BIO

Csilla Toldy was born  in Budapest. She escaped from the socialist Hungary in

1981. For the next three years she lived in many European countries, in

France, Austria and Germany, where she finally settled.

She studied languages and worked as a translator in Germany. 

 

She moved to the British Isles with a writer's visa to work on films in 1995

Her writing was supported by British Screen, Media and Northern Ireland Screen

She received a Masters Degree in Creating Writing for Film and Television from

Sheffield University in 2003. She participated in workshops lead by: Sundance, Arista,

The National Film and Television School

With her scripts she won the Katapult Prize and The Special Prize of the Motion Pictures Association as the Hungarian winner of the Hartley-Merrill Prize

 

She lives in Northern Ireland in Rostrevor, at Carlingford Lough.

 

Csilla works as a poet, writer and a tutor of creative writing, teaches yoga and meditation and writes about it. 

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