Gili Dolev wasn’t especially studious as a young kid growing up in Binyamina. However, one of his teachers saw his potential and helped him pave his way to a successful career in animation. The road was not so easy. There were ups, downs, twists and turns but eventually, at 40, against all odds, Gili sold the first Israeli kids animation series to an international TV network, Nickelodeon.
Two Nice Jewish Boys had the privilege to sit with Gili and talk about his work, his career and the deal that changed his life.
Gili Dolev’s short animation “The Happy Duckling”: