Corneliu Porumboiu was born in 1975, in Vaslui, Romania. He graduated from the National University of Theatre and Cinematography, where he studied Film Directing. His short films, made while he attended the University, won awards at major film festivals including Cannes and Montpellier.


El tesoro (2015), The Second Game (2014), When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism (2013, D’A 2014), Police, adjectif (2009), 12:08 al este de Bucarest (2006, D’A 2013)