Hungarian Short Animation Stunned Berlinale JuryNews
The animated short film SZEMEM SARKA received special mention from Berlinale’s Youth Jury. Creator Domonkos Erhardt made the short film at the Department of Animation...2023.02.27.
Historical NFI Studio development at half-timeNews
As an investment project by the National Film Institute, construction work on four new studios and service facilities is underway in Fót, as part of the largest state-f...2023.01.27.
World premiere: WHITE PLASTIC SKY to compete at Berlinale EncountersNews
Competition programs of the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival – starting at 16 February - has been revealed. The animated science fiction feature by Ti...2023.01.23.
A meeting of the eyes in Budapest at the BerlinaleNews
Domonkos Erhardt’s animation The Corner of My Eye has been invited for the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival set to open on 16 February. Produced at the Animation...2023.01.23.
György Fehér’s film TWILIGHT at BerlinaleNews
Once again, a Hungarian work features in the Berlinale Classics selection of the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival opening on 16 February: in memory of Péter Haumann, the National Film...2023.01.11.
SIX WEEKS receives Just Film Grand Prix in TallinnNews
Noémi Veronika Szakonyi’s drama about open adoption won the Grand Prix of the Just Film category at the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. THREE THOUSAND NUMBERED...2022.11.28.
Struggle for Life – Fragment of silent movie starring Béla Lugosi in the NFI – Film Archive collectionNews
To mark the 140th anniversary of the birth of Béla Lugosi, the world’s best-known Hunga...2022.11.18.
One for All wins Guirlande d’Honneur in MilanNews
Competing against films submitted by 20 international sports festivals, sport documentary ONE FOR ALL won Guirlande d’Honneur award at the 40th Milano Internati...2022.11.15.
Double award success for SIX WEEKS in ArrasNews
Noémi Veronika Szakonyi’s feature film won two awards in Arras, France last weekend. The drama about open adoption received the award for best director as well...2022.11.15.
Double award success for LARRY at Cottbus Film FestivalNews
Szilárd Bernáth’s first feature film received award for Best Debut Film as well as for Best Youth Film at Cottbus Film Festival on 13 November. Larry tells the...2022.11.14.
GENTLE receives Discovery Award at Raindance Film FestivalNews
The body melodrama about a female bodybuilder won the award of the Best Debut Feature category at the largest independent film festival in the United Kingdom.2022.11.08.
Watch the teaser of new Hungarian animation Four Souls of CoyoteNews
Made by the director of legendary The District, Áron Gauder’s new film will soon hit Hungarian theatres. Four Souls of Coyote is an animated movie evoking the ancient t...2022.10.26.
Natasa Stork wins best acting award at New York festivalNews
NOT A THING star Natasa Stork won the award for best acting at New York Film Week. The actress plays double role in the first feautre film of director Fanni Szilágyi ab...2022.10.26.
GENTLE receives Grand Prix at Luxemburg CinEastNews
The body melodrama by László Csuja and Anna Nemes won Grand Prix at the 15th CinEast Film Festival last weekend. BRANKA by Ákos K. Kovács also received Audience Award for the Best Short Fiction Fil...2022.10.24.
Hungarian films’ world premieres at Tallinn Film FestivalNews
The organizers of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival have revealed, that the A-list film event will have the premiere of Szilárd Bernáth's LARRY as well as György Mór K...2022.10.17.
Hungary Enters period drama BLOCKADE in the Oscar RaceNews
BLOCKADE is the Official Hungarian Entry for the Academy Awards©. A true story of the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Hungary, József Antall,...2022.09.08.
ORDINARY FAILURES’ world premiere at Venice DaysNews
Cristina Grosan’s dystopia, an international coproduction supported by National Film Institute, was selected into the Giornate degli Autori programme of the pre...2022.08.02.
SIX WEEKS world premiere at Sarajevo Film FestivalNews
The world premiere of SIX WEEKS will take place at the prestigious Sarajevo Film Festival in August. The movie, directed by Noémi Veronika Szakonyi, deals with the delicate issue of open adoption a...2022.07.25.
Hungarian Motion Picture Awards 2022News
In collaboration with the organizers of the Veszprém-Balaton 2023 – European Capital of Culture programme, the National Film Institute has refashioned the top...2022.06.13.
Female body-building drama GENTLE on show at Sydney Film FestivalNews
The body melodrama by László Csuja and Anna Nemes, which premiered at Sundance 2022, was selected into the Feature program of the esteemed international festi...2022.06.08.