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Péter Lichter is an experimental filmmaker. He publicated two poetry books at the age of 16 and 20. He studied film history and film theory at the ELTE University, Budapest. He writes his PhD-thesis about the relationship of american avante-garde cinema and the science-fiction movies. Peter makes short, found-footage, abstract experimentals and lyrical documentaries since 2002. His films were screened at festivals and venues like: Tribeca Film Festival - New York; Rotterdam IFF; Oberhausen Film Festival; Cinema 16 - New York; EXiS - Seoul; VideoEX - Zurich; MisALT – San Francisco; MIA - Los Angeles; Angers Premier Plans; Klex – Kuala Lumpur; Director Lounge – Berlin; Hungarian Film Week, etc. He is also one of the editors of the Prizma film-periodical. Peter frequently collaborates with visual artist Loránd Szécsényi-Nagy, and composer Ádám Márton Horváth.

Films:

Distributor: Light Cone - Paris

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’

Screenings, Exhibitons, Festivals, Awards:


Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image; Johnson City, NY; USA, 2014
Analogica, Auer/Ora (BZ) Italy, 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 
Hungarian Filmcritics Award: Best experimental film (Rimbaud), 2014

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
Best Experimental Film - Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico, 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
OFF- Oblò Film Festival - Lausanne, - Grand Prix du Jury, 2011
Hungarian Independent Film Festival: Grand Prize, 2011
Budapest Independent Film Festival: Special award, 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: Award of the most promising young talent; 2010
The Canton Palace Theatre First Annual International Film Festival - Ohio ; 2010
KargArt Underground Film Screenings, Istambul; 2010
8. International Super8 festival - Szeged: Best hungarian film; Audience award; 2009
Budapest Independent Film Festival: Special award; 2008

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

15. Mediawave IFF, Győr -  Best hungarian experimental film; 2005
Hungarian independent filmfestival, special prize of the jury 2005
Beirouth International Shortfilm Festival - out of competition, special invitation;  2005
television screening in „Filmmúzeum” „m2” channels 2005
2. Cinefest,- special Kodak award for the best visuality ;  2005

1. Cinefest , Miskolc - Special prize of the jury; 2004


As writer-editor

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

Karlovy Vary IFF
Jihlava IFF
Triest IFF
Buenos Aires BAFCI