Left to right: Anat, Odelia and Patty.
Photo: Tammy Kazhdan, MART Photography
Odelia Haroush – Co Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Sharing her time between Tel Aviv and London, Odelia is a member of the Israeli Film Academy. Odelia holds an MA in Communications and her extensive professional career spans advertising, marketing, PR, production and promotion.
Anat Koren – Co Founder and Chief Operations Officer
Anat has been living in London for over 30 years. She holds a second degree in Information Management, she is a journalist, broadcaster and a publisher. Anat is one of the founders of GIL- Global Israeli Leadership forum, a worldwide initiative.
Patty Hochmann – Co-Founder and Artistic Director
Based in Israel, Patty is a member of the Israeli Film Academy and her knowledge of Israeli film and TV is second to none. Her passion ensures that SERET is abundant with cutting edge and top-quality Israeli productions from well-respected and loved filmmakers.
Festivals’ representatives and consultants:
Yael Breuer – Yael is from Rehovot, Israel and lives in Brighton, England. She teaches modern Hebrew and also writes for the Jewish Chronicle and the Israeli newspapers Ha’aretz and Ma’ariv. She is a presenter on Brighton’s Latest TV channel and the co-author of the book Hilarious Hebrew- the Fun and Fast Way to Learn the Language
Yael Rimon – Yael is an Israeli actress who graduated from the L & L Goodman Theatre and Acting School in Israel. She’s been living in the UK since 2017 and is pursuing her career here, while also taking the time to volunteer in our festival.
SICA – Scottish Israeli Cultural Association. Directors: Danielle Bett, Niva Mclellan, Gitit Kadar-Satat, Linor Kirkpatrick.
SICA is an unincorporated community group to encourage greater participation in events to celebrate the cultural heritage of Israeli people in Scotland where people live in a cohesive society with respect for diverse cultural identities.
Nir Ferber – Germany local producer
A PhD student at the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University, Nir has been based in Berlin since 2017. He is a member of the programming committee of the Docaviv International Documentary Film Festival and teaches film theory.
Amos Geva – Industry day curator
Amos Geva is an Israeli filmmaker based in Berlin, focused on documentary films dealing with identity and history. An alumni of both the Tel-Aviv University Film & Television department and the MEDIA Program for young European Producers “Atelier Ludwigsburg-Paris”, Geva has worked with international companies in the UK, Germany, France, Brazil and Israel.
LAUT UND DEUTLICH – Strategic partner
An agency for strategic communication, focused on socio-political national and international projects and clients. We are proud to support several campaigns in the fields of human rights, action against anti-Semitism and climate protection.
Limor Levy – Local Representative
Israeli born, and based in Amstelveen. Limor is a graphic designer with a focus in marketing and advertising. She is on the management committee of stichting “Mokum Ivri” and director in the Israeli web magazine ‘Dutchtown’. Limor manages various educational musical initiatives for the Jewish community in NL with the foundation ‘Moca’.
Riki Nudler – Israeli born, and based in Maastricht, the Netherlands, since 2004. Riki, a former IT Manager, is an events planner community activist. She is a member of the Israeli magazine ‘Dutchtown’.
Alan Fisher – Local producer
Alan is a Chilean film director born in San Francisco, CA. He has written and directed films, documentaries and theatre plays. Currently based in Chile, he works from his production house Ant Fire Productions.