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Michael Yohay

Michael Yohay
Director and Producer

Michael Yohay has directed and produced 16 award-winning films (see below for a listing of his work) and managed the Film and News Production Branch in the Spokespersons’ Division of the Israel Defense Forces between 1993-2005. Heading the unit, Yohay directed and produced features, public relations, documentary, publicity and educational films. He was responsible for news footage of IDF activities and their distribution to the mass media in Israel and abroad. Yohay also created and taught “field-news coverage” courses in the IDF. He managed the IDF archive and was responsible for local and worldwide marketing and distribution of IDF spokesperson media, including its website. Prior to his work with the IDF, Yohay served as film director of El Al Airline’s educational branch, as well as freelance film director for Israel’s national television station.

Michael Yohay earned his MBA in Marketing from Manchester University in Israel, MA in Political Science from Haifa University, BFA in Film and Television Studies as well as post-graduate certificate in Journalism from Tel Aviv University.

Award-winning Movies Produced by Michael Yohay

 

Year

Name of Movie

Festival

Prize

Category

 

 

1993

Women's Corp – Ready

for Any Scenario

Rome

First Prize

Depiction

 

1993

Operation Solomon

Rome

First Prize

Realism

 

1994

Soldiers Without Borders

Rome

First Prize

Documentary

 

1995

The Whites

Israel-Visual Arts

Second Prize

Instructional

 

1995

Soldiers Without Borders

Romania

Mark of Distinction

Realism

 

1995

Technology at Full Force

Israel-Visual Arts

Mark of Distinction

Depiction

 

1996

Rules of Conduct with the Media

Israel-Visual Arts

First Prize

Instructional

 

1996

Going to the Army

Rome

Festival Prize

Instructional

 

1997

Going to the Army

Israel-Visual Arts

First Prize

Instructional

 

1997

Portrait of the Navy

Romania

Mark of Distinction

Depiction

 

1998

Winter Conditions

Argentina

Third Prize

Instructional Broadcast

 

1998

Soldiers without Borders

Argentina

First Prize

Documentary

 

1998

Kenya

Rome

First Prize

Documentary

 

1999

Expulsion in the Heart of Europe

Rome-Bracciano

First Prize

Documentary-

Promoting the Subject of Peace

 

2000

At 3am the Ground Shook

Rome-Bracciano

Critics Prize

Informative

 

2002

The Return to India

Rome-Bracciano

First Prize

Documentary- Social

 

2003

Refreshing Gas Masks

Rome-Bracciano

Festival Prize -

Judge's Award

Instructional Broadcast

 

 

2004

Blue & White

Rome-Bracciano

First prize

Documentary

 

 

 

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