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About The Jerusalem Film Workshop

Founded at 2014, The JFW is a six-week summer program in Israel, designed for talented young filmmakers from all around the world. 24 selected participants will get a once in a lifetime experience, being guided by some of Israel’s top filmmakers, taking their skills to the next level, while creating an original short film on the best documentary set in the world - Jerusalem.

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Boost your filmmaking skills and add a short film to your portfolio

Guaranteed screenings of your film in international film festivals

Connect with leading film industry figures

Shmooz with fellow filmmakers from all over the world

Explore and enjoy magical locations

Five unforgettable summers

Our alumni

We have run five awesome years of the JFW Program so far, collaborating with film festivals from around the world. Meet our inspiring alumni from the past five years, and hear what they had to say about their JFW experience.

Our team

GREEN Productions

Gal Greenspan

Gal Greenspan

CEO & Founder

Gal Greenspan

Roi Kurland

Roi Kurland

CEO & Founder

Roi Kurland

Adi Bar Yossef

Adi Bar Yossef

Head Film & TV Department

Adi Bar Yossef

Maya Fischer

Maya Fischer

Head Film & TV Department

Maya Fischer

JFW

Elad Laor

Elad Laor

Director

Elad Laor

Mariana Krylov

Mariana Krylov

Head Guide

Mariana Krylov

Astar Goldberg

Astar Goldberg

Producer

Astar Goldberg

Justyna Gawelco

Justyna Gawelco

Personal Counselor

Justyna Gawelco

Mentors

 Netalie Braun

Netalie Braun

Directing

Netalie Braun

Israeli Academy Award winner for Best Documentary ("I Hope I'm in Frame", 2017) ; Best Short ("Vow", JFF 2014) ; Best Documentary ("Hanger", Haifa 2010).
Avigail Sperber

Avigail Sperber

Cinematography

Avigail Sperber

Best Short Documentary (Haifa Festival 1999), Best Feature Documentary (Haifa 2010), Best Feature and Best Cinematography (Docaviv 2014). In September 2017 Avigail won the Ministry of Education’s Jewish Culture award.
Eyal Blachson

Eyal Blachson

Production

Eyal Blachson

One of Israel’s most prominent documentary producers, for both film and TV. Won the Israeli Academy Award for producing and creating a documentary series about the city Lod (2013).
Noy Barack

Noy Barack

Editing

Noy Barack

Winning first prize at the Cannes Film Festival ("Anna", 2016), and an Israeli Academy award ("April fools", 2015), Noy is one of the leading editors in Israel. Head editor of Channel 10 News.
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