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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 the Israeli documentary forum award, as well as the second place and the cinematography awards at the Docaviv International Documentary Film Festival 2022. 

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.

Ido Weisman (May 2019)-15.jpg

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

Writen about me

        (Requiem for a Whale) Published on Dec 19, 2022

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