David Fisher, Director
David Fisher has been writing, producing, and directing documentaries for Israeli television since 1989. The films he creates are based on meticulous research and are motivated by the quest for social justice. Love Inventory is Fisher’s first autobiographical film, although all of his work reveals his own involved and personal attitude. In 1999, Fisher was appointed the director of the New Documentary Foundation for TV and Cinema in Israel. His past films include Little Big Sister (1998), an intimate profile of a Swedish writer; A Shepherd’s Affair (1997), about Jewish and Druze cattle growers on the Golan Heights; and Buried Alive (1996), in which an abandoned woman seeks her husband who disappeared 20 years earlier.
Yahaly Gat, Producer
Yahaly Gat is a producer, writer, and director of feature and television documentaries. He studied and graduated at Tel Aviv University in 1984 as BFA of Film & TV studies. Since then he has been extensively involved in the Israeli TV and film industry.
During the 1980s he was production manager of Israeli feature films. He worked in audio-visual for the Museum of the Diaspora in Tel Aviv as a producer-director of documentaries on Jewish themes. He helped create Israeli Community TV — an initiative using the TV medium as platform for diverse, non-professional sectors such as teachers, pensioners, and school children.
Gat founded Muse productions in 1997 with his partner David Fisher (called then Fisher-Gat productions). The two focused on producing high profile documentaries for the Israeli TV and abroad. In 2000, When David left to run the New Israeli Documentary Fund, Yahaly continued to produce documentaries, including Love Inventory, Blood Revenge and Body Exposures, Men on Wheels, Living in Boxes, A Treasure in Auschwitz (as producer and director), As a Great River Flows, and Good Morning Israel. He is currently a member of the Producers Union & a board member of the Documentary Filmmakers Forum, Israel.