Omer Ben Shachar - TAL NATHAN
Omer Ben Shachar

Omer Ben Shachar is a writer-director born and raised in Tel Aviv, named to Forbes Israel’s 30 Under 30 list in 2020.
He directed music videos for artists such as Mergui, Lihi Toledano, and Kama Vardi, which have been featured on Rolling Stone, Billboard, Directors’ Library, and Nowness. His video ‘Down Here’ for composer Claudio Olachea was a 2022 Vimeo Staff Pick and was nominated for a Cannes Lions Young Directors Award.
Omer has also done extensive commercial work for clients such as Sabon, Bayer, Amdocs, and Microsoft.

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’s films have been screened at over 60 film festivals around the world including the Hamptons International Film Festival and the Bentonville Film Festival.

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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