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Evaluations of Hungary’s Oscar winning short film

Monday, March 6th, 2017
A pro-government pundit dismisses liberal interpretations which celebrate ‘Sing’ as a film depicting current Hungary as the scribblings of arrogant manipulators. His independent counterpart admits the merits of the new film sponsoring system introduced by the current government.

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Hungarian short film wins Oscar

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Commentators disagree on whether or not an unprecedented series of prestigious prizes won by state-sponsored Hungarian films over the past year show that the controversial reforms enacted by the right-wing government in the film industry were correct after all. READ MORE

TV2’s new ownership contested

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

As two rival tycoons claim to have bought Hungary’s number two commercial television company, analysts tried to disentangle the legal maze surrounding the matter. READ MORE

Andy Vajna’s movie-war

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

A conservative commentator rejects the charges levelled against the government’s movie commissioner, whom many filmmakers accuse of ruining Hungary’s world famous film industry. READ MORE