Gum Films is a production house for feature films and documentaries. Its founders, Yoav Roeh and Aurit Zamir, graduated from the prestigious Sam Spiegel Film and Television school. In 2008 they started Gum Films, a home for fresh talents and unique cinematic voices.
In addition the company develops platforms and formats for the new media. They developed the platform Active-U which was awarded the first prize in the Deutsche Telekom international competition for innovation in interactive TV.
Gum Films has produced films for broadcasters in Israel and worldwide. Among them: Israel's Channel 2 – Reshet and Keshet, HOT, YES- satellite TV, France's TV5, Belgium's RTBF, Canada's CBC, UK's BBC, Denmark's DR. The company has produced films with the The Jerusalem Film Fund, The Israel Film Fund, Rabinovitch Foundation for the Arts, Makor Foundation, Gesher Film Fund.
Owner of Gum Films Production Company, graduate of the prestigious Sam Spiegel Film School, and a film and TV producer since 2002. Yoav has produced numerous fictions, documentaries and TV series within different collaborations and has achieved international recognition and awards. Serching for new ways to tell stories he has developed with his partner the platform Active-U which was awarded the first prize in the Deutsche Telekom international competition for innovation in interactive TV. In addition he lectures on film production in a number of universities, serves in the advisory committee of Herzeliya Cinemateque, and is a graduate of Management of Art and Culture institutes at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Business Management.
Before establishing Gum Films he produced feature films and documentaries within different collaborations. Among them: * Zion and His Brother/Eran Merav (Sundance 2009). * Noodle/Ayelet Menahemi (Special Grand Prize of the Jury, Montreal World Film Festival, 2007) * What A Wonderful Place/Eyal Halfon (Special Prize of the Jury, Karlovy Vary Film Festival. Best Film, Israel Academy Awards, 2005) *Melting Siberia/Ido Haar (Official Selection, Silverdocs, 2005 ) * Summer Story/Shmuel Haimovitz (Official Selection, Berlin Film Festival, 2005)* Miss Entebbe/Omri Levy (Glass Bear- Special Mention, Berlin Film Festival, 2003).email@example.com
Producer. Aurit graduated from the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School with special honors in 2002. Her graduation film "800 Calories" was screened at festivals around the world and won many prizes. After graduation she established herself as a leading first AD on feature films, dramas and TV series. She is currently writing a script for a feature film with development funds from the Israel Film Fund. Becoming a producer brings together her organizational skills and love of a good firstname.lastname@example.org
Dana studied film and history for a bachelor’s degree in Tel- Aviv University. After graduation, Dana continued for a Master’s degree in Human Rights in the University of Barcelona, where she lived for a few years, working also in the media and communication department of different international NGO’s. Since her return, Dana filled a variety of positions in the film industry, from production and administration positions to post-production and editing. In her work, Dana is happy to combine her love for the art of making movies, social awareness and good organizational email@example.com