We are a full service film production company based in Budapest
and Los Angeles

About Us

We are Moviebar. A leading full-service film production company in Central Europe.

We are an award-winning full-service film production company based in Budapest and Los Angeles founded in 2004. In addition to producing high-profile commercials, we have gradually started developing our feature film and TV division, we’re now creating our own content as well. We enjoy treating each project individually, and believe in creating quality along with our experienced and passionate team of filmmakers.

Meet our team

Esther Turan

ESTHER TURAN is a founding member of Moviebar. As a Hungarian Film Academy graduate, she has a background in directing. She recently produced and directed the first and second episode of a documentary series called “BP Underground” about youth subcultures. Her experience as a producer includes a wide range of productions from international feature films and TV series to auteur-driven no budget films or major TVCs for well-known brands.
Esther is deeply involved in the creative process of every project and She is also known for having an eye for new talent.

Viktoria Trepper

VIKTORIA TREPPER became a producer after receiving her master’s degree in Economics and working on service as well as local productions as a production manager for over a decade. Besides focusing on producing and developing large-scale international TVCs, recently she also worked as the service producer for various TV series and feature fims. As a founding member of Moviebar, her goal is to realise remarkable works of art, while ensuring that the production side runs smoothly.

István Erkel

Line Producer, Production Manager,
Post Production Supervisor

istvan.erkel@movie-bar.net

Nikolett Meister

Production Coordinator

nikolett@movie-bar.net

Ágota Horváth

Head of Finance

horvath.agota@t-email.hu

Anna Kalmár

Accountant

anna.kalmar@yuh.hu

Krisztina Jávorszki

Production Coordinator,
Office Manager

krisztina.javorszki@movie-bar.net

Showreel



Casinos Austria


Condé Nast Traveller
Director and D.O.P.: Tom Gilfillan


Highroller
Director: Tobias Bergman, D.O.P.: Askild Vik Edvardsen


A1
Director: Maurus vom Scheidt, D.O.P.: Thomas Kiennast


Euro Jackpot
Director: Mats Lindberg, D.O.P.: Gösta Reiland


Gröna Lund
Director: Peter Herz, D.O.P.: Máté Tóth Widamon


Play
Director: Sebastian Reed, D.O.P.: Henrik Stenberg


Shake It To Wake It
Director: Vesa Manninen, D.O.P.: Simon Richards


See Your Future
Director: Tore Frandsen, D.O.P.: Rasmus Videbeak


Director: Henrik Hallgren, D.O.P.: Eric Broms


Game of Games
Director: TRAKTOR, D.O.P.: John Strandh


Christmas Is Better Together
Director: Henrik Hallgren, D.O.P.: Nicolas Massart


Music
Director: TRAKTOR, D.O.P.: Göran Hallberg


Director: Mats Lindberg & Erik Nilsson, D.O.P.: John Strandh


Guest Performance
Director: Johan Tappert, D.O.P.: Hoyte van Hoytema


Red Riding Hood
Director: Mats Lindberg; Erik Nilsson, D.O.P.: Christian Haag


Chicken
Director: Jesper Kouthoofd, D.O.P.: Jo Eken Torp


Make Room for Xmas
Director: Johan Tappert, D.O.P.: Hoyte van Hoytema


Can
Director: Roman Valent, D.O.P.: Sven Pepeonik


Cirkus
Director: Markus Engel, D.O.P.: Thomas Kiennast


Zweifel Cractiv
Director: Barney Cokeliss, D.O.P.: Philippe Kress


10 Years
Director: Wolfberg, D.O.P.: Tóth Widamon Máté


Egyek vagyunk a szurkolásban!
Director: Nadia Marquard Otzen, D.O.P.: Mátyás Erdély


Hansel & Gretel
Director: TRAKTOR, D.O.P.: Christian Haag


A1
Director: Maurus vom Scheidt, D.O.P.: Thomas Kiennast


References

Moviebar produced many award winning ads for world-class brands.

Let our references speak for us!

References

Moviebar produced many award winning ads for world-class brands.

Let our references speak for us!

Awards

Who we
work
with

Many film professionals from all over the world are cooperating with Moviebar continuously including prominent, award winning directors and cinematographers.

Brooklyn Street
Brooklyn Street
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Medieveal Exteriors
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The Cloister and the Dungeon
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Wild Wild West
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The Mill and the Village
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Press/news

7 november 2018

Feature film Swoon will premier next year and Magnolia Agency has a super team on set. First Assistant Director James Velasquez, Costume Designer Margrét EinarsdóttirSarah Mae White as Assistant Costume Designer and Sanna Nyström as Costume Assistant.Production Designer Betsy Ångerman (Sweden), Art Director Sara Wiklund (Sweden), Prop Master Sara Sjögren (Sweden) and from Makeup Dep Therese Sandersson as Key Makeup Artist.

 

Source: magnoliaagency.se

7 november 2018

The epic love story directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein (Midnight Sun) just started filming for Atmo Rights.

