The Hungarian Filmlab is the most experienced film laboratory in Hungary that provides complete post production service for motion picture, combining the traditional laboratory services with the most up-to-date Digital Intermediate procedures in a well synchronized technology.
Our colleagues are qualified professionals with extensive international experience operating top-of-the-line work stations in a comfortable environment. The company is located in Buda in one of the most pleasant and green districts of the capital, very close to the center of the city. During the last few decades the Hungarian Filmlab has become a well respected lab in the region by collaborating in hundreds of Hungarian and foreign productions.
Our Digital Intermediate services consist of Baselight color correction and screening with Christie 2K projector, telecine transfer using Spirit HD DataCine and daVinci 2K, editing with Avid Media Composer and Northlight II 2K/4K/8K film scanning. The Filmlab offers image recording with Arrilaser and optical sound recording on MWA LLK3 laser optical sound camera. We can work with the latest recording technologies such as Alexa,Phantom, Red One etc. We can produce traditional 35 mm prints as well as DCP for digital projection.The newest innovations of the company are color correction, editing and projection of 3D films.
The first high resolution special effect in Hungary was created in the Hungarian Filmlab in 1998. The Filmlab’s VFX studio in co-operation with Front Production offers 3D animation and effects, compositing, digital restoration among other graphic design works. They create complete visual identities from simple retouches to challenging interferences, creating cutting edge results. Upon request they contribute to the preproduction of projects with on-set assistance.
The Filmlab has collaborated among others in the further productions recently: A torinói ló / The Turin Horse (Dir.: Béla Tarr, Hungary, 2010-2011), Untitled Love Story (Dir.: Angelina Jolie, USA, 2010), The Raven (Dir.: James McTeigue, USA, 2010-2011), Morgen(Dir.: Marian Crisan, Romania, 2010), Marţi, după Crăciun / Tuesday, After Christmas (Radu Muntean, Romania, 2010), Intimate grammar (Dir.: Nir Bergman, Israel, 2010), A repülés története / The History of Aviation (Dir.: Bálint Kenyeres, Hungary, 2009), Svik / Betrayal (Dir.: Haakon Gundersen, Norway, 2009), Kaméleon / Chameleon (Dir.: Krisztina Goda, Hungary, 2008), Good (Dir.: Vicente Amorim, USA, 2008).
The internationally known Hungarian filmmakers as well as the wide European and the overseas clientele, just as the huge number of award winning features attest to the fact that film post production services are performed with professionalism and at the highest standard required by the international motion picture industry.
Hungarian Filmlab, together with Mafilm is now part of the Hungarian National Film Fund after the merger on the 1st October 2013.