Balazs Zachar graduated in history and communications in Budapest in 1998, and got law degree in 1999. From 2003 he was head of Audiovisual Department in the Ministry of Culture where he coordinated the preparation of the film law which was adopted in 2004. Between 2011 and 2016 he was the legal director of the Hungarian Film Fund, after which he joined Pioneer Pictures, a Hungarian production company as head of business affairs. There he was co-producer of Budapest Noir (2017). He works as a freelance producer since 2018, working on the development of several shorts and features.