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Zágon graduated as a Cinematographer from the University of Theatre and Film Arts of Budapest (SZFE). Since then he's been working in all kinds of projects, including commercials, music videos, documentaries and feature films as well. His first feature film 'GENTLE' debuted at Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Dramatic Competition, becoming the first ever Hungarian film to enter in this category. He also worked in two award winning documentaries titled 'NINE MONTH WAR' and 'TALES FROM THE PRiSON CELL'.

'Tales from the prison cell' won two awards  at zsigmond vilmos  international cinematography film festival.

Zágon was invited to a cinematography masterclass by sheffield docfest and canon uk in 2022 to presents his movie 'beauty of the beast'.


fictional and documentary

     selected filmography

  • 2022 Gentle  //  feature film //director: Anna Nemes, László Csuja

        Sundance Film Festival- World Cinema Dramatic Competition

        Celeveland Film Festival- George Gund III Memorial Central and Eastern European Competition- winner the Main Award

        Luxemburg CineÉast Film Festival- winner the Grand Prix award

        Raindance Film Festival- won the Best Debut Feature award

  • 2022 Beauty of the Beast //documentary //director: Anna Nemes

      Cinematography Masterclass by Sheffield DocFest and Canon UK


  • 2022 land of warm waters // feature film //director: Ivan and igor buharov

  • 2021 way out // short documentary //director: Árpád schilling

  • 2021 vitamin d feast // short //Director: Lili Nagy

  • 2020 Tales from the Prison cell // documentary-fiction //director: Ábel Visky

       ZSIFF- Best Documentary Award for Cinematography

                    Critics' Choice Award for Cinematography

       BIDF- winner Special mention

       HotDocs- nominee audience award

       FIDBA- Best Documentary International Competition

       SPFF- nominee Best Directors Competition

       FIPA - nominee Fipa D'OR

  • 2020 Not about family// documentary //director: Anna Kis

      BIDF 2020- winner Best Hungarian film

  • 2018 Nine Month War// documentary //director: László Csuja

     Sarajevo Film Festival- winner Jury Prize

      Dok Leipzig- nominee Best Film

      Cinema Verité Iran International Documentary film festival- winner Special Jury Prize 

  • 2018 Songs of the Land// documentary //director: Miklós Both, Bálint Szimler

  • 2018 Tripoli Tide// short //director: Ahmed Elghoneimy

  • 2014 The Party// interactive musical theatre performance //director: Árpád Schilling

  • 2014 King of dolphin// short //director: Áron Szentpéteri


  • 2022 Telekom christmas// TVC // 

  • 2021  neogranormon // TVC //

  • 2021 vision express// tvc //

  • 2020 mnb //online //

  • 2019 telenor//tvc //

  • 2019 eon//TVC //

  • 2018 Telenor Xmass//TVC //

  • 2018 MKB 20perc egézség//TVC //

  • 2018 Telekom Valentin//online //

  • 2017 Raiffeisen Bank//TVC //

  • 2017 McDonald's Ronald Ház//online //

  • 2017 Raiffeisen Bank//TVC //

  • 2017 Raiffeisen Bank/ TVC //

     cameraoperator/ 'b' camera / second unit

  • 2019 The Reconing// feature film //director: Neil Marshall

  • 2016 Die Reise mit Vate// feature film //director: Anca Miruna Lazarescu

  • 2015 Balaton Method// documentary //director: Bálint Szimler

  • 2014 VAN Valami furcsa és megmagyarázhatatlan//feature film //director: Gábor Reisz

  • 2014 white god// feature film //director: Kornél Mundruczó



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