Passionate about writing and storytelling, Dekel has has been shooting short “films” since he was 8 years old, using a VHS camcorder and a VCR for editing. When he was 21, after completing a mandatory three years service in the Israeli Defence Forces, he left his home country and had since lived in Budapest, London and New York before embarking on a five years long trip around the world, reaching far away places as the North Pole and Mount Everest. Returned to London in 2016 to complete a Master’s of Arts in Filmmaking at the London Film School but dropped the program after three months to write direct and produce his first film The Girls Were Doing Nothing. For more information visit this website, or read this interview in the Huffington Post.
Production of the second and third parts of The Eros Trilogy commenced in January 2017. The two films will be shot back to back, aiming to complete the project by September 2017 so I could fully concentrate on my first feature project, Borderlines, a character study that spans over three decades, exploring the relationship between childhood trauma, emotional instability and mental illness. It was developed as a submission to the Torino Film Lab, introduced here by Marta Parlatore, scriptwriter, director and former TFL participant: