DANIEL POPA – CV

Education

Theatre

         ArtFestin Fagaras – 2018 

         Festivalul de Teatru de la Piatra Neamt – 2018

         Undercloud Festival – 2018

         Campulung Film Festival – 2017

          New York Fringe Festival – 2007

          Dusseldorf Tour – 2007

          Warsow Academia Teatralna & Romanian Cultural Institute Exchange – 2007 

          Basel Culture Scapes Festival – 2007

          Timisoara International Festival of Romanian Drama  – 2007

          New York Fringe Festival – 2007

          Basel CultureScapes Festival – 2007

          Prague Apostrof Festival – 2007

          Vienna Sampling Bucharest  – 2007

          Blagoevgrad International Theatre Festival – 2007

          Buzau Vedeteatru Festival – 2007 – Critic’s Award

          New York – Reenactment of Monday Theatre in New York – 2006

          Sibiu international Theatre Festival – 2006

          Arad international Underground Theatre – 2006

           Sankt Petersburg Rainbow International Theatre Festival – 2006

           Dublin Fringe Festival – Project Cube – 2005 

          Madrid – Teatro de Abadia – 2007

          Bogotá Ibero-Americano Theatre Festival – 2006

          Bucharest National Theatre Festival – 2005

          Rome European Theatres Union Festival – 2005

          Milan Piccolo Teatro Theatre Festival – 2006

  • You Can’t Feel It Here | Him | Directed by Alexandru Dabija | Teatrul LUNI, bucuresti

          Basel CultureScapes Festival – 2007

          Vienna Sampling Bucharest – 2007

          ESB Dublin Fringe Festival – 2004  – Project Fringe Award

          Sibiu International Theatre Festival – 2004

          Braila Days and Nights International Theatre Festival – 2004

          Arad International Underground Theatre Festival – 2004

          Romanian Days Festival – 2004

  • Lenin’s Shoe | Alex | Directed by Gordon Edelstein | Odeon Theatre, Bucuresti
  • Helge’s Life | Helge | Directed by Teodora Herghelegiu | Act Theatre, Bucuresti
  • Titus. Anatomy. Fall of Rome | Lucius | Directed by Alexandru Darie | Teatrul Bulandra, Bucuresti

          Palermo Teatro Garibaldi – 2004

          Budapest International Theatre Festival – 2004

          Bogotá Ibero-Americano Theatre Festival – 2004

          Milan European Theatres Union Festival – 2004

          Sank Petersburg European Theatres Union Festival – 2003

  • Bent – Rudy | Directed by Elie Malka | Bulandra Theatre, Bucuresti
  • The Importance of Being Earnest | Algernon | Directed by Razvan Dinca | Gh. Ciprian Theatre, Buzau
  • Thomas a Becket | Directed by Adrian Pintea | Bulandra Theatre, Bucuresti
  • King Lear | Directed by Dragos Galgotiu | Teatrul Bulandra, Bucuresti
  • The Immigrants | XX | Directed by Andreea Valean | Casandra Theatre, Bucuresti

          Timisoara StudentFest – 2000

  • Ubergang – Stuntman | Directed by Paola Aguillera | Moving Academy for Performing Arts, Berlin

          MAPA Karavan Tour | Berlin, Utrecht, Wien, Brno, Bratislava, Debrecen, Groningen

FILM

  • Maybe Darkness Will Cover Me | Stefan | Directed by Andrei Epure
  • Corijent | Tibor | Directed by George Gaenard
  • Random | Her Father | Directed by Ionut Cojocaru | 2019 Bucuresti
  • Vlad | The Lawyer | Directed by Jesus del Cerro | 2019 Bucuresti
  • America | Frederik | Directed by George Gaenard | 2018 Bucuresti
  • Private Party | The Husband | Directed by Octav Chelaru | 2017 Bucuresti
  • Happy Motel | Emil | Directed by Tinu Bazga | 2015 Bucuresti
  • Toate fluviile curg in mare | Radu | Directed by Alexandru Badea | 2015 Bucuresti

