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Dana Idisis
Screenwriter & Playwright

Dana Idisis wrote and co-created “On the spectrum” together with Yuval Shafferman. The show premiered at Tribeca film festival and won the first prize at SERIES MANIA Festival. Dana Idisis was born in New York in 1986. A screenwriter and playwright who started out in theater, she wrote several award-winning plays one of which was a German-Israeli co-production, part of a collaboration between the National Habima Theater and the Schauspielhaus Theater in Düsseldorf, Germany. She filmed and directed a documentary film, depicting the lives of her autistic brother and their family. The film participated in the official competition at the DocAviv Festival, was screened throughout the country and was later broadcasted on Yes Doco channel. Currently, Dana is working on the second season of “On the spectrum” and also works as a screenwriter for various cable and prime-time Israeli network series. She is also casting for a feature film she wrote which is directed by Nir Bergman (“Broken Wings”, “In Treatment”). Dana is a mother to Mori and currently lives in Berlin.