Elinor Nechemya was born in Jerusalem, and studied film at Tel-Aviv. She is the director and screenwriter of the short films Floods (2011), Fat el Mead (2012) and Off Season (2014). Her latest film, Everlasting MOM (2017) was premiered at TIFF. Elinor is currently developing the script for her debut feature film 'Present Progressive' (Berlinale Script Station). Her next film LEVANT will be shot in Israel in 2018.