Burghart Klaußner

BURGHART KLAUßNER is a German actor who has appeared in over 50 films, including last year’s Bridge of Spies alongside Tom Hanks...read more

Karin Foreman

KARIN FOREMAN is an Israeli cook, who lives in London with her husband and three children and is known for...read more

Maureen Lipman CBE

MAUREEN LIPMAN CBE is a prominent British film, theatre and television actresses. She is also a prolific writer, having written several books...read more

Christina Hilla Fameli

CHRISTINA HILLA FAMELI is a Greek actress. She stars in Cloudy Sunday, an adaptation of the classic novel Ouzeri Tsitsanis,...read more

Hester Abrams

HESTER ABRAMS' German and Russian took her to central Europe as a Reuters correspondent in the late 1980s. A former Director of Jewish Book Week,...read more

Catherine Hezser

CATHERINE HEZSER is a professor of Jewish Studies and has been teaching in the Department of Religions and Philosophies at SOAS since 2005. She...read more

Thomas Harding

THOMAS HARDING is a British/ American non-fiction author, journalist, and former documentary maker. His international bestseller Hanns and...read more

Alexander Bodin Saphir

ALEXANDER BODIN SAPHIR is a British filmmaker and writer, currently Author in Residence at Great Ormond Street Hospital. He is the co-director...read more

Saar Maoz

SAAR MAOZ is an Israeli AIDS activist, former Londoner and protagonist of the documentary Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?, screened at this...read more

Lisa Gornick

LISA GORNICK is a British actress, screenwriter, director, producer, and the founder of Valiant Doll, a production company that made micro budget...read more

Karin Albou

KARIN ALBOU is a French actress, screenwriter and director. Her directorial debut film, Little Jerusalem, debuted at the 2005 Cannes...read more

Kim Bodnia

KIM BODNIA is an iconic Danish actor, best known internationally for his role in the hugely successful Scandinavian crime television series The...read more

Benjamin Bee

BENJAMIN BEE is a Newcastlebased writer/director. His short Step Right Up was long-listed for a BAFTA in 2014. Benjamin is the director of Mordechai...read more

Lucy Kaye

LUCY KAYE Born in London, Lucy Kaye graduated from The National Film and Television School. She has worked for the BBC, Channel 4, Vice, The...read more

Francesco Lotoro

FRANCESCO LOTORO is an Italian pianist and musicologist whose mission is to discover and record music written by Jews during the Second World...read more

Hadley Freeman

HADLEY FREEMAN is a fashion journalist and Guardian columnist, and has written books on fashion, women’s popular culture, and the cinema of...read more

Philip Desmeules

PHILIP DESMEULES is a BritishCanadian actor of stage and screen. Born and raised in Toronto, Philip trained at The London Academy of Music and...read more

Fanny Ben-Ami

FANNY BEN-AMI is a German born, French-Israeli artist and author, whose childhood memories of growing up in Nazi-occupied France formed the basis...read more

Jean van de Velde

Born in 1957 in Bukavu (Democratic Republic of Congo) Jean van de Velde grew up in the tropics, went to secondary...read more

Peter Paul Muller

Peter Paul Muller is a Dutch film and TV actor whose films include All Stars, De Passievrucht, The Dominee...read more

Ben Yeger

Ben is the Founder and Director of Moving Conflicts and UK representative of Combatants for Peace (CfP). Ben has 25 years experience of group...read more

Rachel Garfield

Rachel Garfield is an artist who works in video. She also writes on contemporary and Modern art. Garfield is Associate Professor in Fine Art...read more

Ivana MacKinnon

IVANA MACKINNON produces through her company Stray Bear Films. Her credits include The Scouting Book for Boys, The Descent and War...read more

Maria Caruana Galizia

MARIA CARUANA GALIZIA  produces films through her company Candle & Bell Limited. She has produced a number of award winning short films...read more

Leon Marr

Director and Screenwriter, LEON MARR, is internationally recognised for his acclaimed feature film, Dancing In The Dark,...read more

Yossi Mekelberg

Yossi Mekelberg has taught International Relations at Regent's University London since 1996 and is currently the...read more

Linda Thorson

LINDA THORSON is multi-talented actress whose career spans screen, stage and television; in Britain, the United States and Canada. Throughout...read more

Eran Kolirin

ERAN KOLIRIN is a prominent Israeli director and screenwriter. He earned widespread acclaim as well as several prestigious awards for his directorial...read more

Job Gosschalk

JOB GOSSCHALK is a Dutch director, writer, producer and casting director. Having transitioned from a long career in casting, Job is now focused...read more

Niklas Frank

Niklas Frank, is the son of Hans Frank, Minister of the Reich and Governor General of Polish occupied country from 1939 to 1945. After the war,...read more

