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The Grand Budapest Hotel Welcomes the Zubrowka Film Commission

The opening of ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ is being celebrated with the newly launched interactive website for the Zubrowka Film Commission. The comedy-drama’s studio, Fox Searchlight, is offering an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at filming in the Republic of Zubrowka, the home of the illustrious title hotel and the setting of the film.

Zubrowka offers a grand destination with a film-friendly community, luxurious locations and free production space. The new website allowers viewers to see howthey can take advantage of all that Zubrowka has to offer, as well show how the country can be the backdrop of their next project. It also features a film events calendar and new video content.

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ was written and directed by three-time Academy Awarad-winning filmmaker, Wes Anderson. The movie is set to be released on March 7. It stars such actros as Saoirse Ronan, Bill Murray, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton, Tilda Swinton, Jude Law, Owen Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Adrien Brody, Tom Wilkinson, Jason Schwartzman, Jeff Goldblum and Haravey Keitel.

Fox Searchligt has released the following official synopsis for ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’:

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune — all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.

Watch one of the latest clips from ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ which features Murray, who plays M. Ivan, coming to the aid of his Crossed Keys counterparts, below.

The Grand Budapest Hotel Welcomes the Zubrowka Film Commission

Written by: Karen Benardello

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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