LONDON — The Hungarian National Film Fund has selected 12 projects to compete for a place on its Incubator Program, which provides financial and professional help for directors hoping to make their…
Cannes: ‘Son of Saul’ Epitomizes Spirit, Ambition of Hungarian Cinema, National Film Fund Chief Says
At the Cannes Film Festival, Hungarian film “Son of Saul” was one of the standout pics, winning acclaim from critics, selling to buyers worldwide, including to Sony Pictures Classics for North…
Hungary’s Movie Renaissance Continues as Pix Win Laurels, Incentives Rise, and Hungarian Film Week Returns
The Hungarian film biz is on a roll, and keen to maintain its momentum. Variety spoke to Agnes Havas, head of the Hungarian National Film Fund, who is attending the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival…
LONDON — “Le Grand Cahier” (The Notebook) has been selected as the official Hungarian entry for the Academy Awards‘ foreign-language film category. Janos Szasz’s pic, which won the Karlovy Vary Intl…
“Hungarian cinema is back,” declares Agnes Havas, chief exec of the Hungarian National Film Fund, after Janos Szasz’s “Le Grand Cahier" (The Notebook), the first film funded by her young org to…
Disney has released the first trailer for “Saving Mr. Banks,” starring Oscar winners Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson. Directed by John Lee Hancock, pic chronicles Walt Disney's (Hanks) 14-year effort to…
A complex political movement gets admirably cogent treatment in Corey Ogilvie's "Occupy the Movie."
Super Bowl Sunday usually caps a big weekend for Bryan Buckley, who's directed more than 40 ads for the broadcast. But right now, the director's focus is on a project set about as far away from the…
Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Entertainment and Toei Animation are partnering with All Nippon Entertainment Works for a feature version of Toei's "Gaiking" animated series.
An investigation into the finances of the former public film fund in Hungary that collapsed two years ago with multimillion-dollar debts has exposed widespread corruption.
From wrangling press to seeing stars, Ana Martinez handles Boulevard biz