Kfir Yefet

Kfir is a writer/director whose first professional short film, It’s Not Unusual, starring Meera Syal, met with great international acclaim and won a BAFTA for Best Short Film. His extensive work as a theatre director includes a collaboration with the choreographer Amir Hosseinpour at the Almeida Theatre - Is That All There Is? - featuring Liliane Montevecchi, which later transferred to New York’s La Mama Theatre and won a New York Critics Award. Other theatre work includes Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale with Frances de la Tour and Jonathan Lunn, Fantaisie Nocturne (Angharad Rees, Turtle Key), The Snow Queen (QEH), Berio’s Recital 1 featuring Teresa Cahill, and the European premiere of Shimmer by John O’Keefe at the Mermaid Theatre. Kfir also directed Ibsen’s A Doll’s House in a new version by Zinnie Harrisat the Donmar Warehouse (2010 Olivier Awards Best Actress nomination - Gillian Anderson). Other work includes a screenplay of The Houdini Girl, based on the novel by Martyn Bedford, and an adaptation of Mark Behr’s novel The Smell of Apples.