ACTOR


Recent Credits:

CASUALTY (2019 – 2021 , BBC)
WILDFIRE (2020, Cowboy films)
CLEANING UP (2018, ITV)
SILENT WITNESS (2018, BBC)
ENTEBBE (2018, Working Title)
WE DIE YOUNG (2018, Dream Team Films)
SALOME (2017, National Theatre)
HOMELAND (2015, Fox)
THE HONOURABLE WOMAN (2014, BBC)

WRITER - DIRECTOR


current projects:

SLAG
(2022), 3min drama, currently in festivals.
logline: A writer busy observing obnoxious humans around him, forgets to attend to his own baby.
trailer: https://vimeo.com/682965042
Honourable Mention: SCREEN ATX FF 2022
Official Selection: IGNITE FF 2022, SOUTHPORT FF 2022

TUNNELS
14min psychological thriller in post-production, dir. Paul Bloomfield.

selected past projects:

SLAP
(2007, 35mm, 3min drama, wri&dir. Uriel Emil)
An abused housewife gets a chance to change her life when her husband chokes on his lunch.
Winner SP Film of the Month August 2013  (judged by Kerry Fox)
British Council Selection 2007
East End Film Festival 2007
Emden Film Festival 2007
View online: https://vimeo.com/27510379
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1401145/

MARINA ON TOP
(2011, 16mm, 7min drama, wri&dir. Uriel Emil)
During his lunch break, David goes to see a prostitute.

“Haunting. Disturbing, with a clear eye brought to bear on the relationship between decency and disturbance. A strong film” (Paul Greengrass)

Runner Up SP Film of the Month July 2013 (judged by Paul Greengrass)
British Council Selection 2011

East End Film Festival 2011
London Short Film Festival 2011
View online: http://vimeo.com/13488348
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1367160/

THE JUMP
(2018), 9min sci-fi drama, dir. Andy Sowerby
Best Short Sci-fi – New Forest Film Festival 2018
Official selection: Sci-Fi London Film Fest 2018, Berlin Sci-fi Fest 2018, Leiden International Short Film Experience 2018, Court Métrange Film Festival 2018, Jim Thorpe Independent Film Fest 2018
Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syAvWTK45a4
A space scientist on a solo mission into deep space. ‘The Jump’ is a short sci-fi drama on the elasticity of time, love and loss.

THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR
(2017), 5min black comedy, dir. Federica Pacifico
Best Comedy Short in the Salento Finibus Terrae International Short Film Festival 2017
Finalist at Marquee on Main Film Festival 2017, Washington, NC
Official selection Festival Internazionale del Cinema 2017 d’Arte
View online: https://vimeo.com/172528712
An invigilator in an art gallery decides to add his own artistic contribution before an exhibition opens.

(Updated 25/05/2022)
Uriel Emil

Originally trained as a classical actor (after abandoning his Mathematics degree), Uriel began working professionally in 2000 in the show A Flea In Her Ear @ Haifa Theatre (Israel). Since 2003 he resides on an Island at the edge of West Europe. He continues acting, writing and directing.