Géza M. Tóth

Géza M. TÓTH, PhD

Visiting Professor in Animation Studies


Géza M. Tóth is an Oscar-nominated Hungarian filmmaker and founder and head of KEDD Animation Studio. He is the former rector of the University of Theater and Film Arts in Budapest and currently lectures at UBB. Géza Tóth is also a member of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

He works in different artistic fields which include theatre productions, animation, educational films, television commercials and illustrations.

As a filmmaker, he directed several successful short films which participated at more than two hundred prestigious film festivals. These works – inter alia – include Icar (Berlin International Film Festival), as well as Pied Piper (1992) which was selected for the Annecy Film Festival’s Cristal Prize.  His computer-animated short film Maestro (2005) was nominated for the Best animated short film Academy Award.


Courses: Special Effects, Animation Technics, Film Director-Film Actor Collaboration (MA), Short Film Directing (MA).