Omer Ben Shachar is a writer-director born and raised in Tel Aviv, named to Forbes Israel’s 30 Under 30 list in 2020.
Omer’s short film, TREE #3, won a 2019 Student Academy Award, as well as, top prizes at UrbanWorld, HollyShorts, Palm Springs, and Comic-Con, among others.
Omer is a 2023 Project Involve Directing Fellow, Film Independent’s signature diversity program, where he was awarded the Cayton-Goldrich Family Foundation Fellowship. Previously, Omer was a participant in the 2020 Warner Bros. Television Directors’ Workshop, the 2020 ViacomCBS’s ViewFinder Directors Program, and the BAFTA North America Newcomers Program. Omer is a graduate of the AFI Conservatory and received the Richard P. Rogers Spirit of Excellence Award for Directing, presented by AFI Fest.
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