György Báron is a professor habil at the University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest and is president of the Hungarian Society of Film Critics within FIPRESCI. Staff-critic of weekly magazine Élet és Irodalom and monthly film periodical Filmvilág. Since the 1980s, he has published more than thousand reviews, essays and studies, both in Hungarian and other languages. He has made educational documentaries for various television channels, radio programs on film topics and he is the author of the books Hollywood and Marienbad and Descent to the Underworld.
Born in 1988, he graduated from the Film Studies department at the Yerevan State Institute of Theater and Cinema. He has published articles in local and international press.
Since 2009 she directs the IFF of Uruguay, organized by the Uruguayan Cinémathèque where she is also the artistic director since 2005. The Uruguayan Cinémathèque is a cultural institution and film archive based in Montevideo that has a monthly program of approximately a hundred movies between cycles, retrospectives, exhibitions and premières in its four theatres in the capital city. She has been a jury member in several film festivals such as Berlinale, Karlovy Vary, BAFICI or ZINEBI, and is programmer and programme advisor to other important festivals. She collaborates as a film critic with the weekly Brecha and the daily newspaper La Diaria in Uruguay.