Péter Bergendy (1964) graduated from the Faculty of Psychology of the ELTE University in Budapest, Hungary.
He is the author of many publications on the psychology of the relationship between movies, personality and symbols. He started his film career with Hungarian Television in 1984. He also worked at the Hungarian Film Institute as a scientific researcher and headed the Film Distribution Department of Helikon Distribution Company.
From 1991 to 2002 he was editor-in-chief of the Hungarian licence issue of “Cinema Magazine” (Hamburg, Germany), the major movie magazine in Europe.
Péter Bergendy is also co-founder, co-owner and producer of Stáb FilmFactory Ltd., a young and dynamic production company that plays a lead role on the Hungarian market of promotion and advertisement. He produced unconventional television shows for young people, music videos and commercials presenting a visual world that had been unprecedented in Hungary that far.
Péter Bergendy directed his first full-length feature film Állítsátok meg Terézanyut! / Stop Mum Theresa in 2004.