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Réka Bucsi

Réka Bucsi
Director


Réka Bucsi graduated from MOME Budapest animation department in 2013. Her graduation film ‘Symphony no. 42’ got shortlisted for the Oscars in 2014. 

Her films were screened in competition at various festivals including Berlinale, Annecy, SXSW and Sundance. Réka’s debut film ‘LOVE’ was nominated for Best Short Film at the European Film Awards. 

Her film 'Solar Walk' won the Audi Short Film Award at the Berlinale 2018, was nominated at the Annie Awards for Best Short Film and is now part of The Criterion Collection.  Réka was one of the Berlinale Shorts international jury members at the 2020 Berlinale. She was a speaker at Pictoplasma (NYC and Berlin), Pratt Institute NYC, FMX Germany and a guest teacher at California Institute of the Arts. Her clients include Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Netflix and FX Networks.

 

E-mail
rekabucsi@gmail.com
Luca

Luca Tóth
Director


Luca is a Hungarian animation director, born in 1989. She studied at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest. After recieving her BA diploma she went on studying at Royal College of Art for her Masters degree. Her graduation film ‘The Age of Curious’ won the Jury Distinction Prize at Annecy International Animated Film Festival. 

After studying and working in the UK -Luca moved back to Budapest where she made her first independent short film `Superbia` which premiered at Critics’ Week In Cannes 2016. Her latest short film 'Mr. Mare' premiered at Berlinale Film Festival in 2019.

E-mail
luca.a.luca@gmail.com
Bálint Szimler

Bálint Szimler
Director


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.

E-mail
balint.szimler@gmail.com
Marcell Rév

Marcell Rév
Cinematographer


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 co-created the Kodály Method videos with his former classmate Bálint Szimler, and formed Boddah while making the feature follow-up 'Balaton Method'. He was the DOP in Kornél Mundruczó's 'Superflous Man', and Sam Levinson's first feature 'Assassination Nation'. He worked together with Barry Levinson on an HBO film - 'Paterno' starring Al Pacino. Marcell continued working with Sam and became the DOP of the hit HBO series 'Euphoria', and shot a black&white feature - 'Malcolm&Marie'. He won Best Cinematographer for the pilot of Euphoria at the Camerimage Festival and was nominated for an Emmy for Euphoria's Christmas special.

E-mail
marcell@boddah.hu
Gábor Osváth (Producer)

Gábor Osváth
Producer


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 then music documentary Balaton Method and festival-favorite animations such as LOVE, Superbia and Mr. Mare. The slate of upcoming projects include feature films by Bálint Szimler and Réka Bucsi. Gábor is also heading Boddah's stand-up comedy division, organizing Hungarian shows for comedians such as Eddie Izzard, Bill Burr, Louis CK and many more. He is the co-head of Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival.

E-mail
gosvath@gmail.com
Zágon

Zágon Nagy
Cinematographer


Zágon graduated as a Cinematographer from the University of Theatre and Film Arts of Budapest (SZFE). Since then he's been working in all kinds of projects, including commercials, music videos, documentaries and feature films as well. His first feature film 'GENTLE'  (directed by Anna Nemes & László Csuja) debuted at Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Dramatic Competition, becoming the first ever Hungarian film to enter this category. He also worked in two award winning documentaries titled 'NINE MONTH WAR' and 'TALES FROM THE PRISON CELL'. 

 

E-mail
zagonnagy@gmail.com
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