3 January 2012
Maya Kenig was born in 1979 in Israel. She studied at the ‘London Film School’ and at the ‘Sam Spiegel Film School’ in Jerusalem. Throughout her studies she was awarded numerous grants for excellence. Her short films “Top of the world” (2005, fiction, 14 min) and “My Mom” (2005, Documentary, 15 min.) were screened at festivals worldwide and broadcast on TV in Israel and Europe. Since graduation she co-directed “In Utero” (2006, fiction, 36 min) and “Around Trip”. (2008, fiction, 20 min.) “Off-White Lies” is her first feature film, produced with the support of the Israel Film Fund and The Jerusalem Film Fund.
SILVER BEAR FOR OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION
Elena Okopnaya for costume and production design in Dovlatov by Alexey German Jr.