Andrei Dascalescu on ‘Compassion’

September 29, 7:30am - 10:00am EEST. Hosted at AMBASADA

part of a series on Compassion


About the speaker

Andrei Dascalescu (32y/o) started as a radio DJ in his hometown during his teenage years. He then moved to Bucharest to study Sound and Editing at the Film University, at the same time working as a freelance editor and sound engineer for BBC World Service Romania and on many films, including Francis Ford Coppola’s Youth Without Youth, as the assistant of the legendary editor Walter Murch. He moved on to make his own films with the awarded short feature Fly, then made his documentary debut with Constantin and Elena, a film that achieved worldwide recognition through multiple festival selections, awards and broadcasts. Planeta Petrila is his second feature-length documentary.

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