Born: 24.03.1980. Budapest / Hungary


Education:

2011-2014 University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest, DLA (Doctor of Liberal Arts) course

2000-2005 University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest, cinematography department

1999-2000 H.S.C. (Hungarian Society of Cinematographers) camera assistent, focus puller course

1998-1999 Hungarian National Television, cameraman course

1994-1998 College of Fine and Applied Arts of Budapest, photography department


Filmography:

2018 Hier feature, dir: Bálint Kenyeres; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2018 Robin Hood (Camera operator) feature, dir: Otto Bathurst; DP: George Steele

2018 The Alienist (Camera operator) TV series, directors: Jacob Verbruggen, Jamie Payne, David Petrarca, Paco Cabezas, James Hawes; DPs: PJ Dillon, Chris Seager, Larry Smith, Gavin Struthers

2018 The Terror (Camera operator) TV series, dir: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan; DP: Kolja Brandt

2017 Blade Runner 2049 (2nd Unit camera operator) feature, dir: Denis Villeneuve; DP: Roger Deakins; 2nd Unit DP: Pierre Gill

2017 Maigret in Montmartre (Camera operator) TV-film, dir: Thaddeus O'Sullivan; DP: Dirk Nel

2017 Night at the crossroads (Camera operator) TV-film, dir: Sarah Harding; DP: Dirk Nel

2017 A Testről és Lélekről (B Camera operator) feature, dir: Ildikó Enyedi; DP: Máté Herbai

2017 Terápia (In treatment) Season III. TV-series, dir: Attila Gigor, Ildikó Enyedi, Mihály Schwechtje, Orsi Nagypál; DPs: Ádám Fillenz, Máté Herbai

2017 The Last Kingdom - Season II. (Camera operator) dir: Richard Senior; DP: Chas Bain

2016 Spectral (Camera operator) feature, dir: Nic Mathieu; DP: Bojan Bazelli

2016 Inconvenient Comfort short, Writer/Director/DP: Ádám Fillenz

2016. Short to the point Film Fest – Best Screenplay Award

2016 Inferno (Camera operator in 2nd Unit) feature, dir: Ron Howard; DP: Salvatore Totino

2016 Marco Polo - Season II. (Camera operator) TV-series, dir: James McTeigue, Alik Sakharov, David Petrarca, Dan Minahan, Jon Amiel; DPs: Gavin Struthers, Romain Lacourbas, Vanja Cernjul

2016 Kút feature (Camera operator) dir: Attila Gigor; DP: Máté Herbai

2015 The Last Kingdom (Camera operator, 2nd Unit DP) TV-series, dir: Nick Murphy, Anthony Byrne, Ben Chanan; DP: Chas Bain

2015 Cycles short, dir: Miloushka Bokma; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2015 Noabers (Neighbours) short, dir: Niels Bourgonje; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2014 Hercules (Camera operator) feature, dir: Brett Ratner; DP: Dante Spinotti

2013 Coming Out feature, dir: Dénes Orosz; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2014 Goldeneye Film Festival – Nomination for Best Cinematography in feature film

2014 Film Festival Cottbus / National hits

2014 Hungrian Film Festival in San Francisco - Best Actor, Audience Award

2013 The Borgias - Season III. (Camera operator, VFX cinematographer) TV series, dir: Neil Jordan; Kari Skogland; David Leland; DPs: Paul Sarossy, David Johnson

2013 Aan de overkant (Across the street) short, dir: Wouter Stoter; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2010 Pál Adrienn (Adrienn Pal) feature, dir: Ágnes Kocsis; DP: Ádám Fillenz

63rd. Cannes Film Festival, Un Certain Regard competition - FIPRESCI Award

2011 Hungarian Film Week – Main Prize, Audience Award

2010 Sarajevo Film Festival in competition

2010 Cinefest, Critics Award

2010 Zurich Film Festival: Critics Choice Award

2010 International Cinematographers’ Film Festival ’Manaki Brothers’, Bitola – Award for Artistic Achivement in Cinematography

2009 Poligamy feature, dir: Dénes Orosz; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2010 Long Island International Film Expo - Best Foreign Language Film Award

2010 Breckenridge Festival of Film - Best Comedy; Best Screenplay

2010 Los Angeles Comedy Festival

2010 Palic International Film Festival

2010 New Jersey Shore Film Festival

2010 International Cinematographers’ Film Festival – Ostrava Kamera Oko Czech Republic

2008 A nyomozó (The Investigator) feature (2nd Unit DP), dir: Attila Gigor; DP: Máté Herbai

2008 Bewick’s mambo short, dir: Peter Snowdon; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2010 Kansas City FilmFest: Best Short Film

2010 Buster Film Festival in competition

2008 Tejút (Milky Way) feature, dir: Benedek Fliegauf; DPs: Ádám Fillenz, Gergely Pohárnok

2007 Locarno International Film Festival, Filmmakers of the present competition: Golden Leopard Award

2007 Barcelona l'Alternativa: Feature Film Prize

2007 Moscow Tomorrow: Special Prize of the Bloggers' Jury

2008 Ciklus 1.0 (Cycle 1.0) short, dir: Norbert Komenczi; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2008 Három hiányzó oldal (Three missing pages) documentary, dir: Richárd Schuster, Ádám Fillenz

