About Yoav Shamir
Born in Tel-Aviv November 1970
High school –Vitzo France an art school – equivalent of A level. Specialized in photography.
BA in History and philosophy.
MFA in cinema, graduated with honors.
Films as Director & Cinematographer:
- 2001- "Marta and Luis" – 50 min documentary. – screened in Edinburgh film festival, IDFA,DOCAVIV and other international film festivals
- 2003- "Checkpoint" – 80 min. documentary – Won the first award in IDFA, Toronto, San Francisco, Munich, Madrid, Barcelona, Rome, Belgrade, Rio de Janeiro etc. received over 20 awards, and screened in over 120 int. film festivals.
- 2005-"5 days"- 94 min. documentary- participated in Sundance film festival, IDFA, Edinburgh, Melbourne, Gothenburg, Seoul and about 40 int. film festivals- in which won several awards.
- 2007-"Flipping out"- 83 min. documentary- Berlinale film festival 2008- Forum. Thessaloniki, Buenos Aires, Krakow, San Francisco, and about 40 more international
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