PRODUCTION: Benő Baranyi in Postproduction with Hungarian Time Travel Sci-fi Comedy

BUDAPEST: Benő Baranyi is currently in postproduction with his debut feature Zanox, a sci-fi comedy about a high school student who, after consuming an experimental medicine with palinka, is able…
28-09-2021

Budapest Classics Film Marathon Pays Tribute to Iconic Figures of Hungarian Cinema

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute - Hungary is organising, for the fourth time, the Budapest Classics Film Marathon. Budapest’s largest international film event will begin on 21 September 2021. The…
21-09-2021

FESTIVALS: CineFest Miskolc 2021 Announces Winners

MISKOLC: Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi has received the Emeric Pressburger, the main award of the17th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival, which closed on 18 September 2021.
20-09-2021

FESTIVALS: CineFest 2021 Starts in Miskolc with Strong Lineup

MISKOLC: The 17th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival, kicks off on 10 September 2021 with a strong lineup which organisers hope will attract audiences back to the cinemas.
10-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Yvonne Kerékgyártó Shoots Sophomore Feature at Lake Balaton

BUDAPEST: The shooting of We Started Together (English working title) / Együtt kezdtük, Yvonne Kerékgyártó’s second feature film, started in the first half of August and the cameras will roll…
08-09-2021

Hypewriter Extends Submission Deadline

BUDAPEST: Hypewriter, the international pitch forum for original tv series ideas, has extended its submission deadline until 31 August 2021. The forum is organised by Paprika Studios and RTL Hungary.
29-07-2021

Rise of the Raven To Be Most Expensive Hungarian Series

BUDAPEST: A ten-part big budget Hungarian series Rise of the Raven (working title) is being made about John Hunyadi, a leading Hungarian military and political figure in the 15th century,…
26-07-2021

FNE at Hungarian Motion Picture Festival 2021: Perfect As You Are

BUDAPEST: The romantic dramedy Perfect As You Are / Így vagy tökéletes by Péter Varsics opened the Hungarian Motion Picture Festival 2021. Varsics won the festival’s best first feature director…
13-07-2021

FNE at Cannes 2021: Hungarian Cinema in Cannes

In the year that marks its 120th anniversary, the Hungarian film industry is celebrating four films in Cannes Film Festival’s Official Selection.
10-07-2021

FNE at Hungarian Motion Picture Festival 2021: Ravine

BUDAPEST: Balázs Krasznahorkai's family drama Ravine / Hasadék debuted and won the best feature film prize at the Hungarian Motion Picture Festival, which took place in Veszprém 23 - 26…
08-07-2021

FESTIVALS: Ravine Wins Best Feature at Hungarian Motion Picture Awards

BALATONFÜRED: The jury of the Hungarian Film Academy chaired by István Márta chose Ravine / Hasadék by Balázs Krasznahorkai as the best feature film at the Hungarian Motion Picture Awards,…
28-06-2021

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt to Resume Filming in Hungary

BUDAPEST: The action/adventure/fantasy Brahmastra directed by Ayan Mukerji and starring Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, is set to resume shooting in Hungary sometime after August 2021, when the travel restrictions…
25-06-2021

Hungarian/Slovak Family Drama Wild Roots Acquires Worldwide Distributor

BUDAPEST: The Berlin-based sales company M-Appeal has acquired the distribution rights to the Hungarian/Slovak coproduction Wild Roots / Külön Falka. Hajni Kis’ debut feature will have a market screening at…
22-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Debut Feature Heights and Depths Halfway Through Shooting

BUDAPEST: The first part of the shooting of Heights and Depths / Magasságok és mélységek has been completed. Sándor Csoma's debut feature is about recovering from mourning and is based…
21-06-2021

Paprika Studios Announces 3rd Hypewriter Original TV Series Pitch Forum

BUDAPEST: Hungary’s Paprika Studios opens the call for submissions for the 3rd edition of the Hypewriter Original TV Series Pitch Forum, which will take place on 30 August 2021, during…
18-06-2021

GRANTS: National Film Institute - Hungary Announces Grants

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute – Hungary has distributed 5,381,199 EUR / 1.86 billion HUF for the production of three projects and 94.6 m HUF / 273,689 EUR for the…
07-06-2021

OBITUARY: Hungarian Animation Director Marcell Jankovics

BUDAPEST: The acclaimed Hungarian animation director, graphic artist, book illustrator and cultural historian Marcell Jankovics died at the age of 79. He was a key figure in the Hungarian culture…
01-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Historical Adventure Hadik Receives Record Production Grant

BUDAPEST: The historical adventure film Hadik by János Szikora, which is currently in preproduction, received 4.6 m EUR / 1.6 billion HUF from the National Film Institute – Hungary, one…
24-05-2021

FESTIVALS: New Hungarian Motion Picture Festival Announces 2021 Dates

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian Motion Picture Festival, the annual showcase of Hungarian cinema, will take place this year in Veszprém, Balatonfüred and Balatonalmádi from 23 to 26 June. Its predecessor, the…
06-05-2021

Hungarian Cinemas Reopen for Immunity Certificate Holders

BUDAPEST: A wide range of services will reopen in Hungary, including cinemas, when the number of vaccinated people reaches 4 million, which is expected to be reached on 30 April…
30-04-2021