Source: nordiskfilmogtvfond.com

7 november 2018

Swoon unfolds in an imaginary universe and follows the impossible love story between Ninni and John, the young heirs of two rivaling families who own neighboring amusement parks.

Source: variety.com

7 november 2018

Feature film Swoon will premier next year and Magnolia Agency has a super team on set. First Assistant Director James Velasquez, Costume Designer Margrét EinarsdóttirSarah Mae White as Assistant Costume Designer and Sanna Nyström as Costume Assistant.Production Designer Betsy Ångerman (Sweden), Art Director Sara Wiklund (Sweden), Prop Master Sara Sjögren (Sweden) and from Makeup Dep Therese Sandersson as Key Makeup Artist.

 

Source: magnoliaagency.se

7 november 2018

The epic love story directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein (Midnight Sun) just started filming for Atmo Rights.

Source: nordiskfilmogtvfond.com

5 november 2018

After “Tales from the Hood 2”, a second disappointing horror anthology made its presence felt at Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival. “The Field Guide of Evil” made its Canadian premiere and unfortunately won’t be a classic to remember.

Source: horror-movies.ca

Read the full article on horror-movie.ca!

5 november 2018

Anthology horror films are risky endeavours. Sure, on paper they always sound great – what’s not to love about getting a host of genre titans together and letting them do whatever the fuck they want? – but in execution, they almost always turn out to be mixed bags. Some sections work, some don’t, and the wraparound theme for the shorts has a tendency to feel tired and ham-fisted.

Source: thebrag.com

5 november 2018

Among my most anticipated films at the SXSW Conference was The Field Guide to Evil. The film festival section of SXSW tends to boast stellar horror in their Midnighters slate.

Read full article on riotmaterial.com!

5 november 2018

Horror anthologies that try to do something different within the genre are a rare breed. While there are certainly some that stand out above the rest, it’s a short list indeed. That’s why The Field Guide to Evil may be something of serious interest to those who love getting horror in short bursts but still want a full cinematic experience.

 

Read the full article on dreadcentral.com!

5 november 2018
Nine filmmakers, seven shorts, seven countries, and one earth-shattering challenge.

 

Read the full article on nofilmschool.com!

31 október 2018

Koltay Anna és Turán Eszter körülbelül három évvel ezelőtt egy koncert kellős közepén kezdett el ötletelni egy zenei szubkultúrákból álló sorozatról. Mindkettőjük fejében ott motoszkált régóta egy álom formájában, de a megvalósítás még váratott magára, egészen a szerencsés találkozásig. Végül megszületett a BP Underground, azóta pedig túl vannak két sikeres részen.

Read the full article on absolutbudapest.blog.hu

31 október 2018

Dokumentumfilmmel tisztelegnek a hip-hop előtt. Szó esik a kezdetről, a műfaj virágzásáról és arról is, hogy hol tart most. Itt a BP Underground dokumentumfilm-sorozat második része.

A teljes cikket elolvashatjátok a nowmagazin.hu-n.

31 október 2018

A budapesti underground szubkultúrákat bemutató BP Underground dokumentumfilm-sorozat új részének témája a hiphop, a breaktánctól a YouTube-korszakig, az Animal Cannibalstől a Punnany Massifig.

Read the full article on 24.hu

5 szeptember 2018

Hungary, which has hosted numerous Hollywood blockbuster shoots and ranks as Europe’s second most popular filming destination after Britain, has raised its production incentive from 25% to 30%. Hollywood movies filming in the country include the sixth installment of the “Terminator” franchise, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Will Smith’s thriller “Gemini Man,” directed by Ang Lee.  source: Variety

23 augusztus 2018

Read the article at magyar.film.hu

24 április 2018

source (Hungarian): index.hu

12 március 2018

This is a golden age for the horror anthology, and perhaps no single entity has been more responsible for the recent explosion more than the producing team of Ant Timpson and Tim League.

source: screenanarchy.com

8 február 2018

Peter Strickland’s short “Cobblers’ Lot”; produced by Moviebar and Rook Films premiered at SXSW as the segment of the anthology film “A Field Guide to Evil”.

source (Hungarian): index.hu

29 november 2017

Foundations FilmJUS and NKA support our documentary series about youth subcultures in Budapest in the 90s and 2000s.

source (Hungarian): NKA

10 szeptember 2017

Our producer has been invited to advice the participants in the 3rd PUSTNIK Screenwriters Residency.

source: filmneweurope.com

8 szeptember 2017

Swedish feature film Swoon by Mans Marlind and Bjorn Stein is entering into production in Budapest.

source: screendaily.com

5 szeptember 2017

Our experimental short film project by director Attila Damokos and DOP Marcell Nagy received production support from the National Media and Infocommunications Authority of Hungary.

source (Hungarian): mtva.hu

26 július 2017

Interview with the creators of Budapest Underground.

source (Hungarian): vimeo.com

5 július 2017

It’s always risky when a music documentary shows not just a band, but a whole era …

source (Hungarian): index.hu

10 május 2017

It’s a wrap of Peter Strickland’s UK-Hungary co-production segment of the anthology film “A Field Guide to Evil”.

