Jeff Handel is an accomplished filmmaker and entrepreneur. Raised in Culver City, California, he has traveled and lived all over the world, from Guadalajara, Mexico to Jerusalem, Israel. He began making films when he was 12 years old and, by the time he was 22, had produced over 20 award-winning short films.
In 2007 Jeff graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Communications with a focus in Film Production. His thesis film won was also nominated for the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Student Heritage Award for his work on his thesis film.
From 2008 to the present, Jeff has lived between Israel & the United States where he has continued to work in the film industry. In 2013, he co-founded the non-profit organization One Wish Project which has produced multiple award winning films aimed at conflict resolution and giving voice to individuals around the world on a host of different topics. From 2013 - 2016 he served as Creative Director (www.OneWishProject.org). He also served as the Director of Film/Video Production for Tribe Creative Agency (www.TribeCreative.Agency) which he helped co-found in 2016.
In 2018, Jeff co-founded Cinemad Productions which recently executive produced their first feature film, Knifecorp, starring Kane Hodder, Felissa Rose and Peter Gilroy. Cinemad Productions is currently in fundraising / pre-production for 3 upcoming films: Love & Football (romantic comedy), Martin Needs a Miracle (comedy), and Three Sisters (drama - Anton Chekhov adaptation)