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Dénes Nagy

Dénes Nagy


Scriptwriter, Film Director


FeatureLab 360 Participant 2017
AdaptLab Participant 2016


Denes Nagy graduated from Budapest University of Theatre and Film Arts in the class of Janos Szasz. As a guest student he spent a year at the Berlin Film Academy (DFFB) studying under the guidance of Krassimir Krumov and Valeska Grisebach. He has made several documentaries and fiction films, which were screened at many significant national and international festivals. His short fiction SOFT RAIN was first presented to the international audience in Cannes at the 45th Directors’ Fortnight selection. The premiere was followed by an important international festival circuit where the film was repeatedly awarded the main prize (e.g. Grand Prize of the Jury at the 26th Premiers Plans IFF in Angers, France; Grand Prize of the 14th Odense International Film Festival in Denmark; Best Short Fiction at the 19th Vilnius IFF in Lithuania, etc.). His documentary ANOTHER HUNGARY had its premiere at the 43rd International Film Festival Rotterdam, while his latest documentary HARM at the Documentary Competition of the 21st Sarajevo Film Festival.