Yael Shuv has been the chief film critic at 'Time Out Tel Aviv' since the publication of its first issue in 2002. Having graduated from New York University with a master's degree in cinema studies, she teaches film courses at the Open University of Israel. She has served as an artistic advisor for the Israeli Film Fund and as a juror in International film festivals such as Locarno, Venice and Rotterdam. She also loves Verdi, Puccini and Wagner, as well as Gershwin and Sondheim. Her children's book The Ice Cream Princess was published in Israel in 2011.