David Ofek

David Ofek

Israel

Biography

David Ofek is one of Israel’s leading and prolific documentary and television series makers. Ofek graduated the Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School in 1992. His graduation documentary HIGH-TECH DREAMS won 1993 Jerusalem Film Festival best short award. His extra graduation short HOME (written by Yossi Madmoni) won the first prize award at 1994 Jerusalem Film Festival and dozens of international awards. His full-fledged body of award winning works (with Yossi Madmoni and individually) include: BAT YAM - NEW YORK (Israeli Academy Best TV Drama Series Award), NO. 17 (Israeli Academy Award for Best Documentary, Best Film - DocAviv Festival); the TV mini-series MELANOMA MY LOVE (Israeli Academy Award for Best Drama), THE ULPAN (The Israeli Documentary Forum Award, Best Directing Award), MINIMUM WAGE (Israeli Academy Award for Best Drama Series, Best Directing Award), and many more.

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