is an exemplary member of the Hungarian scientific education community. After doing reseach work for 15 years as a geologist his main pursuit became scientific education. He was director of TIT Stúdió – an Agency of Natural Sciences – for 16 years and then for more than a decade Editor in Chief of the Sciece Department of the Hungarian Television. He published 25 books. Various television channels currently broadcast more than 70 of his ducumentaries
Film reviews 2021
New Date for the International Nature and Environmental ProtectionFestival and Carpathian Basin Film Review: September 4-12, 2021
Due to the pandemic situation, the organizers and supporter decided to delay the Festival from May to September 10-12. We all hope that by that time circumstances will allow us to have the biggest Nature and Environmental protection festival of the region.
The theme of the festival this year: ‘Sensitive Planet’
Nearly 2000 fantastic films have been entered from all around the world. The best ones will be screened between 4-12 September, 2021 in Gödöllő and on several local TV channels in the framework of National Film Days. Screening programs will be available at: www.godollofilmfest.com from June 2021.
We are going to notify those filmmmakers whose films will be evaluated by the jury by 15 April. Their films will be included in the catalogue of the Festival.
Artists whose film made it to the screening program and also those whose films were ranked 1-3 in a category by the jury, will be informed by 15 May.
We hope to meet you all at the Festival in Gödöllő in September!
Programs will be available from July 15, at www.godollofilmfest.com
The Gödöllő Film Review has become a prominent event of the region. Before the pandemics, in 2019 the festival had 30.000 visitors.
We hope that at least this many visitors will enjoy the festival in 2021 and watch films at six or seven locations.
Two Film Reviews are held between 4-12 September in Gödöllő.
The International Nature and Environmental Protection Film Review with seven categories
Carpathian Basin Film Review with three categories
The total prize money for the film reviews is 17.000 Euros. Nine category winners and 5-7 special prizes will be presented on 11 September, 2021 at the Gala.
During the festival about 100 films will be screened with free admission. The event will also include meetings with artists and several professional programs.
Let’s meet between 4-10 September 2021.
Television journalist, leading editor of public media until 2016. She edited several public television programmes during her career in the past 25 years, she supervised Channel M2 for kids as an intendant and she was managing editor of the new Petőfi TV from its beginning. She also participated in the launch of several artistic and scientific-educational series as a cultural producer.
Ágnes is lucky and privileged while her job and passion are coincident. She has made shorter-longer movies for the Hungarian Television for 30 years, and later for different programs of the MTVA. The restless curiosity brought her closer to extraordinary people, landscapes and stories. She aimed that even more feelings and values could be showed to the viewer with the help of the technique. She believes that the filmmaking is responsibility: the pictures preserves the present, helps those people who are not at the present or behind us to improve and learn…or simply they are just beautiful.
He born in 18 January 1961, Barót (Transylvania) on the name day of Piroska. It was Wednesday, market day and strong cold. There have been many things changed. He studied in Barót, Marosvásárhely (Târgu Mureș) and Sepsiszentgyörgy (Sfântu Gheorghe), finished the university at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca). Ha has been renaissance musician, economical director, politician and program organiser. At the present, he is the director of the Vadon Egyesület leading a museum and a horse-riding school, organising exhibitions and scientific lectures and nature-photographer. He likes the baroque opera, the nature films and the books. In the spare time he goes fishing or hunting, and sometimes cooks as well.
She is a Transylvanian-born artist. She graduated from the University of Theatre and Film Arts with a directing degree, in the class of Tamás Almási in 2004. She has been working for Duna Television since 1996 as the director of various cultural programs. The main topic of her fictional short films and documentaries is the social situation of women and young people, and the depiction of different female lifestyles.
She teaches at film camps. She was the art director of the Film.dok Documentary festival for many years. She is the member of the István Szőts Film Workshop.
She is currently a postgraduate student of moving image and media theory at Eötvös Loránd University.
