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Dénes Nagy

Dénes Nagy


Scriptwriter, Film Director


Main Jury 2021
FeatureLab 360 Participant 2017
AdaptLab Participant 2016


Dénes Nagy graduated from the University of Theatre and Film Arts of Budapest (SZFE) in 2009. As a guest student he spent a year at the Berlin Film Academy (DFFB).
His short fiction SOFT RAIN was premiered at the 45th Directors’ Fortnight in 2013. The premiere was followed by an important international festival circuit where the film was repeatedly awarded the main prize (ex 26th “Premiers Plans” IFF, 14th Odense IFF, 7th Vilnius IFF etc).
His documentary ANOTHER HUNGARY had its premiere at the 43rd IFF Rotterdam, while his latest documentary HARM at the Documentary Competition of the 21st Sarajevo Film Festival.
His debut feature NATURAL LIGHT was premiered in the Competition of the 71st Berlin Film Festival in 2021 and was awarded the Silver Bear for Best Director.