Ildikó Enyedi

Ildikó Enyedi

Ildikó Enyedi (born 955)

Ildikó Enyedi has started her career as a concept and media artist. She was a member of the art group Indigo and the Balázs Béla Studio, the only independent film studio in Eastern Europe before 1989.  She later turned to feature film directing and script writing, wrote and directed five features and several shorts. With these works she’s won more than forty international prizes. Her film, My 20th Century, was chosen as one of the 12 Best Hungarian Films of All Time and selected among the 10 best films of the year by The New York Times.She was also awarded the  Caméra d'Or in 1989.  In addition to prizes awarded to her as a filmmaker, she has also received recognition as a scriptwriter (as winner of the Grand Prize of the Hartley Merrill International Screenwriting Prize for best European Script). She lectures at European master classes (Switzerland, Poland) and teaches at the University of Film and Theatrical Arts in Budapest. She was founding member of EUCROMA, the European Cross Media Academy. In 2011,  she defended her DLA paper Summa cum Laude in the field of Transmedia (Created Worlds/The Relationship of Technique and Fantasy in Moving images). Member of the European Film Academy. She was awarded the Balázs Béla and the Merited Artist Prizes, and has received the Republic President’s Order of Merit Cross.


My Twentieth Century (1989), Winter War (1991), Magic Hunter (1995), Tamas and Juli (1997), Simon Magus (1999), Geshichten in Gesichtern (2000, doc), Europe (2004, doc.), First Love (2008, short), Terápia (2012-2016, TV series), On Body and Soul (2017).

 Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation
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