EFP Producers on the Move 2014: Eszter Gyárfás

BUDAPEST: Hungarian producer Eszter Gyárfás will bring Kornel Mundruczó's next feature Make A Wish to European Film Promotion’s 2014 edition of Producers on the Move at Cannes
29-04-2014

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month. Hungary - Szalóky Bálint, Mozinet Ltd.

FNE together with Europa Distribution is launching a new chapter of the Distributor of the Month section. This time we focus on new strategies in film distribution and the importance…
09-04-2014

GRANTS: Hungary Announces 2014 Grants for TV Productions

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian National Media Authority awarded announced 722 m HUF (2.4 m EUR) to eight television film productions.
04-04-2014

OBITUARY: Eva Vezer

BUDAPEST: Eva Vezer, who presided over European Film Promotion from 2009-2011, died on 28 March 2014 after a long illness.
01-04-2014

Sweet Debut for Hungarian Romcom

BUDAPEST: The romantic comedy What Ever Happened to Timi (Megdönteni Hajnal Tímeát) opened with the best domestic results of the last four years in Hungarian cinemas.
20-02-2014

Film network Paramount Channel launches in Hungary

BUDAPEST: The 24 hour TV film network Paramount Channel has launched a new pay TV film channel in Hungary. The new channel will include films from the Paramount Pictures library…
19-02-2014

OBITUARY Hungarian Director Miklos Jancso

BUDAPEST: Cannes winning Hungarian film director Miklós Jancsó died 31 January 2014 at age 92.
03-02-2014

PRODUCTION: Palfi Free Fall in Fast Forward

BUDAPEST: European Film Award winner György Pálfi (Hukkle, Taxidermia, Final Cut) is already in production with Free Fall, a film that originated from a concept in November 2013.
27-01-2014

Grants for Hungarian Films in January 2014

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian Film Fund has announced grants for six new productions.
15-01-2014

Sony Picks up Szasz's Notebook

BUDAPEST: Sony Classics Pictures has picked up Janos Szasz’s Hungarian Oscar hopeful The Notebook.
13-01-2014

Second Hungarian Grant for Fliegauf Film

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian Film Fund gave a grant of 7.5m HUF (EUR 25,000) for preproduction works on Bence Fliegauf's new film, Hímpor.
18-12-2013

FNE Warsaw AV Summit Country Profile: Hungary

The launch of the new Hungarian National Film Fund saw the first results of its funding in 2013, ending a long drought in Hungarian film production. Foreign film production continued…
18-12-2013

Coming Out Strong at Hungarian Box Office

BUDAPEST: Coming Out directed by Dénes Orosz and produced by Megafilm has emerged as the best Hungarian domestic film opening of 2013. The film is distributed in Hungary by Hungaricom.
13-12-2013

GRANTS: Hungary Funds Seven Animation Projects

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian National Media Authority awarded 64m HUF in grants for animation films. All of the seven new productions will be broadcast first on Magyar Televízió.
02-12-2013

National Media Authority Funds Documentaries

BUDAPEST: Hungary’s National Media Authority will distribute 117m HUF to 16 documentary productions and 74m HUF for nine science films.
27-11-2013

Hungary Campaigns to Build Domestic Audiences

BUDAPEST: Nimrod Antal (Kontroll, Vacancy, Predators) has been lured back to Hungary ten years after making his 2003 international breakthrough (and debut) movie Kontroll to create a promotional film to…
14-11-2013

Skylink Adds Hungarian Channels

The Czech and Slovak digital satellite platform Skylink announced it will add broadcasts of Hungarian channels.
24-10-2013

FNE at Jihlava IDFF Emerging Producers 2013: Julianna Ugrin

FNE interviews Hungarian documentary producer Julianna Ugrin, selected to participate in the 2013 Emerging Producers workshop at the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival.
22-10-2013

Houdini Works Magic in Hungary

BUDAPEST: Houdini, a four-hour miniseries starring Adrien Brody, began filming in Budapest on 14 October 2013.
17-10-2013

Fuso Adds Disney on Demand

BUDAPEST: OTT platform Fuso will add Disney Movies on Demand to its Hungarian service.
11-10-2013