Dr. Tamás Kollarik has worked in many fields of the film profession, he is a Bánffy award winner producer. He is the director and lecturer of the Moholy-Nagy University of Arts, and he is a member of the Television Arbitration Committee of the National Film Institute. He is a lawyer, philologist, administrative organizer, creator and coordinator of the Hungarian Media Patronage program between 2010 and 2019, member of the Media Council of NMHH. He is the former director of Neumann Nonprofit Kft., the National Audiovisual Archive. He is the founder and former head of the Bűvösvölgy Media Training Center. As a book publisher, producer, mastermind, screenwriter, editor, author and expert, he has been involved in the creation of many books, DVDs, documentaries and commercials. He was the first to publish the legendary book, “The art of dramatic writing” from Lajos Egri, in Hungary. He is a regular speaker, organizer and founder of international and domestic conferences and festivals. Several, recently published films and textbooks are associated with his name as author and editor,such as: "Animation Panorama", "Motion Picture and Paragraphs", "Hungarian Animation Creators I.", "Hungarian Screenwriters I." He also researches the two film moguls, Adolf Zukor and William Fox (Fuchs Vilmos).He is a lecturer at the Károli Gáspár Reformed University, the University of Theater and Film Arts and the Metropolitan University. Chairman of the ART Committee. He is a member of the Film Academy, in 2019 he received the Hungarian Film Award. He is married and a father of three.
Hat Trick International Ltd. Hat Trick International [HTI] is the distribution arm of Hat Trick Productions, one of the UK's most successful independent production companies. Established in 1998 to represent Hat Trick's formats and finished programmes, HTI exploits all of Hat Trick's intellectual property, as well as that from third parties, including factual producers Plum Pictures, Emporium Productions, Keo Films, Outline Productions, Hungry Bear Media and Pulse Films. With more than 25 years experience in the programme distribution industry, Elfyn joined Hat Trick International in 2012. In his current role as Senior Sales Executive, Elfyn is responsible for selling finished programming and formats to a number of international territories, including Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS, Benelux, Italy and Latin America.
Prior to joining Hat Trick International, Elfyn held distribution positions at Granada International [now ITV Studios] for 8 years and at Chrysalis Distribution [now All3Media]
Earth Touch is composed of three affiliated entities: production companies in Durban and Washington DC, and a sales and distribution office in London. Earth Touch is a specialist in factual production and distribution, in particular natural history documentary and factual entertainment series and films. It has an extensive archive of over 9000 hours of high-quality HD and UHD material, as well as over 300 hours of blue chip original programming.
Susan has over 20 years experience in the media industry. Susan joined Earth Touch in 2012 and in her current role - Director of Acquisitions and Business Development - she is responsible for working with producers internationally to represent their content in the international marketplace. Earth Touch work across a wide variety of factual genres and we are always on the lookout for quality, factual product to represent and distribute to our broadcast clients worldwide.
Prior to joining Earth Touch, Susan spent 2 years working at Discovery Channel (CEEMA – Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa) as a channel and programming consultant. She also worked at BBC Worldwide (now BBC Studios) from 1996 to 2009 in various Programme Acquisition and Channel Management roles for the BBC’s international channels portfolio across Poland, Africa, Scandinavia, Asia, India and Latin America.
As Head of Infotainment Portfolio, László Gáspár is responsible for the programming and acquisition strategy of AMC Networks Central Europe’s factual channels, among them Spektrum, one of Hungary’s leading documentary channel. With 14 years of marketing background in various industries - among them filmmaking and television – László took over the programming duties of Spektrum in 2012. Since then he has been working on building a strong library of nature and wildlife, history, science and technology programmes, which he acquires from the world’s biggest content providers and distributors. He is also active in developing Spektrum TV’s local productions and thus he is involved in many productions of Hungarian filmmakers.
For more than a decade she has been working for the Hungarian public service media as a festival manager. During her career, she has managed the international participation and promotion of many Hungarian productions including fiction, documentary and nature films, as well. She has contributed to the international successes of several nature films and has a wide range of experience in the field of nature and science film festivals. Currently, she is the International Director of the Hungarian Paralympic Committee.
Janice Strangwards, több mint 20 éves tartalomértékesítésben szerzett tapasztalatával, sokrétű tartalmakkal járult hozzá dokumentumfilmekhez, ismeretterjesztőkhöz, sorozatokhoz, filmekhez, TV filmekhez, gyermekprogramokhoz, valamint hírekhez, számos különböző televíziós és digitális média felületen. Azután, hogy dolgozott több média vállalattal, valamint olyan elismert tartalomterjesztőkkel, mint a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; Discovery Communications; Passion Distribution; Entertainment One, Al Jazeera Networks és a Zee Television, Janice jelenleg a Wag Entertainment, brit értékesítő/filmgyártő cégnek az értékesítési vezetője. Wag Entertainment az Asacha Media Group része.
Vice President Content Sales, UK & EMEA
Ros Ali has enjoyed a long career in broadcast distribution, selling natural history and wildlife documentaries as well as other factual genres, to broadcasters around the globe, working for Electric Sky, Earth Touch and currently Flame Distribution.