Alon Newman

Alon Newman

DonkyShot films
3d Animator, Actor, Art Director, Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Concept Artist, Director, Director of Development, Distributor, Editor, Filmmaker, Graphic Designer, Motion Graphic Design, Producer, Production Designer, Screenwriter, Story Analyst, Storyboard Artist, Videographer, Visual Effects Artist and Visual Effects Supervisor

Rishon LeẔiyyon, Israel

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About Alon

I'm an Israeli award-winning writer, director, and producer. Juror at the 43rd annual International Emmy Awards. I'm on the board of directors in the Israel Screenwriters guild and a member of the Israeli Academy of Motion Picture and Television.

I was born in Tel Aviv, Israel. I'm a father for four kids; three daughters and one son. Served in the Air Force, and active volunteer as a field police officer.
I began my career as a graphic designer, amassing 20 years of experience in marketing and advertising.
In 2005, I've decided to make a change in my career and studied cinema. Since then I've written, directed and produced numerous films. I'm the founder of DonkeyShot Film Group, a collective of film and television creators, who aim to promote and strengthen the independent cinema of Israel. DonkeyShot Film Group has produced many short films that have won awards in festivals around the world. I've directed 22 episodes on the Big Brother VIP reality show in 2019 and directed 2 seasons of The teacher of the state show and many more.

My first full-length film, AntiVirus, has also gained worldwide recognition with its many awards from international film festivals. Last year I've released my second film THE COMPOSER a dark Insane parody which was screened in Cannes 71 film festival outside the competition. Participated in the Israeli offir Awards and other film festivals worldwide and won the ASTI awards for the International film competition.

At DonkeyShot, I'm the head of the writer’s room, and we have written a couple of feature films as well as producing and directing the newest feature, The Composer. I was chosen by Steven Lambert to direct the Ninja: The Resurrection and I'm attached to the project.
My main goal is to get into directing TV shows and feature films in North America and Europe.

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Credits

  • Limbo

    Limbo (2018)
    Film by DonkyShot Films (Drama) Director

  • Deamons

    Deamons (2017)
    Film by DonkyShot Films (Drama) DOP/Producer

  • Vini Vidi Accepi

    Vini Vidi Accepi (2016)
    Film (Comedy, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Director/Producer

  • The Encounter

    The Encounter (2016)
    Film by DonkyShot Films (Drama) Producer

  • AntiVirus

    AntiVirus (2014)
    Film by DonkyShot Films (Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Writer/Director/Producer

  • Brothers in Arms

    Brothers in Arms (2012)
    Film by IDF Director/Producer

  • Not So...

    Not So... (2012)
    Film by DonkyShot Films (Comedy, Drama and Musical) Writer/Director

  • Ishkoka

    Ishkoka (2012)
    Film Actor

  • Flightophobia

    Flightophobia (2011)
    Film by DonkyShot Films (Comedy, Drama and Fantasy) Writer/Director/Producer

  • The Composer

    The Composer
    Film by DonkyShot Films (Comedy, Crime and Drama) Director/Producer

Awards

  • Best International Short - Smile film festival
    (2015)

  • Best Short - Improaction 2 film festival
    (2011)

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