„There is among us a far closer relationship than the purely professional one of an organization because we are bound not only by a single interest but by a common goal. To promote European films. Hungarian National Film Fund is proud to be a member of this organization that fosters European film culture through promoting European films and talent around the world.”
Facts & Figures (2015)
Population 9.8 million
Number of feature films produced 13
Number of co-productions maj. 2, min. 3
Admissions 13.0 million
National Market Share 4.2%
Screens total 330
Major national film funds Hungarian National Film Fund, Media Council
Magyar Filmunió was established in 1992 by the Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary. The basic activity of Magyar Filmunió is the promotion of Hungarian films abroad, to have Hungarian cinematography recognised and acknowledged at an international level by foreign professionals as well as by a broad public all over the world.
The main fields of activities are the participation of films at international film festivals as well as the organisation of retrospective screenings abroad, and the annual Hungarian Film Week. Moreover, Magyar Filmunió organises conferences and workshops on the audiovisual industry and administers Hungary‘s representation of Eurimages.
Newsletter of Magyar Filmunió
Hungarian Feature Films
Magyar Filmunió distributes the Hungarian Film Contact Guide
'A Bright Decade - Hungarian Cinema Abroad 2001-2011'
The main fields of activities
organisation of the participation of Hungarian features, shorts, animations and documentaries at international film festivals
organisation of retrospective screenings abroad
co-organisation of the annual Hungarian Film Week
contact and collaboration on a regular basis with international professional organisations and with national cinema and audiovisual bodies
organisation of conferences and workshops of the audiovisual industry
acting as a switchboard between Hungarian industry professionals and their counterparts abroad
the offices of EURIMAGES and MEDIA Desk Hungary are operated within Magyar Filmunió
Magyar Filmunió has been a member of EFP since 2002.
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