For his work in producing and directing CRIME AFTER CRIME, Yoav has earned many awards including the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, The National Board of Review’s Freedom of Expression Award, The Hillman Prize for Broadcast Journalism, and over 20 other top honors for documentaries in the US and abroad. CRIME AFTER CRIME and the accompanying outreach campaign that Yoav founded have helped spark Free From Abuse, a project to change criminal justice legislation in multiple US states.
Yoav’s other recent work includes the documentary FOOD STAMPED, winner of the Jury Prize at the San Francisco Independent Film Festival and an official selection of Whole Foods Market’s online film festival, Do Something Reel.
Yoav also produces content for many top corporations including Apple and Neutrogena, as well as for leading nonprofit foundations and social services agencies. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley, where he earned the university’s top prize in creative writing. He is currently writing a screenplay for a dramatic motion picture based on CRIME AFTER CRIME.