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Who Are We?
Afikim Productions was established in 1983 in Kibbutz Afikim in the Jordan Valley, located 3 km south of the Sea of Galilee on Route 90/
Company activity focuses on the production of nature documentary films, in particular the nature of Israel.
The geographical location of Israel at the point where the three continents of Europe, Asia and Africa meet creates a number of different climate areas and within these climates we find a fascinating variety of flora and fauna characteristic of these three continents.
Most of the nature documentaries produced by Afikim Productions were in collaboration or for major television networks such as National Geographic, Discovery, ASA, BBC, NHK – Japan, E.O. – Holland, Marathon – France.
Millions of people all over the world view Israeli nature via Afikim Productions documentaries.


Photographic Equipment
The Afikim Productions documentaries are filmed with the most up to date equipment available on the market at the date of production. Afikim Productions was one of the first companies in the world to produce a nature documentary on video and their first documentary, 'Migration in the wake of the white pelican' was filmed on 3/4 HI BAND and purchased by the BBC.
Since they began filming on video, Afikim Productions has worked with SONY photographic equipment and with CANON optical lenses.
Currently, following worldwide development, Afikim Productions is making the transition to HDTV – High Definition.

Over the years Afikim Productions documentaries have become renowned for their high quality and some have won awards in nature documentary festivals around the world.


Crew
Moshe Alpert, cameraman, director and founder of Afikim Productions, was born and lives in Kibbutz Afikim. He began his professional career in 1968 as a news cameraman for Israeli television. In 1973 he began working also for the American CBS-NEWS network. To date he has filmed for them most of the security and war footage in the area since the Yom Kippur War to the second Lebanese War. He has worked with some of the network's best anchormen and reporters including Dan Rather and Bob Simon.
In 1983 he left his work with Israeli television in order to realize a lifelong ambition – the filming and directing of nature documentaries. In 1984, upon finishing filming his first nature documentary 'Migration in the wake of the white Pelican', he founded Afikim Productions, which he manges today alongside his work as a cameraman/director.
Yossi Weissler
Was born in Poland and joined Kibbutz Afikim at the age of 12/
In 1985, upon receipt of his Masters Degree in Business Management, he joined Afikim Productions as C.E.O. and Executive Producer.
In the years following he served as marketing manager and was responsible for the successful collaborations with foreign production and broadcasting companies in the field of nature documentaries around the world. He also developed new ideas for the
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