Ileana Stanculescu

Ileana Stanculescu graduated from the film academy Konrad Wolf in Potsdam-Babelsberg (Germany).
During her studies, she directed short films and wrote several screenplays. From 2002 to 2004, Ileana Stanculescu worked as a script consultant in the script department of the film academy, and in 2003, also in a Berlin based film production company. In 2004, she graduated with the documentary Podul peste Tisa, which won, among other prizes, the First Appearance Award at the International Documentary Festival in Amsterdam. It was selected by several major festivals and broadcast on YLE (Finland) and FOX International. Later on, she directed the documentary Satul sosetelor and produced Akhmeteli 4 (by Artchil Khetagouri). Satul Sosetelor received the Promotional Prize for Joint Film Productions of the Robert-Bosch-Stiftung. It was nominated for the Joris Ivens Award at IDFA and won the British Council Award for the Best Romanian Documentary. Ileana Stanculescu has worked since 2012 as a coordinator of film training projects for film professionals from the Black Sea and Caucasus regions and as a festival coordinator for CinéDOC-Tbilisi.