Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Meet Israeli Filmmakers

Film Studies and the Jewish-Israeli Film Festival
present the filmmakers of

Doron and Yoav Paz

Thursday April 7
Begins at 4:00pm
501 Cathedral of Learning

The Paz brothers were born in Israel and raised in a town near Tel Aviv called Netanya. As 3rd generation descendants of film and theater directors, Yoav and Doron started working in the film industry at an early age. Following graduation from film school at Tel Aviv University, they edited and directed music videos, commercials and television promos for the major broadcasting channels in Israel. They worked as creative managers for the Israeli Cable network (HOT), JETIX, and the Israeli Music Channel. Eventually, the brothers started writing and directing television shows. In 2009, the completed their first feature film, “Phobidilia,” which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and has also played at festivals in Toronto, Istanbul, Taipei, and Singapore.

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