Production: Csaba Fazekas's Swing Shooting

BUDAPEST: Csaba Fazekas (Boldog születésnapot!) is shooting his second feature, Swing, a musical comedy inspired by Hungarian hits. The story is driven by three desperate women who join together to…
02-08-2013

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month Gabor Csurdi

FNE together with Europa Distribution continues its Distributor of the Month series. In recognition of the hard work and excellence of European distributors and the common problems they face, especially…
31-07-2013

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