We are proud to announced that the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival became a partner of the Jerusalem Film Workshop for its third time!

The Jerusalem Film Workshop is partnering with several, the biggest jewish film festivals from around the world, who choose young representatives to come to Jerusalem and bring their individual styles and insights. Among them are: San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, Miami Jewish Film Festival, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, UK Jewish Film Festival, Vienna Jewish Film Festival, and Seret International Israeli Film & TV Festival.

Founded at 2014, The JFW is a five-week summer program in Israel, designed for talented young filmmakers from all around the world. 20 selected participants will get a once in a lifetime experience, being guided by some of Israel’s top filmmakers, taking their skills to the next level, while creating an original short film on the best documentary set in the world - Jerusalem.

The program will run from Monday, July 1st - until Thursday, August 1st. The JFW 2019's films will be having their festive premiere at The Jerusalem Film Festival on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019. The polish premiere at the 17th Warsaw Jewish Film Festival is planed on November 21st, 2019.

The deadline for applications is February 14th, 2019.

For more information and to apply go to:


Onward Israel, New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Israel Film Council, The Morris & Rosalind Goodman Family Foundation, Green Production, United King Films, Jerusalem Film Festival, The Jerusalem Film and TV Found, The Israeli Cinematheque, The Israeli Film Council, The Jerusalem Development Authority.    


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