Szakonyi Noémi

International jury 2023e

Noémi Veronika Szakonyi is a freelance film director and producer. She studied International Relations in Hungary and Political Science in Germany. Noemi started her film studies on a scholarship at Beijing Film Academy. After leaving China, she applied to the University of Theater and Film Arts in Budapest for the directing documentaries master course, from where she graduated in 2015. Noémi is the founder of Match Frame Productions, a boutique film production company based in Budapest, focusing on documentaries. As a director, she is working on her first long-term feature documentary Afterglow and premiered her first film Six Weeks in main competition at Sarajevo Film Festival in 2022. Six Weeks won the Just Film Grand Prix at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. Noémi is currently writing her second feature, Bite into the Soul.