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.

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.

Hungarian funding decisions announced

The Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary ( announced its latest support for Hungarian film projects for 2009.

Immigrants world premier in Hungary

Immigrants - L.A. Dolce Vita (, the feature animation film from Hungarian-American filmmaker Gabor Csupo, has its world premiere on October 30 in Hungary.

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 (, following a four-year long process.

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.

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.

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 (

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…

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.

New Hungarian Film Week Board is appointed

The Board of the Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary ( appointed a new Hungarian Film Week board to preside over next year's jubilee edition.

Revolution inspire film competition

Hungarian national TV channel MTV ( and the Prime Minister's Office ( announced a screenwriting competition on the theme of the 1956 revolution (

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..

Hungarian audiences eat up Movie Feast

This year's Movie Feast, Moziunnep 2008 (, brought more than 400,000 spectators to cinemas, organizer Upper Studio announcemed.

Brand loyalty guides Hungarian kids

According to a survey, 60% of Hungarian children age 8-14 watch their favorite TV programs every day, according to a report on

State-of-art E-cinema opens in Budapest

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

Professional film school opens in Hungary

Film critic Andras Rez is launching a film school, Werk Academy (WFA, for practical training for directors, producers, editors and screenwriters.

Palace Cinemas launches distribution arm in Hungary

Palace Cinemas, a leading force in the Central European exhibition business, is moving into distribution in Hungary by launching Palace Pictures.

Hungarian distributor Linda Potyondi, Cirko Film

Linda Potyondi was managing an art house cinema in the the town of Pecs until 2006, when she became distribution and press manager at Cirko Film, which grew a distribution…

Hungarian-shot John Adams wins 13 Emmy Awards

The $110 million, Hungarian-filmed, HBO Films's ( seven-part mini-series John Adams, won five awards at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards ( on September 22, after snapping up eight Creative Arts…