Szabó Gábor operatőr
Cinematographer (HCA)

Balázs Béla Award-winning cinematographer, founder and board member of HCA. He has photographed more than 30 feature films, and made around 60 documentaries, short films, TV films, ads and concert films, including The Long Shadow, Vilmos Zsigmond’s only film as a director, in 1991. He has received more than 70 awards at national and international festivals. In 2017, he was awarded Best Cinematographer three times for Strangled, his latest Hungarian movie.






Scriptwriter and director

She graduated at the London Film School in 2010, and has written and directed four short films in Hungary and abroad which have competed at a number of international film festivals. Working on her own scripts, she spent more than a year visiting European script workshops, and then started her professional career at HBO Hungary as a director. After the success of the Hungarian adaptation of In Treatment, she worked on two more tv series at home. In 2022, she had the opportunity to direct two episodes of the US-made sci-fi series The Ark, after working on three seasons of the fantasy series The Outpost.

She has made two feature films so far, with the dramedy Open also written by her and favourably received by both critics and audiences. Now she works as director on the international co-production Hunyadi - Rise of the Raven, a historical series to be premiered at the end of 2024.


Cinematographer (Argentina)

He studied film at Cineclub La Quimera, then at the National University of Córdoba, and with photographer-cinematographer Rodrigo Fierro. Since 2003 he has been working in the film industry and photographed the feature films Los Hipócritas, Julia y el Zorro, Atlántida, El grillo, and Yatasto. For Yatasto, together with Hermes Paralluelo and Jimena González Gomeza, he received the Argentores Award for the best documentary script in 2012. In 2007 and 2009, he was selected to participate in Talents Buenos Aires, and in Talents Berlin in 2019. He has been the co-creator of many award-winning documentaries which have been invited to a number of international film festivals. In 2022, he received the Zsigmond Vilmos Award for Best Cinematography at our festival in Szeged.


Cinematographer, FSF, HCA

He has been living in Sweden since 1981, working with Roy Andersson for many decades. Besides the feature films Songs from the Second Floor (2000) and A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014), they have made several short films together. As a cinematographer and director, he has also worked in Hungary, Mongolia, Estonia, Denmark, Italy and France. He has made more than 75 ads and short films, as well as 5 feature films. He also gives masterclasses all around the world. In 2022, the Palić European Film Festival honoured him with a Lifetime Achievement Award.


Director, founder and board member of MADOKE (Hung

She graduated as a documentary director at the Docnomads training at the University of Theatre and Film Arts. Her diploma film was nominated for the best short film in the Hungarian Film Week in 2016. Now she takes part in DLA education, her research focuses on the effects of the psychological and dramaturgical relationship of the director and actors in documentaries. Her first documentary, Her Mothers, premiered at the HotDocs film festival in Canada and was later screened at around 30 international festivals, winning several awards. Her film about the Hungarian poet Lajos Kassák, Howling like we do, was awarded Best Director at the Film Arte Festival in Berlin. Her latest film, I Won't Die, will be screened in cinemas in Hungary from January 2024.