Andrea Blaga

Andrea Blaga, is a freelancer photographer and Director of Photography based in Bucharest, Romania.

Two of her recent film projects are:

  • a short film "The last Gheorghe" - about a deserted village where Gheorghe is the last man standing;
  • a travel documentary about a man sailing home through many seas and dangers: "Sailboat Francine".

Between 2003 - 2005 she worked as a Photographer/ Videographer with Ocean Images Ltd. UK and Image Photo Services Miami /USA.

She also had a stage in Advertising, as an Art Buyer for D’Arcy - Advertising Agency.

Most of her working experience before that was in National Television, as a camera operator and Director of Photography.

Currently she is involved in an MA programme in Advertising, Communication and Film Aesthetics, at the National University of Drama and Cinematography "I.L. Caragiale"
In 2001 she graduated from National University of Drama and Cinematography "I.L. Caragiale", Bucharest, with a degree in Film and TV Image.

Other relevant information:

  • Founder of the cultural association EUROARTE - non profit organization acting to promote visual artists and arts, cultural exchange and international cooperation with regards to visual arts;
  • Group Photo Exhibition: "Being equal in difference" at the Belgian-Romanian culture House ARTHIS, Bruxelles, March 2008;
  • Organization of the Eforie 2008 Photo Camp;
  • Organization of the Busteni 2007 Photo Camp;
  • Organization of the Sancrai 2007 Equestrian Photo Camp;
  • Launch of online Photo Magazine Fotografa.ro, April 2007 - ongoing;
  • Photo Exhibition: "Meguhonicopave" Galateca Gallery, Bucharest, photos from South America and Mexico, February 2006;
  • Photo Exhibition: "People I met in Mexico" at Cervantes Institute, Bucharest, May-July 2005;
  • Photo Exhibition: "Children of Mexico", at Romexpo Centre and at the The Palace of Children, Bucharest, July 2005.

Prizes:

  • The Photography Award "CineMAiubit" 2000, Award for Photography given by the CineMAiubit at the Annual Film Festival
  • Special Diploma Orange-2004