Nora Lakos

Festival Director
Nora Lakos is a Hungarian film director. Her main goal is revive the children's film in Hungary. For that she directs film for children and youth, founded the Children's Film Academy where children aged 8-18 learn filmmaking and organizes Cinemira, the first International Children's and Youth Film Festival in Hungary.

Katalin Banai

Festival Coordinator
Katalin Banai is the program coordinator of Palantir Film Foundation. She earned her Cultural Manager degree from the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest. She works with several documentary film festivals, including Taiwan DOX and Budapest International Documentary Festival.

Fruzsina Czvetko

Program Coordinator
Fruzsina Czvetko has graduated from Fine Art Theory Program of The Hungarian University of Fine Arts. She joined the tutors of the Children's Film Academy in 2020. She used to helm drama pedagogy classes for children in the social integration program of Katona Jozsef Theater and worked as a production assistant at the Stereo Akt company. She currently works as a freelance curator.

Gyorgy Somogyi

Film programmer
Gyorgy Somogyi is a Hungarian screenwriter and also a member of the Children's Film Academy. Gyorgy created tv films, award winning shorts and also a very popular comic book called Kittenberger.

Marcell Furedi

Film programmer
Marcell Füredi is a Hungarian cinematographer and a tutor at The Children’s Film Academy.

Karoly Ascher

Film programmer
Karoly Ascher has a degree in film and animation. He is a teacher at the Children's Film Academy and works in filmmaking and casting.

Balint Horvath

Communication Manager
Balint Horváth is a Hungarian film journalist and a freelance cultural writer.

Aida Kavalecz

Social Media Specialist
Aida Kavalecz is a communications expert, currently a freelance social media specialist, strategist and copywriter in the fields of innovation, film, retail and education. After gaining experience at advertising agencies, multinational companies and domestic SMEs, she switched to freelance, in addition to long-term jobs, she also holds workshops and consultations on communication topics.

Orsolya Paradi

Press Chief
Communication expert. She has worked in many areas of the Hungarian film community: as a film critic, editor, creative manager, program coordinator, press chief and communications manager - at film distributors, cultural institutes and festivals. As a member of the Titanic, KAFF, Verzio, Francophone Film Days and Friss Hus, she has decades of experience in film event communication.

Diana Berenyi

Professional program coordinator
Diána Berényi is a PR and communications expert, she has been working for more than 15 years in the field of media regulation. In connection with her field of expertise - film support, protection of minors and media literacy – she mainly organised comunication campaigns and film festivals. Diana is also a communications consultant and production manager of several animation film companies.

Bea Szekeres

Strategic Communication Specialist
Bea Szekeres is and economist and strategic communication specialist. Has professional experience in the field of advertisement/media. (20 years of media agency experience, 9 years in publishing.) Holds an MBA from digital marketing, certified Google Ads Display and Search specialist.
Works in the communication teams of several cultural festivals, schools and NGOs.

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