Adrian Titieni

Adrian Titieni, born in 1963, is a well-known Romanian theatre and film actor who has starred in over 60 short and feature films and over 40 theatre plays. He made his film debut in Pas în doi (Paso doble, 1985), which premiered at the Berlinale in 1986. He continued acting in many shorts and student films, even after he became a well-known actor and the rector of the National University of Theatrical Arts and Cinematography (UNATC) from 2012 to 2016. In the period when he was a rector of UNATC, he founded the Cinetic Lab for post-processing movies and augmented reality (VR). In the course of his career, he has worked with many Romanian award-winning directors, such as Lucian Pintilie for Balanța (The Oak, 1992), which premiered at Cannes in 1992, Cristi Puiu for Moartea domnului Lăzărescu (The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, 2005), Cannes 2005, Călin Peter Netzer for Poziția copilului (Child’s Pose, 2013), which won the Golden Bear in Berlin 2013, and Cristian Mungiu for Bacalaureat (Graduation, 2016), a winner of the Cannes Directing Award in 2016 and a film for which Titieni received the Silver Hugo prize for the role of Romeo. He currently runs the ART Therapy Master's at UNATC and is the Honorary President of UNATC.