The Genocide of the Souls. The Pitesti Experiment.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn

"The most
terrible act
of barbarism
in the modern
world"

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

S.C. Video Dialog S.R.L.

Executive Director:Sorin ILIEŞIU
Headquarter:Str. Ruschita nr. 60, Sector 2, cod 021949 Bucharest, Romania
Offices:Calea Victoriei nr.120, sector 1, Bucuresti
Telephone/Fax:+40-021-315.63.58
Telephone:+40-0723-640.270
E-mail:soriniliesiu@yahoo.com

VideoMedia Foundation - general information

Main services:(code CAEN) 9211 - production of cinematographic films and videos
Sole Founder/President/
Executive Director:
Sorin ILIEŞIU
Permit number:nr. 262 / 6 XII 1996
Headquarter address:Str. Ruschiţa nr. 60, Sector 2, cod 021949 Bucuresti
Secondary headquarter address:Calea Victoriei 120, sect.1, Bucuresti, Tel/Fax: +4021.3156358, e-mail: soriniliesiu@yahoo.com, vmvd@ong.ro Telefon:+40-0723-640.270
Banking info:Bank: RAIFFEISEN BANK - Bucharest Agency
- Calea Victoriei nr.155, sect.1, Bucharest, Romania) -
IBAN Code: RO97RZBR0000060000667753 (RON / LEI)
IBAN Code: RO58RZBR0000060010172224 (EURO)
IBAN Code: RO90RZBR0000060010172230 (USD)
SWIFT Code: RZBRROBU

Abstract of the VideoMedia Foundation Statute

Article 5. The goals for the establishment of the foundation, and for whose's realization its activities will be carried on, are the following:
  • The recovery and promotion of the authentic Romanian spirituality values;
  • The affirmation of the Romanian culture as integrated in the European culture;
  • The affirmation of the Judeo-Christian values;
  • The promotion of the national historical truth in the collective memory;
  • The promotion of the values of democracy;
  • The promotion of human rights and freedoms;
  • The promotion and defense of the rights of children, the handicapped people's and ethnic minorities' rights.
  • Article 6. The goals will be realized through the foundation's activities, that will consist of the following:
  • The conception of programs for the realization of documentary and feature films and the implementation of such projects, whose subjects will conform with the Foundation's goals;
  • The conception and implementation of programs and their respective films for the public consumption at national and international levels.
  • The VideoMedia Foundation was established in 1996
    It has been active in partnership with Video-Dialog - a film production studio

    Video-Dialog is the first independent video studio in post-revolutionary Romania, established in April 1990 with the initial name as Video GSD. Executive Director: Sorin Iliesiu.
    The principal activity of Video-Dialog: (code CAEN 9211) the production of cinematographic and video films.
    Technical capabilities: professional DV filming equipment, DV and beta-SP cassette, digital editing equipment, sound recording equipment, speaker cabin, lighting equipment.
    Video-Dialog produced documentary films on the following themes: arts (architecture, sculpture, painting), philosophy, history, social activities, rights of children, and other subjects of general interest. Some of these products were produced in partnership with the VideoMedia Foundation.
    Films produced by Video-Dialog, some in partnership with the VideoMedia Foundation, have been presented at international and Romanian festivals, at the following locations: Montreal, Paris, Tokyo, Bruxelles, London, Leipzig, Amsterdam, Montbelliard, Hamburg, Locarno, Graz, New York, Oberhausen, Budapesta, Montecatini, Teplice, Chisinau, Bucuresti, Targu-Mures, Costinesti, Sfantu-Gheorghe (Covasna), Mamaia, Sibiu.

    Films produced by Video Dialog
    some in partnership with the VideoMedia Foundation (selective list)

    1991: PETRE TUTEA - EMIL CIORAN. A POSSIBLE ENCOUNTER. (PETRE TUTEA - EMIL CIORAN. O intalnire posibila) -25min. A film by Gabriel Liiceanu & Sorin Iliesiu. Produced by Video GDS(VideoDialog). Special Award - National Film Festival, Costinesti '93. Broadcaster TVR1. Eureka Screening '98.
    1991: OBJECT-BOOK. SPIRIT-BOOK (CARTE-OBIECT. CARTE-SPIRIT) -17min. A film by Sorin Iliesiu. Commentary: Gabriel Liiceanu. Produced by Video GDS(VideoDialog). Prize for ArtFilm - Romanian Filmmakers' Union '92.
    1992: ROYAL PALACES IN ROMANIA (PALATE REGALE DIN ROMANIA) -26min. A film by Sorin Iliesiu. Script: Augustin Ioan. Produced by Video GDS(VideoDialog).
    1992: ARCHITECTURE AND MODERNITY (ARHITECTURA SI MODERNITATE) -26min. D: Mariana Celac & Sorin Iliesiu. Produced by Video GDS(VideoDialog). Romanian Filmmakers' Union Prize - Architecture & Urbanism International Film Festival, Bucharest '94.
    1993: LIBERATION (ELIBERARE) -33min. A film by Sorin Iliesiu & Ioan Grosan. Produced by Video GDS(VideoDialog). Prize for VideoFilm - National Film Festival, Costinesti '93.
    1994: AUROLAC (AUROLAC) -20min. A film by Sorin Iliesiu & Ioan Grosan. Produced by VideoDialog. Prize for The Best Romanian Film, International Film Festival, Targu-Mures '94. VIDEO COMMUNICATION GOLD AWARD, JVC TOKYO VIDEO FESTIVAL, 1999. GRAND PRIZE Ex-Aequo, Romanian-Hungarian Documentary Festival Film.Dok, Sfantu-Gheorghe/Covasna, Romania 2004. Broadcaster National Hungarian Television. Eureka Screening '98.
    1995: THE APOCALYPSE ACCORDING TO CIORAN (APOCALIPSA DUPA CIORAN) -60min. A film by Gabriel Liiceanu & Sorin Iliesiu. Produced by VideoDialog. Prize for Script, Romanian Filmmakers' Union. Special Prize, MediaFest, Costinesti '96.
    1995: BABU (GHEORGHE URSU) -48 min. Prize for VideoFilm - A film by Cornel Mihalache. Produced by VideoDialog. National Film Festival, Costinesti '93. Prize for documentary at the National Festival in Costinesti, 1996. Great Prize at the International Festival of Film, Sibiu, 1996, Prize for the best political film, MediaFest 1997.
    1995: HOPE...(SPERANTA...) 10min. A film by Sorin Iliesiu. Produced by VideoDialog. Eureka Screening '98.
    1996: CHILD DEVELOPMENT - 4 episodes x 15 min. UNICEF/CastelFilm. Directors: Sorin Iliesiu & Nicolae Margineanu. Script : Steliana Fumarel & Valeriu Dragusanu .Broadcaster TVR1 . Produced by CastelFilm. Editing off-line: VideoDialog.
    1996: CONSTRUCT (CONSTRUCT) -13min. Director: Sorin Iliesiu. Script: Mariana Celac. Produced by VideoDialog & Editura Video. Prize of The Television Professionals Association of Romania; Prize for Photography, National Film Festival, Costinesti '96. Broadcaster KunstKanaal-Amsterdam and TVRI. Eureka Screening '98.
    1997: AND WHAT AM I TO DO TOMORROW ? - 26 min a film about the training for the social and professional integration of the youngsters from the children's homes. Beneficiary: Unicef-Romania . Script : Yves Gilardi. Director Sorin Iliesiu. Produced by VideoMedia Foundation & VideoDialog.
    1998: BEING A CHILD IN CHILDREN'S HOME - 10 min . Romanian Save the Children & VideoMedia Foundation.Support : UNICEF.Director : Sorin Iliesiu. Produced by : VideoDialog.
    1998: EQUAL CHANCES - 13 min. Romanian Save the Children & VideoDialog.Support : UNICEF. Director : Sorin Iliesiu. Produced by VideoMedia Foundation & VideoDialog.
    1999: ALL THE CHILDREN HAVE RIGHTS - 63 min.UNCEF & Romanian Save the Children. Director: Sorin Iliesiu. Produced by VideoMedia Foundation & VideoDialog.
    2000: ROMANIAN ART IN SINGAPORE (ARTA ROMANEASCA IN SINGAPORE) - 28 min. VideoDialog & Romanian Television. A film by Sorin Iliesiu. Broadcaster TVR.
    2001: WISCONSIN TURNING SYSTEMS & WISCONSIN PRECISION COMPONENTS - 2 x 7 min. Wisconsin Machine Tool Systems - USA. A film by Sorin Iliesiu. Produced by VideoDialog.Broadcaster WMTS.
    2001: A PAINTER OF CHURCHES (UN PICTOR DE BISERICI) - 15 min. Produced by VideoDialog & Aspera Foundation-USA. A film by Sorin Iliesiu.
    2002: THE RESTORER (RESTAURATORUL) - 15 min. Produced by VideoDialog & Aspera Foundation-USA. A film by Sorin Iliesiu. Prize for Short Films - 2002, Romanian Union of Filmmakers, 2003. Top Prize for Documentary Films, National Film Festival "7 Arte", Romania, 2004.
    2002: CHILD PROTECTION REFORM IN ROMANIA , 8 video series x 15 min , 5 languages versions (Romanian, English, Russian, Bulgarian, Turkish), WORLD BANK , A film by Sorin Iliesiu. Produced by VideoDialog.
    2003: A PASSION FOR BEAUTY. THE DIARIES OF MARIE, QUEEN OF ROMANIA (PASIUNEA PENTRU FRUMOS. Jurnalul Reginei MARIA a Romaniei) - 15 min. Produced by VideoMedia Foundation & Aspera Foundation-USA. A film by Sorin Iliesiu. Special Award for Documentary Films, DaKINO International Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania, 2003.
    2003: CENTRAL EXPRESS - 6 x 10 min., 2003. Director: Andrei Gorgan. Producer: Sorin Iliesiu. Subject matter: Romania , within the series of films produced by the TV RAI Educational channel about the countries that will be integrated in the UE. Beneficiary - Broadcaster: TV RAI Educational channel , Italy . Broadcast in 2004 : RAI Educational , RAI TRE , Italy . Produced by VideoDialog.
    2005: EUROMERICAN NIGHTLOSERS - 16 min. Produced by VideoDialog & Aspera Foundation-USA. A film by Sorin Iliesiu.
    2006: A FEW THINGS ABOUT QUEEN MARIE ( CÂTE CEVA DESPRE REGINA MARIA) - 23 min. A film by Sorin Iliesiu. Queen Marie: MAIA MORGENSTERN. Produced by VideoMedia Foundation & VideoDialog. Coproducer: The National Centre of Cinematography. Romanian Cultural Institute Award, ASTRA FILM FESTIVAL, Sibiu / Hermannstadt, Transylvania, 2006.
    2007: A HOUSE IN TRANSYLVANIA (O CASA ÎN TRANSILVANIA) - 15 min.. A film by Sorin Iliesiu. Produced by VideoDialog