Ferenc Varsanyi

animation film director

Throughout his 30 year career in the entertainment industry, Varsanyi has worked with such notable studios as Pannonia Film Studio (Eastern Europe’s leading producer of Animation throughout the 1970s and ‘80s), and as the world famous Varga Studio, and Klasky-Csupo Inc., in Hollywood California (‘90s).

Varsanyi has won multiple awards including a daytime Emmy for his work directing the first 15 episodes of Klasky Csupo’s Rugrats and has worked all over the world from Hollywood to Korea to Taiwan to Europe producing and directing major animation projects. Varsanyi was the technical director 1997 – 2001 of The Princess and the Pea, an $8 million feature length project and directed the world TV premier of Burundis – full length TV special – in conjunction with BouncyNet Inc and Latin American broadcasting giant, Televisa. In 2007 he was the animation director of The Pearl of Desert (Dubai) a full length animated feature. In 2010 he was the animation director of Lillifee a German full length animated feature film.

At the present he is teacher in some film schools, and screenwriter/ director and co-producer on his own projects.

Areas of Teaching

MA: Animation technics, Working with actors