Cristina Grosan is a Hungarian-Romanian filmmaker and visual artist. She is active in visual communication in the Budapest cultural sector while also directing her own fiction films. Since graduating from university, she has directed 6 short films, which toured the worldwide short film circuit, screening in Palm Springs IFF, Clermont-Ferrand IFF, Sarajevo IFF, London ISF, Helsinki IFF, Zubroffka IFF, Tirana IFF, St. Petersburg, Thessaloniki IFF, among others. Her award-winning short “Holiday at the Seaside” exploring a mother-daughter relationship screened at more than 40 festivals, was distributed in several territories and recently premiered online, amassing more than 1 million views.
Currently, she is in post-production with her debut feature shot in Hungary, “Things Worth Weeping For” written with Nora Rainer-Micsinyei and produced by Judit Stalter (Laokoon Filmgroup, HU). She’s also finishing post-production on a short fiction, “A Prince Came Passing By”, produced by Anamaria Antoci & Anda Ionescu (Tangaj Productions, RO) in co-production with Marek Novák (Xova Film CZ). She is developing her second feature, “Ordinary Failures” together with Czech writer Klára Vlasákova. The film’s development is supported by a grant from the Czech Film Fund. The project won the Pop Up Residency Award at the East Meets West co-production platform in Trieste, Italy.