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