PRODUCTION: Erdelyi’s Security in preproduction

Daniel Erdelyi's second feature film, Security, is in preproduction, the director told FNE, with filming planned for the first half of 2010.
08-04-2009

Szomjas preps new film

Director Gyorgy Szomjas (The Sun Street Boys, Vagabond) is in preproduction with Against the Eastern Wind (Szemben a keleti szellel), for an October shoot, the director told FNE.
06-04-2009

Hungarian funds for scriptwriting announced

The Board of the Motion Picture Section of the National Cultural Fund of Hungary (www.nka.hu) announced its latest funding decisions on March 31, covering scriptwriting and digitalization of films.
01-04-2009

Tivoli's Vespa in preproduction

The Hungarian-Serbian feature film Vespa from director Diana Groo is in preproduction and the shooting will start at the end of June.
29-03-2009

The Land of Wonders in postproduction

The Croatian-Hungarian co-production feature film The Land of Wonders (U zemlji cudesa) from director Dejan Sorak is now in postproduction.
26-03-2009

Besa in postproduction

The Serbian-Hungarian-French-Croatian-Slovenian co-production Besa by Srdjan Karanovic is in post-production, Hungarian producer Denes Szekeres told FNE.
25-03-2009

Poligamy in preproduction

Denes Orosz begins filming his directorial debut Poligamy for production house Skyfilm on June 15.
18-03-2009

Debt wraps first Hungarian shoot

Miramax's The Debt, directed by John Madden and starring Helen Mirren, completed the first of two filming sequences in Hungary.
17-03-2009

Hungarian filmmaker Bacsó dies

Hungarian director and screenwriter Péter Bacsó died March 11 at age 81.
17-03-2009

New Mafilm studio construction underway

Construction of a new Mafilm studio in Fot, replacing a studio destroyed by fire two years ago, began in February.
16-03-2009

Hungarian Istanbul in preproduction

Rising young Hungarian director Ferenc Torok (Overnight) has signed on to make Istanbul, a Hungarian-Dutch-Turkish-German co-production.
11-03-2009

Hungary predicts ad decline in 2009

Hungarian media experts predict a 10% drop in TV advertising in 2009, according to local reports.
09-03-2009

Mancs in preproduction

Mancs, a Hungarian-French-German-Irish co-production movie about a famous life-saving dog, will begin filming in autumn.
09-03-2009

Yesterday in preproduction

European Film Academy Award winner Balint Kenyeres is in preproduction for his feature film debut Yesterday, producer Laszlo Kantor told FNE.
05-03-2009

Magyar Telekom projects growth via TV

Hungary's Magyar Telekom reported a slight drop in revemues, but predicts growth in its new media and TV sectors.
04-03-2009

Hungarian-Irish co-operation agreement signed

A bilateral agreement was signed during the Berlinale between the Irish Film Board (www.irishfilmboard.ie) and the Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary (www.mmka.hu).
23-02-2009

FNE IN BERLIN: EFP Shooting Star Orsi Toth

Hungarian actress Orsi Toth is an actress of few words, a rare thing in a profession where language and lengthy dialogues are the tools of the trade.
08-02-2009

I'm Not Your Friend in cinemas

Following its premiere of the 40th Hungarian Film Week, Gyorgy Palfi's (Taxidermia, Hukkle) I'm Not Your Friend was released in cinemas in Hungary on February 5.
08-02-2009

Made in Hungaria opens in Hungary

The 40th Hungarian Film Week will close with Made in Hungaria (www.madeinhungaria.hu) directed by Gergely Fonyo.
02-02-2009

Deak's Aglaja in preproduction

Krisztina Deak is in preproduction with Aglaja, a Hungarian-German-Romanian-Polish-Swiss co-production to be shot in May, Andras Muhi producer and head of the Hungarian Inforg Studio (www.inforgstudio.hu) told FNE.
01-02-2009