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Dean Israelite is a South African film director who was quite popular for his Almanac film project and his direction in the Power Rangers. He is also a writer and a producer. He has a net worth of about 1.6 million dollars.

Dean Israelite

In this article, you will be reading about Dean Israelite’s bio.

  • Early life.
  • Career.
  • Future and canceled projects.
  • Filmography.

Early life:

Dean Israelite was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and he was also raised there.  He studied Dramatic Art at the University of Witwatersrand. Dean later moved to Australia, and he studied and graduated film and television from the Curtin University.

Dean later earned his MFA from the American Film Institute. He also has a famous cousin named Jonathan Liebesman who was also a director.


Dean Israelite started his career by writing small short films he also has directed a few short films. One of such was the Achouliland. In the year 2015 Dean Israelite had made his feature film which was his debut direction which was the found footage science fiction thriller named the Project Almanac. The project Almanac is based on a script by Jason Pagan and Andrew Deutschman. The film was produced by Michael Bay and was released on January 30 in the year 2015. The film was produced Paramount Pictures. The Almanac film had gross of more than thirty-two million dollars and had a budget of just twelve million dollars.

Future and canceled projects:

Dean Israelite was targeted by the marvel studios to direct the superhero from Doctor strange in the year 2014. Even Marvel had his eye on him as he became a very successful director.  But later for the movie Doctor strange Scott Derrickson was confirmed to be the director of the movie in June 2014.

Again in the same year, Dean Israelite was asked to direct the remake Film of the 1983 war games for the metro Goodwyn Mayer. The script for this remake movie was down by Arash Amel.

Dean Israelite becomes very popular in the year 2017 when he directed the Power Rangers Flin by Lionsgate. The screenplay of Power Rangers is done by John Gatins. The story was written by Matt Sazama,  Burk Sharpless, Micheal Mulroney and Kieran Mulroney.


In the year 2006, he was the director and the screenwriter for their short film named Magician.  Intl the year 2007 he again directed and was the screen water for the short film the department of nothing. In 2008 Dean Israelite directed a TV series named Die Jugendcops – kommissariat 105 im Einsatz.

The following year he directed and did the screenwriting for the short Flim named Acholiand.

Later in the year 2014, he was the executive producer for the Middle Distance. In the year 2015 Dean Israelite directed the Film Project Almanac which was his debut film, and he became very popular in this direction. Recently He directed the Power Rangers in the year 2017 and was also quite popular for his direction of Power Rangers.