U Up?

  • Queer Shorts
  • 9min
  • Narrative Short
  • International Premiere
  • 2020

Home alone, Ben receives a short but telling message from his online dating buddy Nico. The latter’s detached behaviour prevents Ben from feeling like he can show his real emotions. U Up? examines courtship, foreplay and how fear of rejection can blur one’s judgement…

Viktória Szemerédy is a Budapest based award-winning screenwriter and director. Her previous experience as a psychotherapist informs the way in which she examines human emotions in her work. Her three previous shorts, Pintu, Butterfly Daughter and Metaphorms have been screened at international film festivals and earned her several awards.


Hero Squared Kft.


Executive Producer

Jonathan Halperyn

Executive Producer

Daniel Kresmery

Executive Producer

Christian Angermayer

Executive Producer

Viktória Szemerédy


Anna Botka


Alejandro Duque

Director of Photography

Péter Szatmári

Sound Designer

Bálint Zándoki

Production Designer

Anna Rózsa