Réka Bucsi is a Hungarian animation filmmaker.
She graduated with a Master degree in animation from
Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in 2013.
Réka’s graduation film ‘Symphony no. 42’ was shortlisted for the Oscars in 2014. Her personal films were
screened at various film festivals, including all of them premiering at the Berlinale Shorts Competition
and further playing in competition twice at Sundance, Ottawa, AFI Fest, BFI London Film Festival
and twice at SXSW.
Réka’s short film ‘LOVE’ was nominated for Best Short Film at the European Film Awards,
she became a European Film Academy member in 2017.
Her short film ‘Solar Walk’ won the Audi Short Film Award at the Berlinale in 2018.
It was nominated at the Annie Awards for Best Short Film and is now part of The Criterion Collection.
Réka was one of the Berlinale Shorts International Jury members at the 2020 Berlinale.
She was a speaker at Pictoplasma both in Berlin and NYC, Pratt Institute NYC, The New School NYC,
FMX Conference on Animation Germany and a guest teacher at California Institute of the Arts in 2019.
Réka was invited to become a new member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences in 2021.