A well established Israeli producer / director with over 25 years of experience in feature films, TV dramas and documentary films. As a filmmaker and entrepreneur, Eran had produced over 50 features and TV films / series for the Israeli and international markets. Eran directed several feature films, with a careful and judgmental insight of social problems of the society in which he lives His films have been officially selected and nominated in major international Film Festivals, among these:

Doron Eran
  • Stalin’s Disciples

    “Un Certain Regard” at the Cannes Film Festival, France

  • White Night

    “Young Cinema Award” Director’s Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival, France.

  • Burning Land

    Berlin International Film Festival; “Best Jury Award” at Torino Film Festival, Italy

  • Beyond The Walls II

    “Best Actor Award” at Valencia Film Festival, Spain

  • Dawn

    Berlin International Film Festival

  • Flash

    Valencia Film Festival, Spain

  • Overdose

    “Best Actor Award” at Beijing Film Festival, China

  • Gods Sandbox

    Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech, “Best Director” and “Best Film” at the MFF 2002, USA; “Gold Special Jury Award” at the Worldfest Huston.

  • Melting Away

    Special award for breakthrough performance to Hen Yanni in the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival, 2012; Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the ImageOut: Rochester LGBT Film and Video Festival, 2012; Audience Award at the Shalom Europa IFF, France 2012; Festival Award at the Au fil(m) du temps- IMAJ Israeli Film Festival, Belgium 2011;

  • A New Spirit

    Boston International Film Festival 2017- Best Actor Award for Imri Biton, Cinematography Award; Madrid IFF 2017- in the main competition.

Besides his work as a filmmaker, Doron Eran initiated and published the “Good News” magazine – focused on the positive sides of society, science and the arts. As a writer, he has published the novel “Loneliness Behind the Camera” (1999) and the acclaimed academic book “Being A Producer” (2002) for the Cinema and Television Departments of Israeli universities and colleges.
Over the years, Eran has ventured through many productions and initiatives, receiving professional recognition.

Awards & Festivals

Excellence Award from the International Forum of New Cinema, Calcutta (2002).

A special tribute award for entrepreneurship in Israeli Film
and Television by the Israeli Society for Commerce and Industry.

Founder and director of the Ashdod International Film Festival over two consecutive years.

The 2008 Kolkata Film Festival conducted a retrospective of Doron Eran’s work entitled “Celluloid Pearls”.

The 2009 Pune International Film Festival held a retrospective of Doron Eran’s work showcasing 7 of his films.

The Sofia Film Festival and TLV Fest has chosen Doron Eran to be on Thier panel of esteemed, international jury.

A special award given by the Israeli Communication & Press Association, in recognition of his work in the production of socially oriented cinema, promoting current cultural and social issues (2010)