Daphna Awadish is an Israeli filmmaker and illustrator living in Amsterdam. She specializes in creating animated documentaries and won many awards in international film festivals for her two films ‘Journey Birds’ and ‘Bear with Me’.
Having lived in different countries herself, Daphna explores the meaning of 'home' in her work and is currently developing a new animated documentary film. She uses mixed media to portray personal narratives in a unique and intimate manner.
Daphna graduated from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design (BA) and completed the Masters of Animation program in AKV St. Joost.
She is also a curator of different programs for film festivals and leads creative workshops, while working as an independent illustrator.