Mária Takács is a freelance film-maker. Since graduating from the University of Theatre and Film Arts, she has worked as a director for Hungarian Television, and as a video journalist for Népszabadság online and origo.hu. She has also made a number of videos for civil society organizations.
2016 - More Than a Relationship
2015 - Hot Men Cold Dictatorships
2009 - Secret Years
The Prison Chaplain
Ágota Varga has received the Balázs Béla Prize, the UNESCO Prize, the Tolerance Prize, the Prize of Film Critics, the Ember Judit Prize, and several awards at Hungarian and international film festivals and competitions. She has made over 100 documentaries, including several films focusing on unearthing the past, which have contributed to a movement that started in the 1980s.
2015 - The Light of Our Eyes
2013 - The Spymaster
2004 - Descendants
2000 - Porrajmos - The Gypsy Holocaust
The Euphoria of Being
Réka Szabó studied mathematics and informatics, while pursuing contemporary dance. She is the artistic director of The Symptoms, a contemporary dance-theatre company in Hungary. After making two experimental shorts, The Euphoria of Being is her first feature-length documentary.
2014 - Mourning
2010 - Shadow Movie
Hacked - Non-existing Tribe, Gets Lost
Dávid Kresalek has been working in films since 1997, first as a screenwriter than since 2000, as a director. He has worked on many documentary films and TV-series as a director and editor. He has been the co-leader of the film and media vocational training group at the Green Rooster Secondary School.
Above the Line
Anikó Mária Nagy graduated as a broadcast director from the University of Theatre and Film in Budapest, in 2004. She worked as an art director for Film.dok, a Hungarian-Romanian documentary film festival between 2005 and 2007, and has directed for Duna Television.
2016 - ...every little kid
2015 - Box Street (producer)
2015 - My Great-grandfathers and I (producer)
Born in the UK, Jonathan Hunter moved to Budapest in 2016, and studied documentary filmmaking and philosophy at Central European University. Hunter has made educational content, several commercial videos and short documentaries. He now works as a freelance filmmaker and videographer in Florence, Italy.
The Crazy Circles Of Freedom
András Dér is a freelance filmmaker and theatre director. He has made several documentaries, short and feature-length fiction films, and films for television. He is an assistant professor at Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, where he also teaches film. He was awarded the Béla Balázs and Silver Pen prize.
1992 - The Shadowed Century (feature fiction)
1989 - Siberian Summer (short fiction)
1987 - Pretty Girls
Klára Muhi is a filmmaker, scriptwriter and film aesthete. She has wrote and directed several documentaries and fiction films.
2007 - Thoughts of Age and Camps
2004 - Koltai Diary 2001-2003
Árpád Bogdán began his career in acting and stage directing while in college, when he also organized creative workshops for disadvantaged children. His directorial debut, Happy New Life, premiered in the Panorama section at Berlinale 2007, and was awarded the Manfred Salzgeber Award - Special Mention. His latest feature-length fiction, Genesis, also premiered at Berlinale, in 2018, and won a number of awards.
2018 - Genesis
2007 - Happy New Life
Máté Bartha is a photographer and documentary filmmaker based in Budapest. He obtained two MAs, at the Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, and at the University of Theatre and Film Arts. His most recent photography project, Kontakt, was awarded the Robert Capa Grand Prize Hungary in 2018.
Péter Hegedűs is an award-winning filmmaker and academic whose films have received critical acclaim and have been broadcast around the world. After establishing his production company, Soul Vision Films, he made Inheritance: A Fisherman’s Story, based on an ecological disaster in Hungary. The film was shortlisted for the 2003 Academy Awards. He is currently program director for the Master of Screen Production program at Griffith Film School, in Brisbane, Australia.