Philippe Sands

Philippe Sands QC is Professor of Law at University College London and a barrister and arbitrator at Matrix Chambers. He is the author of many...read more

Amir I. Wolf

Amir I. Wolf studied film & television at Tel Aviv University, and has directed several short films and plays in the Gesher Theater. Wolf...read more

Sam Blair

SAM BLAIR is a graduate of the National Film and Television School. His debut feature, Personal Best, was supported by the BFI and played...read more

Emanuela Giordano

Writer and director Emanuela Giordano studied at the Academy of Dramatic Arts and at Sapienza, University of Rome, with a course in drama directed...read more

Jack Fishburn

Jack graduated from Harvard University in 2008 and LAMDA in 2010. Upon graduating from LAMDA Jack moved from...read more

Adam Benzine

As a British journalist and filmmaker based in Toronto, ADAM BENZINE has senior editorial experience on both sides...read more

Graham Broadbent

Independent film producer Graham Broadbent previously worked on the 2012 BAFTA and Golden Globe-nominated The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel;...read more

Yaron Lapid

Yaron Lapid is a London-based Israeli-born artist and filmmaker. He has a BFA from Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem and a MFA from Goldsmiths...read more

Ilan Duran Cohen

Ilan Duran Cohen is a French film director and writer, living and working in Paris. He has written 4 novels,...read more

Élie Chouraqui

ÉLIE CHOURAQUI is a leading French filmmaker, best known for Man on Fire (1987) and Harrison’s Flowers (2000). His latest...read more

Devorah Baum

Devorah Baum, co-director of the The New Man with Josh Appignanesi, is Lecturer in English Literature and...read more

Josh Appignanesi

Josh Appignanesi is the writer/director behind the award-winning religious psychodrama Song of Songs (International Film...read more

Dr Cathy Gelbin

Dr Cathy Gelbin (MA, PhD Cornell University) is Senior Lecturer in German Studies at Manchester University. She specializes in German-Jewish...read more

Amit Epstein

Amit Epstein studied theater at the "Thelma Yellin High School for Dance, Theater and Performance", and also at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design...read more

Dorit Hakim

DORIT HAKIM is an award-winning Israeli writer and director. Best known internationally for her short films, she will be bringing her feature...read more

Dr. Robert Garson

BOBBY GARSON obtained his bachelor's degree in History from the University of Sussex and his doctorate from the London School of Economics....read more

Bennett Arron

BENNETT ARRON is an award-winning writer, actor, author and stand-up comedian and is the only Jewish/Welsh comedian on the...read more

Jeni Barnett

Actor, comedian and broadcaster JENI BARNETT presents a Sunday morning show on BBC London as well as standing in regularly for Vanessa Feltz...read more

Lisa Morgenthau

LISA MORGENTHAU is a British documentary filmmaker. With a background as an advertising creative, she decided to turn her hand to directing....read more

Harriet Davies

Harriet has a diploma in multimedia journalism accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists. She has worked as a journalist...read more

Daniel Gordon

DANIEL GORDON has over 15 years' experience of producing and directing feature documentaries, from his pioneering work exploring life in North...read more

Josh Howie

JOSH HOWIE is a stand-up comedian. Most recently he starred in BBC Radio 4, Josh Howie’s Losing It, a sitcom in which he comes to...read more

Debbie Chazen

DEBBIE CHAZEN is an actress, best known for the roles of Annie in the BBC comedy The Smoking Room, Big Claire in Mine All Mine...read more

Kieron Quirke

Kieron Quirke is an English writer and director living in London and LA. As a writer, he has had great success with shows such as the long running...read more

Sabina Smitham

Sabina Smitham specialises in script development and works with a long list of UK production companies as a consultant. As a producer, Sabina...read more

Jessica Driscoll

Jessica has experience of working with a wide variety of digital technologies from virtual reality applications for a range of industries to...read more

David Wise

David has spent over 20 years creating and producing entertaining, original and popular factual television for the UK's major broadcasters. He...read more

David Kaskel

David Kaskel is CEO of Breaking Fourth, which he founded in 2015 to explore the new possibilities that virtual reality offers to narrative content....read more

Moshe Behar

Moshe Behar holds a PhD from Columbia University in NYC and is Senior Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Manchester. His...read more

Chris Auty

Chris Auty has worked as a producer with such directors as Michael Winterbottom, Pawel Pawlikowski, David Cronenberg and Bernardo Bertolucci,...read more

Al De Azpiazu

Al De Azpiazu has worked in the Feature Film and Television industry for the last ten years, in both the production...read more

Alan Thorn

Alan Thorn is a multidisciplinary game developer, author and educator with 17 years industry experience. He makes games for PC desktop, Mobile...read more

