After she had been working 15 years in filmproductions, she founded HandH in 1992 which has been one of the rock-solidest film production companies in Hungary since. Having produced hudreds of commercials, shorts, TV’s, documentaries and music videos she is one of the busiest producers in Hungary. Being a co-founder and co-owner of Post Edison (a full post-production & animation company) she oversees productions from ideas till Big Screen.
After being an A.D. for fifteen years in features, TV dramas and TVC’s, he paralell started Line Producing docus and commercials. As an A.D. he did small commercials and A-list Hollywood movies, graduate shorts and documentaries. As he doesn’t like being tense on set, he always tries to keep the crew in a good mood. After more than 5oo commercials it is pretty unlikely that anyone can suprise him.
Hungary has a strong and reliable production infrastructure, English-speaking crew and cast with half-a- century experience in participating in foreign features and commercials from all over the world, rich locations and unlimited set creation possibilities.
The working week is 6 days, 12 hours a day with 1 hour of lunchbreak. Within Budapest working day starts on location, outside of Budapest working hours include travel time.
“I love Budapest for all the right reasons – architecture (especially art nouveau), romance (particularly the views from the bridges) sticky apricot jam – and some of the wrong ones, too – killer pálinka (fruit brandy), rickety trolleybuses, and spending way too much time in the Turkish bath”
By Steve Fallon, Writer
The capital has two sides, Buda and Pest, stretching along the banks of the Danube presenting two different characters of the city. Suburban Buda and its historic castle district offers medieval streets and houses, museums, caves and Roman ruins. The dynamic Pest side boasts the largest parliament building in Europe, riverside promenades, flea markets, bookstores, antique stores and café houses.
From the early Roman occupation and the later Turkish era that lasted 150 years can...
Often described as the "Little Paris of Middle Europe", Budapest is famous not only for the monuments reflecting its own 1,000-year-old culture, but also for the relics of others who settled here. Remains from both Roman occupation and much later ruled by the Turks can still be seen in the city. After the Ottoman Empire the union with Austria has a particular influence on the city's form and style. One can still find the late 18oo’s, early 19oo’s Art Nouveau as well as the architecture of the communist era.
Budapest has a lot to offer. Museums and galleries, churches and synagogues, palaces and historic buildings, baths and pools are presented together with the influence of Secession in the city. There is an unmistakable feeling that something out of the ordinary is just around the corner, but what it will be is up to you to find out...
Flytime from Budapest
- Wien – within 1 hr
- Munich – bit more than 1 hr
- Paris – 2 hrs
- London – 2,5 hrs
- Madrid/Lisbon – 3 hrs
- Moscow – 3 hrs
- Beijing – 9 hrs
- New York – 9-10 hrs
- Bangkok – 12 hrs
- Los Angeles – 15-18 hrs
- Los Angeles -9 hrs
- New York -6 hrs
- London -1 hr
- Hong Kong +6 hrs
- Dubai +2 hrs
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