Head of Jury, Israel
Filmmaker, curator and scholar. Senior lecturer at the School of Audio and Visual Arts at the Sapir Academic College. Artistic director of the Cinema South IFF in Sderot. His first feature length film THE INTERROGATION (2016) was screened in many film festivals.
Journalist, festival programmer and filmmaker. Creative director of the largest festival of genre movies in the United States, Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. Programmer for Beyond Fest, MotelX, the Boston Underground FF and others. Has written and directed a number of award-winning shorts.
Has been working in the film industry since 2005. Founded several festivals, programmed the first art-house cinema theater in Moscow. Director of theatrical distribution at Russian Report Television Agency. Program director of the VOICES International Festival of Young European Film.