BIO
Roi Vissel 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 earned his work critical acclaim and worldwide attention.
Over his career, Vissel has collaborated with and learned from an array of experts in cinematography and beyond and has worked on projects such as Tyrant, Game of Thrones, COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS, The End is Nye and many others. He has worked on projects that 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.
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 and was selected as the first cinematographer to be recognized as a BAFTA Newcomer. Previous to his native film work, Vissel served in the film unit of the Israeli Air Force as Chief Aerial Combat Cinematographer.
Vissel earned a certificate of completion from the American Film Institute’s Master of Fine Arts Program in Cinematography in 2017. He is currently based out of Los Angeles, New York and Tel Aviv.

MEMBERSHIPS
British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Newcomer, 2018 - Present

EDUCATION
American Film Institute - Conservatory | MFA Cinematography Discipline, 2017

Weizmann Institute of Science  - Graduated Summa Cum Laude, 2009

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