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Budapest Debut Film Forum (BDFF) announces its fourth edition
Budapest Debut Film Forum (BDFF) announces its fourth edition
Get your first feature film or series project shaped with professionals in a four-day workshop in Budapest!
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The Friss Hús-Winning Földiek Online
The Friss Hús-Winning Földiek Online
Now available to watch online, Ádám Freund's surreal family sci-fi film Földiek (“Earthly People”), which won the Best Live-Action Short Film at the 5th Friss Hús Budapest ISFF Awards and was screened at several international festivals, receiving various awards. It has also been nominated for a Student Academy Award.
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A record number of submissions for the 11th Friss Hús
A record number of submissions for the 11th Friss Hús
We are thrilled to announce that the call for entries for the 11th Friss Hús Budapest ISFF received a record number of submissions – nearly 1500 titles from over 60 countries!
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Alba Vulva wins ARTE Prize in Munich
Alba Vulva wins ARTE Prize in Munich
Alba Vulva, the latest short film from Dorka Vermes won the ARTE Prize at the Filmschoolfest Münich, which is one of the world's biggest student film festivals.
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The Neighbours Film Festival Has Started in Ukraine
The Neighbours Film Festival Has Started in Ukraine
Friss Hús ISF takes part in a collaboration which highlights short films of the neighbouring countries of Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine.
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Friss Hús Goes Queer!
Friss Hús Goes Queer!
Every year we try to showcase some of the most exciting international and local LGBTQ+ films to our audience. The Queer Dreams is an audience-favourite each year, and this year we selected seven new films. Even more thrilling: three of the films will be Hungarian films.
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The 10th Friss Hús Awards were presented
The 10th Friss Hús Awards were presented
From the Hungarian selection The Love of Things One Can Lose and Above the Clouds were the winners, while from the international selection the Lithuanian techno-revolutionary story was awarded.
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Amok wins Annecy!
Amok wins Annecy!
After its successful world premiere at Friss Hús, Balázs Turai's mesmerizing animation short film Amok had its international premiere – and it won the world's most important animation film festival!
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Austrian Focus on Friss Hús
Austrian Focus on Friss Hús
Each year Friss Hús presents a country focus. After France, the Netherlands and Czech Republic, we will showcase the best short films from Austria, as well as presenting talents and the general film culture of the country.
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And So It Begins
And So It Begins
It’s that time of the year again – starting today until June 8, the freshest shorts will reclaim the spotlight at Toldi Cinema and the Budapest City Hall court.
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The winners of the 3rd Budapest Debut Film Forum
The winners of the 3rd Budapest Debut Film Forum
The third edition of the Budapest Film Forum (BDFF) was not only dedicated to first feature films in development but for the first time, series projects were also in the lineup. Three projects received a total of four awards at the closing pitching session.
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The Tutors of the 3rd BDFF
The Tutors of the 3rd BDFF
Croatian and Polish producers, French screenwriter, professor at FAMU's Department of Directing, the Deputy Chairwoman at European Film Academy, new German talent detective – Here are the tutors of the 3rd Budapest Debut Film Forum.
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BDFF Industry Events Announced
BDFF Industry Events Announced
Budapest Debut Film Forum is a 3-day workshop, which includes great accompanied events, presentations, roundtables and case-studies opened to the participants from the industry and to the public. Here are the industry programs of the 3rd BDFF.
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Budapest Debut Film Forum (BDFF) announces its third edition in a renewed format
Budapest Debut Film Forum (BDFF) announces its third edition in a renewed format
Get your first feature film or series project shaped with professionals in a 3-day workshop in Budapest!
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Prizes of Friss Hús have been awarded
Prizes of Friss Hús have been awarded
Land of Glory and Reduction won the Hungarian competition while the main prize of the International competition went to the story of an ill-fated rendez-vous of a Turkish couple.
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The Juries of the 9th Friss Hús
The Juries of the 9th Friss Hús
Meet the jury members of the Hungarian and International competition programme of the 9th Friss Hús Short Film Festival!
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Friss Hús’s international competition to feature Oscar® nominated short film
Friss Hús’s international competition to feature Oscar® nominated short film
The 9th edition of Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival will be held at a new date, between May 27 and June 2 at Toldi cinema and open air locations. The international lineup is now complete, with a record number of 27 international films to be presented at the event.
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The winners of the 8th Friss Hús International Short Film Festival
The winners of the 8th Friss Hús International Short Film Festival
From Thursday to Wednesday, Hungarian and international short films selected for the competition program of the 8th Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival were screened at the Toldi Cinema. The awards for the festival were presented on Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m.
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Two Hungarian projects amongst the Budapest Debut Film Forum finalists
Two Hungarian projects amongst the Budapest Debut Film Forum finalists
Katalin Moldovai, who competed in Cannes last year, will present her debut feature-film project, Total Eclipse and Borbála Nagy’s Nothing to See Here is also amongst the eight film project that were selected to this years Budapest Debut Film Forum, an international forum for first film projects.
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