My name is Gilat Parag, and I am an animation director, designer in various media, and a lecturer.
The designer in me defines the need - and derives the structure from it, while the director provides the emotion and timing.
Over the years I have been involved in various projects, in which I explored the connection between artistic thinking and new media.
This diverse experience enables me to have an overall view of visual communication projects that include spatial content in time, physical space and interactivity, while actively connecting artistic thinking and technology to achieve a complex content.
Among my works
Art and Direction of many short animated films and one feature film. My films were screened on television, in cinematheques, and in the competition screenings of the Annecy Animation Festival, and won several awards and honorary mentions.
TV Animation and design on Israeli Television | upon the premiering of the commercial TV – Establishing and directing the animation department of Tel'ad studios, Channel 2 .
Teaching Lecturer of animation theory at Sapir College | Mentor at The Media Innovation Lab (miLAB) School of Communication, at IDC Herzliya.
Founder and former director of the animation department at Minshar College | lectured at Tel Hai College, Beit Berl College,
and Camera Obscura Art School.
Lectures and Workshops Development of an animation incubator program for documentary filmmakers for CoPro (Documentary and Animation Marketing Foundation). Conducting this workshop in Marseilles and Jerusalem. | Animation lectures at Cinematheques |
An animation and new media workshop for Israeli TV employees.
Curator and Artistic Management Initiating the Holon Animation Center | Curator of animation at the Museum of Caricature and Comics, Holon | Former artistic director of “Asif”, annual event of Israeli animation | Curator of the Jerusalem Science Museum annual event | A member of the CoPro animation board committee.
Museums and Visitors Centers Planning and directing games for the children's library in Holon | Art Director of "Heroes Project" interactive exhibition at Beit Hatfutsot (DIaspora Museum)
Directing and designing the new media at Israel's Supreme Court's museum
Interactive Physics for elementary schools using sensors | Game designer for the web game Incrediland | Art Installations.