Jenő Hódi

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Screenwriter, director, producer, and the founder-director of the Budapest Film Academy. Winner of several international film prizes, his latest work won two “Best Director” awards in Spain and in Italy. He has made over a dozen films and sold nearly 20 screenplays. He received his Masters degree in film at Columbia University, New York, under the guidance of Milos Forman, Brian De Palma, John Avildsen and Dusan Makavejev. In Los Angeles, he participated in such recognized workshops like actor-director Milton Katselas’ master class, Stella Adler’s actor training and the writer-director workshop of Actor’s Studio. MORE




James Chankin

Director, producer and actor. He has been the producer of more than a dozen of American movies and television films, and the director and actor of many films. He worked in many producing areas of the film industry. Besides his work as a director, he is actively participating in international productions and film financing. MORE





Jenő Hábermann

Leading producer of several feature films and international co-productions. His latest feature is a film adaptation of Magda Szabó’s award-winning novel, The Door, directed by Academy Award winner István Szabó, and starring Academy Award winner Helen Mirren and Martina Gedeck – also a winner of numerous awards. MORE






Dénes Szekeres

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Producer, the CEO of Trivoli Filmproduction Inc. and Focus Fox Digital Video Inc. He’s the member of the European Film Academy since 2008, and he won at the Hungarian Film Festival in Best Producer category for the movies „A Nap utcai fiúk” and „Nincs kegyelem”. He was awarded with Balázs Béla award in 2010. His most important feature films in which he worked as a producer are „Argo”, „Az elvarázsolt dollár”, „Csak semmi pánik” and „Spy Game” which was shooted in Budapest starring Brad Pitt and Robert Redford. MORE





András Muhi

One of the most famous Hungarian producers, founder of Inforg Studio. He has been the producer of the Silver Bear Award winning film, Just the wind, at the Berlin International Film Festival 2012. He also received the “Best Film Producer” award at the Hungarian Film Week in 2002, 2003 and 2005. In 2005, he was also awarded Béla Balázs Prize, the most dignified prize of Hungarian film artists. In 2012, he was awarded György Fehér Prize. He is a member of the European Film Academy. MORE





Peter Miskolczi

Miklós Bánffy- and Béla Balázs-award winner producer and the member of the European Film Academy (EFA). He graduated from Károly Marx Economic Science University and from the University of Theatre and Film Arts. He won the grand prize (Hosszú alkony, Másnap, Taxidermia) and in the best producer category (Simon Mágus) at Hungarian Film Festival, also he’s produced many official and in competition selections of “A” category European film festivals such as Cannes, Locarno or Karlovy Vary. MORE





Gábor Kovács

Producer of the Glass Tiger sequel, Bibliothèque Pascal, White Palms and Black Brush among others. For the latter two he won the “Best Producer” award at the Hungarian Film Week. Apart from producing several Hungarian feature films, he is the co-proprietor and producer of a prominent commercial manufacturing company in Hungary. MORE





Pál Sándor

Kossuth- and Balázs Béla Prize winner director, scriptwriter and producer will be our guest lecturer. He also won the Silver Bear Award at the 1977 Berlinale for Strange Masquerade. He worked as a producer on several Hungarian films, like De kik azok a Lumnitzer nővérek?, Hasutasok, Utolsó jelentés Annáról. MORE






László Sipos

Founder of the Association of Hungarian Producers, and the main producer and production manager of numerous feature films and international co-productions. His filmography includes internationally acknowledged films, like the movies We Never Die, Woyzeck or The Best Man. He completed his producer studies in Amsterdam, Prague and Munich. MORE





Zsuzsa Gurbán

Zsuzsa is one of the most successful filmmakers in Hungary. She has been working as an assistant director since 1982. She contributed to movies like Munich (Steven Spielberg), Evita, Underworld, Spy Game and I Spy. She also worked on several dozen commercials. MORE






Allan Katz

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He’s one of Hollywood’s most successful and prolific writers began in Chicago where, as a novice copywriter/producer, overnight began to pile up awards for his innovative copy, and animation commercials specifically for a product he created called Screaming Yellow Zonkers. The success of the Zonkers campaign won him a job as the youngest writer on the innovative, award-winning television series, Laugh-In, for which he received an Emmy nomination. Allan’s credits soon grew to include writing, creating and producing several hundred episodes of television’s most respected series including: Fresh Prince of Bel Air , Roseanne, The Cher Show. MORE




Erzsébet Forgács

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Make-up artist. She has been nominated for several international awards, as she has participated in countless Hungarian and international feautre filmes; commercials és theatrical productions. She’s the member of the Italian Film Academy. MORE








Judith Csernai

Judith started her career at Mafilm Hungarian Film Studios as production manager and unit production manager. She has been involved in more than 30 films during the 12 years she spent there. She also made several television productions and commercials. In 1996 she became the founder member and producer of I’m FILM Kft. that has international patners as well.