The stories we tell are relatable to a broad and varied audience, and are designed to inspire in a way that only film can.
Our acclaimed feature films have been seen by millions of people around the world–on Netflix, PBS, Comcast, El Al flights, and at over 2,600 screenings in 41 countries.  Our films have enjoyed numerous acceptances and awards at an array of international film festivals, and have received approbations from thought-leaders around the world.  

Founder & CEO

Raphael Shore

Raphael Shore, a graduate of the University of Toronto, is the Founder and CEO of Imagination Productions. Under Shore’s leadership, Imagination Productions films have been distributed on Netflix, shown on El Al flights and featured at hundreds of screenings all over the world.

Among his production credits are When the Smoke Clears:  A Story of BrotherhoodMekonen: The Journey of an African JewBeneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home FrontCrossing the Line 2: The Intifada Comes to Campus, and Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference.


Ryan Lifchitz
Ryan Lifchitz graduated from Northwestern University film school in 1996. He was an editor for VH1 & MTV in New York City. He has also worked with CBS, Bravo, BET, The History Channel, Lifetime, and the Independent Film Channel. He has edited numerous documentaries, music videos, reality TV shows, and...
Alex Meyler
Alex Meyler is a graduate of The Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. He worked as a web designer in Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive. Later, he served as art director at The Jerusalem Post and ICTS Europe Systems, creating art for brands like Microsoft, American Airlines and SAP....
Wayne Kopping
Kopping has directed and edited a number of award-winning films including the PBS documentary Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference. Wayne’s work has been featured on CNN Headline News, Fox News, New York Times and countless other publications and blogs.
Oren Rosenfeld
Oren Rosenfeld is an award-winning filmmaker, director and producer, specializing in documentaries. He has made films for the BBC, National Geographic and many others. His latest documentary, Hummus! The Movie, has been a major success in dozens of film festivals around the globe.
Sasha Gorev
Sasha Gorev is an accomplished director of photography working in Israel, Moscow, and the US. With a foundation in still photography and studio photography, Sasha brings his unique talents in lighting and composition to every project. Whether working in narrative or documentary, Sasha always pushes himself to capture powerful, inspiring...
Rebecca Shore
Shore directed the award-winning documentary When the Smoke Clears: A Story of Brotherhood, Resilience and Hope.  She was writer for the acclaimed PBS-featured documentary Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference; Producer/Writer of Netflix-featured Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front; Director/Producer of Mekonen:...
Micah Smith
Director and Editor
Micah Smith is an award winning narrative and documentary filmmaker. His films have screened in over 40 festivals on five continents. Smith graduated from the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at New York University’s Tisch School of Arts.

Distribution Team

Hadara Ishak
VP of Distribution
Nechama Abramson