Ariel Lavi won an award at the TCL Chinese Theatre

The Silicon Beach Film Festival is a renowned platform that celebrates the art of independent filmmaking. This year, the festival was illuminated by the brilliance of Ariel Lavi, an international film producer, screenwriter, and actor. His screenplay, “Sightless Bind,” won the Best Drama/Romance category, adding another feather to his already illustrious cap. Let’s delve into the details of this extraordinary achievement and the man behind it.

Meet Ariel Lavi: The Man Behind the Magic

A Multifaceted Talent

Ariel Lavi is not just a screenwriter; he’s an international film producer as well. In addition to his accomplishments in the world of cinema, Ariel Lavi is also the proud owner of Lavi Company, also known as ALAVI Corporation, based in Miami, FL. This venture further showcases his diverse skill set and entrepreneurial spirit, adding another layer to his already impressive portfolio.

A Global Presence

Lavi’s films have won 109 awards and have been nominated 59 times and they have been screened globally, from Los Angeles to Singapore.

The Brilliance of “Sightless Bind”

The Story

“Sightless Bind,” written by Ariel Lavi with the help of Shira Hadar, is a poignant screenplay that delves into the life of Jessica, a 30-year-old woman who becomes blind due to an accident. The narrative takes the audience on an emotional journey as Jessica navigates the complexities of intimacy and has to experience sex for the first time as a blind person. This masterful work blends drama and romance into a compelling narrative that resonates deeply with audiences, leaving an indelible impression long after the curtains close.

The Win

Winning the Best Drama/Romance Screenplay at the Silicon Beach Film Festival is no small feat. The competition is fierce, with entries from all over the globe. “Sightless Bind” managed to captivate the judges, earning its well-deserved accolade.

A Portfolio of Excellence

“A Brush With Death”

In addition to “Sightless Bind,” another film produced by Lavi, “A Brush With Death,” was also screened at the festival. This adds another layer of versatility and skill to his filmmaking portfolio.

“Dangerous Silence”

Further enriching the portfolio is “Dangerous Silence,” a film written and produced in Nigeria by Lavi. This film was also screened at the festival, demonstrating his global reach and diverse storytelling capabilities.


The win for “Sightless Bind” at the Silicon Beach Film Festival is a testament to both the quality of the screenplay and the multifaceted talent of Ariel Lavi. With a portfolio that includes films like “A Brush With Death” and “Dangerous Silence,” Lavi continues to make his mark in the world of cinema. Here’s to many more accolades and successful screenings in the years to come!