Borbála Nagy was born and raised in a dancer family in Hungary. After having studied Movie Sciences and working as a journalist in Budapest, in 2011 she left her home country for personal and political reasons. She started her studies in directing at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB) in 2012. Her shorts were shown at international festivals worldwide. Her film Everything Alright was nominated for the German Short Film Award as well as for the German Film Critics Prize. At the moment she is developing her first feature Nothing to See Here.