Yael Ozsinay | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Yael Ozsinay

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Animator and animation director and producer, founder of the Jerusalem based studio Mind The Gap Animation, that focuses on social and artistic issues, as well as independent content. Yael's films were screened and won awards in various festivals worldwide.

Yael also worked as a senior production manager at Walking The Dog studio in Brussels, on projects such as Where Is Anne Frank by Ari Folman, the series Royals Next Door, and The Magnificent Life of Marcel Pagnol by Sylvain Chomet (Les Triplettes de Belleville, The illusionist).

In addition to series and film making, Yael conducts local and international animation and cross-media initiatives, such as Copro Foundation's Animarket – the first international animation coproduction market in Israel; Asif Israeli Animation Festival, part of the annual Animix Festival; Animation and spoken word projects such as Poetry in Motion with Poetry Slam Israel and Moving Words with Arts By The People; and many more.

Holds a B.F.A. cum laude from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem, in the department of Screen-based arts.