Márk Szilágyi, was born in 1984 in Pécs, Hungary. After he graduated high school he moved to Germany. He holds Academic Degrees in Media-economy from the University of Siegen and in Film and Media Production from the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.

In 2014 he moved to Rwanda and worked as a producer at the Kwetu Film Institute in Kigali. He was involved in productions of the BBC (UK), CNN (USA), PBS (USA), ZDF (GER), WDR (GER), SWR (GER), DW (GER) and SRF (CH) as producer for Rwanda.

From 2015 he works for the german aid company, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) as a development advisor for cultural and creative industries in Rwanda.

Since 2017 Márk Szilágyi is working for the film production company, av Independents Film & TV Produktionsgesellschaft mbH as Creative Producer in Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg.


FILMOGRAPHY (selection):


8x22min Sitcom

Winner of RTL Start up Preis 2017


2017 | HANSEL AND GRETEL | Producer

120min Featurefilm und Opera (GER & RW coproduction Mashirika Performing Arts and Media Company, Mark Szilagyi // Production & Consulting and Oper Stuttgart)

Logline: Humperdincks classic opera directed by Kirill Serebrennikov with a Rwandan Cast


2016 | TYSON! | Co-Producer

20min Short-Featurefilm (USA & RW coproduction, Ocampo Company)

Logline: Short story about Tyson in a Kenyan Hospital


2015 | THE CONGO TRIBUNAL | Line Producer Rwanda

90min Crossplatform Documentary (DRC, RW, GER & CH coproduction, Fruitmarket Arts & Media and Langfilm with IIPM and SRF & RTS)

Logline: Staged as a tribunal on-location in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Berlin, Germany director Milo Rau creates an unshrouded portrait of one of the biggest and bloodiest economic wars in human history


2014 | REDLAND | Showrunner

8x10min Webseries / Cross-media Project (Film Academy BW, UFA & ProSiebenSat1, German TV Station)

Logline: In 2089, Sojus, the last remaining mega city on Earth is ruled by the Communist Party.


2013 | DYSTOPIA | Co-Producer

2x45min, Cross-media Project (BW Film Academy & PenroseFilm)

Logline: Dystopia is a crowd sourced sci-fi short to be edited by the community.


2012 | ENDZEITEN | Producer

60min Documentary (Film Academy BW & WDR, German TV Station)

Logline: The end of the world of coming in 2012! Except in tiny village French of Bugarach... or so they say...



60min Documentary (Film Academy BW & ZDF PHOENIX, German TV Station)

Logline: A portrait of an Aramean family torn between returning to a long lost home and accepting the change of time


2010 | SAG MIR, WO DU STEHST | Producer

30min Documentary (Film Academy BW, ZDF PHOENIX & MDR, German TV Stations)

Logline: Former East-German Secret police officers in dialog with their victims 20 years after the Berlin wall came down