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.
ON THE QUIET premier at Tallinn Black NightsNews
Zoltán Nagy’s harassment drama, developed and produced in the frame of the Fund’s Incubator Programme, will be premiered in the prestigious First Feature Competition at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festi...2019.10.31.
György Pálfi Tribute at Denver Film FestivalNews
The 2019 Denver Film Festival is pleased to honor acclaimed Hungarian director György Pálfi with a three-film tribute, including his latest work, His Master’s Voice. Over the course of five feature fi...2019.10.29.
Generation Z drama, FOMO on festival tourNews
Attila Hartung’s Generation Z drama, FOMO will be on show at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’s youth and children’s program ‘Just Film’, Filmfestival Cottbus’ ‘U18 Youth Competition’ and Kiev V4 Fi...2019.10.28.
“Transylvanian Thriller - Just As Gripping As Nordic Noir”News
A mining thriller was made into film in the Transylvanian mountains. At heart of the story lurk the regime change, child trafficking, and all the tensions that accumulated in the small towns inhabited...2019.10.11.
Warsaw fest premieres psycho-thriller VALANNews
Béla Bagota’s Transylvania set debut feature, Valan – Valley of Angels, a suspenseful and heart-wrenching psychological thriller, will be premiered at Warsaw Film Festival’s 1-2 Competition.2019.09.25.
Barnabás Tóth’s Telluride Premiere THOSE WHO REMAINED is the Official Hungarian Entry for the Academy Awards©News
At the meeting of the Hungarian Oscar Selection Committee held on the 3rd September, it was announced that Hungary will enter Barnabás Tóth’s THOSE WHO REMAINED, “a lyrical story of the healing power...2019.09.03.
7 Hungarian films at SarajevoNews
6 Hungarian films will compete for the Heart of Sarajevo awards at the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival. 25 years after its original release, SÁTÁNTANGÓ, which received 4K digital restoration, will be also...2019.08.12.
3rd Budapest Classics Film MarathonNews
Between 4-11 September 2019, the Hungarian National Film Fund is organizing the 3rd Budapest Classics Film Marathon, the prominent international film festival of the Hungarian capital.2019.08.08.
The Euphoria of Being at Locarno Critics’ WeekNews
Réka Szabó is a filmmaker and choreographer and acts in both roles in ‘The Euphoria of Being’, where she brings together two women, they rehearse together the dance-theatre performance ‘The Euphoria o...2019.07.18.
Animafest Grand Prix to RubenNews
The 29th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb feature film jury awarded Milorad Krstić’s action thriller Ruben Brandt, Collector.2019.06.13.