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An Average Story

  • Israel
  • Short
  • 2016
  • 18 min.
  • Director(s): Yaniv Segalovich
  • Producer(s): Kobi Azran


When Avi Cohen is told by the Central Bureau of Statistics that he is the most average man who ever lived, his life is turned upside down.

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Yaniv Segalovich


Kobi Azran


Yaniv Segalovich


Yaniv Linton


Yaniv Linton

Original Music

Nir Gavish


Itzik Golan, Shani Klein, Ilan Hazan

Original Language

Hebrew, English, Mandarin (Chinese)


Hebrew, English

Produced with the help of

Gesher Multicultural Film Fund, The Second Authority for Television & Radio, Mifaal Hapais, Gelfand short films fund.

Sound designer

Nir Gavish

Photo Credit

Adi Abikazer

Festival Highlights

  • Nominated

    Best Short Film
    Ophir Awards
  • Winner

    Audience Award
    DC Shorts Film Festival
  • Winner

    Audience Award
    Israel Film Festival Los Angeles
  • Winner

    Best Short International Comedy
    Et Cultura Festival

Ann Arbor Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2019

Baltimore Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2017

Sante Fe International Film Festival, USA, 2016

Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2016

Syracuse International Film Festival, USA, 2016

Rochester International Film Festival, USA, 2016

Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, Israel, 2016

DC Shorts Film Festival, USA, 2016

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2016

Chicago Comedy Film Festival, USA, 2016

Annapolis Film Festival, USA, Avi Cohen has just been informed that he is the most average man who ever lived. Overnight, he reluctantly becomes a national icon and instant celebrity. With his wife's enthusiastic urging, they translate the situation into a business venture that goes surprisingly awry., 2016

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