Mahan Esfahani

Born in Tehran in 1984, harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani was an advisor and contributor to the film. Mahan studied...read more

Ruti Worrall

Ruti Worrall is a graduate of the Israel Academy of Music in Tel Aviv. For years Ruti led the NCJPS choir and now leads the Menorah Synagogue...read more

Harold Paisner

Harold Paisner is Senior Partner emeritus of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, with 40+ years’ experience as a lawyer, with particular expertise...read more

Menno Meyjes

Menno Meyjes was born in 1954 in Bloemendaal, the Netherlands. He is a writer and director known for his writing for The Color Purple,...read more

Lisa Appignanesi OBE

Lisa Appignanesi OBE is a writer and cultural commentator. Her books include Mad, Bad and Sad: A History of Women and the Mind Doctors,...read more

Professor Stephen Frosh

Stephen Frosh is Professor in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. He has a background in academic and...read more

Carol Seigel

Carol Seigel is Director of the Freud Museum London, Sigmund Freud’s last home. Carol is a historian who has worked for over 20 years in museums...read more

James King

After working as a freelance script reader and a stint doing theatrical sales for independent distributors...read more

Yoni Bentovim

Yoni Bentovim formed the influential post-punk band Zikney Tzfat in Tel Aviv in the early 1990s. He moved to London to study at the London Film...read more

Joy Wolfe

Joy Wolfe MBE JP is very active in the local and UK Jewish community She is president of StandWithUs UK which empowers students to challenge...read more

Charles Galasko

Emeritus Professor Charles Galasko had a distinguished career. He was President of the British Orthopaedic Association, President of the International...read more

Mélanie Thierry

French actress Melanie Thierry is best known for her roles in The Princess of Montpensier and Pour une femme. She won the...read more

Ric Esther Bienstock

Ric Esther Bienstock is an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker best known for her groundbreaking investigative documentaries. Her films, including "Tales...read more

Janet Wolff

Janet Wolff is Professor Emerita at the University of Manchester. She is a sociologist and art historian, and has taught at the University of...read more

Amos Waldman

Born and raised in Manchester, Amos Waldman is a barrister practising from Doughty Street Chambers specialising in crime, international crime...read more

Claire Berliner

Claire Berliner is a literature curator, writer and editor. She is Programme Manager at The London Library,...read more

Benjamin Seifert

Benjamin Seifert read Modern Languages at St Peter’s College, Oxford where he was President of the Oxford Union. He then trained as a classical...read more

Bobby Garson

Bobby Garson has a PhD degree from the London School of Economics and an extensive academic career including serving as Reader in American History,...read more

Mike Levy

Mike Levy has long experience in Holocaust education and holds a fellowship in this subject with the Imperial War Museum. He runs history projects...read more

Hanna Diamond

Hanna Diamond is Professor of French at Cardiff University. She has published widely on France and the Second...read more

Naomi Shepherd

Naomi Shepherd 's Wilfrid Israel - German Jewry's Secret Ambassador won the Wingate Prize and has just...read more

Liron Ben Shlush

Liron Ben Shlush is an Israeli actress and screenwriter. She studied acting at the Nissan Native Acting Studio in Tel-Aviv. She has held major...read more

Jennie Ferrario

Jennie Ferrario is a Barrister with a busy practice in Employment and Regulatory Law. She is a very active...read more

Ella Rose

Ella is the National Director of the Jewish Labour Movement, the Labour Party’s Jewish affiliate since 1920. She has previously been Public...read more

Dr Paula Karbalo

Paula Kabalo is Director of the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the study of Israel and Zionism. She heads the...read more

Emily Harris

Emily Harris is an editor, producer and director. She studied fine art and worked in theatre before turning her attention to filmmaking. Harris...read more

Gal Rosenbluth

Born in 1989 and raised in Tel Aviv. Alumni of the Sam Spiegel Film School in Jerusalem. Directed 3 short films,...read more

Nicolas Bedos

Nicolas Bedos is a French actor, writer and director, whose films include the 2006 comedy Sortie de scene. Mr and Mrs Adelman,...read more

Ate de Jong

Ate de Jong studied at the Filmacademy of Amsterdam. He directed 6 feature films in The Netherlands before moving to Hollywood. His first directing...read more

Walter Iuzzolino

Walter Iuzzolino launched Walter Presents – for which he handpicks TV shows from around the world – in the UK in 2016 to huge critical acclaim....read more

Ada Rapaport-Albert

Ada Rapoport-Albert  is Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies and Head of the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at UCL. In addition...read more

Mandy Chang

Mandy Chang is the Commissioning Editor of BBC Storyville. Before that Mandy was Head of ABC Arts in Australia, overseeing the TV Arts Department...read more

