Tomer Heymann is one of the most prominent documentary filmmakers to emerge in Israel in recent years. After completing Film and Television Studies at the Camera Obscura Art school in 1997. In 2001, his much acclaimed film "It kinda scares me" came out, which won first prize in the competition of the Israeli Film and Television Academy, and first prize at the Haifa Film Festival. In 2006 Tomer won first prize at the Berlin festival for his film "Paper Dolls," as well as the audience's award and three other awards at the "Pink Apple", in Los Angeles, and in Manila. In November 2007 the film "Bridge over the Wadi" screened at the IDFA. The film has been accepted at numerous festivals in England, Spain, Italy, the U.S., Denmark, Ukraine, Canada, South-Africa, Portugal, and more. In addition the film has been invited to participate in the Human Rights Festival in Prague.