Dorottya Zurbó (Budapest, 1988) graduated from the first edition of DocNomads Joint Master for which she was awarded full Erasmus Mundus scholarship in Lisbon, Budapest and Brussels. She is also an honours graduate in film theory and history from ELTE, Budapest. Currently she is a D.L.A. student at the University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest where she is also a lecturer in the field of transmedia and documentary. Her short films have won several awards and have been screened in many festivals (Verzió, One World, Doclisboa, Zagrebdox, Jihlava). She co-directed a documentary (The Next Guardian; 2017) shot in Bhutan which was premiered at IDFA in the First Appearance Competition and participated in many international festivals so far.
Easy Lessons is her first directorial debut alone supported by the Hungarian National Film Fund’s Incubator Program.