Kornél Mundruczó was born in Hungary in 1975. He studied at the Hungarian University of Film and Drama and is now a renowned European film-director, whose films premier at the most prestigious festivals all over the world. After a short film (AFTA), he directed four features films (Pleasant days, Johanna, Delta, The Frankenstein-Project) and won various awards in famous festivals. His latest film The Frankenstein-Project premiered in the Official Selection of Cannes 2010. Since 2003, he has also been working for the stage with Krétakör Theatre,Thalia Theater Hamburg and Schauspiel Hannover among others. He has four performances running in theater at the moment : THE ICE from Sorokin in the National Theatre of Hungary, THE FRANKENSTEIN-PROJECT, and the international coproduction HARD TO BE A GOD touring on theatre festivals worldwide and his latest theatre work ESZTER SOLYMOSI OF TISZAESZLAR in Schauspiel Hannover.