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Sabolč  Tolnai

Graduated in Academy of arts in Novi Sad, majoring in film and theatre directing. He is an associate professor and lecturer at Acadamy of Arts in Novi Sad on the department of film directing and acting in media, as well as at University for media and communication in Belgrade.

He was a deputy director and selector of the Festival of European film in Palić from 2006 to 2010. He is one of the re-founder of Cinema club Novi Sad and an initiator of the festival Film front in Novi Sad.

He was a co-producer and he collaborated on films: Ordinary people – that was shown in Cannes, got an award at Sarajevo Film Festival and the main award Cottbus in 2009, and the film Die brucke am Ibar – that was declared the best German film in 2012.

As a creative associate director, he signs two films: Ničije dete – three awards in Venice in 2014, and Rekvijem za gospođu J – that was shown at Panorama program in Berlin and was declared the best Serbian film in 2017.

His film Peščanik wins many awards, some are prestigious awards, and he was declared the best director on the national festival Cinemacity in Serbia in 2007, and he got an award for artistic achievement in Thessaloniki in 2009.

His last film Minotaur premiered in official part of program at the Film Festival in Rotterdam in 2016. He directed three plays in Novi Sad theatre (Újvidéki Színház) and Deže Kostolanyi theatre in Subotica.

In 2018 he got Ph.D at University for Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest.