Expected changes to the Hungarian film legislation

On 15 November 2016, the proposal for the modification of the Motion Picture Act has been submitted to the Hungarian Parliament. According to the draft bill, the budget of the Hungarian National Film Fund’s collection account will be raised significantly (from HUF 14 billion to HUF 25 billion), ensuring further development of the Hungarian film industry. The rules of eligible foreign cast and crew costs would also change. Furthermore, the proposal includes changes related to the motion picture industry training contribution introduced this year.  

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