Speaker Profile MIPDoc/MIPFormats

Assaf Gil

Job TitleCEO

Company NameGil Formats LTD


The founder and CEO of one of Israel’s most successful independent production companies, Gil Productions, and of its sister company Gil Formats – a content creator and distribution company.

Gil is one of Israel's veteran television producers with vast experience in all television genres. He began his TV production career in 1989, working as an executive producer for the Children Channel in Israel before founding Gil Productions in 1991.
Gil was one of the first to license international formats locally and was the Executive Producer of more than 70 shows on all broadcast channels during his 25 years in the industry, including Dancing With The Stars, MasterChef, One Born Every Minute, Under Cover Boss, Come Dine With Me, to name a few.

In August 2015, Gil launched Gil Formats, offering a number of new original formats including observational documentaries, game shows and reality TV.

For more details please visit www.gilformats.com


About Gil Formats LTD

Gil Formats is a global TV content creator and distributor, developing original and innovative formats for the international market.
Our mission is to be one step ahead in creating unique and groundbreaking formats for the global market. We believe in telling human stories in sensitive and compassionate ways. Viewers seek entertainment as well as an emotional experience and we strive to fulfill them both

Gil Formats is a sister company of Gil Productions, the largest and most active TV production company in Israel, established 26 years ago. Gil Productions’ vast experience in making television is a crucial asset to the content Gil Formats creates and distributes. 

Conference Sessions


    07 Apr 2018, 10:00 - 10:40, Palais des Festivals, Esterel, Palais 5

    Featuring C21's Outlook on Format Trends   Based on the findings of its annual Formats Survey and Formats Trends Report this session highlights the 10 trends ...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Sat, Apr 7

    08 Apr 2018, 16:50 - 17:20, Palais des Festivals, Esterel, Palais 5

    In partnership with La Fabrique des Formats & TV France International   Discover exciting formats that have just been commissioned (or are about to be) in thi...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Sun, Apr 8

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