Ori Sivan

Ori completed Cinema studies at TLU film school. He was the Director and Screenwriter of “Saint Clara”, Israeli academy award winner as best picture in 1996. Saint Clara’s premier screening took place at the Berlin Int. FF, won the Jury’s Prize at Karlovy Vary IFF, and was screened worldwide. After writing and directing TV drama series for Israeli TV (Florentine, Saturdays and Holidays), Ori Sivan in cooperation with Hagai Levi and Nir Bergman created and was The Head Writer of “In Treatment” – known as the most reviewed and prestige’s Israeli TV series, latter adapted by HBO for an American version that was shown on HBO 2008-2009, awarding Gabriel Byrne – the star of the show – the Golden Globe  for best actor 2008. Currently, Ori Sivan is working on a Six episodes epic mini drama series for Channel 3 in Israel, named “barefoot”, dealing with unique Kibbutz life from 1939 to 2001.