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$10 million Donated to Tel Aviv University

American filmmaker Steve Tisch, and a co-owner of the NY Giants Football team, has just donated $10 million to TAU’s Department of Film & Television.

By Moshe Cohen


Steve Tisch, a world-renowned filmmaker and a co-owner of the New York Football Giants, has donated $10 million to Tel Aviv University’s Department of Film and Television. The donation comes amidst a boom in the Israeli film and television industry – with much of it driven by TAU alumni – and will help fuel its continued growth across the globe, a spokesperson for Tisch said. With the expansion, the prestigious department will become a full school named “The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television” at Tel Aviv University. Continue Reading »

Foreign networks buy Israeli TV programs at media fair in Cannes

Canada, Thailand, U.S. & France sign deals with Israeli production companies at French media event.

“The ideas from Israel are very advanced & sophisticated, but execution in the U.S. is more polished, since we have bigger budgets & more experience.” said Sharon Tal Yguado, a Fox executive.

By Noah Smith


At this week’s MIPTV Media Market in Cannes, France, which officially kicked off on Sunday, Israeli production companies Armoza Formats and Keshet Media Group have already closed major deals for TV formats to be developed and distributed in the United States, Canada, France and Thailand.
A scene from 'Hostages'

A scene from ‘Hostages’ – Photo: Itiel Zion

From Armoza, “Hostages,” “While You Were Sleeping” and “You, Me and My Ex” will all be developed in Canada while Keshet’s “Boom!”

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