Bálint Kenyeres

Bálint Kenyeres was born in 1976 in Budapest. After studying Philosophy and History and Theory of Film, he graduated at the Budapest Film and Theatre Academy in Film Directing in 2006.
From 2006 he is a member of the European Film Academy.


The History of Aviation / L'histoire de l'aviation / A repülés története (2009, HU/FR, 35 mm, colour, anamorphic, 15’)

Before Dawn (2005, 35mm, colour, Cinemascope, Dolby SRD, 13’)
Before dawn, the wheat gently undulates on the hillside. Before dawn, people will rise and others will take away their hope.
Prizes & Festivals:
Selected for more than 100 film festivals, won more than 30 awards.
EFA 2006: Best European Short Film Award
Sundance 2006: Honorable Mention
Cannes 2005: Short Film Competition

Teleplay / Tévéjáték (2000, BetaSP, colour, 15’)
Inspired by Harold Pinter’s The Lover, this short film plays with actors, acting and actor's direction. A film within a film where a simple situation can quickly become threatening and absurd.
(Film school exercise not submitted to festivals)

Closing Time / Zárás (1999, 35mm, colour, 13’)
A bar before closing time. A chess game after the determinative step.
Prizes & Festivals:
56th Venice International Film Festival Short Film Competition
Selected for more than 30 international film festivals and awarded more than 12 times.
Hungarian entry for the 27th Student Academy Awards.

Films in our database

Director, Screenplay
Director, Screenplay, Co-producer
Director, Producer, Screenplay