Katriel Schory

Executive-Director of The Israel Film Fund
Katriel studied at the New York University Film School and returned to Israel in 1973 to join as the Head of Productions of Kastel Films, Jerusalem, at that time the leading production company in Israel.
In 1983 he was the Associate Producer and Line Producer of the Award winning feature film ”Beyond the Walls", nominated for Best Foreign Film, Academy Awards, the "Oscar", 1985).
In 1984, he formed his own company BELFILMS LTD and produced over 200 films including Award winning Feature Films, Documentaries, T.V Dramas, and International Co-Productions.
In 1999 he accepted the position of the Executive Director of the Israel Film Fund, the main Film Fund in Israel, which supports, encourages and promotes Israeli Feature Films.
He has been engaged in Voluntary Public Activities among them:
•    Chairman of Israel’s Film and Television Producers’ Association;  
•    Member of the National committee for the advancement of Television and Films;
•    Lectured at the Tel Aviv University - Department of Film and  television .