Dejan Oblak is a Slovenian film and television director, best known for his work on the critically acclaimed TV series Homeland, The Wire and The Americans. Born in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 1978, Oblak began his career in film and television production as an assistant director on the popular Slovenian crime drama series Serviraj za pobede (Serve for Victory). After working on several television projects in his native Slovenia, Oblak moved to the United States in 2000 to pursue his career in television and film.
In the United States, Oblak quickly established himself as a sought-after director of television. He began directing episodes of popular television shows such as Law & Order and CSI: Miami. It was his work on the hit series The Wire that earned him the most acclaim and recognition. He directed a number of episodes of the series, and was praised for his ability to capture the gritty realism of the show's Baltimore setting. His work on The Wire earned him an Emmy Award nomination.
Oblak also directed episodes of the acclaimed FX series The Americans, Homeland and Banshee. His directorial credits continued to grow, and in 2014 he directed the feature film The Face of an Angel, starring Daniel Brühl and Kate Beckinsale. The film, which follows an investigative journalist and a documentary filmmaker as they investigate a murder in Italy, received mixed reviews and did not do well at the box office.
In addition to his work as a film and television director, Oblak has also directed a number of music videos, commercials and short films. His work has also been showcased in a number of international film festivals, including the Tribeca Film Festival and the Sundance Film Festival.
Dejan Oblak is an acclaimed film and television director whose work has been praised for its realism and attention to detail. His directorial credits range from popular television shows to feature films, and his work has been showcased at a number of prestigious film festivals. His career is a testament to his skill as a director, and he is one of the most sought after directors in the industry.