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ISRAEL / “A Body That Works”: a second season in preparation

A Body That Works

Keshet Broadcasting has commissioned a second season of the acclaimed series A Body That Works from production company Kuma Studios. Created by Shira Hadad, Dror Mishani, and Shay Capon, this drama about an infertile couple using a surrogate mother stars Rotem Sela and Yehuda Levi. Karni Ziv, Head of Series at Keshet Broadcasting, expressed her …

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EUROPE – ISRAEL / Arte acquires the Israeli series “Bloody Murray”

Bloody Murray

The Franco-German channel, Arte, has acquired the Israeli series Bloody Murray from Yes Studio. Renamed Dana & Murray, the 9 episodes will be available on Arte.tv until November 16th. Created by Stav Idisis, Dana & Murray follows the fortunes of two room-mates, Dana and Murray, who both find being single more and more problematic. Their …

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FRANCE – ISRAEL / Applications now open for the Franco-Israeli co-writing residence

résidence de coécriture franco-israélienne

The call for projects for the fifth Franco-Israeli co-writing residency for series is open until September 12th. Organised by the French Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image animée and the Israeli Gesher Multicultural Film Fund, this residency gives French and Israeli scriptwriters a chance to work together. To qualify, each project must have at …

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ISRAEL / The award winners of the 25th Docaviv


On May 17th Israel’s largest documentary film festival, Docaviv, announced the winners of its 25th edition. The jury of the National Competition – film-makers Paweł Łoziński, Alon Marom and Paul Sng, the producer Anath Kandell and Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival programmer Angeliki Petrou – gave the Best Film Award to Inbal Perlmutter: If You Let …

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ISRAEL / The minister of Culture wants to end subsidies for “offensive” films


Miki Zohar, a Likud member and current Minister of Culture and Sports, announced on Ynet radio that he wants the state to stop subsidizing films considered “offensive” to the country or its armed forces. “The state,” he explains, “doesn’t have to fund such controversial content.” Without specifying the criteria for defining a film “offensive”, he …

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Morocco – Israel / Bi-lateral co-operation for film production

Haifa Film Festival

During the 38th Haifa Film Festival (October 8th – 17th) there were several meetings between major players from the Moroccan and Israeli audiovisual industries to discuss the challenges of the two countries creating a cooperation agreement on film production. During one of these meetings Yaron Shamir, the artistic director of the Haifa Film Festival, talked …

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Israel / The Jerusalem Film Festival has opened it doors


The 39th Jerusalem Film Festival kicked off on July 21st and will end on July 31st. Triangle of Sadness, this year’s Palme d’or winner at Cannes, opened the festival. Created in 1984, the JFF offers more than 200 films each year. In the words of the festival organisers, “The programme emphasizes bold cinematic achievements, exciting …

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