András Bálint Kovács

KovacsAndrasBalintVFilmhistorian and theoretician, founder and head of the Department of Film Studies at Eötvös Loránd University. Between 1984-1986 he was the art consultant of Balázs Béla Studio, from 1983 to 1995 he was the editor of the monthly journal Filmvilág, from 1995 to 1999 he was the director and cultural advisor of the Parisian Hungarian Institute, from 2006 to 2009 he was the professional director of NAVA. Since 2011, Kovács is the member of the National Hungarian Filmfund Committee. His main field of research is the modern European art film. His courses are about modern new-wave films, film analysis, film theory, and he also teaches academic writing. His most important publications are: Metropolis, (1992), Tarkovszkij (1992), A film szerint a világ (2002), A modern film irányzatai. MORE


Györgyi Vajdovich

Adjunct of ELTE’s Department of Film Studies. She is the founder editor of the Metropolis film-journal and the publisher and editor of Enigma art-analysis magazine. Her professional domain is film history, with the early and Hungarian film history as her main field. Her speciality also contains topics like the probematics of adaptation and intermediality. Vajdovich’s research topic is the contemporary bollywood film. Her most important publication is A vámpírfilm alakváltozatai (2006), written together with Balázs Varga. MORE



Attila Varró

Attila Varró has been working for the film magazine Filmvilág since 1998 as an editor and columnist. Since 2002, he has held courses at the Department of Film Studies of Eötvös Loránd University in genre studies and film history, and also practical courses in film analysis. He regularly writes articles for Hungarian film journals, his book entitled Cult-comics was published in 2007. MORE