Director of Photography
Marius Iacob was born in 1978 and he is a graduate of the National University of Theatre and Film (UNATC) Bucharest, Cinematography Department. He is a PhD student and an assistant professor. He was the cinematographer of various short and medium-length films screened and awarded in numerous festivals such as Locarno, Berlin, Rotterdam or Sarajevo. In 2009, he founded Manekino Film production company, with film director Adina Pintilie. Their feature film "Touch Me Not" (director Adina Pintilie, Cinematographer Marius Iacob, a Manekino Film production) is now in financing and pre-production stage. In 2012, he made his debut as a documentary filmmaker: he was the director and cinematographer of "24 Buckets, 7 Mice, 18 Years”, produced by Manekino Film, selected by festivals such as Vision Du Reel, DokLeipzig, Thessaloniki, Tampere, ZagrebDox etc, winner of various prizes, among them the Silver Dragon Award at the International Film Festival in Cracow. He is currently working on a new documentary film called "The Wellness Process", in development stage, the winner of the HBO prize for the best script at Transilvania International Film Festival 2013.