Poligamy in preproduction

Denes Orosz begins filming his directorial debut Poligamy for production house Skyfilm on June 15.
18-03-2009

Debt wraps first Hungarian shoot

Miramax's The Debt, directed by John Madden and starring Helen Mirren, completed the first of two filming sequences in Hungary.
17-03-2009

Hungarian filmmaker Bacsó dies

Hungarian director and screenwriter Péter Bacsó died March 11 at age 81.
17-03-2009

New Mafilm studio construction underway

Construction of a new Mafilm studio in Fot, replacing a studio destroyed by fire two years ago, began in February.
16-03-2009

Hungarian Istanbul in preproduction

Rising young Hungarian director Ferenc Torok (Overnight) has signed on to make Istanbul, a Hungarian-Dutch-Turkish-German co-production.
11-03-2009

Hungary predicts ad decline in 2009

Hungarian media experts predict a 10% drop in TV advertising in 2009, according to local reports.
09-03-2009

Mancs in preproduction

Mancs, a Hungarian-French-German-Irish co-production movie about a famous life-saving dog, will begin filming in autumn.
09-03-2009

Yesterday in preproduction

European Film Academy Award winner Balint Kenyeres is in preproduction for his feature film debut Yesterday, producer Laszlo Kantor told FNE.
05-03-2009

Magyar Telekom projects growth via TV

Hungary's Magyar Telekom reported a slight drop in revemues, but predicts growth in its new media and TV sectors.
04-03-2009

Hungarian-Irish co-operation agreement signed

A bilateral agreement was signed during the Berlinale between the Irish Film Board (www.irishfilmboard.ie) and the Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary (www.mmka.hu).
23-02-2009

FNE IN BERLIN: EFP Shooting Star Orsi Toth

Hungarian actress Orsi Toth is an actress of few words, a rare thing in a profession where language and lengthy dialogues are the tools of the trade.
08-02-2009

I'm Not Your Friend in cinemas

Following its premiere of the 40th Hungarian Film Week, Gyorgy Palfi's (Taxidermia, Hukkle) I'm Not Your Friend was released in cinemas in Hungary on February 5.
08-02-2009

Made in Hungaria opens in Hungary

The 40th Hungarian Film Week will close with Made in Hungaria (www.madeinhungaria.hu) directed by Gergely Fonyo.
02-02-2009

Deak's Aglaja in preproduction

Krisztina Deak is in preproduction with Aglaja, a Hungarian-German-Romanian-Polish-Swiss co-production to be shot in May, Andras Muhi producer and head of the Hungarian Inforg Studio (www.inforgstudio.hu) told FNE.
01-02-2009

Fliegauf’s Womb in Preproduction

Berlin- and Locarno-Awarded Benedek Fliegauf's next film Womb will be shot in March, according to Andras Muhi, producer and head of Inforg Studio.
28-01-2009

Hungary buys Obama biography

Hungarian channel ATV picked up BIOGRAPHY: Barack Obama from AETN.
21-01-2009

Torn From the Flag wins Hi-Def festival

Torn From the Flag, Klaudia Kovacs' indie documentary on the global effects of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, took the main prize at the Beverly Hills Hi-Def film festival.
12-01-2009

Eurimages support for Hungarian/Bulgarian films

The Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund has approved financing for two Hungarian films, including one Bulgarian co-production.
11-01-2009

Hungary's 2008 box office hit: 9 and ½ Dates

Hungarian audiences fell in love with the Valentine's Day release 9 and ½ Dates (www.kilencesfelrandi.hu).
18-12-2008

Hungarian Director Attila Gigor

Following stints as a bit actor, film journalist, assistant director and creator of two short films, several music videos and commercials, the 30-year-old Hungarian filmmaker Attlia Gigor, neé Attila Galambos,…
17-12-2008