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

56’ revolution Documentary for Oscar

Hungarian born Hollywood director Klaudia Kovacs will place her documentary Torn from the Flag in competition for the best feature-length documentary Academy Award.
21-10-2008

Star of Good, Viggo Mortensen praises the Hungarian shoot

An adaptation of the C. P. Taylor 1981 play, the Hungarian filmed Good will receive its European premiere at the upcoming Rome Film Festival starting next week (www.romacinemafest.it).
19-10-2008

Moveast awards Ukrainian debut

Moveast International Film Festival's Golden Benjamin Award went to Eva Neymann's directorial debut, At the River, produced by Ukraine's Odessa Film Studios. The film was awarded FIPRESCI Prize and FICC…
14-10-2008

Hungary heads to Botswana for The Stars Must Be Crazy

Hungary's TV2 is headed to Botswana to film the first year of a planned five-year reality TV programme, following the adventures of ten stars dropped off in the Botswana wilderness.
09-10-2008

New Hungarian Film Week Board is appointed

The Board of the Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary (www.mmka.hu) appointed a new Hungarian Film Week board to preside over next year's jubilee edition.
06-10-2008

Revolution inspire film competition

Hungarian national TV channel MTV (www.mtv.hu) and the Prime Minister's Office (www.meh.hu) announced a screenwriting competition on the theme of the 1956 revolution (www.magyarorszag.hu/filmszabadsag56).
05-10-2008

Delta in e-release draws audiences

Cannes FIPRESCI winner Delta by Kornel Mundruczo has collected 12,100 admission since its E-Cinema release on September 11..
02-10-2008

Hungarian audiences eat up Movie Feast

This year's Movie Feast, Moziunnep 2008 (www.moziunnep.hu), brought more than 400,000 spectators to cinemas, organizer Upper Studio announcemed.
02-10-2008

Brand loyalty guides Hungarian kids

According to a Stop.hu survey, 60% of Hungarian children age 8-14 watch their favorite TV programs every day, according to a report on realdeal.hu.
01-10-2008

State-of-art E-cinema opens in Budapest

Hungarian distribution and exhibition power house, Budapest Film Zrt. (www.budapestfilm.hu) will open its newly reconstructed Toldi Cinema, the first E-cinema in Budapest, on October 2.
29-09-2008