Roy Zafrani (MBA, B.Ed) is an award-winning screenwriter, director and editor, and an alumnus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
For over 20 years, Roy has written, directed and edited multiple documentaries, sports events, TV series, commercials and narrative films, including: "The Other Dreamers" (winner of 13 awards, over 100 selections in international film festivals), "Over the Wall" (Best Screenplay at the 2017 LA Indie Film Fest, Best World Cinema Short at the 19th annual Phoenix Film Festival), "On the Edge" (multi-award-winning documentary), "Until the End Amir" (Opening Film at the Oscar Qualifying Festival In the Palace), "Fed Cup", "Davis Cup", "Assi Dayan: Embittered" (Vienna Jewish Film Festival), "On Tiptoes", "European Beach Tennis Championships", the American-Canadian series "The Consulting Offer" (Editor, Season 2) and more.
Some of his producing credits include the American drama "Passage" (Excellence in Producing award at Idyllwild Film Festival), the British spy-thriller "The Doorman", the German periodic drama "Klaviermann", as well as tens of sports events for TV.
He is currently in production with several projects, including "Jamie's Book" (winner of multiple screenplay awards, including at the 2018 Irvine International Film Festival), the crime comedy "Cursed" and the dramatic fantasy "Mondays with Amy", which recently won Best Screenplay of the Year at the 21st California Independent Film Festival.
  • Director (68 Credits)
    Over the Wall - Screenplay
    Screenplay, Short Script
    Cursed 2018
    Over the Wall2018
    Short
    The Hub2018
    The Story of Prof. David Chen2017
    Innovation Management in Education2017
    Shampipe2017
    Telecommuting: The Teaching Experience2017
    The Entrepreneurs2017
    The Future of Information Technology Management 2017
    Israel Open 20162016
    Lucky Streak2016
    Opening Serve2016
    Television
    ProAm 20162016
    Television
    Queen of Kaplan2016
    Safety Net 2016
    Sitting on a Yacht2016
    Tshuva's Nephew2016
    A Place in the Heart2015
    Baby Power2015
    Animation, Short, Other
    European Beach Tennis Championships2015
    Happy2015
    More Than Ever2015
    One Word2015
    Simple2015
    Vivo Gaming2015
    Full of Light2014
    My Little Present2014
    Documentary, Short
    On the Edge2014
    Documentary, Short
    On Tiptoes2014
    Documentary
    Piano Maestro2014
    Slingshot2014
    The Mentors 2014
    The Other Dreamers2014
    Documentary, Feature
    The Other Dreamers (Spanish Subtitles)2014
    The Other Dreamers - Short Version for Festivals2014
    Documentary
    ABE America2013
    Academic Center of Law & Business2013
    Assi Dayan: Embittered2013
    BlueSky2013
    Carmel 2013
    FedCup 20132013
    Feature, Television
    Imagination Becomes Reality2013
    Loyola Wolfpack2013
    My Life Changing Journey2013
    On the Edge (EN EL BORDE) - Spanish Subtitles2013
    Piano Dust Buster 22013
    Piano Mania2013
    The Last Address2013
    Until the End Amir2013
    Documentary
    ENG2012
    Animation
    FedCup 20122012
    Feature, Television
    Nosh Me2012
    Water Beader2012
    Yes Planet2012
    Always Be Happy2011
    FedCup 20112011
    Feature, Television
    Never Alone2011
    Spring of Renewal2011
    Our Dreams2010
    Davis Cup: Road to the Finals2009
    Feature, Television
    World Group Quarter Finals: Israel vs. Russia2009
    Feature, Television
    World Group Semi Finals: Spain vs. Israel 2009
    FedCup World Group: The Quarter Finals2008
    Feature, Television
    Hand of Fate2006
    Derby2003
    Lonely2001
    The Meteor2000
  • Writer (60 Credits)
    Jamie's Book
    Screenplay, Short Script
    Mondays with Amy
    Screenplay
    Over the Wall - Screenplay
    Screenplay, Short Script
    Cursed 2018
    Over the Wall2018
    Short
    The Hub2018
    The Story of Prof. David Chen2017
    Innovation Management in Education2017
    Shampipe2017
    Telecommuting: The Teaching Experience2017
    The Entrepreneurs2017
