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17 May 2011

Magyar Filmunió

The basic activity of Magyar Filmunió is the promotion of Hungarian films abroad and to promote awareness of Hungarian film-making at an international level within the circle of professionals as well as the wide public.

The main fields of activity of the company:

- organization of the participation of Hungarian films (feature films, shorts, documentaries and animation) at international film festivals,

- organization of retrospective screenings and national film weeks abroad

- organization of the Hungarian Film Week, the national film festival in Budapest

- contact and collaboration on a regular basis with international professional organizations and with national cinema and audiovisual bodies world-wide

- organization of conferences, workshops and meetings of the audiovisual sector

- acting as a switchboard between Hungarian industry professionals and their partners abroad

The annual Hungarian feature film, short, documentary and animation production is offered for selection and is nominated by Magyar Filmunió at international film festivals. In addition to the participation at major international industry events such as Berlin, Cannes, Moscow, Karlovy Vary, Venice, Locarno or Montreal, Magyar Filmunió's endeavour is to present the contemporary Hungarian film production at as many festivals and events as possible.