Born in 1990, Hungarian director and scriptwriter, Hajni Kis first studied philosophy before moving on to film. Hajni graduated from the University of Theatre and Film Arts (Budapest, Hungary) as a director.
She has won numerous awards with her short films entitled “Last Call” and “Beautiful Figure”.
The latter was nominated for the Student Academy Award and has been invited to more than a hundred film festivals all over the world. Her graduation movie, “Last Call” has also participated in prestigious film festivals such as the Sarajevo Film Festival winning the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Student Film Award in 2018; in addition, ARTE and, also HBO have broadcasted it.
She recently finished her first feature film with the title,”Wild Roots” as part of the First Feature program of the National Film Institute, Hungary. The film was already awarded at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, and it won the main prize for the best “Work in Progress” film.