Heymann has directed many documentary films and series in the past ten years, most of them long-term follow-ups and personal documentations. His films won major awards at different prestigious film festivals including his first film It Kinda Scares Me. Paper Dolls won three awards at the 2006 Berlin International Film Festival and the audience’s award at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The film and TV series Bridge over the Wadi, co-produced with the American ITVS, won the Israeli Documentary Film competition, participated in IDFA Festival's prestigious competition and won many awards around the world. Tomer's new 8-part series The Way Home was recently[when?] broadcast by the Yes Doco Channel in Israel and won the best documentary series award at the 2009 Jerusalem International Film Festival. I Shot My Love premiered at Berlin Int'l Film Festival in 2010, won the Best Mid-length Award at Hotdocs and was screened in major film festival including: Dok/Fest Sheffield, Taiwan Int'l Documentary Film Festival, Kassel Film Festival and more. The 2016 documentary Who's Gonna Love Me Now?, directed by Tomer and his brother Barak Heymann, explores the life of Saar, a gay HIV-positive Israeli man living in London whom Tomer met in Tel Aviv in 1994.