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Michèle Ohayon

Michele Ohayon is an award winning director, writer and producer. Born in Casablanca and raised in Israel, Michele graduated from Tel Aviv University (Film & Television), after serving in the army. Her critically acclaimed feature documentaries include: It was a Wonderful Life (1987, narrated by Jodie Foster) (PBS), Colors Straight Up (1997) (... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Colors Straight Up
It Was a Wonderful Life
It Was a Wonderful Life Miscellaneous Crew
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Cowboy del Amor Director


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 2009 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (researcher - 1 episode)
- Steal a Pencil for Me (2009) ... (researcher)
  Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series) (segment director - 25 episodes, 1997 - 2000) (segment producer - 25 episodes, 1997 - 2000)
- Compassion: Part 2 (2000) ... (segment director) / (segment producer)
- Compassion: Part 1 (2000) ... (segment director) / (segment producer)
- Integrity (2000) ... (segment director) / (segment producer)
- Humility (2000) ... (segment director) / (segment producer)
- Moderation (2000) ... (segment director) / (segment producer)
 1993 It Was a Wonderful Life (Documentary) (research team - as Michele Ohayon)
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Other Works:

1998, music video "Noonday Sun" for Deep Forest. See more »

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1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Michele Ohayon | Michelle Ohayon

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Michele was a speaker at the Tribeca Film Festival Panel on the Era of Digital media. See more »

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