winning documentary director, producer and cinematographer in film and television. His work reflects his passion to probe and uncover difficult and polarizing subject matter through an observational lens. Yoav delivers 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, and were broadcast internationally.
His critically acclaimed and award-winning documentary feature films include, Marta & Luis (2001), Checkpoint (2003), 5 Days (2005), Flipping Out (2007), Defamation (2009) and "10%- What makes a hero?" (2013)
Yoav Shamir graduated from Tel-Aviv University with a Bachelor of Arts in history and philosophy, and a Masters in Fine Arts in Film of which he graduated with honors.