Film Institute taking Core Films to schoolsNews
Through the Core Films Project and Klassz programme, the National Film Institute is reinforcing the role of our film heritage in education. The goal is organically to integrate Hungarian films into...2022.05.20.
Green light to sustainable film production issueNews
This is a short summary for those who want to establish environmental awareness in the film industry. Every stage of production and every department is involved, and there are some general principl...2021.12.21.
Márton Ágh won the European Film Award for Best Production DesignNews
The European Film Academy awards Márton Ágh for the production design of Dénes Nagy's NATURAL LIGHT. 53 European films, based on the EFA Feature Film Selection, were in competition for the prestigious...2021.11.17.
Best Director Award for POST MORTEMNews
Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival’s Critics Award for Best Director went to Pèter Bergendy for POST MORTEM. The creepy, period ghost story, starring Viktor Klem and Fruzsina Hais is the Official Hungari...2021.11.09.
Hungarian winners at Bosphorus Film FestivalNews
Nóra Rainer-Micsinyei for her portrayal in THINGS WORTH WEEPING FOR and Gusztáv Dietz for WILD ROOTS were awarded at Istanbul’s international film festival this weekend. Both firs features were made i...2021.11.03.
NFI Congratulates Márta MészárosNews
EFA Honours Márta Mészáros with Lifetime Achievement Award. This is the first time the European Film Academy Lifetime Achievement Award goes to a female director from Central/Eastern Europe. Márta Més...2021.11.03.
Procedure of travelling into Hungary for foreigners in film industry - REVISED VERSIONNews
Information on general rules of border crossing2021.11.02.
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival puts Hungary in focus in 2021News
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) announces Hungary as the Focus Country for this year’s 25th edition of the festival. The festival’s Opening Film will be Ildikó Enyedi’s The Story of My Wife,...2021.10.27.
10 Toronto After Dark Festival Awards for Post MortemNews
Peter Bergendy’s Post Mortem has won ten awards at one of the world’s most prestigious horror, sci-fi, action and cult film festivals, the 15th Toronto After Dark Film Festival, where audiences vote i...2021.10.27.
The best film was the FINAL REPORT in IzmirNews
István Szabó's latest production won the Best Film award at the Balkan Panorama Film Festival last night in Turkey. Éva Kerekes was awarded for the best actress by the international jury for her portr...2021.10.11.
EFA Honours Márta Mészáros with Lifetime Achievement AwardNews
This is the first time the European Film Academy Lifetime Achievement Award goes to a female director from Central/Eastern Europe.2021.10.07.
POST MORTEM to represent Hungary in Oscar RaceNews
Péter Bergendy’s POST MORTEM is the Official Hungarian Entry for the Academy Awards©. The period horror tells the supernatural story of a post mortem photographer and a little girl confronting ghosts...2021.10.06.
Hungarian films were awarded in ParmaNews
The best film is Péter Bergendy's ghost film, POST MORTEM, while the best screenplay award was won by Balázs Krasznahorkai's first movie, RAVINE, at the Parma International Music Film Festival in Ital...2021.09.27.
Venice Critics’ Week Awarded ERASING FRANKNews
Gábor Fabricius’ debut feature, set in the raw Orwellian world of the 80s in Hungary, was recognised with Verona Film Club Award as the most innovative film of the Venice Int’l Film Critics’ Week 2021...2021.09.10.
4th Budapest Classics Film Marathon the capital’s largest international film festival, arrives in SeptemberNews
From 21st to 26th September, the National Film Institute is organizing – for the fourth time – Budapest’s largest international film event, Budapest Classics Film Marathon. During the six days of the...2021.08.31.
Hungary: The Most Popular Filming Destination in Continental EuropeNews
“You are spoilt for choice in Hungary. The variety of landscapes is incredible. In popular Budapest alone you will find everything from dramatic history and flamboyant architecture to healing thermal...2021.08.27.
Three Hungarian feature films stand a chance to win the European Film AwardsNews
The European Film Academy has announced the first half of the 2021 feature film selection. The films of Lili Horvát, Dénes Nagy and Bence Fliegauf are also on the selection list of the European Film A...2021.08.25.
SZEURUM will be presented at Karlovy VaryNews
Marcell Farkas’ exam film has been invited to EFP’s Future Frames program presenting 10 selected works directed by the most promising European newcomers at the 55th Karlovy Vary International Film Fes...2021.08.05.
Wide Angle – 120 Years of Hungarian CinemaNews
On the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the birth of Hungarian film, a large-scale exhibition entitled Wide Angle – 120 Years of Hungarian Cinema opens at the Ludwig Museum, which provides a wide-...2021.07.29.
Cristina Grosan’s debut feature for the Heart of SarajevoNews
27th Sarajevo Film Festival organizers have announced the competition program for the upcoming festival starting on 13 August. The National Film Institute Incubator Program production, THINGS WORTH WE...2021.07.23.
Gábor Fabricius' first feature, ERASING FRANK premiere at VeniceNews
Set in the raw Orwellian world of the 80s in Hungary, ERASING FRANK will have its world premiere in the prestigious selection of Venice International Film Critics’ Week. The “powerful, energetic and...2021.07.23.
„We felt we were crazy, but we made it”News
Interview with Mónika Mécs, the lead producer of The Story of My Wife2021.07.14.