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Company Profile

Proton Cinema is a Budapest based, independent film production company that was founded by producer Viktória Petrányi and director Kornél Mundruczó, who have been friends and co-creators since university.
The company was launched after the founders first feature successes that brought together a well-working team, and gained several international prizes ever since. Over the years, numerous works of the company have been premiered and showcased at A- category international festivals.

Besides their own works, as of 2008, Proton also provides production services. Committed to deliver various production stages that best meets our clients‘ expectations, we are carefully select crew-members for each different project. We respect artistic freedom to the greatest extent while creating the ideal professional environment for filmaking.

Besides production activities Proton Cinema is also dedicated to support the latest generation of filmmakers. We often participate in projects that experiment with the combination of motion picture and other arts. The company is devoted to provide opportunities for creators who wish to see the world and to let the world be seen.



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Company Highlights


BAD POEMS  2018        

Format:            Feature film

Genre:              Drama / Comedy

Director:          Gabor Reisz

Screenplay:     Gabor Reisz

Cast:                Gabor Reisz, Katica Nagy

33-years old Tamás Merthner is heartbroken, after his girlfriend Anna, who is on a scholarship in Paris, breaks up with him. While wallowing in self-pity, Tamás takes a tripdown memory lane to figure out if love only exists when it’s practically gone. As he’strying to pick up the pieces, he begins to realize what makes this current society soconfused, which gives us a highly subjective view of Hungary’s present.

Hungarian Film Week 2019, Official competition - Best Film, Best Director

Tallinn International Film Festival: competition (premiere) – 2018

Torino International Film Festival: Official Competition – 2018

- Jury’s Special Mention
- Avanti Award – Best Film (distribution award)
- Holden Award – School for Storytelling & Performing Arts 

JUPITER'S MOON  2017        

Format:            Feature film

Genre:              Drama

Director:          Kornel Mundruczo

Screenplay:     Kata Weber

Cast:                 Merab Ninidze, Zsombor Jeger, Gyorgy Cserhalmi


A young immigrant is shot down while illegally crossing the border. Terrified and in shock, wounded Aryan can now mysteriously levitate at will. Thrown into a refugee camp, he is smuggled out by Dr Stern, intent on exploiting his extraordinary secret. Pursued by enraged camp director Laszlo, the fugitives remain on the move in search of safety and money. Inspired by Aryan’s amazing powers, Stern takes a leap of faith in a world where miracles are trafficked for small change...

2017 – Cannes Film Festival Competition

2017 – International Film Festival Hagesund, Norway Ecumenical prize

2017 – L’Étrange Festival, FranceGrand Prix Nouveau Genre Award

2017 – International Film Festival Oostende, Netherlands Special Mention, Best Cinematographer: Marcell Rév

2017 – BIAFF Film Festival, Georgia Best Actor Award: Merab Ninidze

2017 – Manaki Brothers International Cinematographer’s Film FestivalGolden Camera 300 to Marcell Rév

2017 – International Film Festival Sitges, Spain Best Feature Film
                          - Award for Best Visual Effects
                          - Time Machine Award to Kornél Mundruczó

WHITE GOD  2014        

Format:            Feature film

Genre:              Drama

Director:          Kornel Mundruczo

Screenplay:     Kornel Mundruczo, Viktoria Petranyi, Kata Weber

Cast:                Zsofia Psotta, Sandor Zsoter


The film tells the tale of an eternal friendship between a girl and a dog in a world where ancestry can decide on life or death. According to Hungarian regulation, every dog, but genuine Hungarian breeds, is subject to special taxation. Loads of dogs are turned out of doors.

The 13 year old Lili is fighting to protect her pet, Hagen, in vain. Trying to spot each other Lili and Hagen are cruising along the gloomy streets of Budapest. After several heartbreaking experiences, the desperate Hagen understands that people are not dogs’best friends. No wonder he joins a gang of stray dogs.

Not finding any trace of Hagen, Lili puts up with her faith. She enjoys the company of her peers. Having no chance to survive the homeless dogs find their freedom in a revolt against mankind. Their revenge is merciless. As soon as Lili perceives the jarring barks of dogs, she remembers everything and realizes, she is the only one who can halt the war.

Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival 2014

                          - Best Film
                          - Audience Award

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2015

                          - 2nd place Brest Foreign Language Film

                          - BSFC Award

Cannes Film Festival 2014

                          - Palm Dog Luke, Body

                          - Un Certain Regard Award

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2015

                          - 2nd place
                          - Award Best Foreign Language Film

Sarasota Film Festival 2015
                          - Jury Prize Narrative Feature Film Competition

Seville European Film Festival 2014
                          - Eurimages Award Best European Co-Production

Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival 2014

                          - Octopus d’Or Best International Feature Film

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