György Pálos

György Pálos was born in Cairo in 1959. He is an award-winning film director, cinematographer and screenwriter. He’s also been teaching cinematography and documentary film making as senior lecturer and visiting professor in different universities for the last 20 years.


Selected Films, awards, festivals:

Drifter, 77min. Documentary, by Gabor Horcher, creative producer,
Award for Best First Appearance , IDFA, 2014

Who are you to know who I am! (Mit tudjátok ti, ki vagyok én!) feature documentary, 72 min.
Best documentary director Award, Budapest Hungarian Film Week 2009.

The Sinking Village (Süllyedő falu), short documentary, by Marton Szirmai, 25 min, producer
Best short documentary  (Ecocinema 2008– Greece)
Best director  (Film.Dok 2008 – Romania)
Special award  (Hungarian Filmweek 2008, Hungary)
Best short  (Valladolid FF, Spain),
Special award  (Asterfest 2008 – Macedonia)
Jury special award + Danube award  (Cinefest IFF 2008 – Hungary)

Tripe and onions (Szalontüdő),  by Márton Szirmai, 10  min., short fiction, 2006, producer
Best European Film, Circuito Off, Venice Short Film Festival, Italy
Best director, Best subject, Lucania FF, Italy
Best short , Valladolid FF, Spain
Special award, Sarajevo FF, Bosnia Hercegovina
Special award, Perugia Film Festival, Italy, 2007

Two Sundays in Hungary, documentary, with György Czabán, 25 min.
Best TV Program Award, Camera Hungaria, 2002

Franky and the sweet life (Feri és az édes élet)  with Gyorgy Czaban, 90 min. fiction, DOP, 35 mm.
Best script award, Hungarian Film Festival 2001
Best male actor award, Hungarian Film Festival 2001

Le petit voyage (A kis utazás), with Mihály Buzás, 90 min. fiction, 35 mm.
Audience award, Hungarian Film Festival
Best Film award, Avanca – Portugal,
Best female actor, Avanca – Portugal

Marathon, documentary, 60 min, by Attila Mispal, cinematographer.
Best documentary award, Mediawave festival


Orb (Országalma) 90 min. fiction, director and DOP,  35 mm
Special Award of  the Jury, Hungarian Film Festival  1998

KVB-TV, fiction, 22 min.
Best TV Program Award, Camera Hungaria

Yes, you can, documentary, 56 min, by Lars Mullback (Sweden), cinematographer
Prix Europa Award for documentaries

All black, short documentary, with Gyorgy Czaban, Gyorgy Kerenyi,15 min.
Tolerance award, Hungary
Best documentary award, Mediawave festival

Films in our database

Director, Screenplay, Director of photography, Editor, Cast
Editor, Director of photography, Producer, Director
Director of photography, Screenplay, Director
Screenplay, Director of photography, Editor
Director, Producer, Editor, Director of photography, Screenplay
Director, Editor, Director of photography
Director of photography, Screenplay, Director

All films