Spektakulativ (Spectaculative) Pictures was created by Lior Shamriz for the production of their films.


Born in 1978 in Ashkelon on the East Mediterranean where they started making films and music. Shamriz creates essayistic narrations that utilise cinema as performance and the cinematic languages as a process of reflexive documentation. Based in Los Angeles.

Presented work at numerous international film festivals, inc. Berlinale (2010, 2013, 2015), Locarno, Torino, Frameline, Sarajevo, BAFICI and venues such as MoMA in New York, KW- Berlin, Centre George Pompidou Paris and the Ludwig Museum Köln, awarded prizes at the Oberhausen Kurzfilmtage (2013,2014,2015), Achtung Berlin New Berlin Award (2010) and more; They were nominated to the Max Ophüls Prize for a Feature Film, shortlisted for the Preis der Nationalgalerie für junge Filmkunst in Germany and had retrospectives at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Israel Film Festival Berlin and Ars Independent Katowice. Also makes music.


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