Radu Muntean (1971) is a Romanian film director and screenwriter. He graduated from the Theatre and Film Academy in Bucharest in 1994, where he directed three short films.
Since 1996, he has directed over 400 commercials and has won over 40 national and international awards in various advertising festivals. His feature debut, The Rage (2003) was awarded Best First Film by The Romanian Filmmakers Union, and Best Photography at the 2003 Transilvania International Film Festival.
His second feature, The Paper Will Be Blue (2006), as well as Boogie (2008) are representative of the Romanian New Wave. They were followed by Tuesday, After Christmas (2010). His 2015 film One Floor Below was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
He works mainly as a scriptwriter, and his features have been selected in major film festivals, such as Cannes, Locarno or New York.