HUNGARY AND EUROPE SHOWREEL

This single, irresistibly readable guide here not only covers everything you need to know, it also helps visualising distances, locations and costs. Never again will you forget all the essential facts about Hungary and things you should always be able to remember without needing Google.

TUMI LUGGAGE CAST: Alexander Skarsgaard, DIRECTOR: Diesel & Alex, DOP: N.Pecorini, PROD COMPANY: Rabbit

Working with a high profile creative team and a A-List Hollywood star, this espionage-flavoured project was high on secrecy and flexibility. The resulting film, which included sequences shot in Italy and Mongolia, is stunning.

MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV Director: K.Kakimoto, DOP: Jo Eken Torp, Prod Company: ROBOT

Summer in Budapest. Japanese Director combined with Norwegian DOP and Hungarian cast for a truly international project to highlight Mitsubishi’s ecologically responsible hybrid car. The key location called for a ‘Tree Tunnel’ and we found many options in Hungary’s beautiful forests and roads. The shoot was blessed with excellent weather.

TOYOTA VITZ Director: HIDEYUKI TANAKA, DOP: EKKEHART POLLACK, Prod Company: TFC

Using local cast, a skilful stunt team who trained extensively to achieve the required action sequences, and the usual array of tracking vehicles, this spot was realised almost wholly in-camera, and shot on the gorgeous boulevards and warehouse areas of Budapest.

kirin go go tea Director: YUI KOBAYASHI, Dop: KAZUNArI TAJIMA, Agency: TFC

This Japanese tv ad looks to promote Kirin’s Go Go Tea as a natural refreshment and demonstrate how drinking the product gives you happiness, confidence and vitality.

TOYOTA HH (SIDE a) Director: KOSAI SEKINE, DOP: EKKEHART POLLACK, Prod Company: TFC, Agency: TUGBOAT/DELPHYS

With one of the most prominent agencies in Japan, Tugboat, and with award winning director Kosai Sekine, this commercial is a unique, two-sided audio-visual experience. Side A and side B can be watched and appreciated separately, although experiencing them at the same time is the real aim of this piece. TVC has won ACC Gold and a Lighting Craft Award.

YAMAHA Director: KAZUAKI ONO, Dop: GABOR GARAI Agency: DAIKO, Prod Company: VIEWFINDER, Hochiminh city

Aimed at female riders in their twenties, Filmreaktor and ViewFinder filmed this tv advert to showcase a beautiful ride in downtown Budapest, from the historic old town to the riverside for one of the most elegant and beloved two-wheeled brand, Yamaha.

HONDA SOURON FUNTEC Director: IZUMI DAISUKE, Dop: MARCELL REV, Prod Company: BIS, Agency: DENTSU, tokyo

Featuring Honda, one of the finest car on the road today, watch this advert now to find out what the Royals and their servants are up to on the streets of Budapest.

Fischer Price Director: Zack Resnicoff, DOP: Igor Martinovic, Prod Company: Impressionista Films

We’re usually advised to avoid working with small or furry subjects entirely. They’re renowned scene-stealers, don’t respond well to long hours and they can be distraught one minute, and overjoyed the next. Shooting with children and animals surely isn’t easy. But, it’s certainly memorable - not to mention a lot of fun.

HONDA N-BOX DIRECTOR: EIJI TANIGAWA, DOP: JO EKEN TORP, PROD COMPANY: TFC

With spectacular lighting effects from the Bladerunner 2049 gaffer Krisztian Paluch, an incredible Norwegian DOP Jo Eken Torp and a longtime friend of ours Mr Tanigawa at the helm, we spent many hours perfecting the light, smoke, wind and camera car movements to create just the right effect.

kirin go go tea Director: YUI KOBAYASHI, DOP: Kazunari Tajima, Prod Company: VIEWFINDER, Agency: DAIKO

Having to rush, a young woman (Mariya Nishiuchi) emerges and runs to make an appearance to one of the most important moment of her life. But not, of course, until she has taken a healthy swig of Kirin Go Go Tea.

L'OREAL Director/Dop: SHIMADA DAISUKE, Prod Company: TOKYO LAB, Agency: HAKUHODO, TOKYO

The architecture and scenic setting on the banks of the Danube have earned Budapest the epithet ‘Paris of the East.’  Watch this new lipstick tv commercial by L'Oreal Japan, and discover the Parisienne Budapest.

