Gal Uchovsky

Gal Uchovsky (Hebrew: גל אוחובסקי; Born In 1958, is an Israeli screenwriter, producer, journalist, activist and Israeli TV personality.

Gal Uchovsky
גל אוחובסקי
Hadera, Israel
OccupationFilm producer, screenwriter, journalist
Partner(s)Eytan Fox


Gal Uchovsky is openly gay and Eytan Fox is his long-time partner.[1][2] 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.

Media career

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

Uchovsky won "Best Screenwriter" award at the Durban International Film Festival for the film The Bubble.


  • 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

See also


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