In 2018, Oran received her Masters as a directing fellow from the world-renowned American Film Institute Conservatory. Her thesis short, Marriage Material, was the first Musical film made at the AFI Conservatory.
In Israel, Oran graduated from Beit-Zvi, school of the Performing Arts, and worked as an actress in multiple TV series, films, and theatre shows.
Oran Zegman is an Israeli filmmaker based in Los Angeles.
Growing up in an Israeli-Greek-Polish family has inspired her to look for the comedic perspective in dark and often tragic themes. Her short Musical film, Marriage Material, which is a Student Academy Awards FINALIST (2019), and got acquired by Fox Searchlight. However, her parents' biggest pride is for her success in beating the odds and getting married, even though she passed her 30’s.
Oran is attached to direct a sequel of the classic movie
TROOP BEVERLY HILLS (TriStar). She’s working on a feature version of her short musical “Marriage Material” with Chernin Ent and Endeavor Content producing. And she’s attached to direct three more films: IRL (PictureStart), ICON (Josephson Ent), and THE BATE (Confluential Films).