Katherine Rodden

Katherine Rodden trained at The Oxford School of Drama and has worked in both film and theatre. She appeared in the films Blue Moon, Leaves...read more

Ilan Goodman

Ilan Goodman trained at RADA. He has appeared extensively on stage in the UK, including Good Canary, The Mighty Walzer, Bad Jews and...read more

Adam Baroukh

Adam Baroukh is the co-founder of Superplex Pictures, where he created hundreds of films for some of the world's biggest brands and a number...read more

Lennard Ortmann

Lennard Ortmann worked in feature film and TV drama in his native Germany, where he specialised in locations and production management, before...read more

Lisya Yafet

Lisya Yafet is a film and events producer, working across shorts, documentaries and video content. She works regularly with Superplex Pictures,...read more

Elliot Levey

Elliot Levey is from Leeds and has had a varied and prolific acting career across film, TV and theatre. His work in film includes Murder...read more

Joseph Timms

Joseph Timms trained at RADA. On TV, he recently starred as Icarus in Atlantis (BBC). In theatre, recent roles include Flamineo in...read more

Gwyneth Keyworth

Gwyneth Keyworth is a Welsh actress. She trained at RADA. She may be best known for her work in television, which includes roles in Misfits...read more

Ruth Barnett

Ruth Barnett (nee Michaelis) was born in 1935 in Berlin. In 1939, Ruth and her brother arrived in Britain on the Kindertransport. Over the...read more

Jean-Marc Dreyfus

Jean-Marc Dreyfus is a reader at the University of Manchester. He is a specialist of economic and diplomatic aspects...read more

Sarah Adler

Sarah Adler is a French-Israeli actress best known for films including Jean-Luc Goddard’s Our Music for which she was...read more

Itai Tamir

Itai Tamir is a producer and founder of Laila Films, an independent production company for emerging Israeli and international filmmakers, established...read more

Ferenc Török

Ferenc Török is a filmmaker from Hungary. He has received the Béla Balázs Award, a state recognition, for outstanding achievement in filmmaking....read more

Fiona Murphy

Fiona Murphy trained at the BBC and worked at Granada and Third Eye before becoming a journalist. After reviewing films for Paper Magazine in...read more

Buma Inbar

Buma Inbar has dedicated himself to helping others for the last 22 years, since his son Yotam was killed on active duty in Lebanon while serving...read more

Bettina Ehrhardt

Bettina Ehrhardt is both a documentary producer-director and an author and journalist. Based in Munich and active internationally, she holds...read more

Jacob Berger

Jacob Berger is a Swiss film director and screenwriter. After studying at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and a first...read more

Aude Py

After studying philosophy at Sorbonne University, Aude Py turned to screenwriting. She took part in more than 20 feature films...read more

David Urban

David is a digital producer at The Telegraph and a keen documentarian in his spare time. He comes from a family rooted in media and film, following...read more

Jodie Brown

Jodie Brown is currently a Story Researcher on Netflix show The Crown. She has produced The Entertainer,...read more

Gur Bentwich

Gur Bentwich is an Israeli filmmaker who has directed three feature films: a cult film Planet Blue, Total Love and Up the...read more

Alex Holder

ALEX HOLDER has produced many documentary films with a focus on the Holocaust over the past five years. Keep Quiet, his first feature...read more

Lord Michael Grade

Lord Michael Grade, TV executive and businessman, was born in 1943. He was chairman of the BBC from 2004...read more

Jes Benstock

Jes Benstock - Born in Glasgow - he has a background in theatre and comedy. He started making films in...read more

Bill Paterson

Bill Paterson was made his professional acting debut in 1967. After two years as an actor and assistant director, he joined Billy Connolly in...read more

François Guesnet

François Guesnet is Sidney and Elizabeth Corob Reader in Modern Jewish History in the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University...read more

Zoë Wanamaker CBE

Zoë Wanamaker CBE is an American-born English actress. She has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company;...read more

Professor Anita Prażmowska

Professor Prażmowska teaches courses at the Department of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. In...read more

Helen Lederer

Helen is probably best known for her role as the dippy Catriona in Absolutely Fabulous where she appeared alongside Jennifer Saunders...read more

Miriam Margoyles

Miriam Margolyes OBE: is a British born multi -talented character actress. Her earliest roles were in...read more

Barbara Albert

Born in Vienna in 1970, Barbara Albert is a writer, director and producer. She studied directing and screenwriting...read more

Glyn Robbins

Glyn Robbins combines occasional film production with his day job as a housing worker. He is also a political...read more

Isabelle Seddon

Isabelle Seddon is a Blue Badge tourist guide with a passion for London, its history and the influence...read more

