Yoav Shamir

Yoav Shamir is an accomplished award-winning documentary director and producer. His work reflects his passion to probe and uncover difficult and polarizing subject matter through an observational lens, delivering penetrating and ethically challenging interviews with an accessible charm, which entertains and appeals to a broad audience. Yoav Shamir’s films have screened at international film festivals, won the main awards at IDFA, HotDocs, Tribeca, BFI and many other film festivals, and were broadcasted on numerous channels internationally. His critically acclaimed and award-winning documentary films include Marta & Luis (2001), Checkpoint (2003), 5 Days (2005), Flipping Out (2007), Defamation (2009), 10% - What Makes A Hero? (2013) and The Prophet and the Space Aliens (2020).