Amit Breuer - Biography

AMIT BREUER
CURRICULUM VITAE

61 Oranim St.
P.O.B. 939
46910 Kfar Shmaryahu
Israel
Tel: 972 9 9564518
Fax: 972 9 9566212
Cellular: 972-55-728600

Education:

1981-83 B.A. in General History of Art, Tel-Aviv University
1984-86 Cinematography at “Beit Tzvi” Institute of Cinema, Ramat Gan

Professional Experience:

1986-87 Research and script writing of documentary films.
Marketing films and commercials.

TV producer: The election campaign for the Progressive List for Peace.

Production Manager and Line Producer of TV Documentaries and production companies in Israel, Europe and the USA (P.B.S., Miami – USA, a Production of ZDF and Doro Productions, Vienna)

1990-91 “Izkor, Slaves of Memory” 100 min., Documentary
Assistant Director
Director: Eyal Sivan
Ima productions, Rhea Films - Paris
Best Documentary, Amsterdam Film Festival, IDFA 1991

“Kir” – Bat Sheba Dance Company – 50 min., Documentary
Associate Producer – Ulpanot Tel-Aviv
Director: Eran Riklis

1991 “Beating Time” 26 min., Documentary
Co-Producer
Director: Michal Peleg
Co-Production with Fragile Films - London

“Israland” 50 min., Documentary
Production Manager
Director: Eyal Sivan
Co-Production with FR3 - France, Ima Productions

Establishment of Amythos Productions
Executive Producer

1993 “Testimonies” 52 min., Documentary
Executive Producer
Director: Ido Sela
Co-Production with Les Film D’ici- Paris and Channel 4 - U.K.

“The Unpromised Land” 50 min., Documentary
Producer
Director: Ayelet Heller
In association with The Cinema Foundation

“Itgabar” 2 x 85 min., Documentary
Co-Producer
Director: Eyal Sivan
Co-Production with France 3, Les Films D’ici, Amythos
Productions

“St. Jean” 64 min., Documentary
Executive Producer
Director: Julie Shles
The Wolgin Award for the Best Documentary category 1993, The Jerusalem Film
Festival
The Israeli Academy Award for the Best Documentary 1993
Special Mention 1993, Nyon Film Festival

1994 “Mendelssohn Returns to Leipzig” 48 or 54 min., Documentary
Executive Producer
Director: Niza Gonen
Co-Production with Mendelssohn Stiftung/Leipzig & Amythos Productions

“Jerusalem Borderline” 64 min., Documentary
Associate Producer
Director: Eyal Sivan
CO-Production with ARTE- France, Decoupage – France & Amythos Productions

1995 “On The Edge of Peace” 85 or 101 min., Documentary
Co-Producer
Director: Ilan Ziv
An Amythos co-production with Thania Productions - Jerusalem, Tamouz Media - New
York in association with Channel 4 – U.K. and IKON TV - The Netherlands

“Aquabat Jaber – Peace With No Return?” 60 min., Documentary
Co-Producer
Director: Eyal Sivan
Co-Production with LaSept/ARTE, Movimento - France & Amythos

1995-96 “Baba Luba” 56 min., Documentary
Executive Producer
Director: Julie Shles
Co-Production with Amythos, I.B.A. - Israel, The New Foundation for Cinema and
TV - Israel
Israeli Academy Award for Best Documentary Film 1995

“All Hell Broke Loose” 45 min., Documentary
Executive Producer
Director: Amir Feldman
CO-Production with I.C.P., A.D.L., Ministry of Education “Tolerance Project” and
Amythos

1996-7 “Sumud – Ten Years After” 25 min., Documentary
Executive Producer
Director: Ayelet Dekel
CoProduction with Second Channel (Reshet) -Israel and Amythos

“The Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra 60th Gala Anniversary – Live Concert”
CO-Producer
Director: Bob Coles
Co-Production with Thirteen WNET - U.S.A., BMG Classics – U.S.A., SWF/ARTE,
Euroarts Entertainment - Germany, and Noga Communications - Israel

“String Fest” 40 min., Documentary
CO-Producer
Director: Ayelet Heller
Co-Production with Thirteen WNET- U.S.A., BMG Classics – U.S.A., SWF/ARTE,
Euroarts Entertainment- Germany, and Noga Communications- Israel

“Jerusalem’s Detective” 3 x 52 min., TV mini series, Drama
Co-Producer
Director: Uri Rosenwax
Co-Production with Norma Productions, Israel and Second Channel (Reshet), Israel

“King David Hotel – Jerusalem” 60 min., Documentary
Executive Producer
Director: Celia Lowenstein
An Amythos Co-Production with NDR/ARTE- Germany, Channel 4 - U.K., IKON - The
Netherlands & Noga Communications - Israel

“Pick A Card” / Afula Express ,90 min., Feature Film
Associate Producer
Director: Julie Shles
Producer: Amir Asaf
The Wolgin Award for the Best Feature 1997, The Jerusalem Film Festival
The Israeli Academy Award for Best Feature Film 1997

“The Specialist” 120 min., Feature Documentary
Producer
Director: Eyal Sivan
Co-Production with Momento - France, WDR - Germany, Image Creation - Belgium,
BIFF – Germany, Lotus – Austria, IKON – The Netherlands, Amythos Productions –
Israel, Noga Communications – Israel
World Premiere, Official Selection Out of Competition, Berlin Film Festival 1999

1997- 2000 Head of Co-Productions Channel 8, Noga Communications
In charge of 30 hours of original programming annually. Productions are both
local and international coproductions.
Including Rhodes To Peace, The Bombing, Another Land and others…
General Manager of annual documentary film Festival – DocuNoga (A retrospective
of the year’s productions).

2001 Establishing a new partnership with Ilan Ziv, of Tamouz Media New
York. The new company named: Amythos-Tamouz Media recently signed a cooperation
contract with Granada Media International. The purpose of the liason is to
finance international documentary film coproductions along with major
international players. The contract includes the production of films directed by
Israeli filmmakers which will be co-financed by Delin Productions in Israel.