Hungarian Actress in the Spotlight: Orsolya Toth

Recently named as the Shooting Star representing Hungary at the upcoming Berlinale, Orsi Toth (as she is often billed) has been at the core of all but one of the…
16-12-2008

The Film Fund Gyor is established

The Film Fund Gyor (www.filmfundgyor.eu), the first Hungarian regional film fund was officially opened with a ceremony on December 1.
14-12-2008

A Kind of America 2 hits cinemas

A Kind of America 2 (www.valamiamerika2.hu), the sequel of the last decade's most successful Hungarian movie, opens in Hungary on December 18.
14-12-2008

Kontroll producer lines up crime film

Hungarian producer Tamas Hutlassa is looking to line up Eastern European co-producers for a film based on a prize-winning script.
11-12-2008

Restored Hyppolit, the Butler

The 1931 film Hyppolit the Butler, the first Hungarian "talkie," has been digitally restored.
10-12-2008

Season of the Witch resumes shooting in Hungary

After three weeks on location in the Austrian Alps, Season of the Witch starring Nicolas Cage has relocated to Hungary where it will continue production until February.
08-12-2008

New funding decisions at Hungary's MPPFH

The Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary (www.mmka.hu) has announced its latest support for Hungarian film projects and coproductions.
07-12-2008

Magyar Telekom announces DTH launch

Magyar Telekom, a subsidary of Deutsche Telekom, announced the launch of satellite service, T-Home Sat TV.
30-11-2008

Bela Tarr preps swan song

Hungarian auteur Bela Tarr is preparing a 35-day December shoot for The Turin Horse, an Hungarian-Swiss-German-French co-production in Hungary.
26-11-2008

Hungarian Film Week applicatants move to jury decision

Following the November 20 application deadline for Hungarian Film Week, filmmakers are now awaiting the decision of the programming jury, due on December 20.
21-11-2008

Hungarian state owned film studios for sale

The Hungarian National Trust Company (Magyar Nemzeti Vagyonkezelo Zrt., www.mnvzrt.hu) announced in a statement on November 19 a call for tender to sell three state-owned film studios.
21-11-2008

Hungary's TV2 lays off staff, others plan streamlining

With the global economic downturn reaching Hungary's media sector, Hungary's commercial TV channel TV2 (www.tv2.hu) announced the start of wide-scale restructuring and corporate streamlining.
18-11-2008

Hungarian Serb film finally hits cinemas

Sand Glass directed by Szabolcs Tolnai, which endured a two year delay due to the split of Serbia and Montenegro, was released in Hungary on November 13.
16-11-2008

TV2 lays off staff, others plan streamlining

With the global economic downturn reaching Hungary's media sector, Hungary's commercial TV channel TV2 (www.tv2.hu) announced the start of wide-scale restructuring and corporate streamlining.
15-11-2008

Hungarian adventure show format set to become a worldwide phenomena

Hungary is set to break out of the Central European mold and become a TV format exporter instead of being a mere importer of these licences.
13-11-2008

Ridley Scott to film Child 44 in Hungary

Three time Oscar-nominee Sir Ridley Scott will adapt the Child 44, British TV-writer Tom Rob Smith's debut novel for Fox 2000.
12-11-2008

Hungarian funding decisions announced

The Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary (www.mmka.hu) announced its latest support for Hungarian film projects for 2009.
06-11-2008

Immigrants world premier in Hungary

Immigrants - L.A. Dolce Vita (www.immigrantsthemovie.com), the feature animation film from Hungarian-American filmmaker Gabor Csupo, has its world premiere on October 30 in Hungary.
29-10-2008

Filmrights goes to the Hungarian National Film Archive

The distribution rights to Hungarian movies made before 1987 has been granted to the Hungarian National Film Archive (www.filmintezet.hu), following a four-year long process.
27-10-2008

Moveast grand prize goes to Ukraine

The Ukrainian film At the River (U Reki) won the Golden Benjamin at the 4th Moveast International Film Festival in Pecs.
26-10-2008