Film

New Drone Camera Percepto Follows You From The Sky To Film Your Wildest Moments

By Daniel Asper, NoCamels Frustrated because you can’t take awesome pictures of yourself snowboarding? How about filming yourself climbing all the way to the mountaintop? Now, you can fasten a camera to a drone that recognizes you and seamlessly follow your movements from the sky while you’re hiking, surfing or climbing. New Israeli gizmo Percepto essentially […]

April 14, 2015
Chaim Topol, best known as Fiddler’s Tevye, wins Israel Prize

Renowned actor, who also starred in landmark ‘Sallah Shabati’ film, to be given lifetime achievement award Israel’s Education Ministry announced Monday that it will award the Israel Prize for lifetime achievement to actor Chaim Topol. Topol, now 79, is best known for his groundbreaking and long-running role as Tevye the milkman in “Fiddler on the […]

March 30, 2015
LiavanLeer Leading pioneer of Israel’s cinema culture dies at 90

Lia van Leer’s legacy, for which she won the Israel Prize in 2004, includes the founding of the cinematheques in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa, as well as the Jerusalem International Film Festival. Israel lost a cinematic pioneer on Saturday with the death of Lia van Leer at the age of 90. Van Leer founded […]

March 16, 2015
steve_tisch Steve Tisch Gives $10 Million to Tel Aviv University Film School

Oscar-winning producer Steve Tisch is donating $10 million to Tel Aviv University’s Department of Film and Television. The university is planning to expand the department into a full school, which will be named the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television. Filmmakers who have studied at Tel Aviv University‘s film department include Dror Moreh (The […]

March 6, 2015
Lauryn Hill to perform in Israel in May

American R&B and hip hop singer will play one concert at Rishon Lezion’s Live Park amphitheater, perform Fugees hits and Bob Marley classics. American R&B, soul and hip hop singer-songwriter Lauryn Hill will play one concert in Israel on May 7, at Rishon Lezion’s new Live Park amphitheater. She will perform her solo hits as […]

March 3, 2015
Aya The long and short of making ‘Aya’

Israeli co-directors Mihal Brezis and Oded Binnun are living the Hollywood dream with their Oscar-nominated short film. Most young, independent filmmakers try to play it cool, but Mihal Brezis and Oded Binnun, the Israeli co-directors of Aya, a movie nominated for the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short, are open about their amazement at […]

February 19, 2015