Maya de Vries

Maya De Vries is one of the producers of the Water Project. Maya is a PhD. student in the Media &...read more

David Schneider

David Schneider is probably best-known for his work with Armando Iannucci and Steve Coogan, David Schneider...read more

Arnold Brown

Arnold Brown - the greatest laconic Scottish comedian of his generation. He started life in Glasgow’s...read more

Tracie Holder

Tracie Holder is an award-winning filmmaker, engagement specialist for social issue documentaries and...read more

Nicolas Kent

Nicolas Kent started his career at Liverpool Playhouse in 1967 as an ABC TV trainee regional theatre director. In 1970 he became Artistic Director...read more

Danny Scheinmann

Danny Scheinmann is co-director, along with brother David, of the Pears-winning Short film The Divorce. He also coached...read more

David Scheinmann

David Scheinmann is a British director. David began his career in commercial photography in the mid 80’s. By the 90’s, David...read more

Nelly Tagar

Nelly Tagar is an Israeli TV, theatre and film actress.  She was born in 1982 in Tel Aviv and started acting when she was 10...read more

Billy Lumby

Born in London, Billy Lumby studied philosophy and began his career as a creative...read more

Asher Tlalim

Asher Tlalim is an Israeli Academy Award Winner (Ophir) whose films have been shown in the Berlin Film Festival, Jerusalem Film Festival, and...read more

Susan Korda

Gotham’s Susan Korda honed her cinematic craft in the editing room, learned about character from Shakespeare and understands...read more

Romi Aboulafia

Romi Aboulafia is an Israeli actress based in London. She is known for her work on The Debt (2010), Breaking and...read more

Anna Sigalevitch

Anna Sigalevitch comes from a family of Russian musicians. Trained as a classical pianist and ballet dancer, she began her acting...read more

Peter Speyer

An award-winning features screenwriter (Crystal Bear, Berlin) and playwright with Royal Shakespeare Company...read more

Lior Raz

Lior Raz has acted in a variety of feature films, including The Kindergarten Teacher, Policeman, The World Is Funny...read more

Jon Gilbert

The Zigzag Kid is Jon Gilbert’s first produced screenplay. Jon has been working in the film...read more

François Margolin

François Margolin is an award-winning French writer, director and producer. His first short movie, Elle et Lui, won...read more

Eytan Fox

Eytan Fox is an Israeli film director, whose films, including Walk On Water, Yossi and Jagger...read more

Naomi Gryn

Naomi Gryn is a writer and filmmaker with occasional dips into radio too. She co-authored and edited her late father’s (Rabbi Hugo Gryn) memoirs,...read more

Marc Isaacs

Marc Isaacs has made more than 10 creative documentaries for the BBC and Channel 4. His films won Grierson,...read more

Diana Groó

Diana Groó is a feature and documentary director. She received her education in Budapest, obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in French-Hebrew from...read more

Ami Ayalon

Ami Ayalon is an Israeli politician and a former member of the Knesset for the Labor Party. He was previously...read more

Magnus Gertten

Magnus Gertten is an award-winning director and producer from Malmö, Sweden. Gertten has directed a number...read more

Zahavit Shalev

Zahavit Shalev is Rabbi’s Assistant at New North London Synagogue. She will start studying to become...read more

Jo Glanville

Jo Glanville is director of English PEN, a charity that supports the freedom to read and write. She was an award-winning editor of Index on Censorship...read more

Udi Aloni

Udi Aloni is a writer, artist, theatre director, and filmmaker whose work explores the discourse between...read more

Sophia Ramcharan

Sophia Ramcharan has been working in production and project management for the BBC for more than 8 years....read more

Glenn Holberton

Glenn Holberton is a BAFTA nominated film-maker. He has produced short films for the BBC, Channel Four,...read more

David Ondříček

Starting as a documentarist, the Czech writer and director David Ondrícek is the son of the world-famous...read more

Chris Branch

Chris's first foray into movies was in 1998 when his own production company Starfire Entertainment made Labor Pains...read more

Joshua Fisher

Joshua Fisher combines his career as a concert violinist and teacher with that of violin/director of the English Soloists, a chamber ensemble...read more

Jez Freedman

Jez Freedman won the International Emmy Sir Peter Ustinov Award for his television drama The Storyteller....read more

Danièle Thompson

Danièle Thompson is a Monegasque film director and screenwriter. She has written screenplays for a number of highly successful films including...read more

Tanya Winston

Tanya Winston a freelance documentary Producer/Director working mainly for Channel 4 and the BBC. Her...read more

Seth Fisher

Seth Fisher is a writer/director living and working in Los Angeles. Blumenthal is his first feature...read more

Stephen Margolis

Stephen Margolis is a lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in the film industry. Since founding Future Films in 2000, he has been involved...read more

