Gal Uchovsky (Hebrew: גל אוחובסקי; Born In 1958, is an Israeli screenwriter, producer, journalist, activist and Israeli TV personality.
|Occupation||Film producer, screenwriter, journalist|
Gal Uchovsky is openly gay and Eytan Fox is his long-time partner. Uchovsky is an activist committed to the LGBT movement. He is a co-founder and president of Israel Gay Youth. Uchovsky also takes an active role in Tel Aviv Pride Parade. He co-hosted the first-ever Miss Trans Israel in 2016. He outed Harel Skaat, the winner of season two of Kokhav Nolad.
In 1982, Uchovsky started his journalistic career in various Israeli newspapers. In 1988, he met Eytan Fox. From then they partnered in films where Uchovsky was a screenwriter and producer of many Fox films, including gay-oriented films the multiple award meaning Yossi & Jagger and ''Walk on Water.
He was judge on the Israeli music reality competition Kokhav Nolad for five consecutive seasons (seasons 4 to 8).
Awards and recognition
- 1994: Shirat Ha'Sirena (English title Siren's Song) - music consultant
- 1997: Florentin - screenwriter (TV series)
- 1997: Ba'al Ba'al Lev - screenwriter
- 2002: Yossi & Jagger - producer, music consultant
- 2004: Walk on Water - producer, screenwriter
- 2006: The Bubble - producer, screenwriter
- Juergens, Brian (February 11, 2008). "Eytan Fox's "Gad" to tell the story of a gay Jewish hero in World War II". AfterElton.com. Retrieved September 29, 2011.