About Us

Departments

The Hungarian National Film Fund operates through its departments, covering the diverse functions of the Film Fund, including the funding system, MAFILM and education.

Script Development Department

Consists of experienced screenwriters and dramaturgs. The primary role of the department is to provide professional support to writers who received funding for script development. The department is also involved in proposing the decisions to the Board, as well as the development and execution of the professional programs.

Head of Script Development Department

Bálint Hegedűs

hegedus.balint@filmalap.hu 

 

Financial Department

The financial department is responsible for handling all acquisitions, public procurements, end-to-end accounting, financial tasks and payroll calculations. This directorate is responsible for managing the administrative and financial tasks concerning the deposit account; it concludes the disbursement contracts with those depositing and those applying for disbursal. It is also responsible for disbursement.Above the aforementioned roles, it is the duty of the financial department to handle the incoming applications, including checking the formal requirements, handling the process for incomplete applications and proposing the complete applications to the Decision Making Board, in cooperation with the fellow departments who are in charge of the professional evaluation.

Head of Financial Department

Orsolya Surguta

surguta.orsolya@filmalap.hu

 

Production Department

The production department handles the incoming applications for project development, production and support for special projects and proposes them to the Decision Making Board with their professional recommendation. In case of favourable decision, the department evaluates the application documents from a production perspective and continuously monitors the realization of the project and controls it from a professional and financial aspect.

Head of Production Department

Mária Ungor

ungor.maria@filmalap.hu

 

Legal Department

The legal department is responsible for the Film Fund’s legal and regulatory tasks, is involved in preparing and executing the decisions from a legal aspect and reviews the contracts. This directorate tracks the regulatory laws and participates in their modifications and is in contact with the governmental organization of the film funding system.

The Location Office falls under the legal department too; its primary role is to manage the use of public places and real estates for film production purposes (including administrative tasks, handling the authorities etc.).

Head of the Legal Department

Dr. Ivett Szimics

szimics.ivett@filmalap.hu

Head of Location Office

Dr. Gergely Makula

makula.gergely@filmalap.hu 

 

International and Sales Department

The international department is responsible for the global representation, festival presence and sales of Hungarian films as well as their attendance to non-commercial events. With its extensive network, this department supports international coproductions, film shootings, participates in concluding international contracts and endorses Hungarian film industry representatives. It represents Hungary at international organizations, such as Eurimages or European Film Promotion.

Head of International and Sales Department

Csaba Bereczki

bereczki.csaba@filmalap.hu 

 

MAFILM Department

This department provides services including studio-, set-, wardrobe-, props- and weapon rentals. It also operates the studio sites in Fót and Budapest and handles their lease.

Head of MAFILM Department

Zákonyi S. Tamás

zakonyi@mafilm.hu

Hungarian Filmlab Department

The Hungarian Filmlab is Hungary’s most prestigious postproduction studio. It has provided complete post production services for more than 60 years for both Hungarian and international clients combining traditional laboratory services with digital procedures. Due to its continuous advancement, it is equipped with the newest devices. We provide on set post production services such as data backup, digital dailies, colour grading, VFX supervising, DCP creation. Besides the postproduction of features, TV films and commercials, one of the main missions of the Filmlab is the restoration of archive films.

Head of the Filmlab Department

László Aradi

aradi@filmlab.hu

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