MASTERCLASS

Filmmakers supporting KinoClan

JULIE SHLES

An independent director and producer of award winning documentaries, feature films and TV series. A political and social activist. Between 2005-2009 Shles was the head of the documentary department at Reshet TV.

ANAT EVEN

An independent filmmaker. Lecturer at the Sapir Academic College. Co-editor of Takriv, a documentary magazine. Laureate of the Film Prize of the Ministry of Education and Culture 2004, and the Landau Prize for Excellency in art 2011.

YAEL PERLOV

A film editor and producer. Lecturer at the Steve Tich school of film and television at Tel Aviv University. Laureate of the Israel Film Academy Prize for editing Late Marriage by Dover Kosashvili (2003), as well as for producing and editing Ben Gurion, Epilogue (2017).

ALMA GENIHAR

A screenwriter, playwright, novelist, script editor and Social activist. Holds a bachelor’s degree in history and Jewish philosophy from Tel Aviv University. Writer of the award winning play “The Peacock of Silwan”. Currently developing two television series.

LIMOR PINHASOV

An independent filmmaker. CEO of the Israel Film and Television Directors' Guild (R.A). Co-founder of the Israeli Women in Film and Television Forum.

LEE GILAT

A film and television director, screenwriter and script editor. Teaches screenwriting at the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School. Co-founder of the Israeli Women in Film and Television Forum. Writer and director of Encirclements (2014) and director of the award winning short film Committed.

SMADAR ZAMIR

A filmmaker, activist and lecturer. Teaches Women's Cinema at Ben-Gurion University, Hadassah College, Sapir Academic College and more. Co-founder of the Israeli Women in Film and Television Forum. Writer of the blog The Director's Cut. Her film "The Directress Chair" will be released in 2020.

RANA ABU FRAIHA

A filmmaker and photographer. Studied at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. Her first full length film, In Her Footsteps, was awarded the Van Leer Award for Best Director of a Documentary, Jerusalem Film Festival 2017, and was nominated for the Ophir Award of Best Documentary.

MAYA DREIFUSS

A film director, writer, and script editor. An educator at Tel Aviv University. Her contributions in film have been featured at the Cannes, Jerusalem, Haifa, and Sundance film festivals.

AVIGAIL SPERBER

A film director, cinematographer and social activist. Founder of Bat Kol - a religious lesbian organization, the first religious gay organization in Israel. Laureate of the Minister of Education award for Jewish Culture in the Film category 2017.​

NURIT JACOBS YINON

An independent video artist, film Director and producer. Founder and owner of Aluma Films. Teaches film, art, Judaism and gender and socially active in these fields.

HADAS AYALON

A film director, writer, and editor. A filmmaking graduate of Tel Aviv University, Ayalon’s thesis short film Paris on the Water is the first Israeli film to win a student Academy Award.