Operating as subsidiary companies in the past year, Mafilm and the Hungarian Filmlab merged with the Hungarian National Film Fund on the 1st of October, 2013.
My Name is Boffer Bings, an 18-minute chalk animation film won the Grand Prix of KAFF Kecskemét Animation Film Festival last weekend. Congratulations to the director, László Csáki! We are delighted that a 35 mm black and white print could be made of it.
Aglaja, Krisztina Deák’s feature film conquered Monte Carlo Television Festival: it was selected not only as the Best Television Film, but it got the prize for Best Director and Best Actress (Eszter Ónodi) as well. This film – premiered last year in Hungary - is about Sabrina’s, the "Woman with the Hair of Steel" and her daughter, Aglaja’s special relationship. Sabrina earns her living hanging by her hair high up in the dome of the circus while juggling with burning torches that Aglaja has to watch terrified by the fear of losing her mother. The film also won the Prize of the Mondaco Red Cross.
The experienced 3D animator, VFX specialist and assistant professor at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Zsolt Ormándlaky, nicknamed Laky is leading our VFX Department from April this year.