A YOUNG MIND: "The Making of  a Filmmaker" (2018)

The film follows the journey taken by Nicholas Dimancescu (1985-2011) from youth into becoming an accomplished documentary filmmaker. Featured are people and events that influenced his view of the world and his evolution from comics, to graphic novels, to documentary film work. Also watch slide show.

50 mn documentary filmed in Europe and the U.S.

Executive Producer/Editor - Dan Dimancescu
Line producer,  Victor Alvarez
Director of Photography - Nora Agapi
Assistant Editor - Jagger Perusse
Music Composition - Josh Heineman

Presented at Astra Film Festival (Sibiu, Romania / October 2018)


IN PRODUCTION: "Romanian Identity" - a feature documentary and companion book

The country's national identity has long defined precise definition. Historian Ion Bulei reflects on the subject. “The history of Romanians expresses a permanent need for finding themselves. A need that has almost never been fulfilled… The history of Romania is a permanent search for identity, a permanent search to define itself. It is a silent drama, which each succeeding generation has lived anew.” The documentary explore contemporary views on "Who are we ..."

Feature documentary:

Producer- Dan Dimancescu
Director -  Andrei-Nicolae Teodorescu

WATER HARVESTING (“Knowledge Keepers” Series)

A documentary series focused on ways in which various traditional and modern ways are used to harvest water in arid areas suffering from critical shortages. Hosted by activist/author Brad Lancaster.

Making of ...  and  Trailer


The story of Nick Engler, who reconstructed all seven of the Wright Brothers ‘glider’ and ‘flyer’ airplanes - and their display in China.

Making of ... and  Web article