Crew

Gábor Osváth

Gábor Osváth
Producer

About

Born in 1985, Gábor Osváth started his studies at the University of Theatre and Film Arts of Budapest in 2008. The first school project he produced introduced him to director Bálint Szimler and Marcell Rév - this movie ('Here I Am') landed at the Cinéfondation competition of Cannes in 2010. In 2012, he formed the company Filmfabriq which produces short films, documentaries and commercials. Later, he also formed Boddah - this time with Szimler and Rév, with Réka Bucsi also joining. Boddah quickly established itself as a strong force in Hungarian cinema with Balaton Method, LOVE and Student Union being the first projects.

Bálint Szimler

Bálint Szimler
Director

About

Born in Hungary but raised in the USA, Bálint Szimler got enrolled to the University of Theatre and Film Arts of Budapest in 2006. His third year short film ‘Here I Am’ won the Hungarian Film Week, was selected to be at Cannes Cinefondation and was later a European Film Awards nominee. After the school he created the Kodály Method video series with his frequent collaborator, DOP Marcell Rév. In 2015, he directed 'Balaton Method' the feature music film, which became the most successful documentary in Hungary, and an official selection at the prestigious Jihlava International Documentary Festival. He currently directs commercials and writes his first fiction feature. The Samsung - See Colors commercial he made, won two bronze lions at Cannes Lions in 2016.

Marcell Rév

Marcell Rév
Cinematographer

About

Born in 1984, Marcell Rév is an acclaimed Hungarian cinematographer who graduated from the University of Theatre and Film Arts of Budapest. His first feature film 'Land of Storms' debuted at Berlinale Panorama in 2014, and in the same year he had 'White God' winning the Un Certain Regard Award at the Cannes Film Festival. He is the DOP in Kornél Mundruczó's 'Superflous Man', shooting Summer 2016. He co-created the Kodály Method videos with classmate Bálint Szimler, and formed Boddah while making the feature follow-up 'Balaton Method'. 

Réka Bucsi

Réka Bucsi
Director

About

Réka Bucsi, born in 1988, is a Hungarian independent animation filmmaker. From 2008-2013 she attended MOME (Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest), animation department. Her graduation film Symphony no. 42 got selected to 64th Official Shorts Competition at Berlinale, Sundance Film Festival 2015, got Shortlisted for the 87th Academy Awards. From 2011-2012 she attended Essemble, a Digital filmmaking training program. 2013/2014 she attended Animation Sans Frontiéres (ASF), the European Animation Production Workshop. She was participant of the Artist in Residency program of Open Workshop, in Denmark. Réka is represented as a director by Passion Pictures Paris.

 

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