Projects 2020

Queen of Chess

Bernadett Tuza-Ritter
Queen of Chess tells the story of the relationship and the tournaments of two minds: Judit Polgar, the greatest female chess player of all time and Garry Kasparov, the legend - who believed that a woman and a man cannot fight one another.

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Bernadett Tuza-Ritter, director

Bernadett Tuza-Ritter is a Hungarian film and television editor and documentary director. Her first full-length creative documentary, A Woman Captured, was invited to the Sundance Film Competition in 2018, winning the Hungarian Film Prize at several festivals that year, and being nominated for Best European Documentary by the European Film Academy. From 2006 to 2009, she was a film and television editing student at the University of Theater and Film Arts. Between 2014 and 2016, she attended a master's program in documentary filmmaking. Bernadett Tuza-Ritter is a member of the European Film Academy (EFA), the Hungarian Film Academy (MFA) and the Hungarian Film and Video Editors Association (HSE).

Gabor Harmi, producer and scriptwriter

Gabor Harmi studied writing and producing at the Film Academy of Budapest, Hungary, worked in London, Norway, Los Angeles and in several Eastern European countries as a filmmaker. He is currently developing a TV series with AMC International CE as a showrunner. Filmography: 2018 Mindörökké (associate producer) 2018 The Rub (co-producer) 2017 Frozen May (producer) 2013 Grimace (Short) (co-producer) 2012 Daymark (producer).

Peter Stern, producer

Peter Stern studied law and political science. Passionate about environmental protection, Peter co-founded and co-developed the first consulting entity for sustainable filmmaking in Hungary, called ‘Film in Green’. Runs an environmentally themed radio show called Power Plant in the infamous channel, Tilos Rádió. Producer of the documentary series in development, Queen of Chess.

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Queen of Chess


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Bernadett Tuza-Ritter

Peter Stern, Gabor Harmi

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