Yonatan Weinstein Editor


Yonatan Weinstein is an Israeli filmmaker based between New York and Tel Aviv. Most recently, he has served as Editor on Valley of Tears (HBO Max), a limited-series drama about the 1973 Yom Kippur War and Israel’s biggest budget television production to date. Yonatan also edited the feature film Incitement, directed by Yaron Zilberman (A Late Quartet), which premiered at the Toronto Int’l Film Festival and won the 2019 Israeli Academy Award for Best Picture. Both projects have earned him Israeli Academy Award nominations for Best Editing. Prior to that, Yonatan worked as Director of Development for Zilberman’s company, Opening Night Productions. In 2016, he made his theatrical directorial debut in New York with MARY V, a female-driven full length play (inspired by Henry V) which featured a cast of 25 actors and received nods from The New York Times, Playbill & Broadway World. Yonatan is a graduate of NYU Tisch’s film program. Throughout his studies, he trained with the BBC in London, worked in development for Protozoa Pictures (Darren Aronofsky), crewed on multiple feature film & television sets internationally and directed & edited narrative shorts that were selected for international festivals and garnered online exposure. Yonatan’s debut film, the feature documentary My Grandma – Frau Masha (which he completed at age 14) was showcased in international festivals and sold for broadcast on Israeli National Television.