PORTFOLIO | REPORTAGE | BEAUTY CONTEST
A documentary story presents the nominees of the Miss Israel Beauty Contest behind the scenes. For the first time, the nominees are accompanied with complete coverage from the beginning with 3000 nominees down to the last 20 finalist. The story documents the last 20 finalist behind the scenes of their last few month before one of them is nominates as Miss Israel, during the photo-shoots of a fashion-productions, during the rehearsals, the hair and makeup preparation and up to the pageant itself.
The Miss Israel Beauty Contest has existed in Israel since 1950. The winner participates in international beauty competitions, for example: The Miss Universe and The Miss World competitions. Similarly to other beauty competitions in the world, the judges choose the winner by the personality data in addition to her external beauty.
Each year there are about 3,000 women nominees in the competition and only twenty of them selected as nominee to the competition. The acceptance terms for the nomination are: age 17.5-24, minimum height of 1.70 meter, unmarried and Israeli nationality.
The competition contains five degrees: Miss Israel, The Girl of Israel, The Grace Queen, The Teenager Beauty and The Audience Favorite.