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Péter Lichter is a hungarian experimental filmmaker. He studied film history and film theory at the ELTE University, Budapest. Peter makes found footage, abstract films and lyrical documentaries since 2002. His films were screened at festivals and venues like: Tribeca Film Festival - New York; Rotterdam IFF; Jihlava IDFF; goEast - Wiesbaden; Cinema 16 - New York; EXiS - Seoul; CROSSROADS - San Francisco; VideoEX - Zurich; Festival of (In)appropriation - Los Angeles; Klex – Kuala Lumpur; Antimatter - Victoria, Canada; FLEX - Florida etc. He is also one of the editors of the Prizma film-periodical, his first book on experimental cinema (A láthatatlan birodalom / The Invisible Impire) was published in 2016. Peter frequently collaborates with composer Ádám Márton Horváth, sound designer Péter Benjámin Lukács and artists, like Loránd Szécsény-Nagy and Bori Máté. His first feature length horror film (Frozen May) will be released in 2017.

Films:

2017: Frozen May, 75' 
2017: Some of the Sensations, 5' (with Bori Máté)
2016: 8th October 2016, 3' (with Bori Máté)
2016: Non-Places: Beyond the Infinite, 6'
2015: Pure Virtual Function, 3'
2015: Polaroids, 13'
2014: Rimbaud, 20'
2013: No Signal Detected, 3'
2012: Look inside the ghost machine, 4'
2011: Cassette; 10'
2009: Light-sleep; 6’
2006: 77 years of déja vu; 7’
2005: Station West ; 12’
2004: Slow Midnight Show; 38’

Distributor: Light Cone - Paris

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Awards:

Honorable Mention of Jury - Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade, Serbia,, 2015
Special Mention - Friss Hús 3.0 Short Film Festival, Budapest, Hungary, 2015
Hungarian Filmcritics Award: Best experimental film (Rimbaud), 2014
Best Experimental Film - Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico, 2013
Grand Prix du Jury, - OFF- Oblò Film Festival - Lausanne, 2011
Grand Prize, - Hungarian Independent Film Festival, 2011
Special award, - Budapest Independent Film Festival, 2011
Award of the most promising young talent - 41. Hungarian Film week, 2010
Best hungarian film; - 8. International Super8 festival - Szeged, 2009
Special Mention; - Budapest Independent Film Festival, 2008
Kodak award for the best visuality ;2. Cinefest, Miskolc  2005
Best hungarian experimental film 15. Mediawave IFF, Győr - ; 2005
Special prize of the jury; 1. Cinefest , Miskolc -2004



Screenings, Exhibitons:

Unexposed Microcinema, Durham, NC, USA, 2016
Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade, Serbia, 2016
33rd Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, 2016
Jihlava IDFF, 10.2016
Jornadas de Reapropiación, Mexico, 2016
Ibrida*Pluri and Hambre presents, Montréal, Canada, 2016
Havana International Film Festival, Cuba, 12.2016
Antimatter [Media Art], Victoria B.C., Canada, 10.2016
Festival des cinémas différents, Paris, France 10.2016
Kopernik Observatory & Science Center, New York, 09.2016
Dobra Experimental Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 09.2016
Light Cone Preview Show, Paris, 09.2016
Experimental Superstars Film Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia, 08.2006
Syros International Film Festival, Greece, 2016
AVI Fest - Festival alternativnog filma/videa, Podgorica, Montenegro, 2016
International Film Festival of Valencia Cinema Jove, Spain, 2016
Analogica Selection 2015 / touring program / Milano, Rome, Napoli, 2016
Lima Independiente Film Festival, Peru, 2016
Mediawave, Komárom, Hungary, 2016
Friss Hús rövidfilm fesztivál, Toldi mozi, Budapest, 2016
Mentés másként - Errorism (exhibition) installation: Müszi, Budapest, 2016
An Excercise in Remembering - Crater Lab, Barcelona, Spain, 2016
CROSSROADS, San Francisco, 2016
Analogica Selection 2015 / touring program - Mexico City, 2016
Analogica Selection 2015 / touring program - San Francisco, ATA, 2016
Analogica Selection 2015 / touring program -CraterLab, Barcelona, 2016
Analogica Selection 2015 / touring program - no-w-here, London, 2016
Flatpack Film Festival, Birmingham, UK, 2016
Winnipeg Handshakes - Excercise in Remembering, Open City Cinema, Winnipeg, Canada, 2016
ZOOM Festival Zblizenia, Poland, 2016
Selections from Alternative Film/Video Belgrade, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2016

