Biography

Ido Samuel.

 

 

 

 

Stats: 6’1”

Location: Hollywood, CA

Willing to travel

Film

FILL THE VOID                    Yossi Mendelman    Rama Burshtein           Sony Pictures/Norma Productions

 

  7 of the Israeli Film Academy awards including Best Film of the year 2012 (Israel's official submission for the

2012 Oscars). Haifa  International Film Festival -Best Film of 2012. Independent Spirit Awards. New York Film

Festival. London Film Festival. Palm Springs international Film Festival – won Best Foreign Language Film.

Venice Film Festival – won best actress and honorable mention. São Paulo International Film Festival –

Won Best Dramatic FilmToronto International Film Festival.

 

 

THE DIVIDE (short)               Kobi (lead)              Tzvi Yheuda Herling     Maale

 

  San Diego International Jewish Film Festival. Louisville International Jewish Film Festival“.

Judges favorite movie award” winner at  Maale 2011.

 

 

MOTHER'S FADING (short)   Son (lead)              Arthur Sthepanyan        T.A.U

 

  Cannes Film Festival 2011. Batumi International Art-House Film Festival 2011. Asolo Art FilmFestival 2011.

   Písek Inernational Film     Festival. 2011I’VE SEEN FILMS – International Film Festival 2011.

Semana de Cinema Experimental de Madrid 2011.

 

East of Byzantium                   St. George               Roger Kupelian             journey Pictures

 

Ben Dod Sheli  (short)          Issac (lead)              Daniel Yonathan           CSUN

The Student Academy Awards 2017, Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival.

AWAKE (short)                       Oren (lead)              Paz Edry                        Sapir

 

  Imagine: Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival 2013. Cinema South Festival פסטיבל קולנוע דרום 2012.

 

Dirty Bomb (short)          Aharon (lead)             Valerie McCaffrey          Jennifer Tung/Brian Kelly Jones

Nominated for best lead actor in Madrid International Film Festival, Nominated for best actor North Virginia Film Festival, Official selection The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmakers Showcase Cannes 2018, Winner Manhattan Film Festival 2019, Dances With Films 2018, Winner Madrid International Film Festival.

SECOND BEST (short)           Yoni (lead)              Yuva Ben-Yaakov         Sapir

 

  Cinema South Festival פסטיבל קולנוע דרום 2012.

BEHIND THE GLASS              Oren (lead)              Avital Sharon                Sapir

 

  Cinema South Festival פסטיבל קולנוע דרום 2011.

 

 

ISLAND OF SANITY                Roy (Lead)               Amit Shamir                  Megadim

  

  Winner best film in Megadim 2010

 

 

LEMONADE                             Dan (lead)                Erez Eisenstein           Evil Twin Productions

 

  48 hour film project - winner 2010. Jerusalem Film Festivas; Icon TLV film festival 2010.

 

 

PLACEBO                                Jack (lead)               Zach Sousa                   LMU LA  (Thesis film)

 

 

WILL YOU                               Murphy (lead)           Kuba Soltysiak              USC

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present

Theater

The Lion King     Simba (lead)      Yaffa Gabay Theater


The Pillowman    Michael (lead)    Yossi Cohen  Seminar Hakibutzim

 

 

 

Commercial

Internet Campaign for the I.D.F against Hitchhiking    Hijacked Soldier (lead)    Gil Naor    IDF spokesperson

 

(viral video, billboards and radio)

 

http://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-launches-campaign-to-prevent-soldier-kidnappings/

Training & Workshops

Seminar Hakibutzim acting School   2007-2009

 

THE JOANNE BARON / D.W. BROWN STUDIO 2014

 

Yoram Levinshtein acting Workshop  2006

 

Sasi Samocha theater acting 2007  

 

Lyat Bein acting for movies 2006-2008

 

Niv Raz Acting infront of a Camera 2010

 

Bob & Claire Corff Dialect  American accent 2013-2014

 

Charles Becker Dialect American accent 2013