source: indiewire.com

5 november 2016

The band Ivan & The Parazol and Esther Turan producer talks about the video F.É.S.Z.E.K.

source (Hungarian): M2

14 október 2016

An interview with producer Esther Turan, made by Kreativ Magazine.

source (Hungarian): kreativ.hu

26 július 2016

Moviebar’s music video for Mïus’s track Strobe and Noise.

source (Hungarian): index.hu

26 július 2016

The Hungarian-Spanish director collective, Kinopravda, won gold in video art category, at the Young Director Award (YDA) in Cannes.

source (Hungarian): kreativ.hu

22 július 2016

In the DDB-developed campaign, the Olympics take the main role.

source (Hungarian): kreativ.hu

13 július 2016

Interview with Anna Koltay and Esther Turan – the directors of the BP Underground documentary.

source (Hungarian): rockstation.blog.hu

8 július 2016

This special project – which debuted in the Toldi Cinema on July 6th – is brought under the cover by the band Ivan & The Parazol and Esther Turan from Moviebar Productions.

source (Hungarian): origo.hu

7 július 2016

The first Hungarian material of Ivan & The Parazol, a three-digit EP has came out with the title: “Painters, architects, scribes, musicians and other comedians”

source (Hungarian): index.hu

14 június 2016

Writer/Director Balazs Juszt’s exciting thriller The Man Who Was Thursday has been selected for the Edinburgh Film Festival and will receive its World Premiere in June.

source: broadwayworld.com

25 május 2016

Telekom launched a whole-summer sports campaign, combining state-of-the-art technology, innovation and human feelings to bridge the gap between athletes and fans.

source (Hungarian): kreativ.hu

5 május 2016

This time, three commercials were made for City Gross, in which they wrote a new version of Grimm stories – Hansel and Gretel, Snow White and the seven dwarfs, and the Red Riding Hood got a new finish. The campaign photos were made by Krisztina Éder.

source (Hungarian): kreativ.hu

5 január 2016

A top-of-the-line list of upscale bands is featured with the music video made for 5FORLOVE – Rights for Love campaign – by Esther Turan and Miki357.

source (Hungarian): divany.hu

21 szeptember 2015

On Thursday and Friday, the first Hungarian music video contest, the Hungarian Klipszemle was held in Toldi. The call came with 872 entries, of which the best 165 were chosen and a marathon two-day screening was held in the cinema.

source (Hungarian): kreativ.hu

14 szeptember 2015

The Zenebutik series came out with its third episode, which invites professionals to offer music to their readers for weekly work. This week, Esther Turan offers inspirational music for work.

source (Hungarian): kreativ.hu

1 szeptember 2015

The Swedish director organization Traktor – who won two Grand Prix prizes in Cannes – was filming for the second time with Moviebar Productions in Budapest.

source (Hungarian): kreativ.hu

10 augusztus 2015

We talked with Producer Esther Turan about Márk Lakatos’s new, mass-casting video.

source (Hungarian): glamour.hu

31 július 2015

Then, as we promised yesterday, here is Sickratman’s legendary bullying song in the performance of Márk Lakatos stylist with no swearing, the “Zsuzsi-e vagy?” and the clip made for it.

source (Hungarian): index.hu

15 június 2015

Boscolo Hotel, first floor, private room. Tom Kristensen, the nine-time winner of the legendary Le Mans 24-hour, shakes the fishing rod in his hand …

source (Hungarian): cink.hu

15 június 2015

Balázs Zságer, the frontman of Zagar, is not so unknown in the movie soundtrack business. Now he is writing a new recording for a Hungarian movie, with the contribution of Mary Popkids singer Kama.

source (Hungarian): index.hu

27 május 2015

Well made the latest campaign movie of Univer Ketchup, which has been running on television since Monday.

source (Hungarian): kreativ.hu

5 március 2015

Tesco’s advertising agency – Well – has launched a campaign about the company’s 100 percent satisfaction guarantee service . We’ll show you the creatives and werks.

source (Hungarian): kreativ.hu

9 május 2013

Picturesque Films has started production on writer-director Balazs Juszt’s debut film, which will shoot in Budapest and Rome.

source: hollywoodreporter.com

Our offices

Budapest

Alsó Zöldmáli út 15, Budapest, 1025

Our Budapest office is at your service
on working days between 10am and
6pm. To make an appointment,
please call +36 1 792 6715

Budapest

Alsó Zöldmáli út 15, Budapest, 1025

Our Budapest office is at your service
on working days between 10am and
6pm. To make an appointment,
please call +36 1 792 6715

Los Angeles

717 N Highland Ave. Suite 14
Los Angeles, CA 90035


Phone: +1 310 721 6283

Los Angeles

717 N Highland Ave. Suite 14
Los Angeles, CA 90035


Phone: +1 310 721 6283

Contact us

Your questions and comments are important to us! Contact us here or reach us by phone, we are ready to assist you.

esther.turan@movie-bar.net
viki@movie-bar.net