PRODUCTION: Hungarian Exit in preproduction

Balázs Lóth is in preproduction with his feature debut Exit, a dark Hungarian psycho-thriller in preproduction about a witness suffering of amnesia who has to search his memory to unveil…
12-08-2010

PRODUCTION: Magic Boys nears end of shooting

Magic Boys, which stars Michael Madsen and Vinnie Jones, will complete filming after two more shoots in London and Budapest. The film, directed by Róbert Koltai, is being shot mainly…
10-08-2010

PRODUCTION: Miklauzic film in post-production

Hungarian director Bence Miklauzic (Sleepwalkers, 2002) and is in post-production with his second full length feature, Children of the Green Dragon (A zöld sárkány gyermekei). The theatrical release is planned…
10-08-2010

Puskás feature in preproduction

Legendary Hungarian soccer player, Ferenc Puskás is the protagonist of an ambitious feature project which is planned to be finished in 2012. Producer Ádám Neményi told film.hu that the script…
09-08-2010

Weekend postponed

The shooting of Weekend by director Áron Mátyássy (winner of the main prize of the Hungarian Film Week with his first feature Utolsó idők / Last Times), is postponed until…
29-07-2010

PRODUCTION: Nagy lands lead in Paw

Hungarian actor Ervin Nagy (Chameleon) will play the main role in Robert Pejó's new feature, Paw (Mancs). According to producer László Kántor, Nagy was chosen over Jean Reno and Christopher…
15-07-2010

Mirage heads to CineLink

Hungarian director Szabolcs Hajdu's Mirage will be present at the CineLink market in Sarajevo (www.sff.ba/en/cinelink).
11-07-2010

MEDIAWAVE announces film workshop

MEDIAWAVE Foundation is organising its 19th annual Passport Control Film workshop from July 30 to August 7 in Kisharsány, Southern Hungary.
07-07-2010

Two Hungarian film projects presented in Paris

Szabolcs Hajdu's (Bibliotheque Pascal, White Palm) Mirage and Bálint Kenyeres's (The History of Aviation) Hier (Tegnap) have been selected for the co-production forum and development platform organised by the Paris…
07-07-2010

PRODUCTION: Istanbul begins filming in July

Hungarian director Ferenc. Török's film Istanbul, the story of a middle aged woman who is abandoned by her husband, begins filming in Istanbul July 12 for a 13 day shoot.…
06-07-2010

PRODUCTION: Emerson and Co. received funding

Director Krisztina Goda (Children of Glory, Just Sex and Nothing Else) has received a declaration of intent for funding from the Hungarian Motion Picture Association (MMKA - http://english.mmka.hu/) for the…
05-07-2010

PRODUCTION: Szász directs Goodbye Komárom

Hungarian director János Szász will be taking on an English speaking project with working title Goodbye Komárom.
03-07-2010

PRODUCTION; Szász in pre-production with The Notebook

Hungarian director János Szász is preparing for his new film, an adaptation of Le Grand Cahier (The Notebook), a novel by Agota Kristof.
02-07-2010

DISCOP East Announces 2011 dates

The 19th session of DISCOP East will again take place at the Sofitel in Budapest from June 21 to June 23, 2011, with DISCOPRO taking place after the market on…
01-07-2010

PRODUCTION: Robert Pejo in Pre-Production on Paw (Mancs)

BUDAPEST: Hungarian director Robert Pejo is in pre-production on his new film, Paw, a story based on the real life of the famous Hungarian rescue dog and his trainer Laszlo…
29-06-2010

CineFest received MEDIA funding

CineFest, the international film festival held in the northern Hungarian city of Miskolc, has received funding support from the MEDIA program of the European Union (http://ec.europa.eu) for the second year.…
22-06-2010

FESTIVALS: Documentary Project Development Workshop and Film Festival

BUDAPEST: More than 40 documentary films from 15 countries will be presented at the 6th Dialect Film Festival (http://dialektusfesztival.hu/?lang=en) in Budapest. The event will take place June 23-38, and the…
17-06-2010

PRODUCTION: Glass Tiger 3 begins filming in Hungary

BUDAPEST: The third sequel of the very successful Hungarian cult-comedy Üvegtigris (Glass Tiger 3) produced by Filmpartners Ltd. (http://www.filmpartners.hu/) will start shooting on June 21 in Hungary. Péter Rudolf, the…
16-06-2010

German funding added to Istvan Szabo’s new feature

BUDAPEST: Academy Award winning director Istvan Szabo is working on an new film, The Door, an adaptation of a Hungarian novel, written by Magda Szabo, which has been translated to…
13-06-2010

MMK Promises Grant Support for 17 New Hungarian Films

BUDAPEST: A total of 17 film projects have been accorded a declaration of intent for funding by the Hungarian Motion Picture Foundation (MMKA - http://english.mmka.hu/). Included on the list are…
10-06-2010