TOYOTA HH (SIDE B) Director: KOSAI SEKINE, DOP: EKKEHART POLLACK, Prod Company: TFC, Agency: TUGBOAT/DELPHYS

With one of the most prominent agencies in Japan, Tugboat, and with award winning director Kosai Sekine, this commercial is a unique, two-sided audio-visual experience. Side A and side B can be watched and appreciated separately, although experiencing them at the same time is the real aim of this piece. TVC has won ACC Gold and a Lighting Craft Award.

HONDA CONNECT FUNTEC Director: IZUMI DAISUKE, Dop: MARCELL REV, Prod Company: BIS, Agency: DENTSU

Featuring Honda, this tv commercial is a part of a humorous periodic drama comedy series lining up a king, a queen and their servants. The spot aims to embody Honda's new suite of driver assistive-technologies that can help you sense things you might miss while driving.

lexus LX Director/Dop: MANJOT BEDI, Prod Company: KNOCKONWOOD, Agency: DELPHYS

The New Paradigm of Perfection begins with a dreamy aerial shot of the Austrian Alps before taking the Lexus’ LX on a ride along the most enchanting streets of Budapest. While the film feels charming in its simple luxury, the technical lead describes the spot as by far the most difficult job we have ever done.

Fischer Price Director: Zack Resnicoff, DOP: Igor Martinovic, Prod Company: Impressionista Films

Ask any producers who has filmed small or furry subjects, and they will confirm the wisdom of the old WC Fields saying, ‘Never work with children or animals.’ Your plans will be hijacked and you’ll miss your deadline. In our latest Fischer Price TVC, with careful prep and flexible responses to the unexpected incidents, we beat the odds.

Pond's Director: JUAN DELCAN, Dop: JOHN ALFIREVICH, Prod Company: CARBON FILMS, Agency: OGILVY & MATHER SG

This Pond's commercial shot for Unilever is a truly unique beauty spot revealing high quality styling, lighting and cinematography.

SCENIC TOURS Director: JUSTIN MCMILLAN, Dop: SZECSANOV MARTIN, Agency: RABBIT SIDNEY

This truly challenging international production was shot at a variety of locations including Austria, Germany and Hungary. During the shooting we not only crossed borders several times but established new professional connections in Europe.

subaru Director/Dop: PETER EASTGATE, Prod Company: WIN'S MOMENT, Agency: ADK

This project was part of a multi-country project, with the key creatives shooting two other commercials in Australia. The Hungarian leg of the job resulted in two stand-alone commercials, and was filmed on several romantic, wild and untouched landscapes, as well as showcasing the beauty of Budapest at Night.

INTUIT Director: DAEL OATES, Dop: PETER EASTGATE, Prod Company: RABBIT NYC, Agency: RPA

Key creative staff from New York came to Budapest to take advantage of the excellent and efficient production design available in Hungary. With the help of a giant crane, and a custom designed 50ft platform, the project was able to achieve amazing shots in camera as the actors moved seamlessly through each of the four highly interactive sets.

LAMB Director: VANDAD KASHEFI, DOP: MARK GYoRI

Music video co-produced with The Anormal Sessions for the legendary electronic music duo Lamb. The plot leads us through a metaphysical journey from the desert of a decaying industrial landscape to the embrace of the sea.

TWININGS Director: TSUGIHISA TANAKA, DOP: RYUTO KONDO, Prod Company: LIFT CM/DYNAMITE PRODUCTIONS, Agency: OGILVYONE JP

Twinings was a big challenge in terms of casting. All of the talents had to show a wide range of ethnic variety and had to be good singers.

AHLAM Director: ANGY JAMMAL, Dop: SAMIR KARAM, Executive Producer: YELLOW CORE, Lebanon

Starring Queen Ahlam, a well-known Arabic singer, this music video was produced in partnership with Yellow Core,  Beirut. It takes you on tour of the stunning building of Nyugati Railway Station, which has also been the set for Spy Game and Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.

The Reformed Church of Hungary Director: TAMAS GACS, DOP: DAVID LUKACS

This film was shot in order to accomplish a social campaign for the Reformed Church of Hungary. The shooting location was an old, unused power station which is a protected national monument.