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01.08.2016

ARRI Rental collaborates with Korda Studios to sponsor the Hungarian Society of Cinematographers historic Master Class

ARRI Rental Premieres the State-of-the-art ALEXA 65 Camera to the H.S.C. for a Special Commemorative Shoot with Mari Torocsik.

BUDAPEST -- July 29 - 31, 2016 - In collaboration with Korda Studios, ARRI Rental Budapest announced today its sponsorship support of the Hungarian Society of Cinematographers historic Master Class Program this coming weekend. An initiative dedicated to the long-term training of the local film industry and its crew school, the H.S.C.'s Master Class consists of a three-day, film-training course at Korda Studios, featuring the industry and educational expertise of Janos Kovacsi, of the University of North Carolina; Emil Novak, President of the Hungarian Film Academy and Hungarian Society of Cinematographers (H.S.C.); Peter Racz of Tiger DIT, and other working film professionals in sound engineering and camera operation.  

Providing young filmmakers, filmmaking students, and prospective future students with unique, hands-on training, the workshop is tailored to developing relevant skill sets in modern film production and production service work. The workshop includes actual filming, screenings, and classes held by world-class professionals.

As a special tribute to Hungary's historic filmmaking heritage, the Hungarian Society of Cinematographers will shoot footage during the workshop of Mari Torocsik, renowned as Hungary's "Actress of the Nation", to preserve her film screen legacy for future generations, as one of the last century's most important Hungarian actresses.

As a special tribute to Hungary's historic filmmaking heritage, the Hungarian Society of Cinematographers will shoot footage during the workshop of Mari Torocsik, renowned as Hungary's "Actress of the Nation". The footage will be used to preserve her film screen legacy as one of the last century's most important Hungarian actresses for future generations.

To commemorate the filming, ARRI Rental will for the first time in Hungary, premiere and donate the use of its state-of-the-art, ALEXA 65 Camera to the Hungarian Society of Cinematographers.

"We are honoured to participate in this historic moment in Hungarian filmmaking with a great respect for preserving Mari Torocsik's career legacy through our premier technology", commented Clemens Danzer, Director of International Sales and Branch Manager for ARRI Rental.

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