FNE Classics: Films from FNE Partner Countries in 4th ACE’s A Season of Classic Films Programme

CANNES: Nine films from FNE partner countries are among the titles selected for the 4th edition of A Season of Classic Films programme organised by ACE (Association of European Film…

Death of a Unicorn Starring Paul Rudd and Jenna Ortega Set to Start Shooting in Hungary

BUDAPEST: A24’s Death of a Unicorn directed by Alex Scharfman and starring Paul Rudd and Jenna Ortega, is reported to start shooting in Budapest in July 2023.

FNE at Cannes 2023: Hungarian Cinema in Cannes

Judit Elek’s film The Lady from Constantinople back at Cannes - For the seventh time, a newly restored Hungarian film has been invited to the Cannes Classics selection – showing…

Largest Virtual Film Studio in CEE to Be Finished in Hungary in 2024

BUDAPEST: The 11 m EUR largest virtual film studio in Central and Eastern Europe, whose foundation stone has recently been laid in Fót, near Budapest, will be completed in the…

Blockade Scores Most Nominations at Hungarian Motion Picture Awards

BUDAPEST: Our Blossom, Blockade, Six Weeks, Larry and Heights and Depths compete for the Best Hungarian Feature Film Award at the Hungarian Motion Picture Awards. The awards ceremony will take…

Hungarian/Romanian Series Spy/Master to Be Released Globally on HBO Max

BUDAPEST: First two episodes of the six-part drama series Spy/Master produced by Hungary’s Proton Cinema and Romania’s Mobra Films for HBO Max will be released on HBO Max platforms globally…

French WW2 Drama Starring Mélanie Thierry Shoots in Hungary

BUDAPEST: The historical drama La Chambre de Mariana directed by Emmanuel Finkiel and starring Mélanie Thierry is currently shooting in Hungary.

Mads Mikkelsen to Shoot in Budapest for Bryan Fuller’s Horror Dust Bunny

BUDAPEST: The family horror Dust Bunny, American writer and producer Bryan Fuller's debut feature, will start shooting in Hungary soon.

Johnny Depp Spotted in Budapest

BUDAPEST: Johnny Depp has visited Budapest and was seen in front of the Gellért Hotel as well as at the restaurant PitPit.

PRODUCTION: Gábor Dettre in Postproduction with Hungarian Feature Silent Night

BUDAPEST: Hungarian director/writer/producer Gábor Dettre is currently in postproduction with his feature film Silent Night / Csendes éj, which was entirely crowfounded through a campaign that ran from December 2022…

Hungarian Film Day Celebrations on 30 April 2023

BUDAPEST: The initiative of the National Film Institute – Hungary (NFI) to annually celebrate the day of 30 April, when the first film with dramatised scenes, A Táncz by Béla…

FNE at Cannes 2023: Hungarian Filmmaker Ildikó Enyedi to Preside over Cannes’ Short Film and La Cinef Juries

BUDAPEST: Hungarian director and scriptwriter Ildikó Enyedi will chair the Short Film and La Cinef juries at the upcoming edition of the 76th Cannes Film Festival, which will be held…
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Netflix Miniseries Eric Starring Benedict Cumberbatch Shoots in Budapest

BUDAPEST: Benedict Cumberbatch is starring in a six-part limited series called Eric, created by Abi Morgan. The Netflix production is currently shooting in Hungary with local company Mid Atlantic Films…

PRODUCTION: Arun Bhattarai and Dorottya Zurbó in Postproduction with New Documentary Shot in Bhutan

BUDAPEST: Arun Bhattarai and Dorottya Zurbó return to Bhutan with their new documentary Agent of Happiness / Bruttó Nemzeti Boldogság, which was supported by the National Film Institute – Hungary…

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Minority Coproduction The Brutalist Starring Adrien Brody and Felicity Jones Shoots in Hungary

BUDAPEST: Brady Corbet is currently shooting The Brutalist, starring Adrien Brody, Felicity Jones, Guy Pearce, Joe Alwyn, Isaach De Bankolé, Stacy Martin and Alessandro Nivola, in Hungary. The film is…

PRODUCTION: Dénes Nagy Shoots Doc on Famous Composer György Kurtág

BUDAPEST: Hungarian film director/writer Dénes Nagy is currently in production with his long documentary Kurtág, in which he follows the acclaimed Hungarian composer György Kurtág throughout Europe. The film is…

The 5th Budapest Debut Film Forum Announces Winners

BUDAPEST: Projects from Hungary and Lithuania received awards at the 5th edition of the Budapest Debut Film Forum, which was held within the Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival,…

NATPE Budapest 2023 Announces First Guests

BUDAPEST: More than 400 buyers from linear TV channels, streaming platforms and distribution companies are expected at NATPE Budapest 2023. This year, the most prominent global TV market focused on…

FNE at Meeting Point Vilnius 2023: Yassine Marco Marroccu in Production with Hungarian/Moroccan Scirocco

VILNIUS: Moroccan director Yassine Marco Marroccu is currently in production with his feature film Scirocco. This Hungarian/Moroccan project participated in the Coming Soon pitching session at Meeting Point – Vilnius,…

FESTIVALS: Verzió IHRDFF 2023 Launches Call for Submissions

BUDAPEST: The Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival has launched the call for submissions for its 20th anniversary edition, which will be held 22 – 29 November 2023 in…