World festival of first animations
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József Fülöp (HUN)

József Fülöp has been a lecturer at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest (MOME) since 2001 and became the leader of the animation programme in 2005, and developed the Hungarian animation BA and MA education programmes. He was elected as rector of MOME in 2014. Besides his educational activity, his field of research is transmedia content development  and he focuses on the relationship between animation and emerging media. During his career he was hired as art director by animation studios and TV channels. He directed animated commercials, short films and interactive content. He also created animation character designs for TV series, and illustrations for Hungarian and international magazines. He became the producer of the MOME graduation films for fourteen years now. He is proud of the local and international success of these films. Some selected prizes are a Cartoon d’Or nomination in 2007, shortlist for an Academy Award in 2015, third prize at Cannes Cinéfondation in 2017, and Teddy Award at Berlinale 2019.