Wesleyan portrait of Nitzan  Gilady

Nitzan Gilady

Silverberg Scholar in Residence in Jewish Studies


Nitzan Gilady

Nitzan Gilady is a director/producer/scriptwriter of the documentary films “Jerusalem Is Proud To Present”, “Family Time” “In Satmar Custody” and “The Last Enemy”. His films have received 13 international awards, participated in hundreds international film festivals and broadcast in prestigious TV channels over the world (among them are: Sundance channel and ZDF-ARTE) . In 2015 his first feature film titled "Wedding Doll" which he directed, wrote and produced won 3 International award at Jerusalem Film Festival 2015 (including best debut film), Premiered in Toronto film festival, received 9 Israeli academy award nominations and received 2- Best actress and best custom and 7 more international awards.

Mr. Gilady is a graduate of the Academy of arts "Circle in the Square" (New York) and a senior lecture at The Academy Institute of Holon (for 12 years)- visual communication department. He hreceived a grant for the art of cinema 2004 initiated by the Ministry of education, culture and sport given to outstanding Israeli filmmakers and film professionals.

Academic Affiliations


Spring 2018
CJST 248 - 01
Israeli Documentary Film