have been recently shot in Romania are : Dragonheart 3 (2013), High Strung (2016), Hellraiser-Hellworld (2006), Closer to the moon (2013) The Zero theorem (2013) just to name a few.Romania has proven to be a great place to shoot, due to low operating costs and a wide variation of natural scenery

Romania offers amazing outdoor tourist activities – skiing, mountain cycling and water sports as well as nontrivial shopping and restaurants with traditional Romanian, European and Oriental cuisine. There are a lot of museums, art galleries and theatres for art-lovers and very active night life with bars and night clubs opened until early in the morning for those who love to party. 

Romania is located in the heart of Eastern Europe so if you have a couple of days to spare you can catch a plane or a train or rent a car and find yourself in another European capital in just a few hours. You can cross the western border and go to Hungary and maybe spend the weekend in the beautiful capital of Budapest