Medalia Productions

Medalia Productions is a creative production company  that produces feature films, documentaries, television shows and commercials. Our projects have garnered critical acclaim, earning us three Emmy nominations, a Peabody award, and countless awards and nominations in film festivals around the world. We collaborate with international organizations and companies, providing them with a variety of production services in the US, Europe, and Israel. Our projects have aired around the world on networks including HBO, MTV, BBC, AOL and Arte, and many more.



Hilla Medalia is a Peabody winning and Emmy nominated director/producer with over 20 years of experience in the documentary field. She is the founder of award-winning Medalia Productions whose films have aired by the leading broadcasters in the world, including MTV, HBO, Arte, Netflix, Paramount, and BBC and screened at the Venice Biennale, Cannes, Berlinale and Sundance among others.

She is a regular lecturer at The NY Film Academy, NYU, EWA (European Women’s Audiovisual Network) and the New Fund for Cinema’s Women Greenhouse on the subject of production, directing and crowdfunding.  

Hilla is a mentor for the NFCT’s Program for Emerging Filmmakers, at Ex Oriente and Dok Incubator. She acts as a lector and judge at film festivals and forums, Hilla is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the PGA and she holds an M.A. from Southern Illinois University.


Head Producer

Producer and post producer with deep experience in the Israeli documentary industry. Mariel’s resume includes work on award winning documentaries She is Passionate about her work and has extensive knowledge in the many facets of documentary film making – from the early stages of idea development and pre-production to post production and distribution.

Mariel is also a writer and translator of film portfolios for festivals and funds submissions and a perpetuate student of anything craft and DIY.


Head of Production

Rotem has been very passionate about documentary cinema from a young age.
After working as an event co-producer at Microsoft Israel, Rotem has decided she wants to take part in the Israeli documentary scene.
She worked in documentary distribution of various documentary films before joining the Medalia team.
Rotem is an ex-tour guide who enjoys exploring nature.