Yaron Shani is an Israeli Jew, born in 1973. A graduate of Tel Aviv University's Department of Film and Television, his thesis film, DISPHORIA, won the Audience Award at the Babelsberg International Student Film Festival, as well as a Special Jury Mention at Karlovy Vary. The film was broadcast on ARTE and ZDF (Germany), and participated in several other international festivals. He has also directed and edited documentaries and 3D films for Orphan Group, shown in museums and cinemas all over the world. Shani is the director of the Love Trilogy: the first film STRIPPED (2018) world-premiered at Venice IFF in the Orizzonti section, the second CHAINED (2019) won the Award for Best Film at Jerusalem FF and the last installment is REBORN.