PRODUCTION: Hungarian Istanbul in production

Hungarian director Ferenc Török is in production with Instanbul, a Hungarian/Turkish/Irish/Dutch coproduction starring Johanna Ter Steege.

FNE at Cannes IFF 2010: Hungaricom Acquires Major Animation Catalogue

CANNES: Budapest based Hungaricom ( has acquired world rights for the Kecskemetfilm ( animation catalogue with over 300 short films and 10 animated features. Hungarian animation studio Kecskemetfilm, founded in…
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Magyar Telekom sees increase in TV revenues

Despite a 6.4% decline in Q1 revenues, Hungary's Magyar Telekom ( saw growth in it mobile internet and TV market.

FNE at Cannes: EFP Producer on the Move Tamas Liszka

Hungarian "Producer on the Move" Tamás Liszka is breaking new ground in the field of animation in Hungary, and earning high praise along the way.

Cannes IFF 2010 Hungarian Cinema: Tender Son in Competition

CANNES: Hungarian film has a major presence at Cannes IFF this year with Kornel Mundruczo's Tender Son - The Frankenstein Project in Competition and Agnes Kocsis's Adrienn Pal in Certain…
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FNE at Mediawave: Mediawave panels look at European cooperation

The Hungarian international film festival Mediawave ( wrapped its first edition in Szombathely on May 8, with three days of panels focusing on European cooperation in production, distribution, and regional…

Digital video studio opens in Hungary

Focus Fox Digital Video Studio ( announced the opening of a €1.4 million facility featuring sound and color correction technology in Budapest.

Raleigh Budapest Studio opens

U.S. based Raleigh Studios has announced the opening of its newest facility in Budapest.

FESTIVALS: Final call for BuSho film fest

The 6th BuSho film festival, running September 1-5, 2010 in Budapest, has announced its final call for online entries on May 1, 2010.

South Korea picks up Made in Hungaria

Made in Hungaria has been acquired by Chris Lee Pictures International on behalf of Korea Telecom.

Liza, The Fox-Fairy going to Atelier

Accomplished short film and commercial director Károly Ujj-Mészáros' first feauture film, Liza the Fox-Fairy now in pre-production. has been invited to Cannes Film Festival's sixth Cinefondation Atelier.

MFI announces sciptwriting contest

MFI and Scriptbase are offering a full scholarship to the Script 2 Film Workshop, held on the Aegean islands of Nissyros and Samos.

Almási takes Hungary's Kossuth Prize

Tamás Almási has received Kossuth Prize for his outstanding documentary and feature films, presented on March 15 by László Sólyom, the President of Hungary.

PRODUCTION: Kenyeres in preproduction with Yesterday

Hungarian director, Bálint Kenyeres, European Film Award ( short film winner, has finished the script for his feature debut Yesterday based on Agota Kristof's novel, and the project is now…

Surgata appointed Budapest Film CFO

Budapest Film Ltd. ( has named Orsolya Surguta as CFO and Gabriella Vajda as the company's new marketing director.

Hungarians launch New Faces

Seven young Hungarian film directors have formed the group "New Faces" (, a move to refresh Hungary's commercial industry.

New Hungarian studio awaits April opening

Raleigh film studio executives had a first look at their new HUF17 billion Hungarian film studio located outside Budapest.

Hungarian state film funding set through 2013

MMKA (Motion Picture Foundation of Hungary) and the Hungarian Ministry of Education and Culture ( have signed a three year agreement securing the budget of the main funder of Hungarian…

FNE at HFW 2010: Bibliotheque Pascal Takes Top Hungarian Prize

BUDAPEST: Bibliotheque Pascal directed by Szabolcs Hajdu collected the top prize at the 41st Hungarian Film Week (2-8 February) at the annual showcase of new Hungarian production.
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FNE Visegrad Country Focus: Hungary 2009

FNE Visegrad 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…