Bios

Director:

Emil Ben-Shimon directed The Women's Balcony, which was critically acclaimed throughout the world and has a Certified Fresh rating of 96% on Rotten Tomatoes. The film is one of the biggest box office hits in Israeli cinema history and was nominated for numerous awards by the Israel Film Academy. Emil's television movie Mimon was awarded Best Television Film by the Israel Television Academy. His television credits include the acclaimed series Wild Horses, Kathmandu and Jerusalem Brew.

Producers:

Joseph Schick co-produced the independent feature film Sun Belt Express. Jerusalem '67 represents Joe's passion to tell Israel's story during the Six Day War from a unique angle that is personal and epic.

Jacob Septimus is a partner at ControlMedia, a production company led by Basketball Hall of Famer and Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash. Jake produced and directed the feature documentary B.I.K.E., The Lyricist Lounge Show (MTV) and David Blaine: Frozen In Time (ABC). At Control, he is producing the feature films Pistol Pete and The Mascot.

Casting Director:

Michal Koren has cast many of Israel's most acclaimed movies and television series. Films she has cast include The Unorthodox, The Women's Balcony, The Wedding Plan and Fill The Void. Her television credits as casting director include Tehran, The Baker and the Beauty, Stockholm and Mossad 101.

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