Orsi Nagypál [ ɔrʃi nɒɟpa:l ]
Hungarian writer&director for film and TV
Orsi Nagypal is a Hungarian filmmaker who graduated at the prestigious London Film School in 2010.
She is currently working on the prep of “RISE OF THE RAVEN”, and epic, action-heavy period drama on 15th century Hungarian war hero, Hunyadi, in an international co-prod by Canadian Serendipity Point, Hungarian NFI and BETA film - Orsi will direct 4 episodes out of ten in the first season in 2022.
Just before, and during COVID times Orsi directed her second feature, the US indie dystopian drama "The Deal” - produced by Dean Devlin - globetrotting between Hungary, Serbia and Los Angeles.
In 2017 she shot her first feature film in Hungary "NYITVA/OPEN", a sexual dramedy on monogamy and its alternatives. The movie premiered in Montreal IFF in 2018, and arrived to Hungarian cinemas in October 2018 to critical acclaim.
Since 2011 Orsi is busy directing award winning short films and TV shows, commissioned by HBO Europe and the Hungarian National TV, and since 2019 the US CW. She worked on drama, romcom, fantasy and satire tv series, directed more than 70 episodes - taking the lead director's seat for 52 episodes.
She is most interested in everyday heroes, human sexuality, and how we find our true selves whilst struggling with the constrains of our societies.