President of the Association of Hungarian Film Artists (Magyar Filmmüvész Szövetség) since 2012.
Founded a film school (film.factory) in Sarajevo 2013.
Attended film school after he made his first movie.
He originally wanted to be a philosopher and considered film making to be a hobby.
In the 2012 Sight&Sound poll of the greatest films of all time, Tarr listed his favorite films as: Aleksandr Nevski (1938), Au Hasard Balthazar (1966), Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980), Frenzy (1972), M (1931), Man with a Movie Camera (1929), Passion of Joan of Arc (1927), The Round-Up (1966), Tokyo Story (1953) and Vivre Sa Vie (1962).