David Ofek is a graduate of the ”Sam Spiegel” Film School in Jerusalem. His works always straddle the fine line between documentary and feature film. Among them: Home (1994, short drama) received the Volgin Award – Jerusalem IFF, First Prize in Edinburgh IFF and more. The TV series Bat-Yam New York (1995-97) received the Best Television Drama award – Israeli Academy Awards and Participated in “Input” conference. No. 17 (documentary, 76 min. 2003) won 5 international prizes and participated in over 90 international festivals, including “Input”. His documentary The Tale of Nicolai & the Law of Return (2008, 54 min.) won 4 international prizes and participated in Input.
- 2013 Director of 'Footsteps in Jerusalem' (Documentary)
- 2012 Writer and Director of '30 NIS an Hour' (TV Series)
- 2008 Director of documentary 'The Tale of Nicolai & the Law of Return', Best Documentary, The Wolgin Competition, The Jerusalem International Film Festival Israeli representative to the INPUT conference Official Selection, Vision du Reel - Internatinal copetition
- 2007 Director of documentary 'Bright Days', (Yamim Zoharim)
- 2007 Director of documentary 'Paradigma', together with director Asaf Sudry
- 2006 Director of documentary ;A Hebrew Lesson' (Ha´Ulpan) Best Director, The Wolgin Competition, The Jerusalem International Film Festival Best Editing, The Wolgin Competition, The Jerusalem International Film Festival Offical Selection, The International Film Festival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
- 2005 Director and scriptwriter of TV mini-series 'Melanoma My Love', Best Drama, Israel Academy Award Official Selection, Rotterdam and Montreal World Film Festival
- 2003 Director of documentary 'No. 17', Best Film - DocAviv (Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival) Best Documentary - Israeli Academy Awards Special Jury Award - Hot Docs International Film Festival 2004 International Press Award - Chicago Documentary Film Festival Best Documentary - Syracuse International Film Festival. Participated in over 90 international festivals, including the Amsterdam Documentary Festival (IDFA), new directors/new films - New York, and "Input"
- 2002 Director and scriptwriter of debut feature film 'The Barbecue People' - Silver Ombú for Best Screenplay - Mar del Plata Film Festival, Argentina Best Dramatic Film - Dahlonega Film Festival, Atlanta Best Film - Washington Independent Film Festival Participated in over 25 international festivals, including Sao-Paulo, Istanbul and Hamburg.
- 2000 Creator of series 'Take-Away' for Israeli cable TV and director of four episodes Nominated for Best Series - Israeli Academy Awards.
- 1999 Director of documentary '5 Love Stories' Best Film - Doc-Aviv 2000 Best Documentary - Israeli Film Festival, US. Participated in documentary festivals in Taiwan and Greece.
- 1995-7 Director of 1st and 2nd seasons of 'Bat-Yam', New York Best Television Drama - Israeli Academy Awards. Participated in "Input" Festival, Mexico
- 1994 Student director of graduation project film 'Home', Volgin Prize for Best Short Film - Jerusalem Film Festival First Prize in Short Film Competition - Edinburgh International Festival First Prize - Oberhausen Festival, Germany Best Israeli Film - International Students´ Festival, Tel Aviv First Prize - Israeli Film Festival, US Judges´ Award - San Francisco Festival Participated in 50 festivals including New York and London
- 1992 Student director of third-year project film 'Hi-teq Dreams' Volgin Prize for Best Short Film - Jerusalem Festival 1993 Israeli Cinema Institute Prize for a Documentary, 1993 Prize for Best Documentary at the school graduation Participated in the London Festival