Dominik Bari was born in Kosice, East Slovakia. He began his film career at a young age: in high school, he was already winning multiple domestic and also international awards, as well as working for different TV channels. After high school he moved to Paris, where he was accepted at The International Film and Television School, majoring in cinematography and film editing. Whilst studying, he also worked for different production companies and advertising agencies in Slovakia, Czech Republic, France and the USA. After earning his bachelor’s degree, he moved to London where he enrolled as a master’s student at the prestigious National Film and Television School, specialising in visual effects. His 2018 film, Oymyakon, has been qualified for an Academy Award.