Simon Oblescak - Camera Lighting & Documentary tutor
Originally from Slovenia, Simon graduated from the Ljubljana Film Academy in 2001 and has worked as a TV director for Slovenian National Television and independent director/producer for several years.
In 2003 Simon co-directed and co-produced the documentary film Amigo, which was selected as best Slovenian documentary of the year, and received the award for “Artistic Achievement" at the international Golden Knight Film Festival in Kaluga, Russia. He also wrote and directed the documentary Blue is the Sky for National Slovenian TV; the story of a man who chooses to live a life outside the restraints of society high atop a mountain. In 2005 he moved to Berlin and started onionfilms with the purpose of creating moving and thought-provoking documentary film, much like Karaka – The Seed of Change.