Adi Halfin is an award winning director and screenwriter. She graduated the Sam Spiegel Film School with honors, and her short films have traveled the world in prestigious festivals such as Cannes and Berlinale and won numerous prizes worldwide. “Home Alone” which she directed for Batsheva Dance Company was a viral hit and has won ten international prizes, including Best Commercial and Best Inspirational at the LA Film Awards, and Best Short at the San Francisco Dance Film Festival. Coming from a background of art and music, Adi loves to challenge the borders of filmmaking and get involved in as many disciplines as possible – be it dance, fashion or fine arts. Music and dance are her biggest passions and she strives to showcase this passion in every part of the aesthetic details in her expressive works.
Her interpretation to Radiohead’s “True Love Waits” featuring world-renowned dancer-choreographer Bobbi Jene Smith, has won seven awards, including Best Unofficial Music Video at the Los Angeles Music Video Festival, 2017. Adi’s enthralling work for Toyota’s, Impossible Stories, offers an arresting portrayal of athlete Dergin Tokmak, and was subsequently shortlisted at Cannes.
In addition to directing, Adi teaches production and directing in film schools, and dance film workshops in Europe, the US, South America and Israel. Adi currently divides her time between Tel-Aviv and Berlin, where she’s working on her first feature film and directing music videos and commercials.