As yutes, Gideon shot super 8 films in his backyard, Eyal was Huckleberry Finn on Israeli TV, and Jim created box office spreadsheets on weekends for his studio exec dad.  

As responsible adults, they moved onto the big bad worlds of oil, tech, and media.  

SMASH CUT TO: years later, fate brings these gents together to do what they really love.  

TADMOR is born.

Now we are a one stop shop for auteur driven projects in film and television. Develop, produce, finance, whatever it takes to bring innovative stories to the screen, where they belong.


Gideon Tadmor
Founder and Chairperson

Gideon, in addition to his work as a film producer, has over 25 years of extensive experience initiating and managing oil and gas exploration and production projects worldwide. He is also active in international real estate development projects, and has served for the last 20 years as a director in different real estate and advanced financial product companies.

Eyal Rimmon

Eyal oversees all creative aspects of Tadmor as lead producer. He launched his film career as the right-hand man to Alexander Salkind (original Superman films) and went on to produce The Quiet American (2002), Zandalee (1991), and Lobsterman From Mars (1989). His credits with Tadmor include Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer, American Ultra (2015), Swiss Army Man (2016), Junction 48 (2016), and Summer '03 (2018).

Jim Kaufman

Jim oversees all business aspects of Tadmor.  He is also the founder and CEO of Tryline Advisors, where he advises early stage companies on strategy, scaling, and financial management.  Jim is a successful entrepreneur and media executive who built and ran RISE, a high school sports media company, before selling it to ESPN.  He has returned to his roots in the film industry where he previously spent several years at Fox and Loews Cineplex Entertainment.

Rena Sapon-White
Creative Executive

Rena is responsible for development at Tadmor, and oversees many elements of production as part of the creative team. She also heads The Distillery Creative Lab. She began her career as a producer and director of documentaries and music videos. Her first feature documentary, Paradisus: The Thousandth Year (2014), set in Poland, was awarded a Nagle Award for significant achievement in broadcast journalism. At Tadmor, she was Associate Producer of Summer '03 (2018) and Only (2019).

Analise McNeill
Head of TV Development

Analise oversees TV development at Tadmor. She started in talk show on The Bonnie Hunt Show, before moving to one hour drama on ABC's Brothers & Sisters, a family drama starring Sally Field, Calista Flockhart, and Rob Lowe. She then honed her skills in the children's television world as a producer, writer, and development executive at Nick Jr. (Viacom). As a writer, she wrote the Fresh Beat Band of Spies' Christmas special "Christmas 2.0" which was chosen as a Kids' Pick in TV Guide. In 2017 she served as Executive in Charge of Development and Current at Nick Jr., overseeing Blues Clues as well as two current series.

Matthew Poisson
Creative Associate

Matthew is the first point of contact at Tadmor. He began his entertainment career as a PA on indie horror movie King of the Ants. He worked his way from being an advertising writer at BBDO Detroit, to a showrunner’s assistant in Los Angeles and writing scripted television at Nickelodeon for Bella & The Bulldogs. He has developed projects with Emmy-winning animation directors, and his original scripts have placed at the Austin Film Festival. He was the runner-up for the 2018 Script Pipeline Great TV Show Idea Contest.

Emilio Schenker
CEO of Tadmor Israel

An acclaimed film writer, producer and director, his films participated in numerous film festivals around the world and won many international awards. Over the past decade, Schenker was the Senior Vice President of Content at the Zappa Group, Israel’s leading live music company. He is considered to be one of Israel’s top artistic directors.

Racheli Sternberg
Creative Executive, Tadmor Israel

Racheli is responsible for development at Tadmor. She started her career working at the National Theatre, London. She was assistant producer on the blockbuster show War Horse and a script reader for the NT’s Literary Department. She then worked as a freelance producer and dramaturge, collaborating with artists across a wide range of disciplines.

Amit Breuer
Head of Documentary, Tadmor Israel

A Canadian-Israeli award-winning documentary film and interactive media producer. Her award winning works include Sentenced to Marriage, Checkpoint, Between Two Notes, Love Letters to the Future and The Guantanamo Trap. Breuer received the prestigious Israeli Arts Council Award for cinema art recognizing her body of work’s significant contribution to domestic documentary cinema as well as her founding role in the Noga Communications Documentary Art Channel. She is a three- time winner of the Israeli Academy Award (1993, 1995, 1999) a recipient of the Doc-Aviv Best Film Award (2001), the prestigious Golden Fipa Award (2003), the Joris Ivens Award (2003), as well as the International Festival of Film and Art FIFA Award for best reportage in 2007, a Gemini, two Webbys, and more.

Danielle Angel
Creative Associate, Tadmor Israel

Danielle is a Creative Associate at Tadmor Israel. She comes from a background in film festivals; she directed the Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, worked as producer and programmer in Docaviv Film Festival and Steamer Salon VR Festival. She is also the co-creator of Avi Does the Holy Land, a Borat meets Broad City web series, which was presented at the IDFA Forum.

Etai Avital
Creative Associate, Tadmor Israel

Etai is a project manager at Tadmor Israel and is part of its creative development team. He also heads The Haifa Script Distillery Creative Lab. Etai began his career as a creative producer of music shows, unique music festivals and theatre productions.