Gábor N. Forgács

/ Director, DOP /

 
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Gabor N. Forgacs graduated from the Hungarian Film & TV School at MAFILM (OPAKFI), in Budapest. Than continued his education in the American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles, California, where he had a chance to studied from some of the biggest legends like Billy Williams and Dean Cundey.
Many documentaries marked his name in the early 90’s, especially the ones filmed in politically conflicted situations, such as John Bosco’s Rwanda, filmed during the Civil war, or the Fish called Adolf, filmed during the the breakup of Yugoslavia.
From 1999 he has actively worked in various positions including Camera Assistant for Vilmos Zsigmond in Playing by Heart with Sean Connery, Angelina Jolie and Dennis Quaid, as well as Camera Operator in The Underworld featuring Kate Beckinsale.
He directed several American and Hungarian short feature films in the late 90s. Like The Insanity Plea (1998), Mail Ordered Bride (1998), Raphael (1997), Ten Commandments (1996), Train (1994).
From 2003 he was more active in Hungary where he sets his company, the Parabel Filmstudio. He took part in creating the concept of the new Hungarian Film Law.
The past 15 years were very active for Gabor: he completed several documentaries, directed a lot of commercials (Törley, Harrods, Hublot, Bugatti,Vodafone, Zwack etc.) In 2013 his feature film,Butterflies was released at the Moscow International Film Festival and other international sites. He turned the original idea into one of the most cultural shocking psychodrama.

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