The Új Budapest Filmstúdió was established on 28 April 2001 as a private company. It was formed as the spiritual successor of Budapest Filmstúdió, a workshop with the greatest Hungarian film making traditions.
At the time of its establishment Új Budapest Filmstúdió set as its targets the manifold and continuous presence nt he film market which it deliberately integrated into its communication and promotion strategy. Due to its participation in festivals, its great achievements and films produced, it has become a company internationally known. It is unique in its feature that it tries to create a strong cultural dialogue within the East European region.