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ABOUT YONATAN

 

Yonatan Weinstein is a two-time Israeli Academy Award-nominated editor

based between New York & Tel Aviv.
Among his recent projects are: Waiting for Godot – a 3-hour long experimental feature film starring Ethan Hawke & John Leguizamo;Valley of Tears (HBO Max/
KAN) – a limited-series war drama and Israel's biggest budget TV production to date; and Incitement – a feature film which premiered at the Toronto Int'l Film Festival, 

won Best Picture at the Israeli Academy Awards and was Israel's submission for Best International Film at the 2020 Oscars.

Aside from editing, Yonatan has a rich background in production and development: he has served as Director of Development for Yaron Zilberman’s (A Late Quartet) company, Opening Night Productions; worked in development for Protozoa Pictures (Darren Aronofsky); trained with the BBC in London; crewed on feature film & TV
sets internationally; and helmed narrative shorts that garnered exposure at festivals and online.  


As a writer, he has been collaborating with co-creator Barak Barkan on developing original scripted TV series and concepts, working hand in hand with some of Israel's leading production companies.


His debut film, the feature documentary My Grandma - Frau Masha (which he completed at age 14), was showcased in international festivals, screened theatrically and sold for broadcast on Israeli National Television.


Yonatan is a proud alum of NYU Tisch's Film & TV program, where he currently teaches Editing as an Adjunct in the Undergraduate Department.