Creditors clamoring for the immediate sale of the assets of the renowned Hungaroton record label will not receive satisfaction from the Hungarian State Property Agency (SPA), the office responsible…
After months of wrangling with media watchdogs over alleged antitrust violations, Leo Kirch's Sat 1 TV web has won the right to stay on terrestrial frequencies in the key Nordrhein-Westfalen region…
The Magyar high court paved the way last week for the birth of a private regional TV sector in Hungary by ruling that a law lifting the ban on local radio and TV licensing does not violate the…
Hungaroton, the acclaimed Eastern European record label that declared bankruptcy April 15, will be dissected and sold, according to the Hungarian State Property Agency.
The inaugural "Central European Initiative; Balaton Festival," a television arts competition and programming market, opened Monday with 60 industry reps from seven European countries in attendance.
A month after the Hungarian government partially lifted its four-year ban on private broadcasting, the Budapest city council in recent days opened the door wider to deregulation of Hungary's media…
U.S. exhibitors and distribs anxious to break into the Hungarian market may soon have their chance. The City of Budapest recently confirmed plans to sell over half of the city's government-owned…
Hungarian helmers are seen as eager to sign co-production deals in the aftermath of parliament's allocation of film subsidies. Magyar filmmakers are gearing for another austere year and looking to…
U.S. moguls, long barred from Hungary's radio and TV airwaves by a 1989 ban on private broadcasting, may now have an opportunity to infiltrate the market of the Carpathian Basin, analysts say.
Suddenly, the battle against Eastern European film piracy is not the comedy of errors it always appears. At least, not in Hungary.
Hungary may not yet have a private TV industry, but it is molding its first TV mogul. Last week Hungarian businessman Tamas Gyarfas purchased 43% of Nap-TV, the only non-state controlled TV network…