The Motion Picture Foundation of Hungary ( announced support for 25 festivals and film events at a total amount with €305,000.
Hungarian director Judit Elek will begin filming her Communist-era co-production Returning Home in Sweden in July.
Hungary's two leading commercial TV channel are still hoping for a reduction of their yearly broadcasting concession fee.
Hungary's leading commercial TV channel RTL Klub signed an 11 year contract on digital terrestrial transmission with the Antenna Hungaria Group, the companies announced in a joint statement.
Hungarian communist era leader Janos Kadar is the subject of a documentary by Peter Muszatics, now finishing post-production. and, two fresh online initiatives from Hungary are holding a small presentation during the Cannes International Film Festival to promote the opportunities they provide for young filmmakers from…
Laokoon Film's Hungarian Producer on the Move Gabor Sipos, age 32, grew up surrounded by the film production business.
Hungarian language Comedy Central ( extends its broadcast to 24 hours effective May 1, owner MTV Networks Hungary announced.
Commercial broadcaster Viasat3 ( announced its departure from the authority of the Hungarian National Radio and Television Commission (ORTT, on April 30.
Hungarian commercial channel TV2 ( has landed rights to broadcast weekly Champions League matches for the next three years.
Academy Award nominated Hungarian director Geza M. Toth (Maestro) is in preproduction with the animated feature film The Zombie Age.
The Hungarian-British co-production Colorado Kid, the debut feature from film critic Andras Vagvolgyi B, has moved into postproductionin England.
TV advertising income at Hungarian stations rose just 2% in 2008, to 239 million Euros,
Art house film TV channel Zone Europe ( will cancel its broadcast in Hungary from May 1 and will focus on its Polish TV channel.
Cannes, Berlin, and Venice winner Marta Meszaros has finished shooting Hope, her first film since 2004's The Unburied Man, producer Erika Tarr told FNE.
Director Robert Koltai (Colossal Sensation, Train Keeps a Rollin') is in preproduction with Magic Boys, an international co-production starring Michael Madsen and Adrian Paul.
A documentary about the tragic death of well-known handball player Marian Cozma is being filmed in Hungary, producer Gabor Kalomista told FNE.
Forum Film Hungary has picked up theatrical distribution rights to SPI International's stable of acquired films in Hungary.
Daniel Erdelyi's second feature film, Security, is in preproduction, the director told FNE, with filming planned for the first half of 2010.
Director Gyorgy Szomjas (The Sun Street Boys, Vagabond) is in preproduction with Against the Eastern Wind (Szemben a keleti szellel), for an October shoot, the director told FNE.


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