Oscar-winning Son of Saul director Laszlo Nemes’ Sunset is the official Hungarian entry for the Academy AwardsNews
The Hungarian Oscar Selection Committee announced that Hungary will enter Laszlo Nemes’ Sunset to be considered for nomination in the “Academy Awards - Best Foreign Language Film” category.2018.09.11.
Sunset Won the Critics’ Prize in VeniceNews
László Nemes’ ‘Sunset’ was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize at the 75th Venice International Film Festival’ Main Competition. The prize was handed out by the International Federation of Film Critics on the...2018.09.10.
"In Search for Not The Perfect But The True Movie" - interview with Ildikó EnyediNews
24 years ago, Ildikó Enyedi attended the Venice Film Festival as a film-maker who was expected to win the Golden Lion and last year she was a member of the Jury at the Lido as a renowned director. How...2018.09.04.
"We Were Searching for The Lost Beauty" - interview with Györgyi SzakácsNews
Györgyi Szakács is the unavoidable costume designer in the life of Hungarian and European theatre, who worked with nearly every major Hungarian filmmaker in the past 30 years. She is a permanent colla...2018.09.03.
"Reconstructing A World that Has Disappeared" - Interview with László RajkNews
László Rajk is a well-known Hungarian public figure: an architect, an avant garde artist, a university professor - and also a production designer in films of Costa-Gavras, John Irwin, Miklós Jancsó,...2018.09.02.
"All Sounds Are Equal" - InterviewNews
In Cannes, he won Vulcan Award for the sound design of the 'Son of Saul,' even Christopher Nolan's Oscar-winning sound designer congratulated him. On the movie 'Sunset,' one of the most soughtafter Hu...2018.09.01.
Admission Card to the International Circle of Movie Professionals - interview with Gábor Sipos and Gábor RajnaNews
As the Laokoon Filmgroup produced the first feature film of Academy Award winner László Nemes, his second movie the 'Sunset' is also got produced by the company. We asked the two CEOs of the Laokoon F...2018.08.31.
"Every Work of Art has its Own Form" - interview with Mátyás ErdélyNews
The most recently presented feature film on which Mátyás Erdély worked as a cinematographer won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Now he has teamed up again with the director of 'Son o...2018.08.30.
The story of a fragile & bizarre friendshipNews
The story of a fragile and bizarre friendship A first movie from Petra Szo ´´ cs, 'Deva' will be premiered at the Venice International Film Festival. This Biennale College Cinema production tells the...2018.08.30.
The 75th Venice Film Festival BeginsNews
The 75th Venice Film Festival begins on the 29th of August and lasts till 8th of September. Read our latest Hungarian Film Magazine, which was made for the occasion that after 24 years a Hungarian fil...2018.08.29.
"So Far, I've Been Lucky" - interview with Juli JakabNews
László Nemes' monumental second film rests upon the slender shoulders of Juli Jakab. A 29 year old graduate dramaturg with little acting experience besides a one scene appearrance in the director's Os...2018.08.24.
"The Viewer Should Go into the Labyrinth of the Story" - interview with László NemesNews
It has only been three years since his sensational debut 'Son of Saul' won virtually every major international award, including the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, László Nemes is back with the...2018.08.24.
Budapest Classics Film Marathon: Restored Masterpieces on Big ScreenNews
Claudia Cardinale (Once Upon a Time in the West, 8 ½, The Leopard), Klaus Maria Brandauer (Mephisto, Colonel Redl, Out of Africa) and Jean-Marc Barr (The Big Blue), as well as Katinka Farago, Ingmar B...2018.08.13.
“There’s Nothing in the Shadows” – Interview with Bálint KenyeresNews
Interview with Bálint Kenyeres about his first feature, Hier, which will be premiered at the Locarno Festival.2018.07.31.
Laszlo Nemes’ Sunset in Venezia 75 CompetitionNews
The second feature of László Nemes, Sunset, is competing at the Venice International Film Festival.2018.07.26.
Hungarian films for the Heart of Sarajevo AwardsNews
Eight Hungarian films will be on show at Sarajevo Film Festival (10-17 August), South-East Europe’s leading cinema event, recognized by both film professionals and the wider audience.2018.07.24.
‘Blossom Valley’ awarded Best Film at PalicNews
László Csuja’s debut feature, produced within the Film Fund’s Incubator Program, has won Best Film Award of the ‘Parallels and Encounters’ section of the 25th European Film Festival Palić.2018.07.21.
Hungary’s Rebate Scheme Raised from 25% to 30%News
Initiated by the Hungarian National Film Fund, the European Commission has approved the raise of Hungary’s tax incentive to 30%. The tax incentive is available for film productions shooting in Hungary...2018.07.18.
First reactions: ‘Ruben Brandt, Collector’ trailerNews
A few days ago, the first international trailer of Ruben Brandt, Collector was released. The newest Hungarian animated feature got very good reactions from the international press.2018.07.16.
An Impressive Hungarian line-up at LocarnoNews
Animated action-thriller ’Ruben Brandt, Collector’, ’Hier’ starring Vald Ivanov and creative documentary ’Easy Lessons’ - Three Hungarian world premieres enrich the 71st Locarno Festival.2018.07.11.
Blossom Valley Wins the Jury Prize at Karlovy VaryNews
Blossom Valley by László Csuja has won the jury prize of the East of the West section at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.2018.07.09.
"We tried to avoid cheap catharsis"News
An interview with László Csuja, the director of Blossom Valley which will be competed at Karlovy Vary.2018.06.21.
The Last Bus awarded at Transilvania Pitch StopNews
The co-prod platform of the 17th Transilvania IFF, Transilvania Pitch Stop awarded The Last Bus. The debut feature project by Bálint Nagy and Nándor Lőrincz, developed in the frame of HNFF Incubator P...2018.06.06.