Balint Kenyeres

Balint Kenyeres

Hungary

Biography

Bálint Kenyeres was born in Budapest (1976). After studying Philosophy, Film History and Film Theory, he graduated in directing at the Budapest Film and Theatre Academy in 2006. Since then he is a member of the European Film Academy. His short film CLOSING TIME (ZARAS) premiered at the Venice Film Festival and got selected for more than 30 other film festivals, won a dozen awards. His previous short BEFORE DAWN was in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival 2005, won a Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival and got the European Film Academy Prix UIP for Best European Short in 2006. It was selected at 140 festivals, won 30 awards. His latest short THE HISTORY OF AVIATION premiered at Directors’ Fortnight in 2009 and has been selected for 50 film festivals since then.

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