Program: Graduate Scholarship Recipient
Host Institution: New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Current Position: Freelance filmmaker
Quote: “Being able to study in the United States was an eye-opening experience, I have learned and acquired skills that shaped me as a director and I also got to value diversity way more than ever before which I believe is crucial in our profession.”
Read his interview: hungaryfoundation.
Máté Vincze is a freelance filmmaker, who graduated from the University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest in 2012. The hands-on courses taught him not only the theoretical part of communication and video production but also ways to combine his storytelling ambitions with the world of digital media. He quickly fell in love with documentaries and continued his studies in the Directing Documentaries M.A. program. Máté has a Master’s Degree in Filmmaking from the New York University (NYU) Tisch School of Arts. He received the HIF Graduate Scholarship for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 to support him in completing the program.
The New York University Tisch School of the Arts (commonly referred to as Tisch) is the performing, cinematic and media arts school of New York University, and is among the most competitive film schools in the world to enroll in. With many famous alumni having gone to work in the American film industry, Broadway theatre, and in entertainment industries around the world, Tisch is typically ranked among the top American film schools, as such with yearly consistency in notable industry publications such as THR and Variety, and is often considered as one of the top film and theater schools in the United States and the world.
Founded on August 17, 1965, Tisch is a training ground for artists, scholars of the arts, and filmmakers; the school merges the technical training of a professional school with the academic resources of a major research university to immerse students in their intended artistic disciplines. The school is divided into three Institutes: Performing Arts, Emerging Media, and Film & Television. Many undergraduate and graduate disciplines are available for students, including: acting, dance, drama, performance studies, design for stage and film, musical theatre writing, photography record producing, game design and development, and film and television studies.