Virág Szabó was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1988. She studied film in Eötvös Lorand Science University and received her master’s degree in 2014. Her graduation film was Álmatlanság (Insomnia) which was her first short feature as a director and screenwriter. Its international premier was in Cinema Jove Film Festival in Valencia.
In 2014 she directed 40 episodes of a child series for the Hungarian National Television. She participated in the project as a writer as well.
The same year she attended Sarajevo Talents as a screenwriter.