Kadar anniversary documentary in post-production

Hungarian communist era leader Janos Kadar is the subject of a documentary by Peter Muszatics, now finishing post-production.
17-05-2009

FNE in Cannes: Show your talent online - Hungarian Start-ups with International Objectives

Daazo.com and ScriptBase.eu, 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…
13-05-2009

EFP Producer on the Move: Hungary's Gabor Sipos

Laokoon Film's Hungarian Producer on the Move Gabor Sipos, age 32, grew up surrounded by the film production business.
06-05-2009

Hungarian Comedy Central expands to 24 hours

Hungarian language Comedy Central (www.comedycentral.hu) extends its broadcast to 24 hours effective May 1, owner MTV Networks Hungary announced.
05-05-2009

Viasat 3 breaks with ORTT

Commercial broadcaster Viasat3 (www.viasat3.hu) announced its departure from the authority of the Hungarian National Radio and Television Commission (ORTT, www.ortt.hu) on April 30.
04-05-2009

TV2 wins Champion League

Hungarian commercial channel TV2 (www.tv2.hu) has landed rights to broadcast weekly Champions League matches for the next three years.
03-05-2009

Production: Zombie Age in preproduction

Academy Award nominated Hungarian director Geza M. Toth (Maestro) is in preproduction with the animated feature film The Zombie Age.
28-04-2009

Production: Colorado Kid in postproduction

The Hungarian-British co-production Colorado Kid, the debut feature from film critic Andras Vagvolgyi B, has moved into postproductionin England.
23-04-2009

Hungary saw small 2008 ad revenue increase

TV advertising income at Hungarian stations rose just 2% in 2008, to 239 million Euros,
22-04-2009

Zone Europe leaves Hungary

Art house film TV channel Zone Europe (www.hu.zoneeuropa.tv) will cancel its broadcast in Hungary from May 1 and will focus on its Polish TV channel.
19-04-2009

Production: Meszaros wraps Hope

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.
16-04-2009

Production: Magic Boys in preproduction

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.
15-04-2009

Production: Sports murder doc planned

A documentary about the tragic death of well-known handball player Marian Cozma is being filmed in Hungary, producer Gabor Kalomista told FNE.
14-04-2009

SPI distirbution agreement with Forum Film Hungary

Forum Film Hungary has picked up theatrical distribution rights to SPI International's stable of acquired films in Hungary.
13-04-2009

PRODUCTION: Erdelyi’s Security in preproduction

Daniel Erdelyi's second feature film, Security, is in preproduction, the director told FNE, with filming planned for the first half of 2010.
08-04-2009

Szomjas preps new film

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.
06-04-2009

Hungarian funds for scriptwriting announced

The Board of the Motion Picture Section of the National Cultural Fund of Hungary (www.nka.hu) announced its latest funding decisions on March 31, covering scriptwriting and digitalization of films.
01-04-2009

Tivoli's Vespa in preproduction

The Hungarian-Serbian feature film Vespa from director Diana Groo is in preproduction and the shooting will start at the end of June.
29-03-2009

The Land of Wonders in postproduction

The Croatian-Hungarian co-production feature film The Land of Wonders (U zemlji cudesa) from director Dejan Sorak is now in postproduction.
26-03-2009

Besa in postproduction

The Serbian-Hungarian-French-Croatian-Slovenian co-production Besa by Srdjan Karanovic is in post-production, Hungarian producer Denes Szekeres told FNE.
25-03-2009