István Kovács, Hungary
Biography Born in former Yugoslavia as part of the Hungarian minority, István Kovács got enrolled at the University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest in 2011. His BA graduation movie The Sound of Concrete - which he realised while studying under János Szász, winner of KVIFF's Crystal Globe for The Notebook - screened successfully on the international film festival circuit in 2015 and received numerous awards. He finished his MA studies under Ildikó Enyedi's guidance in 2018. His thesis film A Siege was equally lauded, travelled far and wide and went on to win a Student Academy Award in 2018.
Directed by István Kovács Co-Producer: