NATPE Budapest International Starts Monday 27 June

BUDAPEST: NATPE Budapest International, the premier global business forum for content producers, buyers and distributors across all platforms, is taking place in Budapest 27-30 June 2022.
27-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Ildikó Enyedi Shoots Pilot for Human Trafficking Hungarian Series

BUDAPEST: Golden Bear-winner Ildikó Enyedi starts shooting the pilot episode of the TV series Angel’s Trumpets / Angyaltrombiták at the end of June 2022. The bloody and humorous revenge story…
23-06-2022

GRANTS: Hungary Supports Five Documentaries and Two Animated Series

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute – Hungary has distributed 293,513 EUR / 117.4 m HUF for the production of five documentaries and two animated series.
20-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Hungarian Motion Picture Festival 2022 Announces Winners

BUDAPEST: Hajni Kis's first feature Wild Roots / Külön falka was chosen as the best feature film and won in two more categories at the Hungarian Film Awards, which were…
15-06-2022

GRANTS: Hungarian Feature Film Production Grants Announced in 2022

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian Film Institute – Hungary has distributed 24.5 m EUR for feature film production so far in 2022. Director Balázs Lóth is the biggest winner from the list…
09-06-2022

Zsa Zsa Gabor Museum Opens in Budapest

BUDAPEST: A museum has opened in Budapest dedicated to Hungary’s most famous film star Zsa Zsa Gabor, who died in 2016. The museum was opened by her widower Frederic Prinz…
31-05-2022

PRODUCTION: A Diabolical Cat Seduces Franciska Törőcsik in Hungarian Romantic Comedy

BUDAPEST: The absurd romantic comedy Cat and Muse / Cicaverzum is shooting in various Budapest locations from 6 May to 15 June. One of the main characters in Rozália Szeleczki’s…
26-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Rafael Kapelinski Shoots Polish/Hungarian Coproduction Budapest Diaries

BUDAPEST: The Polish/Hungarian coproduction Budapest Diaries / Budapesti napló by Rafael Kapelinski wrapped shooting in Budapest on 9 May 2022. The historical drama is set in 1981, when the political…
13-05-2022

Hungarian Captives Released in the Netherlands

BUDAPEST: Kristóf Deák's debut feature Captives / Foglyok is currently screening in over 15 cinemas in the Netherlands, where it was released on 28 April 2022.
09-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Áron Gauder Works on Animated Film on Native American Creation

BUDAPEST: The production of Áron Gauder’s Minden a rokonom is approaching completion. “The animation is 95 percent complete, with five minutes left in the 100-minute film. The last phase of…
07-05-2022

FNE Podcast: György Ráduly: Director of the National Film Institute - Film Archive

FNE's Georgian correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to György Ráduly, director of the National Film Institute - Film Archive about the 2022 FIAF Congress, as well as the…
06-05-2022

FESTIVALS: Hungarian Motion Picture Festival Announces 2022 Programme

BUDAPEST: The 2nd edition of the Hungarian Motion Picture Festival will screen nearly 100 films from 9 to 12 June 2022. The festival is organised by the National Film Institute…
04-05-2022

FIAF 2022 Congress to Be Held in Budapest

BUDAPEST: The 78th Congress of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) will be hosted in Budapest by the National Film Institute – Hungary 24-29 April 2022.
07-04-2022

Hungarian Series The Informant Broadcast to 61 Countries on HBO Max

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian spy drama series The Informant / A besúgó, written and directed by Bálint Szentgyörgyi, was released in 61 countries worldwide on HBO Max on 1 April 2022.
04-04-2022

Big Budget International Productions Heading to Hungary

BUDAPEST: Hungary is ready to welcome new international productions in 2022, including Dune: Part Two by Denis Villeneuve and the Netflix miniseries All the Light We Cannot See, after a…
01-04-2022

Academy Award for Hungarian Set Designer Zsuzsanna Sipos

LOS ANGELES: Hungarian set designer Zsuzsanna Sipos has been awarded an Academy Award for production design together with Canadian production designer Patrice Vermette for Dune, at the 94th ceremony held…
28-03-2022

PRODUCTION: Balázs Lóth Preps Historical Adventure with Record High Production Grant

BUDAPEST: Balázs Lóth is currently in preproduction with the historical adventure film Now or Never! / Most vagy soha!, for which he received a record amount of funding of 12.2…
23-03-2022

Kino Lorber to Release Miklós Jancsó Collection on Blu-ray

BUDAPEST: Kino Lorber will release The Round-Up (1966), The Red and the White (1967), The Confrontation (1968), Winter Wind (1969), Red Psalm (1971), and Electra, My Love (1974) on a…
21-03-2022

PRODUCTION: Hungarian/Romanian Documentary Whose Dog Am I? in Postproduction

BUDAPEST: The docu-comedy essay Whose Dog Am I? / Ki kutyája vagyok én? / Al cui câine sunt? by Robert Lakatos is on the finishing line of postproduction. The film…
17-03-2022

FESTIVALS: Verzió Film Festival 2022 Calls For Submissions

BUDAPEST: The 19th edition of the Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival calls for documentary films addressing human rights and social issues. The festival will take place in person…
21-02-2022