Valentin Todercan

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Valentin Todercan
Valentin Todercan
Valentin Todercan on the film set, 2004
Born Valentin Todercan
(1961-05-13) May 13, 1961 (age 56)
Corlăteni, Rîșcani, Moldova
Alma mater Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute
Occupation Actor, director, screenwriter, producer
Years active 1985–present

Valentin Todercan (born May 13, 1961) is a Moldovan screen and stage actor, producer, screenwriter and director. Between April 10, 2007 and December 30, 2009 he served as president of TeleRadio-Moldova. In 2008, he was awarded the Order of Work Merit for his efforts in the development of the Moldovan public television.[1] In 2011, he was elected councilor as part of the Municipal Council of Chişinău,[2] and has been actively involved in the cultural development of the city.

Education and career[edit]

Todercan was born in Corlăteni, Moldova on May 13, 1961. He was part of the first Moldovan generation of graduates from Moscow's Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute in 1985, and performed at Luceafărul Theater as part of its permanent group until 1988.[3] In 1991, Todercan along with his Shchukin classmates founds The Eugène Ionesco Theater in Chișinău. He contributed to the organization of the first edition of Moldova's BITEI International Theater Festival between 1994-1997.[4] With The Eugène Ionesco Theater, Todercan participates in a number of international theater festivals, including in Egypt, Japan, France, Great Britain, Poland, and others.[3] In 1995, Todercan is appointed general manager at the Moldova-Film Studio until 2002, when he becomes in charge of the old Cinematography Department of Moldova. He then returns to Moldova-Film briefly in 2006 as general producer. He earned his master's of public administration around this time. Between 2007 and 2010, Valentin Todercan served as the president of TeleRadio-Moldova.[5] On June 5, 2011, he was elected as councilor in Chişinău's Municipal Council, where he is due to serve until 2015.[2]

Works[edit]

Valentin Todercan with actors Andrei Sochircă, Andrei Moșoi and Petru Vutcărău in award-winning Waiting for Godot.

Actor[edit]

Stage[edit]

  • Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett, Eugène Ionesco Theater

Screen[edit]

  • „Codrii”
  • „Jocul de-a moartea”

Producer[edit]

Feature films[edit]

  • "Jana," Moldova, 2004
  • "Black Prince,"[6] Moldova, 2004
  • "A 12-a Toamnă," Russia, 2003
  • "Bucharest Express,"[7] USA, 2002
  • "Patul lui Procust,"[6] Moldova, 2001

Documentaries[edit]

9 documentaries, including:

  • “Petru Rareș,” 2006
  • “Ștefan – Cel mai mare ctitor de țară," 2004
  • “Dimitrie Cantemir,” 2003

Feature film screenwriter[edit]

  • „Fie pâinea...”
  • „Micuţa”
  • „Un cartuş pentru porumbel” (also known as Vînătoarea)[8]

Film director[edit]

  • „Un cartuş pentru porumbel,” (also known as Vînătoarea),[8] Moldova, 2007.

Awards[edit]

Festivals[edit]

  • International Theater Festival „BITEI” ed. 1994, 1997, Moldova
  • Belarus Film Festival „Zilele filmului belorus în R. M.”, Moldova
  • Russian Film Festival „Zilele filmului rus în R. M.”, Moldova
  • Cinematography Manifestation „Christian Documentary”, Moldova
  • Scientific Conference „Cantemir and the Screen”, Moldova
  • National Film Festival „Săptămânile Filmului Naţional”, ed. 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, Moldova

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "PRESIDENTIAL DECREE Nr. 1623". Monitorul Oficial. 7 May 2008. 
  2. ^ a b "List of councilors elected on June 5, 2011 to Chişinău Municipal Council". E-Democracy.md. 5 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Trofimov, Rodica (1 June 2005). "Ludmila şi Valentin Todercan. Un cuplu ca-n filme". Vip Magazin. 
  4. ^ "BITEI 1994. Ediţia I - Planeta Ionesco". 25–31 May 1994. 
  5. ^ Trofimov, Rodica (July 2007). "Valentin Todercan - Eu nu priveam "Moldova-1"". Vip Magazin. 
  6. ^ a b "Valentin Todercan - IMDB". 
  7. ^ "Bucharest Express Cast". June 2001. 
  8. ^ a b Valentin Todercan (2007). "Un cartuş pentru porumbel". Youtube.com. Moldova-Film Studio. 

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