Talent Guide

Keren Michael

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Producing Lab 2010


Keren Michael’s first feature film, Ha’Meshotet (The Wanderer), premiered at the Directors Fortnight at Cannes in May 2010 and was nominated for Cannes’ prestigious Camera D’Or. Michael began her film career as an assistant director and has worked extensively with the Israeli production company Movie Plus as well as with directors Amos Gitai and Joseph Cedar. In 2008, Michael co-founded The Mouth Agape, an Israeli independent film production company. Michael graduated from The Camera Obscura Film School in Tel Aviv.

Current Project

Poppies and Olives (Narrative Feature)


Three women's journeys collide in the Arab-Israeli port city of Jaffa. Layla investigates her Palestinian roots; Tali finds meaning in her art; and Ronit contemplates deserting the army.