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    About Amos Ponger

    Working for over 20 years as an award winning film editor and story consultant, Amos Ponger has studied film science, cultural sciences, art history and multidisciplinary art sciences at The FU Berlin, Humboldt University Berlin and the Tel Aviv University. He has a Master's degree from the Steve Tisch School of Film in the Tel Aviv University, worked as an editing teacher in two Israeli film academies, and is now co-founder of the story consulting service Mrs Wulf and a senior advisor to the story development tool Beemge.com.

    Amongst his works are award-winning feature length documentary films and documentary series such as "Bil'in my Love" (Director Shai Polack, Wolgin Prize, Special Mention Rotterdam Festival, Ch8 / TV5 / Duch TV), "FreeFlow" (Director Ramy Katz, Other Israel Award, Grand Prix Sarajevo), "Brown Babies - Germany's Lost Children" (Director Michaela Kirst, RIAS Award, Arte / BR / WDR), "2 or 3 things I know about him" (Director Malte Ludin, Arte, Berlinale Panorama), "Mehubarim" ("Connected", Israeli Television Academy Award), award winning video art films "Mother Economy" and "Counterlight" (Director Maya Zack).

    Awards
    1. Prize Wolgin Award, Film Festival Jerusalem („Bil’in Habibti“)
    Special Mention Rotterdam Film Festival („Bil’in Habibti“)
    Grand Prix Sarajevo Film Festival (“Free Flow”)
    Other Israel Award Haifa International Film Festival (“Free Flow”)
    Rias Television Award (“Brown Babies”)
    Editing Prize of the Israeli Film Institute („Winker“)
    Unesco Prize („Vilonot“ - „Courtains“)
    1. Prize Haifa Film Festival („Vilonot“ – „Courtains“)
    German Celeste Art Prize, Berlin („Mother Economy“)
    Best Foreign Film Pecs Festival, Jury Prize Pecs Festival („Mother Economy“)

    Projects as editor

    YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
    2018Cause of DeathDocumentaryRami KatzKatz FilmsIDFA
    2016CounterlightShort Feature FilmMaya ZackMaya Zack Production [il]First Prize Jewish film festival Jerusalem
    2015Die Mitte der Nacht ist der Anfang vom TagDocumentaryMichaela KirstSagamedia GmbH [de]
    2014MehubarimDocumentary SeriesAmi TirKoda Communication [il]
    2014Unsere erste gemeinsame WohnungDocumentary Series, RTLMultipleSagamedia GmbH [de]
    2013Nobody HomeDocumentaryMichal Ben TovimMichal Ben Tovim
    2011FreeFlowDocumentaryRami KatzPi Productions [il]Grand Prix Sarejevo. Other israel award
    2010La pilule - 50 ans aprèsDocumentary, arteMichaela Kirst OVALmedia [de/fr]
    2010Brown Babies - Deutschlands verlorene KinderDocumentary, arte, BR [de]Michaela Kirst TANGRAM International GmbHTV Award of RIAS Berlin Commission in Ap
    2007Mother EconomyShort Feature FilmMaya ZackMaya Zack Production [il]Special price of the jury,
    2006Bilin my loveDocumentaryShai Carmeli PolackClaudius Films [il]Rotterdam film festival, Special Award. Volgin award
    2004Kommt Europa in die Hölle?DocumentaryMultiple OVALmedia [de/fr]
    2004Kommt Europa in die Hölle?Documentary, arteMultiple OVALmedia [de/fr]
    20032 oder 3 Dinge, die ich von ihm weißDocumentaryMalte LudinSvarc.Film GbRBerlinale Panorama
    2002StyxShort Feature FilmFalk UlbrichBlaue Stunde Filmproduktion
    2001aspekteTV Magazine, ZDF [de]Gerald GieseckeZDF - Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen [de]
    2001Meine HochzeitDocumentary Series, RTLMultiple AZ Media TV GmbH [de]
    2000Meine HochzeitDocumentary Series, RTLMultiple AZ Media TV GmbH [de]
    2000Dead Pussy DeadShort Feature FilmGuido SingldingerFilmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (formerly HFF Konrad Wolf) [de]
    1998AquariumShort Feature FilmNatalie KaplanTel Aviv University [il]

    Film projects in other capacities

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2018Cause of DeathDocumentaryRami KatzKatz Filmsscript consultant Stoffentwicklung, Rohschntt
    2016Mao, unser Idol - Europäer und die KulturrevolutionDocumentary, arte, MDR [de]Martin GronemeyerSagamedia GmbH [de]script consultant Schnittdramaturg, Editing Consultant, Additional Editing
    2008Por el FlamencoDocumentaryShem ShemiShem Shemi Produktion [il]dramaturgical editing advisor Schnittdramaturg, Editing Consultant
    1999Perla My LoveDocumentaryShahar RozenEden Productions Ltd. [il]assistant editor Schnittdramaturg, Editing Consultant

    Awards

    YearAward
    2016Bester Kurzfilm, Jewish Film Festival Jerusalem („Counterlight“)
    2016Hauptpreis der Student Jury, 14e Festival international Signes de Nuit, Paris („Counterlight“)
    2012Grnd Prix Prvi Kadat Filmfestivl (FreeFlow)
    2011Unesco Prize („Vilonot“ „Courtains“)
    2011Other Israel Award Haifa International Film Festival (“Free Flow”) .
    2010Editing prize of the israeli film instutute („Winker“).
    2008Rias television award. (“Brown Babies”)
    2007Jury Preis Pécs Festival („Mother Economy“)
    2007Bester ausländischer Film Pécs Festival, Ungarn;(„Mother Economy“)
    2007Celeste Kunstpreis Berlin („Mother Economy“)
    2007Special Mention Rotterdam Filmfestival. („Bil’in Habibti“).
    20061. Prize Wolgin award, .Film Festival Jerusalem („Bil’in Habibti“).
    19971. prize Haifa Filmfestival („Vilonot“ – „Courtains“)

    Basic data

    NationalityGerman, Israeli
    LanguagesEnglish (Native speaker), German (Native speaker), Hebrew (Native speaker)
    Experience abroadMiddle East: Israel
    North America: USA
    Western Europe: Austria
    Immediate working areaBerlin
    1st residence (federal state)Berlin