Duna Television is a public Hungarian satellite channel established in 1992 with the mission to serve all Hungarians abroad. Since 2002, its Hungarian-language programs became available in the USA, and, from March 2003, in Australia and New Zealand as well. It is a cultural channel, the programs transmit human values and avoid aggression. Every day, Duna Television runs two feature films in the evening, mostly new European productions and classics. Every year several thematic series are presented, for example directors’ series or new films from European countries. In addition, Duna Television presents several documentaries every week, and nature films and travelogues every day. In April 2006, the second channel of Duna TV called Autonomia Television started broadcasting.
Area of responsibility (acquisition, pre-buy, co-production). Will it be the same next year? Please, specify if there are any changes planned:
Documentary genre(s) programmed:
Number of hours annually commissioned/acquired:
Number of hours from international producers:
400 - 500.
5,000 - 25,000 euro.
800 - 2,000 euro.
500 - 1,500 euro.
500 - 8,000 euro.
Three recent examples of international co-productions commissioned or acquired (with country of origin):
Preference regarding the length and format (single/series):
26 min, 52 min, 90 min.
What do you expect of the East Doc Platform?: