ABOUT ME

 

Screenwriter & Director.
Born 1986, residing in Tel Aviv, Israel. 
BA - Screenwriting for Film and Television - TAU School of Film.

Serial Eyes postgraduate training program for TV writers and producers - class of 2019/20.

 

  • 2019 - Dead End ("Sof Ha-Derech" / סוף הדרך) - Animated Comedy Web Series (Kan - Israeli Public Broadcasting).
    Creator, Director, Co-Writer.
    All episodes available here (for English subtitles click "CC")

    • Selected for over 30 festivals worldwide

    • Winner, Best Animated Content - T.O Web Fest

    • Winner, Best Animation - Melbourne Web Fest 

    • Winner, Best Animation - Sicily Web Fest

    • Winner, Best Commissioned Animation - Animix Festival

    • Winner, Best Screenplay – Realist Web Fest

    • Winner, Best Creator in Animation & Webfilm - Asia Web Awards

    • Winner, Best International Comedy - 300 Seconds Short Film Festival

    • Series reached over 1.5 million views in Israel.

  • 2019 - Touch - Short drama/comedy film (produced with the support of Makor & Gesher Film Funds).
    Screenwriter & Director.

    • Selected for over 25 festivals worldwide

    • Winner, Grand Prize - Asiana Intl' Short Film Festival (2020)

    • Winner - Audience Choice, Most Promising Director - Tel Aviv Intl' Student Film Festival (2020)

    • Winner - Best Film & Best Screenplay - Moscow Shorts (Nov. 2019)

    • Winner - Best Narrative Short - Carmel Intl' Short Film Festival (2020)

    • Winner - Best Narrative - SHORT to the Point (March 2020).

    • Nominated - Palm Springs ShortFest 2020

    • Nominated - Jerusalem Film Festival 2019

  • 2019 - Lost in the Square ("Avudim Ba-RIbua" / אבודים בריבוע) - Educational Sketch Show (Kan 23).
    Head Writer - Season 2.

  • 2019 - Crowded ("Tsafuf" / צפוף) - Sitcom (Zoom).
    Screenwriter - Season 3 (4 episodes).
     

  • 2018 - Under the Skin ("Mitachat La-Or" / מתחת לעור) - Educational Sketch Show (Public Educational Channel).
    Staff Writer - Season 1.
     

  • 2017 - HaChafranim (החפרנים) - Educational Comedy Show (Public Educational Channel).
    Staff Writer - Season 6.
     

  • 2017 - Kadabra (כדברא) - Supernatural Drama Series for Young Adults (Nickelodeon Israel).
    Script Development - Season 2.
     

  • 2017 - The Big Nothing ("Ha-Klum Ha-Gadol" / הכלום הגדול)Sci-Fi Comedy Series for Teens (Yes Kidz, Yes).
    Creator, Head Writer and Director.
     

  • 2014-2016 – Contacts ("Sihot Yots'ot" / שיחות יוצאות) - Satirical Web Series (Indie).
    Co-creator, Co-Writer, Co-Director (With Yogev Yefet), Editor.

    • First 3 episodes reached over 2 million views in Israel.

    • Winner of the Grand Jury award and Best Drama Film in the 5th Hong Kong International Mobile Film Awards (2015).

    • Screened in Israeli cinematheques and on various TV shows.

  • 2014 – Completed BA in Film and Television with honors at TAU Film School.

    • Final Project, screenplay for the feature film "A Far Away Galaxy", won the annual pitching event receiving both the Jury Award and the Audience Choice Award (currently working on securing funding).
       

  • 2010 – NEXT (נקסט) - A Short Horror Film
    Co-Writer, Co-Director (with Tal Haring and Amir Cohn).

    • Winner of the Icon Festival "72 Hour Film" competition.


I always have several projects in development and am always looking for new and interesting projects to collaborate on. Feel free to contact me and we'll take it from there.

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