Elinor Nechemya was born in Jerusalem, and studied film at Tel-Aviv’s Minshar School of Art. Her 2017 short film ‘Everlasting MOM’, premiered at TIFF and screened at major Film Festivals such as Locarno and Palm Springs. Her diploma film ‘Off Season’ was screened in International Film Festivals, among them Slamdance. These days she completed a new short film ‘Follow Me’. Elinor is working on her debut feature film ISLAND. She participated in the Berlinale Script Station with “Present Progressive”, a second feature project. She was part of the 2018 Locarno Filmmakers Academy.