I began my quest into the world of arts as a child with a paint brush. As a painter I was an impressionist. Later, I turned to film. I am trying to make my films a moving version of the canvases I had exhibited as a painter.
Name: Theodor Halacu-Nicon
Lives in: Bucharest, Romania
Company: BlackSeaLion Films
Occupation: Director, Screenwriter, Editor, Producer, Production Designer, Concept Artist and Author
THE DOOMED - CROSS FIRE
Film (short) by BSL BAND/ FMP/ Th. Halacu-Nicon (Crime, Drama and Short) Writer/ Director/ Producer/ Production Designer During turmoil times before elections for Presidency of Romania, Adrian a young prosecutor tries to uncover the disappearance of his father Ion Cozma, a Senator in the party of opposition, who vanished after he unveiled the act of corruption which helped bring the President and his twin brother to power. As the corpses of both the Senator and his Driver are found in a cement factory's lime pit, belonging to the President’s twin brother, Adrian hopes he will get justice. Once his involvement into the investigation is refused due to his kinship with the victim, Adrian tries to unveil the true story by sending a blog to the media, but he is silenced in the same manner as the all the witness.
17 - A Tale About Destiny
Series by RAM FILM/ Th. Halacu-Nicon (Drama) Writer/ Director/ Producer/ Production Designer The 17 years old Diana is a talented young schoolgirl who dreams of becoming a musician. The social problems she encounters at this fragile age make her a victim of the local human trafficking and turn her into a drug addict. Despite all these she reaches her dream, but this is the price she has to pay for fame.
Three Looney Brothers
Film by MediaPro Pictures/ Th. Halacu-Nicon (Comedy) Director Based on a Romanian folk story this is the modern interpretation of the story, set in modern Bucharest. Three brothers recently moved to the City. The elder brother and the sister shortly find their place in society but their younger brother seems to find hard to integrate, therefore the other two decide to help. Only that Bizo falls in love with the Gypsy King's daughter and decides to ask for her hand. The Father tries to trick him by putting him through three challenges, each one to demonstrate that he has all that it takes to be a proud gypsy: Dexterity, Guts and Money.
An American Haunting
Film by Midsummer Films/ Courtney Solomon (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) 2nd Unit Director/ 1st AD In 2006, in Red River, Tennessee, a teenager has frequent nightmares. Her mother reads an old letter from 1817 written by her ancestor, Lucy Bell. After a dispute of lands judged by the church, her husband John Bell is cursed by his opponent Kathe Batts, who has a fame of being a witch. From this moment on, an entity threatens John and her daughter Betsy Bell, attacking the girl during the nights. With the support of Betsy's school teacher Richard Powell, who tries to find rational explanations for the manifestation; her brother John Bell Jr.; and their friend James Johnston, who unsuccessfully tries to exorcize the entity from the house, the family does their best to protect Betsy in the haunted house.
Film by Boll Kino Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG/ Uwe Boll (Action, Adventure, Fantasy and Horror) 2nd Unit Director/ 1st AD In eighteenth century Romania, Rayne, a dhampir (half-human, half-vampire), prone to fits of blind blood rage but saddled with a compunction for humans, strives to avenge her mother's rape by her father, Kagan, King of Vampires. Two vampire hunters, Sebastian and Vladimir, from the Brimstone Society persuade her to join their cause.
Good Guys aka (Băieți Buni)
Series by MediaPro Pictures/ Th. Halacu-Nicon (Action and Comedy) Director Two good cops fight the corruption and dirt on the streets of Bucharest.
Film by Europa Corp./ Pierre Morel (Action, Crime and Thriller) 1st AD In the near future, the worst ghettos of Paris, France are literally walled off and among the worst is District B13. Controlled by the ruthless crime lord, Taha, a young righteous punk named Leïto is determined to bring him down. When the boss retaliates by kidnapping his sister, Lola, a rescue attempt by Leïto is destroyed by betrayal that gets him arrested and Lola kept in the clutches in Taha. Six months later, a crackerjack undercover cop named Damien is given a urgent mission: a neutron bomb has been stolen by Taha in District B13 which has an automatic timer function engaged and set to detonate in less than 24 hours. Now with time running out, Damien and Leïto must work together to find and stop the bomb, but there is far more to this crisis than any of the field players realize.
Gunpowder, Treason & Plot
TV Movie by BBC/ BOX TV/ Gillies MacKinnon (Drama and History) 1st AD Mini series depicting the turbulent and bloody reigns of Scottish monarchs Mary, Queen of Scots and her son King James VI of Scotland who became King James I of England and foiled the Gunpowder Plot.
Vacuums/ Stealing Bess
Film by BVI Bust the Dust Inc./ Luke Cresswell, Steve McNicholas 1st AD Two English twins, who despise each other, start rival vacuum cleaner companies across the street from each other.
Film by Europa corp./ Alex Aja (Horror) 1st AD Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, slaughters Alexia's family--including their dog--and kidnaps Alexia. Marie hides from the criminal and tries to help the hysterical and frightened Alexia, chase the maniac, and disclose his identity in the end.
Film by BBC/ BOX TV/ Bill Anderson (Action, Drama, War and History) 1st AD It's the first century, and Rome rules the world. After her husband's death, it's left to Boudica -fierce Iceni warrior, wife of a king, and proud mother of two daughters- to unite the fractious tribes of Briton and stand against the oppressive Roman Empire.
Entre chiens et loups
Film by Canal+/ Alexandre Arcady 1st AD (Second Unit) The story of two ex-legionnaires in a mission of political assasination in Romania. A candid portrayal of the human side of assassins.
Film by K.G. Productions/ Costa Gavras (Crime, Drama and War) 2nd AD In World War II, the sanitation engineer and family man Kurt Gerstein is assigned by SS to be the Head of the Institute for Hygiene to purify the water for the German Army in the front. Later, he is invited to participate in termination of plagues in the concentration camps and he develops the lethal gas Zyklon-B. When he witnesses that the SS is killing Jews instead, he decides to denounce the genocide to the Pope to expose to the world and save the Jewish families. The idealist Jesuit priest Riccardo Fontana from an influent Italian family gives his best efforts being the liaison of Gerstein and the leaders of the Vatican.
Film by Allied Entertainments Group PLC/ Roger Cristian (Drama and Biography) Assistant Director Story of the life of the great prognosticator and of his early unwillingness to accept his ability to foresee the future. It is a time of the Black Plague and the Inquisitions, and as a doctor the film depicts his involvement, even to the monarchy of France, with these circumstances.
PRO Organization - “Made in Romania” award for Best Director - Băieți Buni (Good Guys)
PROTV Organization - “Best Live Show” award for Best Show for Mediapark 2005.
National Academy of Arts "Nicolae Grigorescu" Bucharest
ICS Pennsylvania - Journalism and Short Writing