Project Runway Israel
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|Proyekt Maslul (Season 1)|
Proyekt Maslul Official logo
|Country of origin||Israel|
|No. of episodes||13|
June 17, 2009 – October 2009
|No. of contestants||13|
|No. of tasks||11|
Proyekt Maslul (Hebrew: פרויקט מסלול) is the Israeli version of the American reality show Project Runway. The show was filmed during the winter of 2008–2009 and premiered on June 17, 2009. The show features 13 Israeli designers who compete to become "the next big fashion designer". Alon Livne won Project Runway Israel.
Season 1 contestants
The 13 Designers are:
|Ten Tao Le||28||Bat Yam, Israel||Eliminated episode 1|
|Maria Berman||29||Tel Aviv, Israel||Eliminated episode 2|
|Ofir Peretz||26||Haifa, Israel||Eliminated episode 3|
|Netanel Zikri||25||Ramat Gan, Israel||Eliminated episode 4|
|Michal Tik||30||Kfar Adumim, West Bank||Eliminated episode 5|
|Yoav Meir||27||Tel Aviv, Israel||Eliminated episode 6|
|Nir Huga||30||Jerusalem, Israel||Brother of Meshie, eliminated episode 7|
|Moran Tawil||26||New York, New York||Eliminated episode 8|
|Guy Finkelstein||30||London, England||Husband of Maya, eliminated episode 9|
|Meshie Huga||23||Bat Yam, Israel||Sister of Nir, eliminated episode 10|
|Lucy David||34||Jaffa, Israel||Third place|
|Maya Amrami-Finkelstein||33||London, England||Wife of Guy, Runner-up|
|Alon Livne||24||Tel Aviv, Israel||Winner|
Season 1 challenges
- Light blue background and HIGH means the designer was in the bottom 1, but was not eliminated.
- Green background and WINNER means the designer won Project Runway.
- Blue background and WIN means the designer won the challenge.
- Red background and OUT means the designer was eliminated.
- Pink background and LOW means the designer was in the bottom 3, but was not eliminated.
- Orange background and LOW means the designer was in the bottom 2, but was not eliminated.
The premiere episode of Project Runway Israel showed host Shiraz Tal introducing the thirteen designers. The designers were given their first challenge: design a dress inspired by one of Rita Kleinstein's songs. The designers made their way to their new home and studio where they began to work. At the studio, drama occurred when Meshie found it hard to design her dress and asked for help. When contestants helped her, she caused trouble and they got mad at her for her poor attitude. At the end of the 48-hour time limit, the models walked the runway in front of the judges. Tao disappointed the judges and was eliminated.
- Judges: Vei Bleish, Sason Kedem, Shiraz Tal, Gal Afel
- Guest Judge: Rita Kleinstein
- WINNER: Lucy
- OUT: Tao
- First Aired: June 17, 2009
During the 2nd episode, the designers went to a stall shop in Jaffa, Israel. They had a quick challenge to pick out the ugliest clothing they could find. Yoav won the challenge. The designers were then given their challenge: to design a sexy undergarment from the ugly clothing they had taken from the stalls for Hadas & Inbal, former contestants (a.k.a. The Blondes) from the reality TV show HaMerotz LaMillion to wear in a fashion magazine. Guy failed to design, and reconstructed his underwear several times. Moran got frustrated when she couldn't find the correct materials to finish her dress. Moran won the challenge. The weakest three were Guy, Maria, and Netanel, who didn't manage to create a beautiful underwear garment. Guy and Maria landed in the bottom two, but Guy was given another chance and Maria was sent home.
- Judges: Gal Afel, Shiraz Tal
- Guest Judge(s): Hadas & Inbal, unknown guest designer.
- WINNER: Moran
- OUT: Maria
- First Aired: June 24, 2009.
In the third episode, the designers were given a challenge to create a dress out of fabrics from a local supermarket. Everyone was working hard on their own dresses, except Yoav, who helped other people and neglected his own dress. Alon won his first challenge while Yoav and Ofir landed in the bottom two. Ofir was sent home.
- Judges: Vei Bleish, Shiraz Tal, Gal Afel
- Guest Judge: None
- WINNER: Alon
- OUT: Ofir
- First Aired: July 1, 2009.