Boróka Biró is a Bucharest based emerging cinematographer, alumna of The National Film and Television School “I.L. Caragiale” of Bucharest with MA degree, Berlinale Talents 2021 and Sarajevo Talents 2017. She attended many international filmmaking workshops (Nisi Masa Workshops, Slow Film Super8 Workshop, Filmtett) and international masterclasses like ASC Masterclass 2022, Imago Inspiration Masterclasses and Camerimage Festivals.

She started her career in the camera department during her studies, then shortly became a focus puller, then a camera operator and worked on movies like Sieranevada (Cristi Puiu), Touch Me Not (Adina Pintilie), Wednesday (Tim Burton, Netflix). She shot several short films as a cinematographer. Her debut feature film, “It Takes Two To Fence '', directed by Andrei Gheorghe premiered at Mons IFF and she was awarded with Young Hope Award at the Gopo Gala for its cinematography. Recently she finished shooting her second feature film, directed by Bogdan Muresanu, "The New Year That Never Came".

She is specialised in fiction films, commercials, and documentaries. Her camera work and lighting is focused on story, emotion and atmosphere, with great care for the narrative and the character. Every story needs a different approach and style in order to truly tune in with the meaning. She is passionate about film, analogue photography, traveling, performative and fine arts, yoga, psychology, light, atmosphere.


MA Hons - Cinematography for Film and TV - UNATC "I.L. Caragiale, Bucharest (2012-2014)
BFA Hons - Cinematography for Film and TV - UNATC "I.L. Caragiale” Bucharest (2008-2011)

  • ASC Masterclass 2022 
  • Cinematography Masterclass tutor at Media Days at Babes Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca - 2022
  • BERLINALE Talents - 2021
  • Camerimage 2019 Seminars & Masterclasses
  • Slow Film Festival - cinematography tutor and jury member
  • SARAJEVO Talents - 2017
  • IMAGO Masterclass of Cinematography - Wien - 2013
  • Slow Film Workshop - Eger (HU) - 2012
  • IMAGO Masterclass of Cinematography - Copenhagen (DK) - 2011
  • NisiMasa Workshop - Malmö (SE) - 2011
  • MEDIALAB - Bucharest - 2011
  • Romanian Cinematography Masterclass - Bucharest - 2014, 2013, 2010, 2009
  • Film vs. Digital - Bucharest - 2008
  • FILMTETT Film Camp - Csíkszépvíz, Homoród - 2009, 2010


  • Cinematography tutor and jury member at Slow Film Festival (2019)
  • GOPO Awards (2015) - Young Hope Award for Plansa, Bucharest
  • 7 Dreams (2012) - Best Cinematography, Best Editing @ Slow Film Workshop, Eger (HU) Best Film Award @ Filofest (SLO)
  • Singing in the Sun (2012) - Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Local Hero @ 48H Film Project, Brasov (RO)
  • Dance of the Past (2010) - Best Cinematography, Audience Award @ Body Dance Picture (Ork Kota Platform), Budapest (HU)

Hungarian - native
Romanian - fluent
English - fluent
German - intermediate

Europe: Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden, Italy, 
Hungary, Poland, Luxembourg, 
Bosnia and Herzegovina, 
Republic of Moldova, Turkey

Asia: Qatar

North America: USA (Florida)