    The Future of Information Technology Management 2017
    Israel Open 20162016
    Lucky Streak2016
    Opening Serve2016
    Television
    ProAm 20162016
    Television
    Queen of Kaplan2016
    Safety Net 2016
    Sitting on a Yacht2016
    Tshuva's Nephew2016
    A Place in the Heart2015
    Baby Power2015
    Animation, Short, Other
    European Beach Tennis Championships2015
    Happy2015
    More Than Ever2015
    One Word2015
    Simple2015
    Vivo Gaming2015
    Full of Light2014
    On the Edge2014
    Documentary, Short
    On Tiptoes2014
    Documentary
    The Mentors 2014
    The Other Dreamers2014
    Documentary, Feature
    The Other Dreamers (Spanish Subtitles)2014
    The Other Dreamers - Short Version for Festivals2014
    Documentary
    Academic Center of Law & Business2013
    BlueSky2013
    Carmel 2013
    FedCup 20132013
    Feature, Television
    Imagination Becomes Reality2013
    Loyola Wolfpack2013
    My Life Changing Journey2013
    On the Edge (EN EL BORDE) - Spanish Subtitles2013
    The Last Address2013
    Until the End Amir2013
    Documentary
    ENG2012
    Animation
    FedCup 20122012
    Feature, Television
    Nosh Me2012
    Water Beader2012
    Yes Planet2012
    Always Be Happy2011
    FedCup 20112011
    Feature, Television
    Never Alone2011
    Spring of Renewal2011
    Our Dreams2010
    Davis Cup: Road to the Finals2009
    Feature, Television
    World Group Quarter Finals: Israel vs. Russia2009
    Feature, Television
    World Group Semi Finals: Spain vs. Israel 2009
    FedCup World Group: The Quarter Finals2008
    Feature, Television
    Hand of Fate2006
  • Producer (29 Credits)
    The Hub2018
    The Story of Prof. David Chen2017
    Innovation Management in Education2017
    Telecommuting: The Teaching Experience2017
    The Entrepreneurs2017
    The Future of Information Technology Management 2017
    Lucky Streak2016
    Opening Serve2016
    Television
    ProAm 20162016
    Television
    Queen of Kaplan2016
    Safety Net 2016
    Sitting on a Yacht2016
    Tshuva's Nephew2016
    European Beach Tennis Championships2015
    One Word2015
    The Other Dreamers2014
    Documentary, Feature
    The Other Dreamers (Spanish Subtitles)2014
    The Other Dreamers - Short Version for Festivals2014
    Documentary
    Academic Center of Law & Business2013
    FedCup 20132013
    Feature, Television
    The Last Address2013
    FedCup 20122012
    Feature, Television
    Yes Planet2012
    Always Be Happy2011
    FedCup 20112011
    Feature, Television
    Davis Cup: Road to the Finals2009
    Feature, Television
    World Group Quarter Finals: Israel vs. Russia2009
    Feature, Television
    World Group Semi Finals: Spain vs. Israel 2009
    FedCup World Group: The Quarter Finals2008
    Feature, Television
  • Editor (5 Credits)
    The Consulting Offer (Season 2)2014
    Feature, Television
    The Other Dreamers2014
    Documentary, Feature
    The Other Dreamers (Spanish Subtitles)2014
    The Other Dreamers - Short Version for Festivals2014
    Documentary
    Until the End Amir2013
    Documentary
  • Film Editor (1 Credit)
    Over the Wall2018
    Short
Best Short Youth Film
Over the Wall
Marina del Rey Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
2018
Best Screenplay
Over the Wall - Screenplay
LA Indie Film Fest
Los Angeles, CA
2017
Best Screenplay Short
Over the Wall - Screenplay
London Independent Film Awards
UK
2017
Best Screenplay: Platinum Award
Over the Wall - Screenplay
International Independent Film Awards
California
2017
Best Screenplay Short
Over the Wall - Screenplay
Chandler International Film Festival
Arizona
2016
Winner - Award of Excellence, Winner - Humanitarian Award
The Other Dreamers
Best Shorts Competition
San Diego, California
2014
Best Documentary Short Winner
The Other Dreamers - Short Version for Festivals
Oregon Underground Film Festival
Oregon
2014
Winner
The Other Dreamers - Short Version for Festivals
Best Shorts Awards
California
2014
Best Documentary Nominee
The Other Dreamers
I Will Tell International Film Festival
