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"At the moment of vision, the eyes see nothing." - William Golding

A woman is smoking in her window on a peaceful Sunday night while behind other sleeping windows violence stands waiting to strike.

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Attila Rostas is a multiple Award winning Hungarian born American Filmmaker, Photographer, Educator with strong emphases on social injustice, human biases and prejudice in his filmmaking body. Attila holds a Master's Degree in Economics and Diplomatic Services from Hungary, and a Master's Degree in International Business from Pace University in New York City. He started his filmmaking endeavor at New York Film Academy and finished his studies at San Francisco Film School in California. In 2020 he started to teach courses in Film Production at Mission College in Santa Clara, California. Currently he is Adjunct Faculty at San Francisco Film School.
His films 'Gloomy Sunday', 'The Audition', 'Silentium Dei', screened at film festivals in London, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Edinburgh, Tehran, Budapest, Eindhoven, Thessaloniki, and Tirana among many other places. His latest short film 'The Shepherds of Cat Island' is Attila's conscious step toward his debut feature film in development.


Anne Michelle Gregory produced Attila's first three films, Gloomy Sunday, The Audition and Silentium Dei. She also took an important role on The Shepherds of Cat Island. 



Executive Producer Matt Szymanowski wrote, directed, edited, and produced the Sundance Lab finalist dark comedy The Purple Onion (2014). He is the author of the self published novel "Cupertino."He holds a BA in Humanities from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, studied film and theater directing at the Polish National Film School in Lodz, Poland, and holds an MFA in Writing for Film and TV from Emerson College in Boston.

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