General Manager


JMT Films Distribution



JMT Films Distribution is based in Tel Aviv. The company was founded in 2003 by Michael Treves, who has experience of more than 20 years of work with international broadcasting networks. The company represent more than 100 titles.


JMT Films is involved in the distribution, sales and fund raising of documentary projects and international co-productions, and the marketing and representation of unique independent films from Israel and worldwide. The company is buying and selling films to TV Broadcasters and to the Educational/Academic Market, and is marketing and promoting films to film festivals & markets.


JMT Films is participating in international film festivals and major film & television markets, such as IDFA, Berlinale, Hot Docs, Fipa Biarritz, MIPTV, Sunny Side of the Doc, Latin Side of the Doc, Bolivia Lab, Miradasdoc, GZDOC, Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, DOK Leipzig, Krakow Film Festival & KFF Industry, Astra Film Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest, and Visions du Réel. The team from JMT Films meets in those events with Independent Producers from all over the world to discuss about potential projects & completed programs.


Michael Treves on behalf of JMT Films is involved in production (as Producer or Associate Producer), fund raising of documentary projects and international co-productions, such as ‘’The Field’’ by Mordechai Vardi, winner of the Hartley Film Foundation Development Prize (U.S.A.) at the Copro Documentary Co-production Pitching Forum, ”Live or Die in Entebbe” by Eyal Boers, co-produced with Canadian Television (SRC Radio-Canada), ‘Saul Friedländer und die Geschichte” by Yehuda Yaniv – co-produced with German Television (BRNET/ARTE) and ”One Eye Wide Open” by Aner Preminger – co-produced with Dutch Television (AVRO), to name a few.