2008 Hungarian Film Week: Schiffer Pal Award

2008 Hungarian Film Critic’s Awards: Best documentary film

2008 Dialektus European Documentary Film Festival: Special Prize

2007 Breather short, dir: Peter Snowdon; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2006 Friss levegő (Fresh Air) feature, dir: Ágnes Kocsis; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2006 Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Camera D’Or

2006 European Film Academy Awards: Nominated for European Discovery

2006 Brussels Festival of European Film: Main Prize (Iris Award ex-aequo for Best Film)

2006 Hungarian Film Week: Sándor Simó Prize for the Best First Feature

2006 Reykjavik International Film Festival: Honorable Mention

2006 Warsawa International Film Festival: FIPRESCI Award

2007 San Jose Cinequest: Global Vision Award

2007 Hong Kong International Film festival: Special Mention

2006 Hét hónappal később (Seven months later) short, dir: Dániel Béres; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2006 Szupermosás (Superwash) short, dir: Zoltán Gergely; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2007 UPC-AXN Film Festival: Main Prize

2006 Busho Budapest Shortfilm Festival: Grand Prize

2006 Melletted (Beside You) short, dir: Dénes Orosz; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2006 Cinefest Intenational Festival of Young Filmmakers: Best screenplay

2005 Csibész (Buddy) short, dir: Zoltán Gergely; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2005 Ember a tükörben (Man in the Mirror) short, dir: Attila Gigor; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2005 Mediawave International Film Festival: Best cinematography, Kodak Prize

2004 Páternoszter (Pater-noster) short, dir: Dániel Béres; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2005 Roma MedFilm Festival

2004 Sarajevo International Film Festival: in competition

2004 Madrid Experimental Cinema Week: in competition

2004 Bristol Brief Encounters: in competition

2004 Cork Film Festival: in competition

2004 Cinefest International Festival of Young Filmmakers: Kodak Prize for Best Cinematography

2004 Pronunciation short, dir: Peter Strickland; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2004 3 mp short, dir: Dénes Orosz; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2003 18 kép egy konzervgyári lány életéből (18 Pictures from the Life of a Conserve Factory Girl) short, dir: Ágnes Kocsis; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2003 Siena Cortoitaliacinema: Special Prize

2002 VI. International DOP Masterclass documentary, dir: Ágnes Kocsis; DP: Ádám Fillenz

2001 Agyagba öntött forma (Form moulded in clay) documentary, dir: Áron Mátyássy; DP: Ádám Fillenz


Commercials:

For clients such as ING Bank, Ikea, Honda, Essent, Beemster cheese, Megafon, D-reizen, Kraft Foods, Everydayfairytale, T-Online, Viva TV, HOT Magazin, Matáv, Frazer, MKB Bank, Soproni 1895, RTL Klub, Malev – Hungarian Airlines, MKB Bank, Wienerberger, Danubius Radio, OTP bank, Soteria, K&H Bank, Soproni beer, CIB Bank, Algoflex Baby

Requested by different production companies for advertising agencies like: JWT Amsterdam, Doom&Dickson, Lemz, Ogilvy, Akcio-NSX, DDB, BBDO, Leo Burnett, Mediaunio, CarnationGroup, ACG-Hey, etc.


Music videos:

The Junction - Crazy (as Dir/DP)

I am Oak - Palpable

Bery feat. Váczi Eszter - Gyere

Kozma Orsi - Igazi Szerep

Bery - Velednélküled

Eat me - White Noise Song

Váczi Eszter Quartet - Mit tennél a helyemben


Cinematography Awards & Nominations:

2017 Best Cinematography Award for Inconvenient Comfort

ARFF - Berlin International Film Festival

2014 Best cinematography nomination in Feature film for Coming Out (dir: Dénes Orosz) and in Music video for The Junction - Crazy (dir/DP: Ádám Fillenz)

Goldeneye National Cinematography Film Festival

2012 Balazs Bela Prize for Outstanding Achievement in the Art of Film

2011 Best cinematographer for Adrienn Pál (dir: Ágnes Kocsis)

Hungarian Film Critics Awards

2010 Award for Artistic Achivement in Cinematography for Adrienn Pál (dir: Ágnes Kocsis)

International Cinematographers’ Film Festival (ICFF - Manaki Brothers) New Visions section

2009 Best cinematography nomination in Music video for Bery – Velednélküled(dir: Katalin Mészáros)

Goldeneye National Cinematography Film Festival

2007 Best cinematography nomination in Feature film and in Music video for Fresh Air (dir: Ágnes Kocsis) & Kozma Orsi – Igazi szerep music video (dir: Norbert Komenczi)

Goldeneye National Cinematography Film Festival

2007 Best cinematography nomination for Fresh Air (dir. Ágnes Kocsis)

Voxcar Awards

2005 Best cinematography nomination in Shortfilm and in a Commercial for Superwash (dir: Zoltán Gergely) & Soteria ad (dir: Zoltán Gergely)

Goldeneye National Cinematography Film Festival

2005 Best cinematography, Kodak Prize for Man in the mirror (dir: Attila Gigor)

Mediawave International Film Festival

2004 Best cinematography nomination in Shortfilm for Pater-noster (dir: Dániel Beres)

Goldeneye National Cinematography Film Festiva

2004 Kodak Prize for Best Cinematography for Pater-noster (dir: Dániel Beres)

Cinefest International Festival of Young Filmmakers


Other qualifications:

Fluent in english

Member of the European Film Academy

Member of the Hungarian Society of Cinematographers