Mario Mlakar grew up in the nineties enchanted by technology, computers and the rise of internet which eventually got him a masters degree in electromagnetism and acoustics at the University of Zagreb. Upon graduating he exchanged his life of science to dedicate his efforts into creating moving pictures and sounds. His directorial efforts in commercials and music videos earned him domestic and international awards. He is one of the cofounders of Rational International, a collectivist structured company that specialises in conceptualising, designing and producing ideas and content across a variety of platforms. His client list includes major labels, advertising agencies and production houses from the Adriatic region. He is currently focused on expanding his playground across the globe after finishing his debut short film “The Call From Tomorrow” for Warsaw based Papaya Films.