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Gábor Sipos

Gábor Sipos

Hungary

Production

TFL

FrameWork Participant 2015

biography

Gabor Sipos was born in 1977. After graduating from Eotvos Lorand University’s faculty of English and Italian Literature and Linguistics, he founded Laokoon Filmgroup with Gabor Rajna in 2002. He focuses on thedevelopment and production of feature films, documentaries and shorts. He is a member of the European Film Academy and ACE (Ateliers du Cinema Europeen).

Selected filmography: Son of Saul (2015), by Laszlo Nemes, Grand Prix – Cannes Competition; Extinction (2015) by Miguel Angel Vivas, minority co-producer (Spain / USA / Hungary); Beast (Csicska, 2012) by Attila Till, Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, Best Short Film – Shanghai IFF + other 5 awards and nominated for the EFA Awards in 2012; Tender Son - The Frankenstein Project (2010) by Kornel Mundruczo, national minority co-producer, Cannes Competition, Sarajevo FF, Cinematheque – Jerusalem + 30 awards and festivals; Transmission (2009) by Roland Vranik, Awards in Seville, Torino, Warsaw + 25 festivals; Happy New Life (2007) by Arpad Bogdan, Special Mention – Berlinale Panorama + 40 awards and festivals, incl. Toronto, Karlovy Vary.