Yaron Shani
Shani at the 82nd Academy Awards Foreign Language Film Award Directors Reception
1 Nomination
Role Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Born 1975
Tel Aviv, Israel

Yaron Shani is an Israeli director producer and screenwriter. As the director of The Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival in 2002, he met Scandar Copti, and they both started to develop their first feature film Ajami. At that time, Yaron had directed and edited documentaries and 3D films for Orpan Group, shown in museums and cinema theaters all over the world.


82nd Academy Awards, 2009
Best Foreign Language FilmAjami (shared with Scandar Copti)

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