FNE at Verzió Film Festival 2021: Verzió Launches Places to B Fest Network

BUDAPEST: Verzió International Human Rights Film Festival (Budapest, Hungary), Fipadoc International Documentary Film Festival (Biarritz, France) and Biografilm festival (Bologna, Italy) are launching a new network, Places to B –…
12-11-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Distributor Máté Takács: Fórum Hungary

FNE’s Georgian correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Hungarian distributor Máté Takács who is publicity manager of Fórum Hungary, about the challenges he has faced as a distributor during the pandemic,…
11-11-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Gábor Osváth: Producer Hungary

FNE’s Georgian correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Gábor Osváth, emerging producer from Hungary, about the challenges he has faced as a producer during the pandemic, as well as about the…
10-11-2021

FNE at Verzió Film Festival 2021: Hungarian Competition: Her Mothers

BUDAPEST: Her Mothers directed by Ásia Dér and Sári Haragonics screens in the Hungarian Competition of the 2021 Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, which screens in cinemas 9…
10-11-2021

Hindi Remake of Hungarian Liza the Fox-Fairy Available for Streaming

BUDAPEST: A Hindi language adaptation of the Hungarian Liza the Fox-Fairy / Liza, a rókatündér by Károly Ujj-Mészáros, called Aafat-E-Ishq, is available on the ZEE5 video on-demand and streaming service…
04-11-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021 Verzió Panel Livestream: New strategies we learned from the pandemic

BUDAPEST: FNE YR2021 Visegrad Livestream with Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival.
03-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Director Katalin Moldovai in Postproduction with Debut Feature Total Eclipse

BUDAPEST: Romanian-born Budapest-based director Katalin Moldovai is currently in postproduction with her debut feature Total Eclipse (working title) / Teljes napfogyatkozás, whose 32-day shooting was completed on 3 September 2021…
02-11-2021

Hungarian Minority Coproduction My Uncle Tudor Nominated for European Short Film Award 2021

BERLIN: My Uncle Tudor by Olga Lucovnicova is among the five titles nominated in the European Short Film 2021 category. The 34th European Film Awards will be held on 11…
27-10-2021

FESTIVALS: Verzio Festival 2021 to Take Place in Person and Online

BUDAPEST: The 18th edition of the Verzio Human Rights Documentary Film Festival will showcase 64 films from 35 countries in cinemas from 9 to 14 November 2021 and online from…
25-10-2021

EFA Honours Márta Mészáros with Lifetime Achievement Award

BUDAPEST: Hungarian legendary filmmaker Márta Mészáros will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th European Film Awards Ceremony on 11 December 2021.
08-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Post Mortem to Represent Hungary in Oscar Race

BUDAPEST: Péter Bergendy’s period horror Post Mortem has been selected by the Hungarian Oscar Selection Committee as Hungary’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award…
07-10-2021

Hungarian Film Industry Is Booming in 2021

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian film industry has recovered after the short shutdown caused by the pandemic and in 2021 Budapest is again a popular destination for international productions, with all studio…
05-10-2021

PRODUCTION: Benő Baranyi in Postproduction with Hungarian Time Travel Sci-fi Comedy

BUDAPEST: Benő Baranyi is currently in postproduction with his debut feature Zanox, a sci-fi comedy about a high school student who, after consuming an experimental medicine with palinka, is able…
28-09-2021

Budapest Classics Film Marathon Pays Tribute to Iconic Figures of Hungarian Cinema

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute - Hungary is organising, for the fourth time, the Budapest Classics Film Marathon. Budapest’s largest international film event will begin on 21 September 2021. The…
21-09-2021

FESTIVALS: CineFest Miskolc 2021 Announces Winners

MISKOLC: Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi has received the Emeric Pressburger, the main award of the17th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival, which closed on 18 September 2021.
20-09-2021

FESTIVALS: CineFest 2021 Starts in Miskolc with Strong Lineup

MISKOLC: The 17th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival, kicks off on 10 September 2021 with a strong lineup which organisers hope will attract audiences back to the cinemas.
10-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Yvonne Kerékgyártó Shoots Sophomore Feature at Lake Balaton

BUDAPEST: The shooting of We Started Together (English working title) / Együtt kezdtük, Yvonne Kerékgyártó’s second feature film, started in the first half of August and the cameras will roll…
08-09-2021

Hypewriter Extends Submission Deadline

BUDAPEST: Hypewriter, the international pitch forum for original tv series ideas, has extended its submission deadline until 31 August 2021. The forum is organised by Paprika Studios and RTL Hungary.
29-07-2021

Rise of the Raven To Be Most Expensive Hungarian Series

BUDAPEST: A ten-part big budget Hungarian series Rise of the Raven (working title) is being made about John Hunyadi, a leading Hungarian military and political figure in the 15th century,…
26-07-2021