The Hungarian financial support system (Motion Picture Act and Corprate Tax Act) has two pillars: indirect state support (tax incentives for films and related projects) and direct state support (for local films or co-productions).
Only feature films, short films, documentaries, science, nature and animated films, made-for-TV movies and TV series are eligible.
Tax rebate is 25% (from 2014.06.25) of the eligible Hungarian spend
Eligible spend includes all payments contained in the budget that were paid to a Hungarian taxpayer
Items excluded by the law are
Up to 25% of the eligible spend can be foreign spend which also qualifies for the 25% (from 2014.06.25) tax rebate.
Total state subsidies shall not exceed 50% of the production budget, or in case of
The tax rebate is a non-recourse, non-repayable and non-recoupable cash rebate.
To read more about the registration & qualification process and the claims cycle, please click here to download our full tax incentive guide.
Experienced and English speaking professional crew with 12 hours working day shifts and no unions
Industry standard equipment (cameras, lights, cranes)
Set construction know how
The capital city is today a cosmopolitan hub of music, culture and art, full of galleries, theater and opera performances, and various concerts
The continental climate provides four full seasons and comfortable summers with up to 16 hours of sunlight
Please click on the following link to see the list of films that have chosen Hungary as their filming location: Filmed in Hungary. You have to admit, with nearly 1 500 titles produced here, you can not go wrong by coming to us.
Beautiful cities and places with various architectural styles all over the country, including roman ruins, Turkish baths and mosques, medieval castles, ornate palaces, and socialist behemoths.
Various shooting possibilities: Budapest can be Amsterdam, Berlin, Buenos Aires, London, Paris, Vienna or Moscow.
Languages spoken: Hungarian, English, German, Spanish, Russian