contact 1088 Budapest Vas utca 2/c

Teachers of Viewfinder in the Cinematography conference in 2016

The University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest (SZFE)

respectfully invites you to the conference of the international program of


supportedby Tempus Foundation

in the framework of the Erasmus+ program of the European Union.


Date of the conference: January 18, 19 and 22, 2016

Location: Padlás Theatre, University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest

(HU-1088 Budapest, Vas utca 2/c, 2nd floor)


The language of the conference is English, with Hungarian interpreting.


Participation at the conference is free, but registration is necessary. Please send your name, sending institution and the dates you wish to participate to

Lena Megyeri at no later than January 5, 2016.








18 January, Monday, 10:00 – 16:00


Is the cinematographer needed?

Cinematographer’s skill in the story-telling


10:00 – 11:30


Opening speech – GézaM. Tóth, Rector

(SZFE, Hungary)


JánosVecsernyés–Is the cinematographer needed?



ElenLotman–How cinematography affects the audience's perceived empathy towards the characters

(Baltic Film and Media School/Estonia)


Harriet Cox – Seeing the light

(London Film School / United Kingdom)






12:00 – 13:30


Michael Keusch – The Cinematography: Story and Technology

(filmdirector/ United States of America, Germany)


Gabriel Wagon –The role of Cinematographer in the VFX era

(Ma’aleh Film and Media School, Israel)


Matt Skinner – Soul Cinematography

(Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art | Design | Technology's / Ireland)



14:00 – 16:00


GáborSzabó – Pictures aren't made in cameras, but behind the closed eyes of a DP

(HSC / Hungary)



Moderator: GyörgyBáron