Israeli creator & screenwriter
Omri Shenhar was born in 1982 in Haifa, Israel. BA Honorary Graduate of the Film & TV Dept. in Tel Aviv University. His two short films Last Respect & Apartment with garden entrance were screened in dozens of festivals worldwide. Over the years Shenhar wrote and directed dozens of Ads, Video Clips and sketches, including the most viral video in Israel in 2014. Shenhar also wrote and directed short TV shows for the Israeli kid's channel.
In 2019 Shenhar co-created and wrote Magpie, a TV crime drama for Yes Original. The show received critical acclaim, winning the best Screenplay in Berlin Series Festival, and lately was renewed for a second season.
In 2020 Shenhar co-created and wrote Tehran, an espionage thriller television series for Kan 11. On June 16, 2020, Apple TV+bought international rights to the series outside of Israel, and will serve as the exclusive streaming home to the series worldwide.
Tehran Appel TV – Kan 11 -(TV Series co-creator + screenplay - 8 episodes, 2020).
HaMedovev Yes- (TV Series creator + screenplay - 11 episodes, 2019)
2018 Lehatzil et Chayot HaBar (TV Series documentary)
2014 3 Batim (Documentary short) (story)
2012 Dira Im Knisa Bachatzer (Short) (writer)
A Mossad agent embarks on her first mission as a computer hacker in her home town of Tehran.
creator: Dana Eden, Maor Kohn, Omri Shenhar, Daniel Syrkin, Moshe Zonder
After 17 years in prison for murder, Assa Katz is released from prison. He has spent the last years as one of the best magpies for the police, and was release provided that he continues to work with the police. During these years his older brother has become a real-estate giant and no longer cares for his younger brother. Assa goes on a revenge spree to take over his brother's organization.
Creators: Adam Bizanski, Dana Eden, Omri Shenhar