Masterclass: Oren Gerner = Masterclass: Oren Gerner = Masterclass: Oren Gerner
The Israeli Oren Gerner, who won the Nest Film Students Award five years ago for his short film Greenland, will return to San Sebastian to exchange impressions with the students following the screening of his feature film debut, Africa, a contender in New Directors.
Oren Gerner (Petah-Tikva, Israel. 1984) studied Directing and Screenwriting at the Minshar School of Art in Tel-Aviv. In 2014 he directed his graduation short, Greenland, winner of the Nest Students Award at San Sebastian, nominated for Best Short Film at the Israeli Film Academy awards and screened at the Sundance Festival. Later he directed Shark Tooth (2016) and Gabriel (2018), a short film co-produced between Israel and France which competed in the Cannes Festival’s Official Short Film Section. Africa (New Directors) is his first feature film.