Born in 1985 in Budapest.
Béla Bagota made several shorts during the university: Side by Side (17'), Mea Culpa (27'), Frustration (25'). His short film, With Clean Hands won the prize of the Best Graduation film of the University of Theatre & Film, Budapest in 2010. After the film school he worked with Kornél Mundruczó as an assistant director on Tender Son – The Frankenstein Project.
In the last years, he worked as a 1st AD on Hungarian films and co-productions (Heavenly Shift, Galloping Mind, Well, Lajkó – Gypsy in Space, Bad Poems) and as 2nd AD on US productions filmed in Hungary (The Martian - dir. Ridley Scott).
Valan (2019) is his first feature film as a director.