Mitja Manček was born in 1987 in Postojna in Slovenia. He received Specialist Diploma in the field of animation from Film school Zlín in the Czech Republic in 2009. Since March 2010 he has worked as a self-employed artist in Slovenia. His latest film Composition received the Vesna Award for Best Experimental Film at the Festival of Slovenian Film in Portorož, and Special Mention for Experimental animation at 12th European Animated Film Festival Balkanima in Belgrade. He has made 16 animated films in 16 years.