Michael Kuhn

Michael is a film producer and former CEO of Polygram Filmed Entertainment.  Under his leadership, Polygram produced over 120 feature films,...read more

Jonny Persey

Jonny Persey is the Chief Executive of Met Film, a unique organisation based in Ealing Studios, which comprises the UK's largest film school,...read more

Alan Reich

Alan is an independent film producer and director who has worked in film and television production for the past twenty five years. Alan has been...read more

Jonathan Weissler

Jonathan Weissler is the Producer and CEO of Balagan Productions. Jonathan began his film career in London...read more

Derek Wax

Derek Wax heads up Wild Mercury Productions, which he launched in 2016 after 12 years as Executive Producer at Kudos. His many...read more

Tracey Josephs

Tracey Josephs is Head of Production at Film4, Channel 4's feature film arm, where she oversees production of films from first time filmmakers...read more

Alessandro Iacoponi

Prior to joining Distrify, Alessandro worked for MUBI in London where he defined and executed the business development strategy and gained high...read more

Yariv Horowitz

Before directing his first feature film, Rock the Casbah, Yariv Horowitz directed music videos,...read more

Robbie Collin

Robbie Collin is the Telegraph's chief film critic. He is also a regular contributor to BBC Film 2013, the Film Programme on Radio 4, the Radio...read more

Kate Muir

Kate Muir is chief film critic at The Times and previously worked as a columnist for the newspaper in New York, Paris and Washington. She is...read more

Emma Hayter

Emma Hayter has worked as a Producer, Executive Producer, Financier and Filmmaker on a number of feature films and television series including...read more

Yoram Allon

Yoram Allon is founder and commissioning editor of Wallflower Press, leading specialist publishers of scholarly books devoted to the history,...read more

Ram Loevy

Ram Loevy is an Israeli filmmaker and Prof. Emeritus at Tel Aviv University. He is a graduate of the Hebrew University, London...read more

Rehana Rose

Rehana Rose directed eight short films, including Days of Awe (UKJFF 2013). Rehana is currently working...read more

Dame Janet Suzman, DBE

Dame Janet Suzman has forged a career as one of the most respected stage actresses of her generation, and is the niece of anti-apartheid campaigner...read more

Rabbi David Mitchell

Rabbi David Mitchell is part of the rabbinic team at the West London Synagogue of British Jews.  Ordained in 2009 at Leo Baeck College, where...read more

Jerome Holder

Jerome Holder is a twenty-one year-old actor from east London, whose role as a reluctant young Muslim apprentice to an old Jewish baker in Dough...read more

Anne Joseph

Anne Joseph is a freelance journalist. She is a regular contributor to the Times of Israel and the Forward. Her work has also appeared in The...read more

Harry Lloyd

Harry Lloyd is a British actor and writer, known for The Theory of Everything,...read more

Richard Beecham

Richard Beecham is a freelance theatre director. Based in London, he works across the country and across the repertoire, most recently directing...read more

Adam Kossoff

Adam Kossoff is an artist-filmmaker, and a Reader in the Moving Image at the University of Wolverhampton.   As well as The Anarchist Rabbi...read more

Colin Shindler

Colin Shindler is Emeritus professor at SOAS, University of London and founding Chairman of the European Association of Israel Studies. Author...read more

Zdeněk Jiráský

Zdeněk Jiráský graduated in screenwriting and script editing from FAMU in 2004, then started making documentaries. His films...read more

Tim Robey

Tim Robey has written on film, and occasionally books, for the Daily Telegraph since 2000. He is co-editor of The DVD Stack (Canongate),...read more

Rony Yedidia-Clein

Mrs Rony Yedidia-Clein began her diplomatic career in 1994 as a member of the prestigious Cadets’ course, specialising in Administrative Affairs....read more

Nati Dinnar

Nati Dinnar has worked for more than 20 years in the commercial television market in different companies and in diverse roles. He created...read more

Dr Yaron Peleg

Dr. Yaron Peleg is Kennedy Leigh Lecturer in Modern Hebrew Studies at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of several books on modern...read more

Iris Zaki

Dr Iris Zaki is a Grierson award-winning documentary filmmaker and researcher, who uses quirky first-person narratives to depict closed communities....read more

Kalela Lancaster

Kalela Lancaster is the New Israel fund's Director of Strategic Engagement. Prior to this she worked at Shatil, the New Israel Fund’s operational...read more

Christopher Fairbank

Christopher Fairbank trained at RADA and has a distinguished career in film, television and theatre. Best known for his role as Albert Moxey...read more

Michael Smiley

Michael Smiley initially started his career as a successful comedian, and has now worked in film for over a decade. He won Best Supporting Actor...read more

