The UPTHROWN STONE back at CannesNews
This year, for the fifth time, the official programme of Cannes Film Festival, Cannes Classics, selected a Hungarian film classic restored by the National Film Institute.2020.07.28.
Film and TV Production Resume in Hungary – Record-breaking spend in 2019News
In 2019 the Hungarian film industry broke records with an increase of 50% – the amount registered as direct spend on film production grew to USD 565.6 million. Hungary, the most popular filming destin...2020.07.01.
COVID-19 health protection plan for filming - REVISED VERSIONNews
Health protection plan for film shooting during the COVID-19 virus infection2020.06.12.
Incubator documentary selected for Hot DocsNews
Tales From The Prison Cell, a feature-length documentary by first time director Ábel Visky, produced by Proton Cinema within the NFI Incubator Program supporting innovative first films, will have its...2020.05.06.
Unforgettable Comedies Free OnlineNews
The National Film Institute is making unforgettable Hungarian comedies from the past 80 years available free, online for 10 days to mark Hungarian Film Day on 30 April. Hyppolit, the Butler, The Witne...2020.04.29.
Huge expansion at NFI Mafilm studiosNews
Hungary’s historical soundstage complex in Fót will be expanded in a large-scale investment project. As a part of its economic protection programme, the Hungarian Government decided to develop Nationa...2020.04.22.
Emergency Measures to Support Hungary’s Screen IndustryNews
National Film Institute launched the Emergency Fund to support freelance film industry workers and rescheduled the financing of ongoing projects. The application system is continuously in operation, t...2020.04.03.
Hungarian Classics Free to WatchNews
The National Film Institute offers free online access to 40 Hungarian Classics with subtitles - literary adaptations, historical films and animations contributing to digital education introduced in Hu...2020.03.26.
Csaba Káel elected by the International Television AcademyNews
Csaba Káel government commissioner for the development of the Hungarian motion picture industry has been elected member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.2020.03.25.
From Blade Runner to Eternal Winter: the water tank from the futureNews
In the last few years Hungary has become one of the most sought-after filming locations in the world. Hollywood blockbusters like Blade Runner 2049 and Terminator: Dark Fate or groundbreaking series l...2020.03.18.
Hungary: The European Hub for HollywoodNews
Last year Hungary served as a filming location for dozens of exciting new productions, including some of Hollywood’s biggest movies, Netflix’s hottest new shows and several indie darlings.2020.03.13.
VALAN awarded at FantasportoNews
Béla Bagota’s first feature film, the Transylvania set psycho thriller, Valan – Valley of Angels, was awarded Best Director and Best Screenplay at the 40th edition of Fantasporto, the leading genre fi...2020.03.09.
“Today, Fellini would consider shooting La Dolce Vita in Budapest”News
An interview with Csaba Káel, the Government Commissioner for the Development of the Hungarian Film Industry.2020.02.26.
Abigél Szőke, the rising star of Hungarian cinema, comes to BerlinNews
Abigél Szőke rose to fame after playing the lead role in Barnabás Tóth’s post-Holocaust drama, Those Who Remained (‘Akik maradtak’), which opened to rave reviews at last year’s Telluride Film Festival...2020.02.23.
Berlinale’s favourite Réka Bucsi is back as a member of the short film juryNews
Every second year Réka Bucsi is back at the Berlinale. This time, however, instead of a new animation in the short film competition she is a jury member in the Berlinale Shorts programme.2020.02.21.
Close-up of two female facesNews
This year, the 70th Berlinale celebrates its anniversary with a special programme called ‘On Transmission’, not only to show defining movies from the last decades of the festival but also to emphasise...2020.02.20.
Of Bears and HungariansNews
Film historian and critic László Kolozsi reflects on 70 years of Hungarian cinema at the Berlinale.2020.02.19.
Enyedi & Szilágyi at the 70th BerlinaleNews
During the 70th Berlin International Film Festival, the anniversary will be celebrated with the special programme “On Transmission” at the Akademie der Künste (Academy of Arts).2020.02.11.
Mészáros Retrospective at BergamoNews
With a retrospective consisting of 10 films restored by the National Film Institute – Film Archive – Hungary, Bergamo Film Meeting pays homage to the innovative gaze of Hungarian director Márta Mészár...2020.02.11.
PILATE wins 5 at MIFF AwardsNews
Pilate received 5 Leonardo Da Vinci's Horse Awards in Milan including Best Film, Best Directing to Linda Dombrovszky, Best Acting Performance Female to Ildikó Hámori, Best Cinematography to Dávid Hart...2020.01.30.
THOSE WHO REMAINED is shortlisted for the OscarNews
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced their pre-selection of films in nine categories to advance in the run for a nomination for the 2020 Oscars.2019.12.17.
Marina Gera won the International Emmy AwardNews
Marina Gera won the International Emmy Award for her performance in Eternal Winter directed by Attila Szász. This makes her the first Hungarian Emmy Award winner in the history of International Emmys....2019.11.26.