FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Bibliotheque Pascal

Bibliotheque Pascal from director Szabolcs Hajdu had a long production process and overcame numerous problems before it completion.
26-01-2010

FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Vespa

Vespa, the second feature from Diana Groó (Csoda Krakkóban) is about a Romany child who wins a Vespa scooter and must travel from his poor home town to Budapest to…
26-01-2010

FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Question in Details (Köntörfalak)

After two fresh comedies (Tesó, Kész cirkusz), director Zsombor Dyga turned to the darker side in Question in Details, a film about triangular relationships filled with tension.
25-01-2010

FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Czukor Show

Tamás Dömötör's Czukor Show takes on the cruelty of TV talk shows - the film was inspired by a show featuring a woman who killed her own child.
25-01-2010

FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Team Building

Team Building, the debut feature of Réka Almási, looks at the curious development of capitalist Hungary through the twisted logic of team building management techniques.
25-01-2010

Bathory celebrates Hungarian premiere

Juraj Jakubisko's historical epic movie Bathory had a gala premiere in Hungary January 14, with star Franco Nero in attendance.
21-01-2010

Musicals draw Hungarian audiences, box office up

Hungarian viewers made box office successes of two domestic musical films in 2009: Gábor Herendi's A Kind of America 2 and Made in Hungaria from Gergely Fonyó.
20-01-2010

Kőrösi elected as MMKA president

Writer and editor Dr. Zoltán Kőrösi 48) has been selected as the new president of the Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary (MMKA).
14-01-2010

Jancsó film to open Hungarian Film Week

The 41st Hungarian Film Week (www.hungarianfilmweek.com) will screen 16 films in competition, with Miklós Jancsó's So Much For Justice! set to open the festival on February 2.
10-01-2010

Hungary prepares for MMKA leadership change

Five candidates are under consideration to become the new president of the Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary (MMKA, www.mmka.hu): Ferenc Tolvaly, producer András Muhi, scriptwriter Zoltán Kőrösi, producer Andrew…
02-12-2009

Hungary launches new regional film fund

Hungary is reaching out to neighboring Slovakia with the launch of the North Hungarian Film Fund, which follows the establishment of similar funds in the south and the west of…
02-12-2009

FNE VISEGRAD FORUM: FNE Interview with Ferenc Grunwalsky

FNE spoke with Ferenc Grunwalsky, President of the Motion Picture Public Fund of Hungary (MMK), about the current state of the Hungarian film industry.
25-11-2009

FNE VISEGRAD FORUM: Hungarian grant, funding, and rebate programmes

The major grant and funding organization for Hungarian film is the Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary (MMKA), which dispersed some HUF 5.4 billion (20 million euro) in 2009.
24-11-2009

MAFILM opens rebuilt sound stage with double capacity

Two years after a fire total destroyed its biggest sound stage, MAFILM has opened the rebuilt facility.
23-11-2009

FNE VISEGRAD FORUM: Country Focus Hungary 2009

Hungary has become one of Europe's international coproduction hubs over the past five years since the passage of important legislation that set up a tax rebate system that allows producers…
22-11-2009

Malnay named Chello Central Europe managing director

Levente Malnay joins Chellomedia as managing director of Chello Central Europe as of December 1.
17-11-2009

MTV Networks Hungary names new managers

MTV Networks Hungary has appointed Gábor Horváth Dori as its new general manager and Gábor Vörös as deputy general manager.
15-11-2009

Hungarian women's channel to launch in 2010

The ProSiebenSat1 group, owner of one of the major Hungarian commercial TV channel TV2 ( http://tv2.hu/ ) will launch TV3, a channel providing contents mostly for a female audience, in…
12-11-2009

PRODUCTION: Zsombor Dyga shooting Run to Ground

The young Hungarian director Zsombor Dyga is shooting his new feature thriller Run to Ground.
11-11-2009

PRODUCTION: Helen Mirren to star in István Szabó film

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren will play the main role in the film in The Door for Hungarian director István Szabó.
08-11-2009