Marcell Jankovics (1941-2021)News
The Palme d'Or winner and Oscar nominee animation film director, Marcell Jankovics has died aged 80. Over his career that spanned six decades, he worked on more than 100 films as director, figure desi...2021.06.01.
Bubble Bath (Habfürdő) – online debut of the musical animation to the rhythm of a heartbeatNews
The NFI - Film Archive is presenting the recently restored animation cult film Bubble Bath (Habfürdő) online.2021.05.12.
Fantasporto: 4 Awards for Hungarian MoviesNews
Péter Bergendy won Best Director award for his POST MORTEM and Piros Zánkay brought home the Best Screenplay award. Director’s Week prized Lili Horvat’s romantic drama PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR...2021.05.10.
‘Preparations…’ awarded Best Film at 45th Cleveland IFFNews
Lili Horvát’s romantic drama PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME has won the George Gund III Memorial Central and Eastern European Competition at Cleveland Int’l Film Festival.2021.04.22.
Mari Törőcsik (1935-2021)News
Mari Törőcsik, the greatest actress of modern Hungarian cinema and theatre, died on 16 April, in her 85th year, after a long illness.2021.04.16.
Lili Horvát named Best Director at Dublin FFNews
The Dublin Film Critics’ Circle awarded Lili Horvát Best Director at the Dublin Film Festival for her psychological noir PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME. The Hungarian film w...2021.03.17.
Natasa Stork is the Hungarian Shooting Star 2021News
European Film Promotion announced the 10 European actors who will be honoured as EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2021. Hungary will be represented by Natasa Stork, the leading actress of PREPARATIONS TO BE TO...2021.01.12.
PREPARATIONS... is the Official Hungarian Entry for the Academy Awards©News
Lili Horvát’s Venice Days Premiere PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME is the Official Hungarian Entry for the Academy Awards©. The „personal story about the role of projection i...2020.11.23.
‘Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time’ wins the Golden Spike of the 65th SeminciNews
The Hungarian production Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time has won the Golden Spike of the 65 Valladolid International Film Festival. The second film by director Lili Horvát ha...2020.11.02.
Short Oscar Winner Hungarian director, Kristóf Deák is shooting his debut feature ‘THE GRANDSON’News
THE GRANDSON is a coming-of-age drama disguised as a crime thriller, with darkly comic undertones - the story of an extraordinary revenge. 40-day principal photography started this week in Budapest on...2020.10.12.
CinEast festival puts the spotlight on HungaryNews
(CinEast) In 2020 the CinEast festival puts the spotlight on Hungary, a country with rich film heritage that never stops surprising the cinematic world with outstanding and often daring film productio...2020.09.30.
Restored version of Zoltán Fábri’s LATE SEASON at VeniceNews
The restored version of Late Season, a ground-breaking Holocaust film shot in 1966, enriches the programme of Venice Classics, official programme of the 77th Venice International Film Festival.2020.07.28.
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.