Nadav Lapid

Israeli nationality
Born on April 8th, 1975 in Tel Aviv (Israel)

Nadav Lapid is a writer and director born in Tel-Aviv. He studied philosophy at the University in Tel-Aviv, French literature in Paris and cinema at the Sam Spiegel Film School in Jerusalem. His first feature film, Policeman, won numerous awards in festivals, such as the Jury Prize at the Locarno Film Festival in 2011 and the Best Film award at the BAFICI and at the San Francisco International Film Festival. His second feature film, The Kindergarten Teacher, an Israeli-French coproduction, was the revelation of the 2014 Semaine de la Critique in Cannes. The film won more than twenty international awards and was successfully released in various countries, among which France and the United States. Nadav presently works on his third feature, Micro Robert, a French production that will be shot in Paris. His latest medium-length film, From the Diary of a Wedding Photographer, had a special screening at the 55th Semaine de la Critique.