Zoltán Kamondi, Hungarian film director, Died at 55

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Zoltán Kamondi was born on April 6, 1960, in Budapest, Hungary and died on March 17, 2016.

He was a Hungarian film director, actor, screenwriter and producer.

Following finishing his studies at the Faculty of Art, Kamondi earned a degree in film direction at the Academy of Drama and Film, where he graduated in 1988.

He was the winner of many festival awards with his short films.

Zoltan was a member of the directors’ board of Balázs Béla Film Studio (1986-1988).

During 1989, Kamondi worked as a war correspondent for Japanese and French television and Radio Free Europe during the Romanian revolution.

During that same time, Kamondi worked with Károly Makk as scriptwriter and co-director.

Zoltán Kamondi film Paths of Death and Angels was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival.

Zoltán Kamondi started teaching at the Hungarian Film Academy, in 2002.

He received the Balázs Béla Prize, in 2003.

Zoltán Kamondi worked in various theater from 1992 to 2010.

From 1996, his video film Golden Deck-Chair won for Director in the short film category at the 27th Hungarian Film Week.

Zoltán Kamondi passed away at 55 yrs old.