Production: Hungary's Pejo Shooting Paw

Robert Adrian Pejo, the Romanian-born writer-director who won praise for Dallas Among Us in 2005 and for The Camera Murderer at Karlovy Vary in 2010, has announced he is shooting…
17-07-2013

Hungary to Tweak Film Funding

KARLOVY VARY: Two years since it was launched, and 18 months since it gave its first grants, the Hungarian National Film Fund ( www.filmalap.hu ) is taking a look at…
04-07-2013

Hungary Starts New Chapter with The Notebook

KARLOVY VARY: All eyes will be on the world premiere of Janos Szasz’s The Notebook (Le Grand Cahier) screening in the main competition of the 48th Karlovy Vary IFF (www.kviff.com…
03-07-2013

PRODUCTION: Palfi Casting Epic Toldi

BUDAPEST: György Pálfi (Taxidermia, Hukkle) has moved into the final stages of preproduction for a September 2013 start date on the mega-production Toldi.
02-07-2013

Gyorgy Palfi’s Toldi scores in latest round of Hungarian grants

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian Film Fund has announced the third round of grants in less than a week, with the largest grant, 900 m HUF, going to Gyorgy Palfi’s Toldi.
18-06-2013

Hungary Adds Four More Film Grants

BUDAPEST: Hungary’s film fund is handing out an additional four grants to the six grants recently announced. 
13-06-2013

Hungarian Film Grants for June

BUDAPEST: Three films received production support in the latest round of Hungarian grants funding.
12-06-2013

Cinenuovo Expands into Hungarian Distribution

BUDAPEST: Hungarian exhibitor Cineuova will launch distribution activities in July 2013, company CEO Dániel Maresch told FNE.
30-05-2013

Hungary Gives Grants for Development

BUDAPEST: Two films received development support in the latest round of grants from the Hungarian National Film Fund, in addition to four films which received production support and six films…
22-05-2013

FNE at Cannes 2013: Land of Storms start sales including North America

CANNES: Adam Csaszi's male love story Land of Storms which is in postproduction has already been sold by the German sales outfit, m-appeal to several territories during Cannes Film Festival.
20-05-2013

EFP Producers on the Move 2013 Andrea Taschler

BUDAPEST: Budapest native Andrea Taschler trained as a dramaturg but was talked into working in film production. She started out as an assistant director in 2000, moving up the ranks…
18-05-2013

ScripTeast 2013 at Cannes: 1989

Hungarian scriptwriter András B. Vágvölgyi competes for the Krzysztof Kieslowski ScripTeast Award during the 2013 Cannes IFF with 1989, the story of a Budapest ladies man. 
09-05-2013

New Hungarian Grants for Films in Development

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian Film Fund has given development grants of 47,747 EUR/14 m HUF to four feature films.
03-05-2013

M-Appeal acquires Hungarian first feature Land of Storms

WARSAW: German sales outfit M-Appeal has acquired a Land of Storms, a first feature by Hungarian director Adam Csaszi for its Cannes line-up that includes several strong CEE titles. The…
02-05-2013

NBC Dracula Series Shoots in Budapest

BUDAPEST: The new NBC series Dracula is shooting the pilot and all ten episodes in Budapest, with filming scheduled to continue until the beginning of summer. 
10-04-2013

PRODUCTION: Mundruczo Begins Shooting White God

BUDAPEST: Kornél Mundruczó (The Tender Son) has started a 50-day filming schedule on The White God, described as a “sentimental adventure film.”
28-03-2013

Two Hungarian Films Receive Funds in March

BUDAPEST: Films from directors Attila Gigor and Zoltán Kamondi received grants in the latest decisions of the Hungarian Film Fund.
27-03-2013

Hungarian Ad Market Continues Decline

BUDAPEST: Advertising revenues for the Hungarian TV market fell by 11% in 2012 to just under 49b HUF.
11-03-2013

Hungary Announces More Grants

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian National Film Fund has awarded grants to one documentary and two feature films in its fourth round of funding.
21-02-2013

Fliegauf and Togay Receive Hungarian Grants

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian National Film Fund awarded a production grant to Bence Fliegauf’s film Parázsló féreglyuk and a script development grant to Can Togay's film Mutabor.
19-02-2013