David Leon

David Leon is known as an actor, starring in renowned photographer Rankin's directoral debut The Lives of the Saints and Guy Ritchie's...read more

Professor Bernard Jackson

Professor Bernard Jackson directed the Agunah Research Unit at the University of Manchester (2004-2009) (http://www.manchesterjewishstudies.org/agunah-research-unit/)....read more

Peter Cohn

Peter Cohn is a New York-based filmmaker.  His previous documentaries include "Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America,"...read more

Nadja Oertelt

Nadja Oertelt is a scientist and filmmaker interested in the intersection of science and the arts.  She is currently a producer...read more

Julie Cohen

Julie Cohen has directed, produced and written ten documentaries for New York’s PBS station, including three that have won...read more

Tsahi Halevi

Tsahi Halevi is an award-winning Israeli actor. For the past 20 years Tsahi has been performing music in Israel and abroad,...read more

Cassian Harrison

Cassian Harrison is Channel Editor of BBC4. He is responsible for maintaining and building BBC4’s singular and innovative...read more

Linda Menuhin

Linda Menuhin serves as a senior consultant vis-avis the Arab world in the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She seeks to...read more

Dan Walker

UK producer Dan Walker has been active in the film sector for over 20 years first as a film lawyer specialising in international...read more

Holli Rubin

Holli Rubin is a prominent psychotherapist specialising in body image.  Holli also works to shape government policy around...read more

Dina Brawer

Dina Brawer was born in Milan and raised in an Orthodox Jewish family. She holds a BA in Hebrew and Jewish Studies...read more

Gonen Ben Itzhak

Gonen Ben Itzhak is one of the two protagonists in Green Prince. He is 43 years old, married with 4 kids. Has a psychology...read more

Ginette Vincendeau

Ginette Vincendeau is Professor of Film Studies at King’s College London and a regular contributor to Sight and Sound....read more

Yossi Aviram

Yossi Aviram is an Israeli writer and director. He has graduated with honour from Sam Spiegel Film School in Jerusalem. His...read more

Linor Abargil

At the age of 18 Linor became Miss Israel and was sent to the Miss World Competition to represent Israel. A month and a half before...read more

Cecilia Peck

Cecilia Peck is an award-winning American, actor, director and producer. Her Los Angeles based company, Rocket Girl Productions,...read more

Jordan Stone

Jordan Stone was born in New York City and raised in London. He worked as a First Assistant Director with the likes of Francis...read more

Leah Shakdiel

In 1988, Leah Shakdiel became Israel’s first female member of a local Religious Council, following a successful struggle...read more

Maureen Lipman

Maureen Lipman CBE is an award-winning film, theatre and television actress, columnist and comedienne. Her extensive theatre...read more

Stella Joory

Stella Joory is a Member of the Board of Trustees of the UK Jewish Film. She joined the UK Jewish Film Festival in 1998 and has since taken...read more

Bea Lewkowicz

Dr Bea Lewkowicz is a social anthropologist and oral historian. She has co-directed the AJR Refugee Voices Archive...read more

Ian Watson

Ian Watson graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2000. He performs with orchestras and ensembles including London Symphony Orchestra,...read more

Quentin Collins

Quentin Collins is one of Europe’s top Jazz/Commercial trumpeters. He has worked with a plethora of internationally renowned musicians including...read more

Sophie Solomon

Sophie Solomon is widely regarded as the leading klezmer violinist of her generation. A founder member of groundbreaking fusionists...read more

Grant Windsor

Grant Windsor is a pianist, composer, arranger, conductor and producer from Perth, Western Australia. He has performed extensively with artists...read more

Lola Bessis

Lola Bessis is a French screenwriter, director, producer and actress. After attending some of the most prestigious film schools...read more

Henry Green

Henry Green is a Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Miami (Florida,) the Founding Director of the Jewish Museum...read more

Ruben Amar

Ruben Amar is a French multi-award winning filmmaker. He has written and directed six acclaimed short films...read more

Peter Simonischek

Peter Simonischek is an award-winning Austrian actor, known for Toni Erdmann (2016) and numerous other films. After graduating from...read more

Noa Koler

Noa Koler won the Israeli Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Rama Burshtein's critically acclaimed drama Through the Wall...read more

Ruth Beckermann

Ruth Beckermann is a writer and filmmaker. She was born and raised in Vienna, where she also studied before moving to Tel Aviv and New York....read more

Mark Baxter

Mark Baxter is a writer and filmmaker. He is the author of 12 books and the producer of both feature and documentary films. Recent...read more

Simon Chinn

Double Academy Award-winning producer Simon Chinn has been responsible for some of the most successful documentaries of recent years, known for...read more

