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Savi Gabizon

Savi Gabizon is an Israeli filmmaker, screenwriter and producer.

Born 1960 in Haifa

Faculty of the Arts: Department of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University

Short CV:

FILM-MAKING EXPERIENCE

Writer/Director/Producer

1990 - "Shuroo" (feature film - 81 min)

1995 - "Lovesick on Nana Street" (feature film- 94 min)

2003 - "Nina's Tragedies" (feature film - 107 min)

2008 - "Lost and Found" (feature film - 90 min)

2008 - "Lost and Found"(television series - 450 min) 2012 - "Longing" - ?????"" (feature film - 100 min)

Screenplays Edited

1999 - "Yana's Friends" - "?????? ?? ????" (feature film - 90 min) written and directed by Arik Kaplun. winner of the Ophir Award for Best Film

2000 - "Time of Favor"-"?????" (feature film - 90 min) written and directed by Joseph Cedar. winner of the Ophir Award for Best Film

2000 - "Haya O Lo Haya" - "??? ?? ?? ???"(T.V film - 102 min) screenplay by Alona Kimhi and Edna Mazia

2004 - "Love Hurts"- "???? ?? ????" (T.V series - 10 episodes, total 330 min) written by Dana Modan and directed by Ram Nahari. winner of the Ophir Award

2006-2010 - "Hakol Dvash"- "???? ???" (T.V series - 30 episodes, total 1000 min) written by Yael Poliakov and directed by Oded Davidoff, winner of the Ophir Award

2008 - "The Flood" - "????" (feature film - 101 min) written by Guy Nattiv and Noa Berman-Herzberg

2011 - Yom Ha'em" - "??? ???" (T.V series - 18 episodes, total 600 min) written by Daniela London for Keshet

Artistic Management

2001-2004: Manager of the Drama Department at Channel 10

Managed and developed the following series:

"Meorav Yerushalmi" - "????? ???????" (10 episodes, total 430 min) winner of the Ophir Award

"Love Hurts" - "???? ?? ????" (10 episodes, total 330 min) written by Dana Modan and directed by Ram Nahari, winner at the Haifa Film Festival for Israeli drama, and winner of the Ophir Award

"Tik Sagur" - "??? ????" (11 episodes, 440 min) a police series directed by Shay Kanot and written by Reshef Levi

2004-2007: Manager of the Drama Department at Channel 2 "Reshet"

Managed and developed the following series:

"A Touch Away" - "???? ?????" (8 episodes, total 290 min) directed by Roni Ninio and written by Ronit Weis-Berkowitz, winner of the Ophir Award

"Hakol Dvash" - "???? ???" (10 episodes, total 330 min) written by Yael Poliakov and directed by Oded Davidoff , winner of the Ophir Award

Gabizon is a professor  at the Film and Television department of the Tel Aviv University and performs filmmaking and screen-writing workshops.

AWARDS AND GRANTS:

1990 - Seven Ophir Awards (Israeli Film Academy) for the film "Shuroo," in the categories of Best Film, Director, Screenplay, Male Actor in a Leading Role, Music, Soundtrack, and Editing. "Shuroo" was selected to represent Israel at the American Academy Awards ("OSKAR").

1991 - Wolgin Prize, Jerusalem Film Festival, best film award for the film "Shuroo"

1995 - Eight Ophir Awards for the film "Lovesick on Nana Street" in the categories of Best Film, Director, Screenplay, Male Actor in a Leading Role, Female Actor in a Leading Role, Editing, Music, and Soundtrack. "Lovesick on Nana Street" was selected to represent Israel at the American Academy Awards ("OSKAR").

1995 - Wolgin Prize, Jerusalem Film Festival, best film award for the film "Lovesick on Nana Street"

1996 - Haifa Film Festival, Israeli Film Critics Award for Best Film of 1995-1996 for the film "Lovesick on Nana Street"

1996 - Audience Award and Special Mention of the International Jury at the International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg, Germany, for the film "Lovesick on Nana Street"

1996 - International Jury Award, 20th annual São Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil, for the film "Lovesick on Nana Street"

1996 - Special Mention, Montpellier Film Festival, France, for the film "Lovesick on Nana Street"

1997 - Critics Award, Alpe d'Huez Film Festival, France, for the film "Lovesick on Nana Street"

1998 - Israel Education Minister's Award for Directors and Screenwriters and grant for writing a screenplay based on the book "The Flying Camel and the Golden Hump" by Aharon Megged

2003 - Wolgin Prize, Jerusalem Film Festival, best film award for the film "Nina's Tragedies", also received prizes for Best Screenplay, Cinematographer, and Female Actor in a Leading Role.

2003 - Eleven Ophir Awards (Israeli Film Academy) for the film "Nina's Tragedies," in the categories: Best Film, Screenplay, Female Actor in a Leading Role, Actors in a Supporting Role, Cinematography, Editing, and more. The film was selected to represent Israel at the American Academy Awards ("OSKAR").

2003 - The film "Nina's Tragedies" participated in the American Sundance Film Festival (A Festival) in the "World Cinema" category and was widely distributed in American cinemas by Wellspring Media.

2004 - The film "Nina's Tragedies" was included in the Moscow International Film Festival (A Festival)

Many feature films and TV seires that Savi was their screenplay editor, were rewards winners too.

 

 



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