Michal Baláž studied screenwriting and directing at the Academy of Performing Arts. He writes screenplays for tv series, films, plays, poems, short stories, graphic novels, lyrics. He made his directorial debut in the genre-tuned film True Štúr (2015). He co-wrote the feature films The Road to the Impossible, Love Transmits the Mountain, and is currently working on the feature screenplays Octobriana, Tiso, Když se zhasne etc. He co-directed the cycle A Moment of Poetry and the documentary series ŠtB: Top Secret. He published two collections of poetry, one collection of prose & one comic book.