BIO
Roi is a Dutch-Israeli cinematographer with over 10 years of experience across film, television, and commercial work. His style incorporates classic training with a modern twist, and his passion for story and character development has helped his films receive critical worldwide attention. In 2018 Vissel was recognized as a Newcomer by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), in the organization’s first international class. He was selected as the first cinematographer to be recognized as a BAFTA Newcomer. Films Vissel has worked on have been screened across the globe at events such as Festival de Cannes, HollyShorts, London Worldwide Comedy Short Film Festival, and the Largo Film Awards. Previous to his native film work, Vissel served as a sergeant major in the film unit of the Israeli Air Force as chief aerial combat cinematographer. Over his career, Vissel has collaborated with and learned from an array of experts in cinematography and has worked on projects such as Tyrant, Game of Thrones, COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS, and many others.

Roi is based out of LA, Amsterdam and Tel-Aviv.
 
EDUCATION
American Film Institute - Conservatory | MFA Cinematography Discipline

Weizmann Institute of Science  - Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Thelma Yellin School of Arts - Film Department Honors | Film Program 
Majored in Film |  
Nominee for best short director in 'Golden Herzl' competition, 2009