Nadav Lapid, is a film director and a writer from Tel-Aviv. He graduated in cinema at the Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film and Television School following philosophy studies at Tel-Aviv University. Nadav has been a jury member at Cannes Critics Week and the Locarno Film Festival. His film Synonymes (2019) won both the Golden Bear and the FIPRESCI Best Film award at the 69th Berlin Film Festival. His first feature, Policeman (2011), won the Special Jury Prize at the 2011 Locarno Film Festival.