London
2014
Best Documentary Winner
The Other Dreamers (Spanish Subtitles)
JN Film Festival
Dallas, Oregon
2014
Best Shorts Winner
The Other Dreamers (Spanish Subtitles)
Best Shorts Awards
California
2014
Opening Film
Until the End Amir
In the Palace International Film Festival
Bulgaria
2013
Opening Film
On the Edge
Women Premium
Toronto, Canada
2013
Best Documentary
On the Edge
Women Premium International Film Festival
Toronto, Canada
2013
Opening Film
On the Edge (EN EL BORDE) - Spanish Subtitles
Women Premium
Toronto, Canada
2013
Best Documentary
On the Edge (EN EL BORDE) - Spanish Subtitles
Women Premium International Film Festival
Toronto, Canada
2013
Best Screenplay of the Year
Mondays with Amy
California Independent Film Festival
TBA
Over the Wall
SOMA Film Festival
New Jersey
Best Screenplay
Over the Wall
London Independent Film Awards
London
Best Screenplay
Over the Wall
South Film and Arts Academy Festival
Best Screenplay
Over the Wall
International Independent Film Awards
Best Screenplay
Over the Wall
Social Machinery Film Festival
Best Screenplay
Over the Wall
Chandler International Film Festival
Chandler, Arizona
TBA
Over the Wall
ÉCU - European Independent Film Festival
Paris
Best Film
Over the Wall
Moscow Shorts
Best Screenplay
Over the Wall
LA Indie Film Fest
Los Angeles, California
Nominated (Winners TBD)
Over the Wall
Silicon Beach Film Festival, LA
Best World Cinema Short 2019
Over the Wall
Phoenix Film Festival
Arizona
Finalist
Jamie's Book
San Antonio Film Festival
Texas
Finalist
Jamie's Book
American Movie Awards
USA
Finalist
Jamie's Book
Mediterranean Film Festival
Italy
Finalist
Jamie's Book
Delhi Shorts International Film Festival
India
Finalist
Jamie's Book
Sunlight International Film Festival
Berlin
Semi Finalist
Jamie's Book
Manhattan Short Film Festival 2017
New York
Finalist
Jamie's Book
San Pedro International Film Festival 2017
San Pedro, USA
Winner
Jamie's Book
LA Shorts Awards
Los Angeles
Winner
Jamie's Book
Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA
Winner
Jamie's Book
Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
California
Winner
Jamie's Book
Irvine International Film Festival
California
TBA
Over the Wall
Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival
Best Screenplay of the Year (Fantasy)
Mondays with Amy
New York Screenplay Contest
Honorable Mention
Mondays with Amy
Barcelona International Film Festival
Finalist
Mondays with Amy
Mallorca International Film Festival
Finalist
Mondays with Amy
Australia Independent Film Festival
Finalist
Mondays with Amy
San Pedro International Film Festival
Finalist
Mondays with Amy
Hollywood Screenplay Contest
Finalist
Mondays with Amy
Colorado International Film Festival
Finalist
Mondays with Amy
Oregon Film Awards
Finalist
Mondays with Amy
Los Angeles Screenplay Contest
Finalist
Mondays with Amy
Richmond International Film Festival
Nominated
Mondays with Amy
Beverly Hills Film Festival
Official Selection (winners TBD)
Mondays with Amy
Madrid International Film Festival
Special Mention
The Other Dreamers
Bosifest
Award of Excellence
The Other Dreamers
San Francisco Film Awards
Finalist
Mondays with Amy
Las Vegas Screenplay Contest
Nominated
Mondays with Amy
San Francisco Film Festival
Best Documentary, Best Photography, Best Director
The Other Dreamers
The Kids Festival
Special Mention
The Other Dreamers
Festicine Infancia Bogotá
Best Documentary
The Other Dreamers
Valle d'Itria Film Festival
Best Documentary
The Other Dreamers
Oregon Underground Film Festiva
College
UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles)
Screenwriting
20172018
College
MLA
MBA (Master of Business Administration)
20142016
College
Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology and the Arts
B.Ed in Film & Media
20062010
College
Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology and the Arts
Teaching Certificate
20062010
"A film should start with an earthquake, and then the stress should continuously increase" - Alfred Hitchcock
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