There has always been a strong connection between the company and Israel. In fact, OR means light in Hebrew. Israel is the source of some of our most exciting content and talented collaborators, as well as being the birthplace of one of our founders.
OR has the unique ability to find raw and undiscovered content - diamonds in the rough, and to finely hone them into finished products suitable for commercialization for our extensive network of broadcasters, SVODs and production companies.
Co-founder & President
Oded was born and raised in Jerusalem and attended the Sam Spiegel Film & Television school. He also wrote and directed two short films shown on Israeli television, and directed nationally broadcast television shows and commercials. In 2005, Oded moved to Los Angeles to attend the American Film Institute (AFI) Conservatory’s prestigious directing program. He received the Hollywood Foreign Press Association International Filmmaker Award in recognition of his work on Pooh’s Prayer. His thesis film, Song of David won the jury prize at the USA Film Festival. Oded also created Polarizers, a boys-action TV series. Oded is also the North American Representative for the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Co-founder & Managing Director
Roby has 20 years of wide-ranging experience in creating and growing global businesses. He is a proven leader with the ability to create successful results by working with customers, vendors, shareholders and employees. He founded and built a global manufacturing and distribution company, with offices in the US, Hong Kong, and China. His customers included some of America’s largest retailers such as Bed, Bath & Beyond, TJ Maxx, Ross Stores and Nordstrom, as well as companies in more than 40 countries.
DAVID M. ISRAEL
David is an Emmy and Golden Globe winning television writer/producer who, after moving to LA from New York, he spent four seasons as a writer and executive producer on the hit NBC show 3rd Rock From The Sun. He then created The Tracy Morgan Show for NBC and wrote and executive produced Grounded for Life for FOX before moving to Nickelodeon to produce How to Rock and Marvin Marvin. After that, he executive produced About a Boy for NBC and then joined the hour long dramedy Unreal for Lifetime. He is currently writing on Dynasty for The CW.
Orly is a graduate of the Newhouse School at Syracuse University. He has worked for Sony and Universal, edited books, and directed several music videos. His passion is developing stories and ideas that test the relationship between the fabric of reality and the limits of the human condition. A religious advocate of animated comedy and Japanese manga, Orly understands that art does not simply appear, but is crafted through diligence, ingenuity, and teamwork. He believes the pen is mightier than the sword. However, he will let you have the pen in a sword-fight. En garde!
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