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Noam Kaplan


Born in 1974, an honorary graduate of The Sam Spiegel Film School – Jerusalem, recipient of the Proficiency Writing Award at graduation.

His diploma film, Blue White Collar Criminal' is a cross genre drama that was theatrically distributed in Israel and participated in numerous international film festivals. Upon graduation was selected for Residence du Festival de Cannes program.


His first feature length film, Manpower, was premiered at The Palm Springs International Film Festival, and was nominated for the New Voices/New Visions Grand Jury Prize.

Manpower premiered locally at the Haifa International Film Festival, earning the FEDEORA Special Mention Award handed by the federation of film critics of Europe and the Mediterranean. It was then theatrically distributed in Israel to acclaimed reviews.


In between his fiction projects Kaplan completed several video art works that was exhibited in galleries in Israel and abroad.
In addition he wrote the first installment of Hagai Levi's ('In Treatment', 'The Affair') acclaimed mini TV series The Accursed'
Currently, he is adapting Dror Mishani's successful detective novels for Israel's Channel 2 broadcaster 'Keshet' (now in preproduction).

Over the years he has supervised the artistic process of several
TV drama series for Israel cable company HOT. As a script editor he collaborated on numerous Israeli feature films.

Kaplan is also a lecturer and a tutor at The Sam Spiegel Film School - Jerusalem; teaching screenwriting and directing, as well as, chaperoning the student's diploma films.

The Woman Who Murdered the Minister of Space and Tourism is his second feature film.



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