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Avishai Sivan

Avishai Sivan

Israel

Scriptwriter, Film Director

TFL

FrameWork Participant 2012
Script&Pitch Participant 2011

biography

Avishai Sivan (1977, Israel) is a filmmaker, visual artist and published author.

Sivan’s first feature film, The Wanderer, premiered at Cannes Film Festival, 2010, in the Directors’ Fortnight section. The film won Best First Feature Film and Best Cinematography awards at the Jerusalem Film Festival, 2010.

Sivan’s documentary film, Soap Opera of Frozen Filmmaker, a seven-part video diary, won Best Experimental Film at the Jerusalem Film Festival, 2007.

In 2010, Sivan received the Israel Ministry of Culture’s Cinema Prize.

His first book, Musings on Filmmaking whilst Cycling through the City, was published in 2011.
Sivan also exhibits artwork in galleries in Israel and London.