ELF Pictures was founded in 2016 by former freelance producers András Pires Muhi and Ágnes Horváth-Szabó. In 2018 Viki Réka Kiss joined the team. Before they joined forces, the three producers have worked in films such as A WOMAN CAPTURED, GRANNY PROJECT, ON BODY AND SOUL, JUST THE WIND, LILY LANE, SON OF SAUL, IT’S NOT THE TIME OF MY LIFE and many more.
The trio shares a vision: to serve society by producing high quality documentaries. ELF gives voice to the next generation of filmmakers, tackling a wide spectrum of topics, renewing the recognition of “documentary genre” within the Hungarian society. The produced the diploma films of the documentary class at the Hungarian University of Film and Arts this year.
ELF Pictures debuted with the Sarajevo Jury Special Prize winner NINE MONTH WAR (2018), co-produced OCCUPATION 1968 and THE BARON RETURNS the same year. Their supporters include the Doha Film Institute, HBO Europe, Creative Europe, private investors and the Hungarian Film Fund.
In 2018 Péter Donáth joined the team to form a theatrical distribution part, bringing international and domestic fictions and documentaries to screens across Hungary.