Yaelle Kayam

Yaelle Kayam

Israel

I'm inspired by landscapes and especially cultural landscapes – not just geographical places, but also places that have historical and architectural meanings and are still relevant in our lives today.

Yaelle Kayam (1979, Israel) is a filmmaker and a journalist. She studied film at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia and at the Sam Spiegel Film & Television School in Jerusalem.
Her graduate film DIPLOMA (2009) won 3rd place at the Cinéfondation, Cannes Film Festival 2009. The short was screened in more than 70 festivals worldwide, won 14 international awards, was purchased for screening by the French TV-company Canal+ and screened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
MOUNTAIN (2015), Yaelle’s feature debut, premiered at the Venice Film Festival (Orizzonti).