Lisa Shiloach-Uzrad named CEO of Israel Film Fund, replaces Katriel Schory

Screen | 4/22/2019 | Staff
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Veteran producer and broadcasting executive Lisa Shiloach-Uzrad has been appointed CEO of the Israel Film Fund (IFF).

Shiloach-Uzrad replaces outgoing long-time executive director Katriel Schory, who announced his imminent departure at the end of 2018. “We will now go into a transition period which should take until the summer,” said Schory, who will attend Cannes this year with his successor. “At the request of the industry and the board, I have agreed to stay at the fund as a senior consultant for International side.”

Shiloach-Uzrad - Figure - Israeli - Cinema - Television

Shiloach-Uzrad is a respected figure in the Israeli cinema and television scene whose 25-year career has spanned a variety of genres and formats from game shows to art-house features.

From 2005 to 2016, she was a lead producer and CEO of Tel Aviv-based July-August Productions, where she co-developed a number of shows across all genres including the international hit quiz shows Still Standing and The Frame.

Company - Subsidiary - Germany - Red - Arrow

The company became a subsidiary of Germany’s Red Arrow in 2012.

More recently, Shiloach-Uzrad took producer credits on Eran Kolirin’s drama Beyond The Mountains And The Hills, which premiered in Cannes Un Certain...
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