Hagai Levi’s ‘The Affair’ wins Golden Globe

TheAffair Hagai Levi’s ‘The Affair’ wins Golden Globe

Showtime series co-created by Israeli director takes home honor for best television drama; Israeli film ”Gett: The Trial Of Viviane Amsalem’ loses best foreign language film award to Russia’s ‘Leviathan.’ Two fresh new series, Showtime’s “The Affair” and Amazon’s “Transparent,” were catapulted into the spotlight on Sunday at Hollywood’s Golden Globe awards, taking home the […]

January 12, 2015
An aerial photograph of the farm house. Impressive 2,800-year-old farm house uncovered in Israel

The farm, which is extraordinarily well preserved, was built in the eighth century BCE, the time of the Assyrian conquest. An impressive farm house, 2,800 years old, which comprised twenty-three rooms, was exposed in recent weeks during archaeological excavations the Israel Antiquities Authority is carrying out in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin before the city is enlarged in an […]

December 19, 2014
Gett Israel nominated for best foreign film Golden Globe

Israel’s submission in the foreign film category at the Golden Globes, “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem”, has been selected as a nominee for the 2015 awards. “Gett” will compete against the submissions from Sweden, Russia, Poland, and Estonia. :: YNet

December 11, 2014
FilmsWeLike presents ZERO MOTIVATION

Written and directed by Talya Lavie Best Narrative Feature – Tribeca Film Festival Opens in Toronto at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on Friday, December 12 SYNOPSIS Zohar and Daffi are best friends; serving in an administration office at an artillery base in the south of Israel. They share a bunk bed and since both of […]

December 9, 2014
Pixellot China’s Baidu invests $3 million in Israeli start-up

The Internet giant sees promise in Pixellot, which has developed a unique take on video filming and production After investing in an Israeli venture capital fund in October, China Internet giant Baidu has made its first direct investment in an Israeli start-up. Video capture firm Pixellot said Monday that it had received a $3 million […]

December 9, 2014
SummerVacation 2 Israeli short films shortlisted for Oscar

A moment before the end of 2014, which was an excellent year for Israeli cinema, the local film industry received some good news: Two Israeli films have made it into the shortlist of the 2015 Best Short Film Oscar. The 10 finalists, which were announced in the United States over the weekend, include “Aya,” directed […]

November 24, 2014