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Rising Hungarian Film Industry – Television Productions Rose By Almost 75%

Robert Velkey 2017.05.03.

Spending on film and television productions in Hungary rose by almost 75% to 125.5 billion forints (EUR 40.2bn) last year, the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) said.

Spending was up from 72 billion forints in 2015, 56.4 billion forints in 2014 and 54.2 billion forints in 2013, it said. Almost 300 film and television productions were made in Hungary last year, up from around 240 in 2015.


The biggest production was Blade Runner 2049, starring Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling and Jared Leto, with a local budget of 28.5 billion forints.

The television series Emerald City was another big production, with a local budget of 12.6 billion forints.