Códec Festival: The Films of Péter Lichter, Mexico, 2015
Strange Beauty Film Festival, Durham, NC, USA, 2015
Linton University College, Klex Show, Malaysia, 2015
Transient Visions, Festival of Moving Image, Johnson City, USA, 2015
VI. Rákospalotai Rövidfilm Szemle, Budapest, 2015
KLEX, Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film Festival, 2015
Silver Eye Award Nomintation / East Silver Market 19th Jihlava IDFF, Czech Rep.,2015
Antimatter [Media Art] Victoria BC, Canada, 2015
Analogica Film Festival, Ora/Auer, Italy, 2015
K3 Film Festival, Villach, Austria, 2015
CineAutopsia - Experimental Film Festival, Bogota, Columbia, 2015
15. Filmtettfeszt, Kolozsvár, Romania, 2015
Haverhill Experimental Film Festival, USA, 2015
EXIS Experimental Film Festival, Seoul, South-Korea, 2015
DeathCrew Festival, Nyírbátor, Hungary, 2015
Artists' Television Acces, Analogica Selection, San Francisco, USA, 2015
Belleville Park Pages, Poetry Night and Screening, London
Syros International Film Festival, Greece, 2015 
An Exercise In Remembering: Péter Lichter and the Contemporary Hungarian Experimental Cinema, Spectacle Theater, New York, 03.06/16.06./26.062015
Unseen Zinema, Madrid, Spain, 06.2015
Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, Canada, 06.2015
Cineworks, Festival of (in)appropriation - Touring program. Vancouver, Canada, 05.23.2015
Festival de cine Al Este de Lima - special screening, Peru, 05.2015
Dasein Academy of Art - installation; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2015
Analogica Selection, Millenium, New York, 05.2015
GoEast Film Festival WiesBaden, Germany, 04.2015
Bibliothèque du cinéma François Truffaut, Paris, France, 28.03.2015
Amsterdam Experimental Film & Video Festival, Netherlands 28.03.2015.
Analogica Touring Program -  Milano, 27.03.2015.
Mediawave Film Festival, Komárom, Hungary, 04.2015
Other Cinema, San Francisco, USA, 05.2015
Bem cinema / Szirtesfilmklub: Buharov+Lichter films, Budapest, 03.2015
Analogica Touring Program - Naples, Italy, 05.03.2015.
Analogica Touring Program - Nuovo Cinema Aquila,  Rome, Italy 03.04.2015
Bronx Art Space / Synthetic Zero Event, NYC, USA, 02.07.2015
Toldi Mozi / Polaroidok-premier, Budapest, Hungary, 02.2015
DongTaiDu Music Festival / KLEX program, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2015
Motion Festival, Nicosia, Cyprus, 03.26. 2015
FLEX - Florida Experimental Film and Video Festival, USA, 02.19.2015
Metro Cinema, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Festival of (in)appropriation - Touring program, 2015
Nightingale Cinema, Chicago - Festival of (in)appropriation - Touring program, 2015
Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, NY - Festival of (in)appropriation - Touring program, 2015
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA - Festival of (in)appropriation - Touring program, 2015
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA - Festival of (in)appropriation - Touring program, 2015
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, - Festival of (in)appropriation - Touring program, 2015
Northwest Film Forum, Seattle - Festival of (in)appropriation - Touring program March 5, 2015
Festival of (in)appropriation, Los Angeles, USA, 02.15.2015
'art in cinema" - Hungarian Experimental Films, Prague, Czech Republic,01.27. 2015
Bret Llewellyn Gallery at Alfred State College, USA, 01.26.2015

Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade, Serbia, 2014
Other Cinema, San Francisco USA, 20/12/2014
Hungarian Filmweek, Budapest, Hungary, 2014
Underdox Film Festival, Munich, Germany, 2014
Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image; Johnson City, NY; USA, 2014
Fincortex Festival, Tunja, Colombia, 2014
Analogica Selection Screening: Timisoara, Romania, 2014
Analogica Selection Screening: Livorno, Italy, 11.10.14.
Analogica, Auer/Ora (BZ) Italy, 2014
Fenaco Cusco, Festival Cortometrajes, Peru , 2014
Klex - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2014
Antimatter [Media Art] Festival, Victoria, Canada, 2014
Bienal Internacional de Video y Cine Contemporáneo Video-Fest, Mexico, 2014
LostGen Artspace / KLEX special program - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2014
Light Cone Preview Show, Paris, 2014
EXiS - Experimental Film Festival, Seoul, South Korea, 2014
Valley of Arts (Művészetek Völgye), Kapolcs, Hungary, 2014
Bolgatty International Film Festival, Kerala, India, 2014
The Picture Show, Brooklyn, New York, 2014
VideoEX - Experimental Film and Video Festival, Zurich, 2014
Forbidden Film Festival, Austin, Texas, USA, 2014
Haverhill Experimental Film Festival, USA, 2014
Other Cinema’s AVANT TO LIVE, San Francisco, USA 2014 
Oberhausen Int. Short Film Festival - Light Cone show, Germany 2014 

Danube Dialogues, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2013  
Museo de Arte Raul Anguiano, Mexico, 2013
Bogotá Short Film Festival, Columbia, 2013
Festival Nous de Voir, Oullins, France, 2013
La Calaca Festival, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 2013
Imagine Science Film Festival, New York, USA, 2013
Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle; (nov.6. - Rimbaud) Budapest, 2013
Light Cone - Preview Show, Paris, 2013
Klex - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2013
Medrar Video Art Festival, Cairo, 2013
Scopemotion - Kitzbühel, Austria, 2013
Dasein Academy of Art in Kuala Lumpur, 2013
Filmfestival Kitzbühel, Austria. 2013
Festival Cinema Independente, Lima, Peru, 2013
Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival, Malaysia, 2013
Tribeca Film Festival, New York, USA, 2013
Mire - Nantes, France, 2013
Cinema for Boise - Boise, Idaho, USA, 2013
Rotterdam International Filmfestival, Netherlands; 2013
MIA - Armory Center for the Arts; Pasadena - Los Angeles, USA, 2013

Collectif Jeune Cinema, Paris - Focus: Films Hongrois, Temps Suspendus 2012
The Light Cone Preview Show, Paris – 2012
Georgetown Festival, Malaysia, Out of competition, 2012
International Directors Lounge, Berlin, 2012
Mediawave, Szombathely, Hungary, 2012
Once a week - online film festival - official selection 2012
Paris, Le B6 gallery, Contemporary hungarian film and video artists, 08.03.2012
Culture Unplugged - online documentary film festival 2012

23. Festival Premiers Plans d'Angers - free forms section 2011
An evening with cinema 16,The Kitchen, New York 2011
San Francisco - MisALT series - 2011
MADATAC Video Art Festival, Madrid; 2011
KLEX - Kuala Lumpur Experimental Filmfestival, 2011
ALTER-NATIVE  International Film Festival - Targu Mures, Romania, 2011
Szczecin (Poland) - DocumentART - out of competition, 2011
10. International Super 8 Festival, Szeged, 2011
London: Exploping Cinema, 2011
Miskolc, Hungary: Institute of Contemporary Art ,03-05. 2011
Budapest, Labor Gallery 09. 2011

41. Hungarian Film week:; 2010
The Canton Palace Theatre First Annual International Film Festival - Ohio ; 2010
KargArt Underground Film Screenings, Istambul; 2010
30. Grenzland flimtage, Germany, - srceening out of competition:  2007
38. Hungarian Filmweek – in competition ; 2007
FIFAK-Tunis- in conpetition; 2007
4. Cinefes, Miskolct – in conpetition 2007
17. Madrid experimental cinema week – in competition 2007
Beirouth International Shortfilm Festival - out of competition, special invitation;  2005
television screening in „Filmmúzeum” „m2” channels 2005



As writer-editor

2010: Negative hungarian filmhistory (dir.: Gyula Nemes)

Karlovy Vary IFF
Jihlava IFF
Triest IFF
Buenos Aires BAFCI

Films: