Dan (Danny) Verete is an Israeli director, screenwriter, and cinematographer. In 1982, Verete co-wrote the script for the film, Eastern Wind, along with Daniel Wachsmann who assumed directing duties. The film took home the Silver Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival, in addition to winning the Israeli Film Centre’s Best Film award.
In 1985, he directed the film Koko is 19, followed by his 1993 short, Black Spot in the Desert (12min) which won an award at that year’s Jerusalem Film Festival. In 1997, he co-directed I am your Spy (‘ani hamiragel shelha’) with Nissim Mossek, about the Mordechai Vanunu espionage affair. His 2000 film, Yellow Asphalt, won a Special Jury Prize at the Cologne Mediterranean Film Festival, and the award for Best Film at the Haifa International Film Festival. In 2007, one of the three stories that make up Yellow Asphalt was made into a British-Indian adaptation (Before the Rains.)
Verete’s 2004 film, Metallic Blues won Best Screenplay at the Jerusalem Film Festival, whilst Moshe Ivgy, took home an Ophir Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film was shown at numerous festivals around the world, including the Toronto International Film Festival, Montreal World Film Festival, and the Moscow International Film Festival. His film, The Human Turbine (2010) won Best Documentary at the Haifa International Film Festival, and a Pratt Award in the Media and Environment category.
Alongside his filmmaking body of work, Verete is also a photographer whose works have been showcased in his one-man show.


Metallic Blues

Directed by Danny Verete, 2004
מטאליק בלוז

89 min.


Yellow Asphalt

Directed by Danny Verete, 2000
אספלט צהוב
Rental English subs.

86 min.


I'm Your Spy

Directed by Nissim Mossek, Danny Verete, 1997
אני המרגל שלך

52 min.

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