Natália Fábics

assistant lecturer, film theoretician, communication consultant

After receiving a BEd in teaching English as a foreign language at Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest (ELTE) in 1993, she worked as an English teacher at the College of Foreign Trade in Budapest and at different language schools. Then she studied English literature and linguistics at the same university and public relations at the College of Foreign Trade where she graduated in 1997. Since then Natalia has been working in the field of PR and communication for a wide range of clients. In the past few years her focus has more and more been the cultural sector – she has been leading the communication of Budapest Design Week between 2007 and 2015, Graphifest in 2010 and 2011.

Between 1999 and 2003 she studied media and sociology at the Institute of Sociology and Social Policy of ELTE (graduating in media management and journalism in 2001), then film history and theory at ELTE, Faculty of Humanities receiving her MA in film studies in 2012; she has finished her studies at the Film, Media and Contemporary Culture PhD program of the same university, and is currently working on her PhD dissertation with the title ‘The Perception of Contemporary East Asian Cinema at European and North American Film Festivals and in Art-house Cinemas‘.

Presently, in addition to working as a freelancer communication consultant, she is a lecturer at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest and a translator of film theory and design related texts.

Areas of Teaching

Global Film History
Film Festivals: theory and practice
Contemporary Global Cinema
Film Analysis for Filmmakers
Creative Writing
Presentation and Pitching Skills