THE FRONTIER (SXSW ’15 premiere) is Oren Shai’s first feature film. His short film, ‘Heavy Soul’, screened at SXSW ’06. His following short, ‘Condemned’, has been praised by publications including IndieWire and USA Today. In addition to The Frontier, he recently directed the TV documentary, No Shame: How Candid Camera Took Over Israeli Cinema, for Channel 8 in Israel. Oren received a BFA in Film from The School of Visual Arts in NY, and an MA in Individualized Studies from NYU. His writing appeared in film publications in the US, Israel, Italy, and Spain.