Áron Szentpéteri was born in 1987.
After completing two independent short films and a Msc degree in cognitive science, he studied film directing at the University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest (SZFE) in the class of Ildikó Enyedi.
His short film Láthatatlanul’ (Invisibly) debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in the Cinéfondation selection in May 2017. The film was later screened at 30+ festivals and collected several awards internationally. Arte/ WDR acquired and screened the film in late 2018. Between 2017 and 2020 he worked as an assistant teacher for the film director BA class at the University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest (SZFE). His middle-length film “The prince” is in post-production and is expected for 2022. Currently he is developing his first feature film in the Torino Script Lab 2022 program.
Aron is living and working in Budapest, Hungary.