Omer Ben-Shachar is a recent Student Academy Award-winning Israeli director based in Los Angeles, selected for Forbes Israel’s 30 Under 30 list. His short film Tree #3 won UrbanWorld’s Best Young Creator Award, Palm Springs ShortFest’s Audience Award, and AFI’s Richard P. Rogers Spirit of Excellence Award, among other accolades. An AFI Conservatory alum, Omer is currently part of the 2019-20 Viacom Viewfinder Emerging Directors Program and is a BAFTA LA Newcomers Program participant.