Mihaela Popescu is a Romanian filmmaker, based in London, UK.
She started as Associate Producer for OUTBOUND (2010), a feature film directed by Bogdan George Apetri and produced by Saga Film, premiered at Locarno International Film Festival. She worked as Story Editor and Executive Producer for THE UNSAVED (2013), a feature film directed by Igor Cobileanski, premiered at Karlovy Vary IFF in 2013. During the same year, she made her directorial debut with THE WALK, a short film selected at Locarno IFF, Slamdance, Brussels, Thessaloniki, FIFF Namur, Transilvania, Ankara and other international festivals.
In 2014, she won the Romanian National Cinema Center production support competition, receiving the biggest funding for her feature debut, YET TO RULE, a surrealist drama currently in postproduction.
She has also directed, shot, edited and produced ON ANOTHER CORNER, a short documentary about the rampant gun violence in Chicago affecting black communities, a film premiered in 2017 at the 60thInternational Leipzig Festival for Documentary Film.
In 2018 she had her feature debut as director, writer and editor with YET TO RULE, which had the world premiere at Berlin Critics’ Week.