PRODUCTION: Ildikó Enyedi Starts Filming Silent Friend with Léa Seydoux and Tony Leung Chiu-wai

BUDAPEST: The German/French/Hungarian/Chinese coproduction Silent Friend directed by Ildikó Enyedi started shooting in Marburg, Germany on 9 April 2024. It is coproduced by Inforg-M&M Film and supported by the National…

BBC Acquires Hungarian/Romanian Cold War Thriller Series Spy/Master

BUDAPEST: The Cold War series Spy/Master produced by Hungary’s Proton Cinema and Romania’s Mobra Films has been acquired by the BBC from Warner Bros. Discovery for BBC iPlayer and TV…

BOX OFFICE: Now or Never! Sets Opening Record in Hungary

BUDAPEST: The domestic historical drama Now or Never! / Most vagy soha! directed by Balázs Lóth set a box office record in Hungary with 75,551 admissions and 405,483 EUR /…

Sky Max Series Amadeus to Be Shot in Hungary

BUDAPEST: Hungary’s capital city will stand in for Vienna in the TV series Amadeus, which will be shot in Budapest from 6 May to 1 September 2024.

Academy Award for Hungarian Set Designer Zsuzsa Mihalek

LOS ANGELES: Hungarian set designer Zsuzsa Mihalek received the Academy Award for Best Production Design for her work on Poor Things, while Polish minority coproduction The Zone of Interest was…

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Director Mihály Schwechtje in Postproduction with A Hunt for Hedgehogs

BUDAPEST: Hungarian director/writer Mihály Schwechtje is currently in postproduction with his feature film A Hunt for Hedgehogs / Sünvadászat, which is an independent, 100% Hungarian coproduction.

Hungary Celebrates 110 Years of Animation

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute – Hungary (NFI) has declared 2024 as a commemorative year to celebrate 110 years of Hungarian animation and will organise several events throughout the year.

PRODUCTION: Tamás Kollarik, Sándor Takó and Ádám Tősér Shoot Documentary about Hollywood’s Hungarian Born Founding Fathers William Fox and Adolph Zukor

BUDAPEST: Hungarian directors Dr. Tamás Kollarik PhD, Dr. Sándor Takó and Ádám Tősér are currently in production with their long documentary Fox vs Zukor - The Hollywood Story. The film…

GRANTS: Hungarian Feature Film Production Grants in 2023

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute – Hungary distributed 5,132,883 EUR / 1,998,454,756 HUF as production grants for 10 feature films throughout 2023.

Origo Studios Launches Innovative Acting Talent Platform

BUDAPEST: Origo Studios has launched the innovative online platform Origo Talent Network, which showcases Hungarian actresses and actors, and makes them available for international production companies.

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Hungarian Cinema in Berlin

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Nuremberg Starring Russell Crowe and Rami Malek to Be Shot in Hungary

BUDAPEST: The historical drama Nuremberg directed by James Vanderbilt and starring Russell Crowe, Rami Malek and Michael Shannon will start shooting in Hungary in March 2024.

BOX OFFICE: Lajos Koltai’s Semmelweis Is Most Watched Domestic Film in Hungarian Cinemas in Five Years

BUDAPEST: The biopic Semmelweis, Lajos Koltai’s return to directing after over 15 years, has become the domestic film with best admissions in Hungarian cinemas in the past five years. Since…

FilmBox Hungary Launches Dedicated Channel Feed

BUDAPEST: SPI International launched a new version of the FilmBox channel in Hungary in January 2024. The endeavour will be further strengthened through a partnership with RTL Saleshouse, facilitating advertising…

OBITUARY: Hungarian Film Director and Producer László Vitézy

BUDAPEST: Renowned Hungarian film director and producer László Vitézy died at the age of 83. He had received the Grand Prize of the Mannheim-Heidelberg Film Festival for Peacetime / Békeidö…

National Film Institute-Hungary Brings Domestic Cinema to Rural Communities

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute-Hungary (NFI) plans to organise a series of 10 free film clubs in 180 rural communities by the summer of 2024 under the programme Moziklub –…

FESTIVALS: The 10th BIDF Kicks Off in Budapest and Ten Cities across Hungary

BUDAPEST: The 10th edition of the popular Budapest International Documentary Festival (BIDF) is held in Hungary’s capital city as well as in 10 other towns from 27 January to 4…

Arnold Schwarzenegger Will Be Back in Budapest

BUDAPEST: Hungarian media reports that Arnold Schwarzenegger will return to Budapest for the shoot of Breakout directed by Scott Waugh, whose filming stopped due to the SAG – AFTRA strike…

PRODUCTION: Bernadette Mayer Shoots Hungarian Drama I Never See You

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian director/writer/DoP Bernadette Mayer is currently in production with her feature film I Never See You (working title) / Sose látlak. The project is a winner of the…

Mayday Starring Ryan Reynolds and Kenneth Branagh to Be Shot in Hungary

BUDAPEST: Cold War action adventure Mayday starring Ryan Reynolds and Kenneth Branagh will be shot in Budapest as well as in San Diego and Montreal starting 5 February 2024.