Festival’s new $20,000 international competition prize goes to Albert Serra for The Death Of Louis XIV; One Week And A Day wins best Israeli feature.
The head of CAA’s television department was speaking on a Jerusalem Film Festival panel.
Jerusalem Film and Television Fund’s animation event The Hop, Skip & A Jump is aiming to grow the city’s fledgling animation scene.
Matan Yair’s Scaffolding [pictured] and Keren Yedaya’s Red Fields were among the winners at the 11th edition of the event.
EXCLUSIVE: Shoval [pictured] was mentored by Iñárritu on the set of The Revenant.
The film follows three Palestinian brothers who are smuggled into Israel from the West Bank.
EXCLUSIVE: Family film has clocked up 150,000 admissions in Israel.
EXCLUSIVE: The fraternal directors are also working on a documentary about porn star Jonathan Agassi.
Hanan Savyon and Guy Amir are best known for creating and starring in Israeli TV shows Asfur [pictured] and Ptzuim BaRosh.
Stillman is writing six more The Cosmopolitans episodes, but is making changes from the pilot.
The festival is showcasing virtual reality for the first time, including the first raft of Israeli VR projects.
Tarantino revealed the best character he’s ever written and discussed retiring after 10 movies.
Dylan Leiner, Alison Thompson discussed the distribution, VOD and the future of cinema culture during a festival panel.
Film is considered one of the most important in Israel’s cinematic history.
EXCLUSIVE: Project clinched top prize at Sam Spiegel International Film Lab in 2014.
EXCLUSIVE: Evgeny Ruman’s upcoming feature follows two Soviet Union dubbing artists in 1990s Israel.
A total of 11 projects were presented at the closing pitching event of fifth edition.
EXCLUSIVE: Director of The Band’s Visit to explore dilemma of being a Palestinian with Israeli citizenship.
EXCLUSIVE: Production to start rolling in November.
Controversial culture minister announces new film fund aimed at boosting southern Israel.
EXCLUSIVE: Horror sequel will be set 10 years after the events of the first film and will not be found-footage.
Only 10% of working film directors are women, but one lobbying organisation is fighting for change.
The director is at the 33rd Jerusalem Film Festival to accompany a screening of Pulp Fiction.
Festival set to open tonight with a screening of Pedro Almodovar’s Julieta [pictured].
JFF to pay tribute to Israeli actress and film-maker who died in April.
EXCLUSIVE: New international competition will feature around ten titles, including Sparrows and A War.
Read Screen International’s daily magazine from the 33rd Jerusalem Film Festival here.
How do we live our lives against a backdrop of hostility? This is the question posed by Eran Kolirin in Beyond The Mountains And Hills, his exploration of middle-class mores. Melanie Goodfellow reports.
The director’s feature debut plays in competition at this year’s Jerusalem Film Festival.
French director Mia Hansen-Love talks about the joy of working with Isabelle Huppert, avoiding melancholy and a new project inspired by her relationship with her husband, Olivier Assayas. Geoffrey Macnab reports.
This year’s expanded selection of short films in competition at Jerusalem Film Festival features a majority of women directors. Tom Grater finds out why.
Renowned TV writer-director Ori Sivan explains to Wendy Mitchell why his latest project Harmonia could only be made as a film.
Israeli directors and producers seek to meet all-important international partners at the festival’s annual Pitch Point event. Melanie Goodfellow reports
Inspired by his time as a wedding photographer, Nadav Lapid has transformed the complex feelings he has about love, intimacy and marriage into a 40-minute feature. Melanie Goodfellow reports.
The dynamic Jerusalem Film & Television Fund has a wide brief that includes attracting local and international production to the city and jump-starting its animation and VFX sectors. Geoffrey Macnab reports.
International sales companies and financiers are in town to get the first glimpse of new projects from the prestigious Sam Spiegel International Film Lab. Melanie Goodfellow reports.
Screen spoke to director Guy Raz about making the low-budget family drama, which plays in competition at Jerusalem.
Grimur Hákonarson, who serves on Jerusalem’s international jury, talks about the lessons he learned during a year of promoting his festival and box-office hit Rams.
Jerusalem Film Festival is paying tribute to late Israeli actress and director Ronit Elkabetz. Her friends and colleagues tell Melanie Goodfellow about their beloved collaborator.
For a relatively small country, Israel boasts a multitude of film funds. Geoffrey Macnab discovers how vital these are to both local and international film-makers