Dario Lonjak was born in Karlovac in 1987. In primary school he joined Video group of the Karlovac gymnasium and directed few music videos and short films screened at a number of festivals worldwide. In 2012 he graduate at the Academy of Dramatic Art, University of Zagreb, department of Film and TV directing. During the study, he made several short films and documentaries: Dan mrtvih (Day of the Dead, 2008), Srećko (2008), Tjelesne tekućine (Bodily fluids, 2011), Zorgazam (Zorgasm, 2010), Ugovor (Contract, 2012). Also, he worked as 2nd AD on feature films: Metastaze (Metastases, 2009) and Ljudožder vegetarijanac (Cannibal Vegetarian, 2012) by Branko Schmidt; Nije sve u lovi (Not all about the money, 2013.) by Dario Pleić; few TV commercials and short films as 1st AD.