Yonatan Nir


Award-winning filmmaker Yonatan Nir has been telling stories for over a decade – from epic photojournalist reports to the critically acclaimed Dolphin Boy (2011), which was acquired by Walt Disney Pictures and screened in over 130 film festivals; a film in which he successfully captures and portrays unique relationships formed between man and nature.

After joining Hey Jude Productions in 2008, Nir went on to direct and produce Beyond the Boundaries (2011), Cutting the Pain (2012), and The Essential Link: The Story of Wilfrid Israel (2017). He is also a highly demanded speaker and film professor and has given over 500 lectures in Israel and around the world.