Benő Baranyi
director

E-mail: salamandrafilm@salamandrafilm.com
Phone: +36 70 361 2209

Education:

2017-2019: University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest (Filmdirector MA)
2007-2010: Eszterházy Károly University, Eger (Filmmaker BA)

Short filmography:

2017: Hide and seek (screenwriter, director)
2012: In the trunk (director)
2010: Everyday story (screenwriter, director, editor)
2009: Mamorett (director, director of photography, editor)
2009: Judit (director, editor)
2009: Median sagittalis (screenwriter, director, editor)
2008: …with the girls I always had to play with dolls (screenwriter, director, director of photography, editor)
2007: Bad luck (screenwriter, director)
2004: Noise (screenwriter, director, director of photography, editor)
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Shortfilms:

HIDE AND SEEK

Synopsis:
The story takes place in a poor family in Hungary. The main caracter is a 7 years old boy, called Matyi. He loves to play hide and seek, but he knows no bounds. He constantly hiding somewhere annoying his parents and he doesn’t come out even when the whole family is looking for him.
As he became the fifth child in the family, his mother hadn’t intented to keep him just another pain in the ass for her mom. However, the father is very fond of the boy and only he has patience for him. One day his father disappeared and his mother was left alone with his undisciplined child.
Based on a true story.

IN THE TRUNK

Synopsis:
Father and his son are going to the cinema, but they arrive for a women’s house. While the child is waiting for his father, who is going to the house, an unexcepted event happened outside.

Awards:

2018: Képköznapok, best absurd shortfilm (Dairy)
2018: SHOTS International Short Film Festival, best student film (Hide and seek)
2018: Hét Domb Film Festival, best short film (Hide and seek)
2018: Rebel Film Festival, audience award (Hide and seek)
2018: Rebel Film Festival, Grand Prix (Hide and seek)
2018: Rebel Film Festival, best student film (Hide and seek)
2018: Malter Film Festival, special award (Hide and seek)
2018: Let’s CEE Film Festival, special mention (Hide and seek)
2018: Let’s CEE Film Festival, pitching session, 2. prize (Sepsis)
2018: Savaria Film Festival, student film category, 3. prize (Hide and seek)
2017: As Film Festival, special award (Hide and seek)
2017: Pannonfiling Filmfestival, 1. prize (Hide and seek)
2017: Pannonfiling Filmfestival, audience award (Hide and seek)
2013: 20. Hungarian Studentfilmfestival, creative award (In the trunk)
2012: Faludi International Filmfestival, special award (In the trunk)
2010: De Jure, 2. prize (Everyday story)
2008: Képköznapok, best screenplay (…with the girls I always had to play with dolls)

Other important festival screenings:

Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Santa Barbara, USA
Brest European Shortfilm Festival, Brest, French
Zoom Zblizenia, Jelenia Góra, Poland
Brussels Short Film Festival, Brussels, Belgium
Olympia International Film Festival, Pyrgos, Greece
Realtime Film Festival, Lagos, Nigeria
Febiofest, Bratislava, Slovakia
Ennesimo Film Festival, Fiorano Modenese, Italy
DTC Film Festival, Louisiana, USA
Frostbite International Indie Fest, Colorado Springs, USA
Manifesto Film Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Roma Cinema, Rome, Italy
Barcelona Planet Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain
IndieFlicks International Film Festival, Manchester, England
Euroshorts Festival, Gdańsk, Poland
BUSHO, Budapest, Hungary
DaaZo Friss hús, Budapest, Hungary
Hungarian Independent Film Festival, Szombathely, Hungary
Filmtett Fest, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Hungarian Film Days, Krakow, Poland
Hungarian Film Days, Bucuresti, Romania

Commercials:

Spicy Analytics imagefilm

Bubee Kickstarter video

Crystal Nails Card

Making of “MVM Edison startup spot”

Making of “Year of families”

LuxLash commercial

Nails and Face