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Ido is a Tel Aviv-based director and cinematographer.

Born in 1989 and raised in the northern Israeli village of Nofit,
he graduated with a BFA from the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University.


The director of several award-winning films, including "Horah" (Documentary, 18 min, 2018), "Pool" (Live-action short, 12 min, 2019), and "Uzzi" (Documentary, 21 min, 2018), which was shortlisted for the BAFTA's student awards.


His latest film, "Requiem for a Whale" (Documentary, 15 min, 2022), has won the prestigious student documentary award at the IDA Awards 2022 and was nominated for Best Documentary Short at the 2023 Israeli Academy Awards.

In addition, the film won the top prize at the Israeli Documentary Forum Awards, as well as the second place and the cinematography awards at the Docaviv International Documentary Film Festival 2022.
In August 2023, the film was acquired for distribution in the documentary film section of "The New Yorker" magazine.

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Graduate of the following courses:

  • "Avid Master" - an advanced video editing course
    at the "Jump Cut" School of Editing, Tel-Aviv. 

  • Acting and actor's directing course
    at the "Chubbuck" method school Tel-Aviv.

  • Stills Photography Course at the "Focus" College in Haifa.

  • DSLR video course at the "Galitz" photography
    school in Ramat Gan.

Whether I'm directing, writing, filming, or editing, I'm first and foremost, an audience for the film I'm working on.

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