Kat Tolkovsky is a renowned director, producer, and screenwriter from Tel Aviv, Israel. She was born in 1969 and is most well-known for her work on the films, Big Bad Wolves and A Quiet Heart.
Tolkovsky attended the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School in Jerusalem, where she received her degree in directing. After graduating, she wrote and directed her debut short film, Between the Lines, which won the Best Short Film award at the Jerusalem Film Festival and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.
Tolkovsky made her feature film debut in 2003 with the horror-thriller, Big Bad Wolves. The film was praised for its innovative and unique style, and was an international success. She followed up with A Quiet Heart, a drama about a woman struggling with depression. The film was a critical success and was nominated for the Ophir Award, Israel's equivalent to the Academy Awards.
Tolkovsky has since continued to direct and produce feature films and television series. She has collaborated with several notable actors and directors, such as Quentin Tarantino, who served as executive producer on her 2009 film, The Secrets. She has also worked with Natalie Portman, who starred in her 2012 film, The Other Story.
Tolkovsky is known for her strong visual style and for creating powerful female protagonists. Her films often explore complex moral issues, such as guilt, revenge, and justice.
Tolkovsky is an active member of the Israeli film community and has served as a mentor for many aspiring filmmakers. In 2018, she was named an honorary member of the Israeli Academy of Film and Television.
Tolkovsky is an acclaimed director and her work has earned her numerous awards. She is an accomplished filmmaker who continues to make a lasting impression on the world of cinema.