Film Production services in Budapest.
Budapest is the perfect location for filming tv commercials, full television productions, short films or feature films.
Budapest has become an extremely popular destination for film and tv production and with good reason. Budapest has been the destination of choice for a large number of high profile productions. This includes both feature films and television series.
We are a film production company that specialises in providing superb production services in Hungary. Whether you need film crews, production houses, post production studios or actors – we have it all.
Why choose Budapest for your next film production?
The benefits of shooting your film, tv programme or video here are enormous:
- Extremely talented skill sets across the industry. A wide range of skill sets both at the production and post-production stage.
- Tremendous experience within the industry.
- Very flexible crews compared with other locations. 6 working day weeks with 12 hour days as standard and overtime rates gradually applying every 2 hours after that.
- Low administration workload and an absence of trade unions.
- The huge availability of technical equipment. After 25 years of cutting edge film and programme-making, there is no shortage of high quality equipment available at very low cost.
- Budapest film studios are second to none. An enormous range of modern sound stages and film sets of the highest quality.
- Plenty of space for building new sets at low cost and in close proximity.
- Financing available plus features and TV series attract 30% rebates.
FILM PRODUCTION SERVICES IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY.
Hungary lays in the heart of Central Europe. The population is almost 10 million. Hungary has a moderately dry, comfortable continental climate. The mean annual temperature is about 50 °F (10 °C). The country offers a ton of cultural entertainment: from festivals through art exhibitions and ballet even to techno parties.
Budapest the capital of Hungary is in the heart of Central Europe and has a beautiful location on both sides of the Danube. With a population of 1.8 million, it is a very pleasant town with no crowd. London and Paris can be reached by plane in 2-2.5 hours.
Budapest proved many times that it’s a something of a chameleon. The city’s diverse architecture and well-equipped studios can fulfil many needs, from Steven Spielberg’s to Ridley Scott’s. It can be transformed into any major (European) city from London to Moscow, but even Buenos Aires (as seen in Evita).
Diverse, historic architecture offers tremendous filming opportunities
Founded in 897, Hungary is one of the oldest countries in Europe and that’s why it has many historic sites starting from the Medieval times (beautiful downtown areas with castles and churches in the major historic cities) to today’s contemporary architecture.
Hungary has one of the most important thermal spring cultures in Europe. The country boasts no less than 1,500 spas, typically featuring Roman, Greek and Turkish architecture.
Stunning film locations in Hungary and Budapest Filming Locations. A huge choice of breath-taking landscapes.
Hungary has 10 national parks, 145 minor nature reserves and 35 landscape protection areas with all kinds of landscapes and landforms (mountains and hills to hike, mysterious caves, amazing lakes – Balaton is the biggest one in Central Europe!)
FILM PRODUCTION EXPERTISE.
Highly experienced and talented crews with very good knowledge of English. Although we are Budapest based we also have offices in London to help with coordination. Give us a call today to see how we can help or click here to meet the team.
SUPERB FILM STUDIOS AND LOCATIONS
Korda Studios is a state-of-art film studio complex located 30 km (18 miles) west of Budapest in the wine-making village of Etyek.
Mafilm is Hungary’s oldest studio has studios in Budapest and Fót. Fót is located 20 km north of Budapest and it also has huge outdoor scenes.
Lloyd Studios has smaller studios very close to the center of Budapest.
WHY STAY IN HUNGARY
Budapest is a beautiful town to stay, full of programs and parties. Life is much cheaper compared to Western Europe but the high quality of services is the same.
FINANCING FOR FILMS IN HUNGARY
In Hungary, there is an extremely favourable tax system for features film production. If you are looking for finance for film production in Hungary we are very well placed to give expert advice and help.
“Shooting in Budapest was a great and constructive experience, both the crew and facilities were the perfect partners, it gave us a professional and quick-fix result, its certainly one of the best places to shoot nowadays in terms of production quality. You can feel the cinematographic tradition within the team. From the art department with precise set construction skills to the FX team, everyone is always trying to find solutions. Light and camera equipment are totally contemporary and functional, ready to shoot from high speed to live-action scenes.
Looking forward to coming back to shoot in Budapest ….and be in a spa also.”
FILM PRODUCTION: WHO CHOSE OUR FAMOUS HUNGARIAN HOSPITALITY?
Features filmed in Budapest and films produced in Hungary.
TV Series Filmed In Budapest