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The production budget in USD: 800,000$
confirmed budget in USD and source: 3000$ Israel Film Fund


Producer: Alona Refua
Green Productions, Givatayim
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contact telephone number: +972-542131668

Green Productions specializes in developing and producing quality content for television and film. With offices in Israel and Australia/NZ, we consider ourselves a home to film and TV creators. We are committed to identifying and nurturing new talent alongside working with acclaimed auteurs. We look to bring to the screen emotionally charged stories, told with a unique and authentic voice that captures the spirit of the times while offering an original and fresh look at our reality.Alona Refua is a producer and a lecturer, graduated with honors from the Sam Spiegel Film & TV School where she is now teaching production. During her last year of studying, she created and produced the series of short films Love Letter to Cinema which participated in hundreds of festivals including Berlinale, Locarno and more. Alona was the Head of productions at Black Sheep where she produced award-winning feature films, TV series and documentaries.
Since 2021, Alona has been aproducer and the Head of Development at Green Productions.


I wrote this script after my best friend got married. It felt like a small death. She's not dead, but I miss her.



Aleeza Chanowitz grew up in Brooklyn, NY, in an observant Jewish household, and moved to Jerusalem, Israel when she was 21. She attended the Sam Spiegel Film school. Her short film "Mushkie" premiered at the Berlinale and her graduation film “Shabbos Kallah” received four international prizes. Alongside her feature film, her television series which she created and wrote for HOT is currently in post-production.

Alona Refua (Green productions)

Alona Refua (Green productions)



Aleeza Chanowitz

Elka's Not a Shiksa


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