Tree #3


After he's been cast (again!) as a background tree in his annual middle school play, an ambitious and imaginative Israeli immigrant boy leads a revolution on stage that his intolerant drama teacher will never forget.


Principal Cast
Lior Malka
Eva Du
Alex Gonzalez
Kelly Ryan
Rita Zohar
Shira Gross
Ohad Bitton

Director: Omer Ben-Shachar
Omer Ben-Shachar, Sydney Meadow
Producer: Iris Xuan Yang
Cinematographer: Zilong Liu

Director’s Biography

A recent AFI Conservatory graduate, Omer Ben-Shachar is an Israeli director based in Los Angeles. Prior to his studies, Omer served his three years of mandatory military service as a director in the IDF Spokesperson’s Film Unit. His latest film, TREE #3, won the Audience Award for Best Student Short at the Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films and was nominated by the Television Academy Foundation for a College Emmy Television Award.