Katriel Schory is a producer and executive director of the Israel Film Fund. He studied at the New York University Film School and returned to Israel in 1973 to join as the Head of Productions of Kastel Films, Jerusalem, at that time the leading production company in Israel.
In 1984, he formed his own company BELFILMS LTD and produced over 130 films including award-winning feature films, documentaries, TV dramas, and international co-productions.
In 1999, he accepted the position of the Executive Director of the Israel Film Fund, the main film funding body in Israel, which supports, and promotes Israeli feature films. In this position, he authorized the support and the production of more than 250 new Israeli feature films.