Exceptional recordings with the BFOTM

Work with the Budapest Film OrchestraTM to achieve a sound quality that rivals that of London and Los Angeles, with a lot less expense and more freedom to use the music as you wish.

Whoever the client, and whatever the musical need, we have a long track record of delivering the goods.

Expertly. Efficiently. Stress-free.

Keeping our customers coming back to us, time and again.

In particular, the Budapest Film Orchestra is comprised of the finest, most highly talented, and motivated professional players from the biggest orchestras in Budapest including the State Opera Orchestra, the Hungarian Radio Orchestra and the National Philharmonic Orchestra. We also have close partnerships with other first-class musical ensembles, world instrumentalists and choirs.

Established over 35 years ago and managed by CLmusic Ltd, the BFO is Budapest’s most experienced session orchestra. With around 8,000 hours of recordings under our belt, our unrivalled track record features projects for:

Many award-winning composers, including legends Alan Menken and Michel Legrand

Hundreds of films including work for Monty Python’s Terry Gilliam, Lucasfilms, Warner Brothers, Netflix, BBC and Hallmark

Nearly 100 games including Candy Crush Saga, Elden Ring and Call of Duty Mobile

Famous pop stars and bands including Christina Aguilera, Arcade Fire and Gang of Youths

High profile park installations and shows including Mesmerica and multiple Disneyland Paris’ anniversary celebrations

Premiere sporting events including football’s World Cup and Champions League

Some of the world’s biggest brands including Heineken and Barilla

Countless production library tracks appearing in a wide range of notable programs around the world


years of experience




hours in the studio


liters coffee

and still counting...

Supporting you in every way

When our founder, Csaba Lőkös, set up the Budapest Film Orchestra and CLmusic in 1988, his vison was to make it as easy as possible to create great music in Budapest.

Based on the level of repeat business and referrals we receive, his vision continues to be fulfilled!

To that end, we can provide you with as little, or as much, support as you need.

English-speaking conductors?
Orchestrators and transcribers?
Librarians, copyists and proof-readers?
Remote sessions?
Recording engineers and post-production services?
Hotels, restaurants and transportation?