About Us
Open Doors Films, Israel, was established by Yoav Halevy in 2000. As an independent film production company, the company develop & produced a number of award winning fiction films, documentaries & TV dramas.

The credo of the company is to focus on projects that mix the complicated Israeli stories & dramas with a modern cinematic language in order to reach a worldwide distribution & audiences.

Among our projects the company produced the Feature Film DEAR MR. WALDMAN written & directed by Hanan Peled, the award winning Feature Film GOD'S SANDBOX written and produced by Yoav Halevy, winner Best Film, Best Director & Best Screenplay at the Manchester FF, the award winning Documentary film IN THE THIRD PERSON, winner Best Documentary Film at the Haifa Int. Film Festival, and BUREAU 06 directed by Yoav Halevy, Winner "Honorable Mention" at the Jerusalem FF. The company also cooperate and develop the feature film WHITE NIGHT, directed by Arnon Zadok, written by Yoav Halevy. The film has won the YOUNG CINEMA AWARD - “Director’s Fortnight”, at the Cannes Film Festival.


General Manager, Film Maker

Yoav was born in Israel in 1963, graduating Cinema & Television at the Tel Aviv University and studies his Art Master Degree at the Tel Aviv University.

His first film, as a screenwriter WHITE NIGHT has won at the Cannes Int. Film Festival (Youth Award). Over the years, Yoav became an award winning independent filmmaker both as a Screenwriter and as a Producer. His films have been officially selected to be screened in prestigious film festivals around the world as Cannes Int. Film Festival, Karlovy-Vary Int. FF, Palm Springs Int. Film Festival, Munich Int. Film Festival and many more.