Ricki Gurwitz

Ricki Gurwitz is a Canadian film producer who started her career in New York City, where she was a producer at WABC...read more

Joëlle Bentolila

Joëlle Bentolila is the writer/director of a number of short films and documentaries. Her first feature film The Maze, starring Breaking...read more

Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown has worked in the film and TV industry for over 30 years. Starting as an assistant director in Paris, directing began after a postgrad...read more

Julie Burchill

Julie Burchill has been a journalist and author since the age of 17. She has written more than a dozen books, including Unchosen: The memoirs...read more

Joseph Cohen

Joseph has countered anti-Israel bias and antisemitism for over a decade. He previously co-founded the Campaign Against Antisemitism, created...read more

Nacho de Paz

Nacho de Paz is a Spanish conductor, who holds a Masters degree in Piano and Composition and a PhD in Art History and Musicology. He has been...read more

Duki Dror

Duki Dror studied film at UCLA and Columbia College Chicago. His extensive body of work ranges from personal films tracing his own family’s journey...read more

Dermot Dunne

Dermot Dunne is an accordionist and a former winner of the RTE Musician of the Future competition. He graduated from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory...read more

Gideon Falter

Gideon was elected Chairman of Campaign Against Antisemitism in autumn 2014, a duty which he performs as a volunteer. He has spoken at the House...read more

Chris Fenwick

Chris Fenwick is a Canvey Island native, the manager of legendary British band Dr Feelgood and a raconteur. He likes to share with his audiences...read more

Yehudis Fletcher

Yehudis Fletcher was brought up in a chareidi home and at the age of 18, had an arranged marriage to a boy from a Satmar family. She is a political...read more

Henry Goodman

Henry Goodman is a renowned English actor who has been awarded the Olivier award twice for his roles as Charles Guiteau in Assassins...read more

Tallulah Haddon

Tallulah Haddon has starred in British films Spaceship and Modern Life Is Rubbish as well as BBC series The Living and...read more

Barney Harris

Barney Harris has starred in the BBC dramas Clique and The Hollow Crown, as well as in the films Billionaire Boy’s Club...read more

Lady Irene Hatter

The inspiration for Forgotten Soldier, Lady Irene Hatter galvanised the outstanding research by her brother Jacques, and went on a...read more

James Larkin

James Larkin is an award-winning actor and director. He trained at RADA and starred as Dylan in EastEnders and Tony Blair in The...read more

Cora Venus Lunny

Cora Venus Lunny is an improvising violinist, violist, vocalist and composer who has toured and recorded extensively. A member of Yurodny and...read more

Dr Adrian Mantu

Dr Adrian Mantu is the cellist and founder of the RTÉ Contempo Quartet and teacher of cello and chamber music at the Royal Irish Academy of...read more

Olga Neuwirth

Olga Neuwirth is an Austrian-born composer, artist, filmmaker and author. She studied at the Academy of Music in Vienna and the San Francisco...read more

Elwira Niewiera

Elwira Niewiera is a filmmaker, living and working in Berlin. Her last feature documentary Domino Effect was shown at more than 50 international...read more

Jacques Noach

Jacques Noach was born just after WWII in London, he has lived and worked in Holland his entire life as a Chartered Public Accountant (CPA)....read more

Anna Nyburg

Anna Nyburg is an Honorary Lecturer at Imperial college London where she has taught languages for many years. Her PhD dissertation (2009) in...read more


Performing the music of today unbound by differences in genre with passion, fire and unlimited excitement: removed from the ivory tower, and...read more

Nick Roth

Nick Roth is an award-winning saxophonist, composer and producer. In 2017 he was artist-in-residence at the European Space Agency and in 2015...read more

Matthew Shoychet

Matthew Shoychet is a Canadian filmmaker, who has made short films, both narrative and documentary, for many years. The Accountant of Auschwitz...read more

John Simons

John Simons has been selling and designing clothes since 1955. His legendary shops in Richmond, Soho and Covent Garden have influenced and inspired...read more

Lucile Smith

Lucile’s previous credits include the BAFTA-winning centennial anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele and over seventy Holocaust testimonies...read more

Robert Sternberg

Robert Sternberg is a documentary filmmaker and senior lecturer at Imperial College London, where he runs the Masters programme in Science Media...read more

Benjamin Till

Benjamin Till is a BAFTA-nominated composer and filmmaker. He is best known for his pioneering work in the field of documentary musicals. He...read more

Tibo Travers

Tibo Travers is a London-based film producer, working across Britain and France in fiction and advertising. He is the founder of film production...read more

Sasha Waters Freyer

Sasha Waters Freyer makes non-fiction films about outsiders, misfits and everyday radicals. Trained in photography and the documentary tradition,...read more