PRODUCTION: Ádám Császi in Production With Three Thousand Numbered Pieces

BUDAPEST: Ádám Császi is currently shooting his sophomore feature Three Thousand Numbered Pieces / Háromezer számozott darab, a mix of fiction, absurdity and sociographic reality, aiming at answering if it…
07-09-2020

Hungarian Classic Animated Film Son of the White Mare Released in USA After 40 Years

BUDAPEST: Marcell Jankovics’ classic Son of the White Mare (1981) was released virtually in the USA in partnership with USA cinemas, on 21 August 2020, 40 years after its official…
24-08-2020

Hungary Selects Pilatus for Golden Globes

BUDAPEST: Hungary will screen Pilatus / Pilate, directed by Linda Dombrovszky and based on a novel by Hungarian author Magda Szabó, for representatives of the Golden Globe Awards.
13-08-2020

Hungary Announces Foreign Film Travel Guidelines

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian National Film Institute announced the procedures for foreigners in the film industry traveling to Hungary. The guidelines were published on 10 August 2020.
12-08-2020

Hungarian Film Classics in Cannes and Venice

BUDAPEST: The Upthrown Stone (1968) by Sándor Sára and Late Season by Zoltán Fábri have been selected in 2020 Cannes Classics and Venice Classics of the 73th Cannes Film Festival…
03-08-2020

Domestic and International Film Production Makes Strong Restart in Hungary

BUDAPEST: With two domestic feature films in shooting since June 2020, a Netflix production filming since mid-July and several domestic and international productions set to start shooting, Hungarian film production…
27-07-2020

OBITUARY: Hungarian-American Producer Andy Vajna

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian-American film producer Andy Vajna has died at 74 after a long illness, according to the Hungarian National Film Fund
22-01-2019

Hungary Raises Tax Incentives from 25% to 30%

BUDAPEST: Hungary will raise its production incentives from 25% to 30%. The submission of the Hungarian Film Fund approved by the European Commission aims at preserving its competitiveness in Europe.
20-07-2018

FNE at Berlinale 2017: Review COMPETITION On Body and Soul

BERLIN: Hungarian cinema seems to be on a winning streak after László Nemes’s Son of Saul taking a string of international prizes including the Oscar for best foreign film. Now…
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Son of Saul Wins Oscar and Spirit Award for Best Foreign Language Film

BUDAPEST: Son of Saul won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film at the gala held at Dolby Theatre, Hollywood on 28 February 2016. The debut feature of László Nemes…
29-02-2016

The Wednesday Child Wins Trieste Film Festival

TRIESTE: The Wednesday Child by Lili Horváth received the Trieste Award for Best Feature Film at the 27th Trieste Film Festival which took place from 22 to 30 January 2016.
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Son of Saul and Mustang to Get Oscar Nods

BUDAPEST: Son of Saul, the debut feature of the Hungarian László Nemes, and Deniz Gamze Ergüven's Mustang, were nominated in the Foreign Language category for the 88th edition of the…
15-01-2016

Son of Saul Wins Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film

BUDAPEST: Son of Saul, the debut feature of the Hungarian László Nemes, won the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on 11…
11-01-2016

Obituary: Cinematographer Vilmos Szigmond

BUDAPEST: Hungarian-born cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond passed away at 85 on 1 January 2016.
11-01-2016

NATPE Europe Returning to Budapest

PRAGUE: Just two years after relocating NATPE Europe to Prague, the TV market will be returning to Budapest in 2016.
18-11-2015

Vajna Buys Hungary’s TV2

BUDAPEST: Hungarian media sources report that Andy Vajna, Hungarian film commissioner, has purchased commercial channel TV2.
15-10-2015

PRODUCTION: Laszlo Kantor’s Új Budapest Filmstúdió Rolls out Slate of European Coproductions

BUDAPEST: Hungary’s Laszlo Kantor’s Új Budapest Filmstúdió, one of Hungary’s most active producers and European coproducers has unveiled to FNE a slate of new productions and European coproductions.
01-09-2015

Hungary Announces Features Grants

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian National Film Fund has allotted production grants of approximately 11.5 m EUR for five feature films. Most of the funding went to Gabor Herendi's period romantic drama…
12-08-2015

Hungarian Classics to be Distributed on VOD in the US

BUDAPEST: Cinemadanube.com has signed an agreement with the Hungarian National Digital Archive (MaNDA), for the VOD distribution of 46 Hungarian classics in the US.
19-06-2015

Successful Opening for Son of Saul Domestically

BUDAPEST: László Nemes’s debut feature Son of Saul opened third at the Hungarian box office and sold 10,541 tickets in its first weekend. It was also selected as the official…
18-06-2015