YOTSRIM | Web Series 2014-2019
Director | Photographer | Editor | Producer: Shachaf Dekel
Step into the “private rooms” of leading creatives of Israel’s contemporary art and design scene and discover what lies behind the coat of paint.
Yotsrim is a web documentary series featuring the Israeli contemporary art and design scene. The series is created in a unique format developed by director Shachaf Dekel. The episodes are edited with still photography taken by Dekel during the studio visit combined with segments of their recorded conversation. The series has been active online since 2014, one of Israel’s first web series, offering 74 episodes in total. Yotsrim focuses on all fields of creative arts: visual art, object design, fashion design, Jewelry design, interactive art, graffiti, vocal art, music, performance, dance, theater, poetry, comics, animation, graphic design and illustration. Each episode is 2-3 minutes long, featuring one creator in their studio.
The unique format of the series allows the viewer to focus on the details of the works while listening to the artist talk.
2019 Best documentary at the NYC WebFest 2019
2019 The Israeli Documentary Film Competition | Finalist for best short .
2019 Seoul Webfest | Nomination for best web documentary series
2018 The International Academy Web Television Awards | Nomination for Director in Nonfiction category
2020 Marseille Web Fest | Official selection
2019 NYC WebFest | Official Selection
2018 Screening at the Israeli Film Fund pavilion at the next CANNES Film Festival.
2017 Screening and talk at Creative Mornings TLV
2017 Screening at the Milano Design Film Festival
2017 Screening and lecture at the Jerusalem Design Week
2017 Screening at Baskula, Tel Aviv. Curated by International Photography Festival.
2016 Fresh Paint fair, TLV.
The series has been active online since 2014 and has created 74 short films, with the assistance of The Israel National Lottery - Council for the Arts, and CultureBuzz – Israel.