Gili Dolev

How to deal with a ‘NO’ at the end of your pitch?

Gilli Dolev believes that knowing how to face rejection is the key to the success of any project. Gilli shares the frustrations, challenges and success that he and the team experienced while developing “Zack & Quack” and other projects.


Gili Dolev is the Co-Creator, Showrunner and Supervising Director of Nickelodeon’s preschool show, Zack & Quack, based on his BAFTA nominated and award winning short, The Happy Duckling. Zack & Quack has aired in over 150 territories in over 20 different languages. Gili is the Daytime Emmy Nominated Series Director of Nickelodeon and Brown Bag Films’ hit preschool series, Nella the Princess Knight, and Show Runner of Universal Kids Powerbirds which deb in January 2020.

Over the past 20 years, Gili has developed, written and directed a multitude of award winning projects for major international clients, managed animation companies, and guided creative teams across all media platforms. Be it animation, live action, or mixed media –  Gili’s true passion is all about telling a good story.