Born in Hungary but raised in the USA, Bálint Szimler got enrolled to the University of Theatre and Film Arts of Budapest in 2006. His third year short film ‘Here I Am’ won the Hungarian Film Week, was selected to be at Cannes Cinefondation and was later a European Film Awards nominee. After the school he created the Kodály Method video series with his frequent collaborator, DOP Marcell Rév. In 2015, he directed 'Balaton Method' the feature music film, which became the most successful documentary in Hungary, and an official selection at the prestigious Jihlava International Documentary Festival. He currently directs commercials and writes his first fiction feature. The Samsung - See Colors commercial he made, won two bronze lions at Cannes Lions in 2016.