Originally from Slovenia, Aljaz Babnik is a filmmaker and photographer based in Europe, first in Barcelona and then in Biarritz, but above all living in his own universe. What motivates him is the interaction between man and nature. A talented filmmaker, his films have been presented in no less than fifteen festivals, and have won awards for Best Short Film (at the Berlin Surf Film Festival), Emerging Filmmaker (at the San Diego Surf Film Festival) and Jury Prize (at the UAE Ocean Film Festival in Dubai). “We live in a disconnected society and with my work I’m trying to reconnect people with themselves. There is space and time to create a better world for everyone.” Through his creations that inspire love and peace, Aljaz has the ambition to reconnect people with their inner silence.