Barak is a writer-director originally from Israel and based in New York City. After his military service,
Barak graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in Film & TV Production. During his studies, Barak wrote and directed several short films that won awards at various festivals in the US and Europe. 

Barak's commercial work includes producing commercials at Hayden 5 Media, directing branded content as well as the title-track music video for Joan Baez’s 2018 Emmy nominated album, Whistle Down the Wind. He was also hired by ad-agency, Beautiful Destinations, where he directed and produced over 15 short documentaries for the US Tourism Board. 

His debut feature film Silence & Darkness is available now on Digital & VOD in the US, Canada, and UK.