ACTOR


Recent Credits:

WILDFIRE (2020, Cowboy films)
CASUALTY (2019 – present , BBC)
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
(2020), 3min black comedy, in post-prod.

TUNNELS
(2020), 14min psychological thriller in post-production, dir. Paul Bloomfield.

LAWNMOWERS
10page black comedy. Official Selection Austin Comedy Short FF 2020

WAR DOGS
12page biographical drama. Official Selection The European Independent Film Awards 2019

SUE
25page drama. Semi-Finalist in the Shore Screenplay competition 2016
Sue killed her baby while suffering from a severe postnatal depression.  Now, 15 years later, Sue gets released from a mental institution and tries to come  to terms with her family, society and her past.

BURY YOUR DOG
7page drama, Semi-Finalist in the Shore Screenplay competition 2015
Johnny – the dog of Ed’s dad just died. Ed goes with his dad ‘up the mountain’ to bury Johnny. Bury your dog is a short drama about a young man coming to terms with his fathers declining health and advancing dementia whilst juggling his young family and irate boss.

GLADIATORS
15page drama, co-written with Jake Narang & Maria Shrigley @ Vile Films (based on an original idea by Jake Narang)
A lost teenager struggling to survive the corrupt bureaucratic world of the local social services in his town.

selected past projects:

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://vimeo.com/258290540
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.

LEVERS
(2017), 15min drama, dir. Paul Bloomfield
trailer: https://vimeo.com/225920348
Inspired by Charles Bukowski’s works, a day in the life of a gardener hellbent on self destruction.

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/

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/

BUS STOP
(2008, short drama, dir. Ruba Hatem)
A story of dreams falling apart as Mona and Matt’s marriage disintegrates through lack of communication and dishonesty.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1367160/
San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival

(Updated 12/09/2020)
Uriel Emil

Uriel Emil

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