Aharon Keshales

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Aharon Keshales
Born (1976-04-16) 16 April 1976 (age 41)
Israel Jaffa, Israel
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, film critic
Spouse(s) Lilach Sonin

Aharon Keshales (Hebrew: אהרון קשלס; born 16 April 1976) is an Israeli film director, screenwriter and film critic.

Biography[edit]

Keshales was born in Jaffa and grew up in Bat Yam. After serving in the Intelligence Corps of the Israel Defense Forces, he attended Tel Aviv University's film school, where he later became a teaching assistant until completing his Masters of Arts in the interdisciplinary program at the Faculty of Arts.

At the same time, Keshales worked as film critic for Ynet, Globes and Rating Magazine and also created the film blog "Piranha Karina".

Directing career[edit]

In 2010 his debut film, Rabies, was released, a film which he co-wrote and co-directed with Navot Papushado. In 2013 their second joint film came out - Big Bad Wolves.

Filmography (as director)[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Film Festival Award Category/Recipient(s) Result
2011 Rabies Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival European Fantastic Film Festival Federation Asian Award - Special Mention Shared with Navot Papushado Won
2011 Rabies Fantasporto Critics' Award Critics Choice Award
Shared with Navot Papushado
Won
2013 Rabies Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Chainsaw Award Best Screenplay
Shared with Navot Papushado
Nominated
2011 Rabies Chicago International Film Festival Gold Hugo After Dark Competition
Shared with Navot Papushado
Nominated
2013 Big Bad Wolves Awards of the Israeli Film Academy Award of the Israeli Film Academy Best Director
Shared with Navot Papushado
Nominated
2013 Big Bad Wolves Awards of the Israeli Film Academy Award of the Israeli Film Academy Best Screenplay
Shared with Navot Papushado
Nominated

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