Zvi Nevo is an Israeli film and television director best known for his works in the Israeli television series "A Touch Away," "Lipstikka," and "The Arbitrator." He is also known for his feature films "A Matter of Size" and "Lost Islands."
Born in Jerusalem in 1973, Nevo began his career in theater at the age of 15. He then moved to Tel Aviv to study film and television at the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School. After graduating in 1996, Nevo began directing for television. His first project was the successful Israeli drama series "A Touch Away," which aired for two seasons.
In 2006, Nevo directed his first feature film, "A Matter of Size," which won several awards at major international film festivals, including the Grand Prix at the Tokyo International Film Festival. He followed this up with the feature film "Lost Islands," which was nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2009.
In 2010, Nevo directed the television series "Lipstikka," which was nominated for the International Emmy Award for Best Drama Series. The series was also selected to be part of the Official Selection at the Tribeca Film Festival.
In 2012, Nevo directed the television series "The Arbitrator," which was nominated for the Israeli Academy Award for Best TV Drama Series. The series was also nominated for the International Emmy Award.
Nevo has been awarded the Israeli Ministry of Culture Prize for Best TV Series Director in 2006, the Israeli Film Academy Award in 2008, and the Israeli Television Academy Award in 2010.
Nevo's films have been shown at major international film festivals, including Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Tribeca, and Toronto. He has also directed commercials and music videos for major Israeli and international companies.
Nevo is currently developing a new feature film, as well as continuing his work in television. He is also the head of the directing program at the Maastricht Academy of Media Arts and Technology in the Netherlands.