George Piştereanu announced himself as a major talent with his explosive lead performance in If I Want To Whistle, I Whistle. For this film, George won Best Actor at the Stockholm Film Festival, Best Actor at the Cinemanila International Film Festival and the Young Hope Award at the Gopos Awards. He was also nominated for Best Actor at the European Film Awards. This followed by the film Loverboy for which he played the lead role of Luca, nominated at the Cannes Film Festival. He has just finished acting school in Bucharest, Romania.