BUDAPEST: The Hungarian Motion Picture Festival organised by the National Film Institute - Hungary and the Veszprém-Balaton 2023 European Capital of Culture programme, is currently screening almost 100 Hungarian films at nine locations in Veszprém, Balatonfüred and Balatonalmádi. The Hungarian Motion Picture Awards will be announced on 10 June 2023.

BUDAPEST: Our Blossom, Blockade, Six Weeks, Larry and Heights and Depths compete for the Best Hungarian Feature Film Award at the Hungarian Motion Picture Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on 10 June 2023 at the Hungarian Motion Picture Festival, which is jointly organised by the National Film Institute – Hungary (NFI) and the Veszprém-Balaton 2023 – European Capital of Culture programme.

BUDAPEST: Benedict Cumberbatch is starring in a six-part limited series called Eric, created by Abi Morgan. The Netflix production is currently shooting in Hungary with local company Mid Atlantic Films servicing, and it is benefiting from the Hungarian tax incentives scheme.

BUDAPEST: Brady Corbet is currently shooting The Brutalist, starring Adrien Brody, Felicity Jones, Guy Pearce, Joe Alwyn, Isaach De Bankolé, Stacy Martin and Alessandro Nivola, in Hungary. The film is coproduced by Viktória Petrányi through Proton Cinema and it will be edited by Hungarian Dávid Jancsó.

BUDAPEST: Total admissions increased from 6.2 m in 2021 to 10.1 m in 2022, and the total gross increased from 24.9 m EUR / 9.7 billion HUF to 44.4 m EUR / 17.6 billion HUF, according the Hungary’s Association of Film Distributors and the Hungarian National Film Office.

BUDAPEST: The 9th edition of Budapest International Documentary Festival will screen 60 films between 21 and 29 January 2023. In addition to Budapest, there will be screenings in ten other Hungarian cities.

BUDAPEST: Ádám Freund's short film Earthly People / Földiek is available to stream for free on Vimeo. In 2017 the film was nominated for the Student Academy Award from among 1,573 entries.

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute – Hungary has distributed 4.47 m EUR / 1.8 billion HUF for the production of two feature films and one long documentary.

BUDAPEST: The filming of Dune: The Sisterhood, a prequel series to Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, directed by Johan Renck and produced by HBO Max, Legendary Television and Villeneuve Films, has started in Budapest, according to an Instagram post by Johan Renck.

BUDAPEST: Hungary's new subscription streaming service RTL+ offers series and shows produced specifically for this platform without advertisements. The service offers more than 5,000 hours of content and promised to present 12 exclusive productions in 12 months.

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