Prof. Karl Bardosh

Prof. Karl Bardosh

Master Professor,
NYU Tisch School of Arts

Prof. Karl Bardosh is the academic advisor to Asian Academy of Film and TV. The famous filmmaker and professor Karl Bardosh, who pioneered a unique course Cell Phone Cinema at Kanbar Institute of Film and Television (NYU Tisch School of Arts), has been teaching 28 different courses in Film and Television Production, Writing, History and Criticism, embracing all genres from narrative workshop to research and writing for the documentary.

Besides being an outstanding film educator, Prof. Karl Bardosh is also an award-winning director, producer, writer, and editor of features, shorts, television series and documentaries. With his extensive professional experience throughout these years, he has been a trendsetting pioneer in many areas of film and television. He is well-travelled and has worked in Europe, Asia, Brazil and New York.

  • He had initiated the world’s first network television educational series on the Aesthetics of Film (Hungary, 1967-68).
  • He had also pioneered a new genre, Poetry Music Videos with Allen Ginsberg (Blue Ribbon, First Prize, American Film Festival, 1985).
  • As the co-producer & writer, Karl Bardosh had spearheaded the first American-Hungarian feature film Forced March (1989), shot on location in Hungary and Los Angeles. The movie was based on the tragic life of Hungary’s national poet Miklós Radnóti, who was executed during the Holocaust in World War II Hungary. The lead role was played by Academy Award-nominated actor Chris Sarandon.
  • He had written, directed and edited the first American documentary on Bollywood and Indian Parallel Cinema for the American Public Broadcasting System (Bombay, 1992) that was run in prime time for three years.
  • In his book titled ‘The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Digital Video’, published by Penguin-Alpha Books, Prof. Bardosh introduced the concept of filmmaking with an unbroken chain of digital software that starts with Digital Screenwriting (November, 2007).