Born in Resita, Romania in 1975, Florin Serban studied Philosophy and
Hermeneutics and worked as a news reporter for various TV stations.
He graduated with a master degree and then entered the film directing
program at the National University for Theater and Film, Romania.
During his film studies he wrote and directed short films, commercials,
and tv shows for the biggest Romanian commercial televison. Florin
Serban was then accepted into the film directing program at Columbia
University, where he was awarded numerous scholarships and
fellowships and taught Theory and History of Film. He returned to
romania to make IF I WANT TO WHISTLE, I WHISTLE.