Eyal.be CV

eyal6000@gmail.com    +972-525246000    Location: Kfar Saba, Israel    CV is also available at www.eyalb.com/cv

 

 

VISION: To create innovative entertainment for wider audiences and to inspire new forms of art through visual effects

 

 

SUMMARY: Eyal Be is an acclaimed Israeli visual effects artist performing various roles such as filmmaker, director, animator, illustrator, writer and designer, and comic artist, with credits ranging from Eretz Nehederet (Israeli version of Saturday Night Live) to popular sketch comedy and entertainment shows where visual arts were the focal point of the production and viewing experience.

Eyal was nominated as Visual Effect Artist of the Year for his work on The Green Project in 2012 and again, in 2014, for his work on Eretz Nehederet. Eyal's show, The Green Project, was nominated for Best Entertainment Program in 2012. 

 

PROFESSIONAL CREDITS

2015 – Present Space Tripping. Founder, Creator, Visual Effects Artist, Screenwriter, Producer, and Director 

   Comic Sci-Fi crowdfunding project 

   Adventure fantasy meets stoner comedy – a fusion of genres rarely seen on screen

   Plot, Trailer, Facebook page

   Space Tripping on Bored Panda

 

 

2012 – PresentEretz Nehederet (Israeli version of SNL). Visual Effects Artist, Director  

   Primetime TV show on Israel's most watched TV station

   Eretz Nehederet is one of the most watched and influential shows on Israeli TV

   Calcalist article and interview (Hebrew), including a segment on Eyal's work on Eretz Nehederet

   Nomination for Visual Effect Artist of the Year, 2014 (Hebrew)
 

2011 – 2012  The Green Project. Creator, Visual Effects Artist & Editor, Concept Development Artist,    and Director

  • Unique and innovative TV sketch comedy, filmed entirely using green screen visual effects

  • Two seasons on Comedy Central Israel (Hot Cable TV Network)

  • Nominated for Best Entertainment Program in 2012 (Eyal was also individually nominated for Best Visual Effects)

  • The show received international recognition and was acquired by networks in a number of countries, including China, Norway, Lithuania and others. Parts of the show, such as concept, content and visual design, were all created by Eyal Be and were acquired and used with little or no adaptation by each foreign network.

 

2010 – 2011Sylvania. Fantasy TV Show Trailer. Creator, Animator, Special Effects Artist and Director

Concept development and trailer production for a youth comedy TV show

 


2007 – 2009 - Bago Dago Virtual Band Project. Co-Creator, Director, Designer, Animator

  • First Israeli Virtual Band

  • Bago Dago characters were licensed by Egged Cooperative, the largest transit company in Israel, for a popular advertisement campaign.

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  • 2007 – Derech HaMelech Music Video By Kele 6. Director and Director of Photography

  • Visual-effects-rich music video for a remix of a 1989 hit that was a part of the International Eurovision song competition

  • Two nominations: Best Video Clip and Best Director (Hebrew)

 

2004 – 2005 - Mister Motek (Season 2 of The Show with the Puppets). Creator, Director and Writer

  • Popular youth comedy show on Yes Satellite TV Network

 

 

2002 – 2003 – The Show with the Puppets. Creator, Director and Writer

 

 

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  • OTHER NOTABLE VISUAL EFFECTS PROJECTS

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  • Advertisements

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  • Duty-Free Commercial. Director and Visual Effects Artist

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  • Wanta Fanta Ad Series. Character Design, Screenwriter and Director​


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  • TV Show Graphics

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  • Discovery Channel Canada – Biblical Conspiracies. Graphic Design, Photography, Director and Animator

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  • BaMapa. Concept Development Artist, Editor and Special Effects Artist

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  • Music Videos

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  • Bago Dago Virtual Band – Hello Hello. Virtual Band Co-Founder, Concept Development Artist, Animation, Screenwriter and Designer

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  • Sarit Hadad – You and Me. Visual Effects Artist and Director
    Sarit Hadad is one of Israel's most famous and admired singers and musicians.

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    Miri Ben Ari – Dim the Lights!. Visual Effects Artist and Co-Director
    Miri Ben Ari is an internationally-acclaimed, Grammy-winning musician

 

 

  • OTHER PUBLISHED WORKS

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  • 1997 – The Passive Vampire. Graphic Novel
     

  • 1991 – 1996 – Penguin Perversion Comics. Creator, Character Designer and WriterComic book series published for over 5 years in 20 magazines with cumulative circulation of over 60,000 copies
     

    TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

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    International Animated Film Society dedicated to the Art of Animation (ASIFA)

     

  • Directors Guild, Israel

     

  • Animation Trade Union, Israel

     

     

  • OTHER ART PROJECTS

     

  • 2004. Commissioned Street Artist for the Urban Music Festival

    Urban Play Tel Aviv Street Festival chose Eyal Be to create all of the street art installations (large wall paintings) for the festival's location, the famous Dizengoff Street in Tel Aviv. Article in HaBama (Hebrew). Article in Haaretz (Hebrew)

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  • VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

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    Nitzotzot Foundation (Hebrew). Nitzotzot Foundation (Nitzotzot in Hebrew means "twinkles") brings students together with adult volunteers, who have "a twinkle in their eyes," to help locate their own inner twinkle through a series of workshop

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  • Night Watch Kfar Saba. Parent patrol group aiming to reach teens at various entertainment locations and to assist them as needed. Volunteers spend their weekends, evenings and holidays on the streets, making sure their presence is felt at the youth "hang out" spots.s.

     

     

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  • MILITARY SERVICE

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  • 1993 – 1996 – Combat soldier in the anti-aircraft unit

     

     

     

     

     

    POST SECONDARY EDUCATION

     

     

  • 1997 – 1999 – Askola. Visual Arts School

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    LANGUAGES

     

    Hebrew – Mother tongue; English – Fluent

     

     

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