Slávek Horák (Zlín, 1975) is a screenwriter, director and Czech actor. He studied direction at the FAMU, a film school in Prague. Before finishing his studies he established himself and grew up as a director of TV commercials. He made two short films for the Straight8 project, both selected at the Cannes Film Festival, and he worked as an assistant director of Jan Sverak for the film Kolja (1996), awarded as Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars. Home Care, presented at the Karlovy Vary Festival (Best Actress for Alena Mhulová), is his first feature film as a director and screenwriter.