Atar Dekel is Head of Global Original Drama at Keshet International (KI), overseeing a slate of more than 20 cross-border projects with partners in all corners of the world, from Brazil, Germany, Italy, France, Canada, Belgium and Argentina.
In 2015, Atar seconded to LA in order to help set up KI’s US production arm Keshet Studios with CEO Alon Shtruzman. There she handled business development for all US scripted projects prior to the appointment of the current President of Scripted, Peter Traugott.
Before joining Keshet International, Atar served as The Israeli Cultural Attaché in Los Angeles, covering all cultural exchanges between Israel and the Southwestern region of the US, specifically overseeing business opportunities within the Hollywood community. Prior to that, she headed the International Department at Kneller Artists Agency, Israel’s largest literary agency, representing a some of the country’s most internationally renowned screenwriters, directors and authors.
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