Miha Černec was born in 1975 in Ljubljana. He finished primary school in Grosuplje, secondary school in Ivančna gorica. He studied Slavic languages and literature at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. During his studies he wrote reviews and translated. He was one of the founders of the cultural journal Balcanis which covered current events and issues from the countries of former Yugoslavia and was published is several languages. He was member of the editorial board for five years. During this period he became increasingly involved in film production where he is still active today.