Film Director Student, German Film and Television Academy Berlin


Borbála was born and raised in a family of dancers in Hungary. After having studied Movie Sciences and worked as a journalist in Budapest, in 2011 she moved to Germany. Starting out as a film festival organiser, it shortly became obvious to her that directing would be the best channel to share her stories and address socially relevant issues. She successfully applied to the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB). Since then her shorts have been shown at international festivals worldwide. Her latest work, "Land of Glory" (2020) won the German Short Film Award and the Hungarian Film Critics' Prize.

​ Borbála is an alumna of the Talents Sarajevo (2017), the Berlinale Talents (2020) and the Cannes Cinéfondation Residence (2021-2022). At the moment Borbála is developing her first feature, "The Origin of the World". This project received production fund from the Inkubátor Debut Film Program in Hungary.