Mária Horváth was born in 1952. She studied as a goldsmith at the Vocational Middle School of Arts in Pécs. In 1971 she joined the Kecskemét Film Studio in its infancy. She has two daughters, four grandchildren and still some film plans. In 1990 she received a Balázs Béla Award. In her films, she intends to create the synthesis of poetry and animation.