Hitchhiking

Hitchhiking is a short film following the journey of Yoav, a young man who desperately need a ride home. However, he could never have imagined, just, what danger, lurks in the doorway.

  • Gal Festman
    Director
  • Gal Festman
    Writer
  • Noa Negris
    Producer
  • Noam Gal
    Cameraman
  • Shaked Regev
    Editor
  • Orpaz Zamir
    Special Effects
  • Lia Hazin
    Key Cast
    "Noa"
  • Yuval Porat
    Key Cast
    "Yoav"
  • Erez Dascal
    Key Cast
    "Criminal"
  • Matan Baron
    Key Cast
    "Criminal"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    fiction, journey movie
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 7 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 17, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    700 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Israel
  • Country of Filming:
    Israel
  • Language:
    Hebrew, Russian
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Ahad HaAm High School
  • Benicia Film Festival, California
    Benicia, California
    United States
    September 6, 2019
    2nd place for the Best Short Film category
  • Four River Film Festival - Croatia

    Croatia
    September 10, 2019
  • Cinema Festival in Jerusalem
    Jerusalem
    Israel
    July 13, 2017
    fiction direction award
  • Pitching contest - Seminar Hakibutzim
    Tel Aviv
    Israel
    February 23, 2017
    citation for fictional directing
  • Pitching contest - Festival of youth movies in mobile
    Ra’anana
    Israel
    December 22, 2016
    recognition award
  • Petah Tikva Recognition Award
    Petah Tikva
    Israel
    September 4, 2017
    Recognition Award
Director Biography - Gal Festman

Gal Festman is a 22 years old director from Israel.
He made his first directorial debut with the short film named Hitchhiking.

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