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Born in Israel 1975 to American parents, Graetz wrote, directed and produced SEVEN short films and one play titled 'In case i'm not around' . Published an award-winning novel IN Hebrew translated to English, titled 'A Rabbi’s Daughter'. Wrote six plays that were shown on stage. She teaches "Israeli Society as seen through Film" and mindfulness world widely.
She has a B.A & M.F.A in film- both from Tel-Aviv university and a M.F.A in creative writing- from BGU- Ben-Gurion university.
Since 2019 she made 7 short films with her life partner, Eitan Herman, cinematographer, some won in festivals around the world. They have a young daughter and live at Tel-Aviv.
London/ Avigail Graetz/ 2019/ 12 min./ one shot fiction
Nino/ Eitan Herman & Avigail Graetz/ 2019/ 5min./ documentary
Wrong Rhythm/ Avigail Graetz/ 2020/ 13 min./ fiction
My first wedding in Leggings/ Eitan Herman & Avigail Graetz/ 2020/ 10 min./ documentary
Mint Tea/ Avigail Graetz/ 2021/ 11 min./ fiction
Glow Stick/ Avigail Graetz/ 2021/ 16 min./ fiction
The Right Side / Eitan Herman & Avigail Graetz/ 2022/ 3 min./ video poetry
Just This/ Avigail Graetz/ 2022/ 30 min./ fiction
Garden of hope/ Eitan Herman & Avigail Graetz/ 2022/ 5min./ documentary
1st film 'London' 2019 wan best international film @ Brightside film festival N.J. 2nd film "Wrong Rhythm" won for best actress @ Chain NYC film festival 2020 3rd film , a short version of "My 1st wedding in leggings" won for best short documentary @ Early Bird International Student Film Festival Sofia, Bulgaria 2020 and Mint Tea wan best audience pick at "Long-Short" film festival Tel-Aviv.
  • Producer (11 Credits)
    Garden of hope2022
    Documentary, Short
    JUST THIS2022
    Short, Student
    The Right Side2022
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student, Other
    Wind Mountain2022
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Other
    "My first wedding in Leggings"2021
    Documentary, Short, Student
    Glow Stick2021
    Short, Student
    MINT TEA2021
    Short, Student
    Wrong Rhythm2020
    Short, Student
    LONDON2019
    Short
    NINO2019
    Documentary, Short
    NOT INTERESTING- A DOCUMENTARY SPOKEN WORD2019
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media, Other
  • Director (10 Credits)
    Garden of hope2022
    Documentary, Short
    JUST THIS2022
    Short, Student
    The Right Side2022
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student, Other
    "My first wedding in Leggings"2021
    Documentary, Short, Student
    Glow Stick2021
    Short, Student
    MINT TEA2021
    Short, Student
    My first zoom wedding2020
    Documentary, Short, Student
    Wrong Rhythm2020
    Short, Student
    LONDON2019
    Short
    NOT INTERESTING- A DOCUMENTARY SPOKEN WORD2019
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media, Other
  • Writer (7 Credits)
    JUST THIS2022
    Short, Student
    Wind Mountain2022
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Other
    Glow Stick2021
    Short, Student
    MINT TEA2021
    Short, Student
    Wrong Rhythm2020
    Short, Student
    LONDON2019
    Short
    NOT INTERESTING- A DOCUMENTARY SPOKEN WORD2019
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media, Other
OFFICIAL SELCTION
MINT TEA
JxJ Festival THE WASHINGTON JEWISH FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
Washington, DC
2022
SECOND PRIZE
MINT TEA
Long-Short film festival
Tel Aviv
2022
semi-finalist for the 36th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival College Film Competition - Short Narrative Section.
Glow Stick
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2021
semi finalist
NINO
San Diego International Jewish
San Diego, California
2019
Top four films
NINO
Focus On Ability Short Film Festival
Melbourne
2019
official selction
NINO
Chain NYC Film Festival
New York
2019
Best International film
LONDON
The Brightside Film Festival
Jersey city, New Jersey
2019
official selection
LONDON
Chain NYC Film Festival
New York
2019
official selection
Wrong Rhythm
CORE International Film Festival
Boston, MA
official selection
Wrong Rhythm
Bedford International Film Festival 2021
Bedford Virginia
OFFICIAL SELCTION
Wrong Rhythm
Katra Film Series NYC 2021
NEW YORK
Best short actress
Wrong Rhythm
Chain NYC Film Festival 2020
New York
College
The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television, Tel Aviv university
Films
20192022
Gender
Female
Married To
Eitan Herman
Children
1
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