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Helping Israel’s documentary success

“Israeli documentary film has become very attractive the world over,” Orna Yarmot, founder of CoPro, the Documentary Marketing Foundation.Ten years ago, documentary film producer Orna Yarmot invited four European colleagues to Tel Aviv, to meet with Israeli filmmakers. At that …

My singing coach is a computer

Good vibrato is hard to judge subjectively: Noam Amir, senior lecturer at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.Singing lessons could come courtesy of your PC after news that Israeli researchers have successfully managed to train a computer not …

Finding excellence in Israel’s artists

Dancer Emanuel Gat is one of 38 artists hand picked by the IcExcellence foundation.Rachel Marani is the first to admit that she doesn’t make life easy for artists. Joining the non-profit foundation, IcExcellence (the Israel Cultural Excellence Foundation) brings clear …

America finds its Ex List on Israeli TV

“It’s an historic moment – the first Israeli-inspired show to be made into an American network series,” said Arik Kneller, head of Kneller Artists Agency, which represents Mythological X creator Sigal Avin. The CBS version – called The Ex List …

Israel’s viral video pioneers [VIDEO]

Israel’s viral video pioneers [VIDEO]

“If the idea behind the script is not catchy and contagious enough, the campaign is likely to be a failure,” Gil Lavie, founder and CEO of Keta Keta.Viral videos are distributed through the Internet by email, messaging, blogs and media …

Israeli jewelers break the rules with new materials

A new generation of Israeli designers is looking beyond traditional materials of gold, silver and precious stones, to create unique jewelry out of a range of unusual materials, from concrete to polymers, and even nuts and bolts. For jewelry designer …