Cannes Film Festival, Sectiunea Cinefondation, 2016 

Cinemaiubit International Film Festival, 2015 

  • L1 – L5 | alex | Directed by Letitia Rosculet | 2014 Bucuresti

          Festival Corner, Cannes, 2014

  • The White Gate | The Officer | Directed by Nicolae Margineanu | 2013 Bucuresti
  • Closer to the Moon | Onlooker | Directed by Nae Caranfil | 2012 Bucuresti
  • WER | CNN Reporter | Directed by William Brent Bell | 2012 Bucuresti
  • Killing Time | The Doctor | Directed by Florin Piersic  Jr. | 2011 Bucuresti
  • DIAZ| The Doctor | Directed by Daniele Vicari | 2011 Bucuresti
  • Three Days Until Christmas | Ioan Boboc | Directed by Radu Gabrea | 2011  Bucuresti
  • Forbidden | avi | Directed by roger burton | 2010  London
  • 4:18 | andrej | Directed by cristian georgescu | 2010  New york
  • When’s Lunch | regizorul francez |Directed by sarah-rose meredith | 2009 New york
  • 1944 Mon Amour | The Operator | Directed by daniel halsall | 2009  Rotterdam
  • 155 sheets | Tim | Directed by laetitia aerts | 2008  Rotterdam
  • Spark of Life | Fred | Directed by Bert de Vries | 2008  Rotterdam
  • Strigoi | Tudor | Directed by faye jackson | 2007  Piatra Neamt

         Fantastic planet film festival, sidney, 2009 – best director award

         Maelstrom international fantastic film festival, 2009  – best feature award

         south african horror fest, cape town, 2009  – best picture award

         eerie horror film festival, pennsylvania, 2009 – best feature film, best cinematography

         toronto after dark festival, 2009 – gold medal vision award -best independent film

  • Free Fall | The Suicidal| Directed by Dorin Stana | 2000 Bucuresti

          cinemaiubit international film festival – 2000 bucuresti – best sound effects award, public’s choice award

          brno international short film festival – 2001 – best film school program award

          munchen international film schools festival – 2001 – best film school award

          karlovy vari international film festival – 2001 –  best film school program award

  • The Dream | The Man | Directed by Andrei Enache | 1999 Bucuresti
  • Golem | The Golem | Directed by Anatol Reghintovschi | 1999 Bucuresti
  • Dac-Air | Mr. Simionescu | Directed by Dorin Stana | 1999 Bucuresti

          cinemaiubit international film festival – 1999  – best male interpretation award, critics award

Other

  • Director – Colibri – One Man Show – Teatrul LUNI Green Hours, Bucuresti
  • Producer People of Romania – Inceputul unei cercetari
  • Director / Editor / Producer – In Debt We Art
  • Artistic Director – National Independent Theatre Festival – 1st Edition
  • Director – Colibri, lectura publica, Teatrul LUNI Green Hours
  • Artistic Director and Founder of Doctor’s Studio
  • Director – Yes We Can’t – Teatrul LUNI Green Hours
  • Director – The Position – Godot Cafe Teatru, Bucuresti
  • Director – Scent of a Woman – Teatrul Bulandra – Bucuresti 
  • Local Project Manager – Blog The Theatre – European project by Schauspielhaus Graz and Bulandra Theatre
  • Playwright – The Club, Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear, Yes We Can’t, The Romanian, Fifty Shades of Green, Dear Viewers
  • Translator – The Position, The Hummingbirds, Everything Will Be Different, Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

Awards

  • 3rd Prize for Scent of a WomanBlog The Theatre Festival, Graz, Austria
  • Best Male Interpretation Award | Dac-Air | Bucharest Cinemaiubit Film Festival
  • Best Play Relationship Drama Award | The Sunshine Play | London Fringe Report
  • Project Fringe Award | You Can’t Feel It Here | Dublin Fringe Festival

Languages

  • English | fluent    
  • French | medium    
  • Italian and Spanish – beginner 
  • Romanian| native