Martin Himel is a Television director, producer and senior correspondent. Through his two production companies – Elsash Productions Ltd. and Vigilance Productions Inc. he has produced major television series, ground-breaking documentaries and news coverage for major American, Canadian and European broadcasters.
Follow the Money 1x60 min for Vision TV
Investigates the alliance between radical Islamic terror militias and organized crime. Elad is a professional cyber hacker who spies on terrorists. He goes undercover online to infiltrate Dark Web chat rooms and "stores" where heroin is sold. Women are traded in sex slavery. Weapons are purchased. Follow the Money features interviews with cyber crime and counter terror experts who expose how terror militias throughout the Mid-East, North Africa, Pakistan and Afghanistan have forged alliances worldwide to sell drugs, weapons and stolen art to fund Al Qaeda and Jihadi idealogues.
Cyber Security-Unit 8200 1x60 min for Vision TV
In our online connected world, cyberattacks can permanently shut down electric grids, destroy economies, halt water dispersion. Cyberattacks can force trains, vehicles and aircraft to destroy themselves. We profile the world’s top cyber hackers and defenders - Israel’s UNIT 8200. We show how the veterans of this Intelligence unit are setting up the world’s top cyber security companies to stop hackers from creating cyber weapons of mass destruction. Vision Television ZoomerMedia Canada.
Undercover in ISIS 1x60 min for CBC Doc Channel
Investigative documentary. Two undercover agents infiltrate the murky online world of ISIS terrorists. Includes a cyberdate and marriage proposal from a well-known jihadi operating in Sweden. Extraordinary undercover footage never seen before.
Secrets of Survival 1 x 60 min documentary for CBC Doc Channel
Canadian Malka Rosenbaum discovers she has a sister born in the Holocaust. Where is she? German Juergen Ulloth finds out he has a different father, an American WW2 soldier. Who is he? We follow their common search, as they discover the Secrets hidden from them about their past.
Keys to Paradise: 1x60 min How much do we REALLY know about Hamas, Islamic State, Islamic Jihad and al Nusra? World Premiere Vision TV Canada October 2015
Pensioner Power: 1x60 min Groundbreaking documentary explores senior political clout around the world - including Israel, Slovenia, Croatia and Canada. Premiere August 2015 Vision TV Canada
Global Antisemitsm: Elsash productions is now producing a 2 hour special to be broadcast on PBS in the United States.
Infidelity 4 x 30 min series broadcasting on Vision Television Network. CBC Doc Channel and CTS Canada.
Persecuted Christians 1 x60 min documentary focusing on the plight of Christians in Iraq and the Mid East broadcast on Vision TV Canada, PBS and HDNet.
Jew Bashing New Anti-Semitism 4 x 60 min Exposes on camera new anti-Semitism in the Middle-east, Europe, United States and Canada. Broadcasting on Vision Television Network Canada and Channel 2 Israel.
Robotic Warriors 1 x 60 min documentary broadcasting on CBC Doc Channel , Bloomberg USA and Dan Rather Reports USA.
Twist of Faith 13 x 30 min television series investigating how religions affect world events. The series broadcast in Canada on the Vision Television Network.
North Korea Desperate or Deceptive: Himel succeeded in exposing life within this closed Communist Country as rarely seen before. The program broadcast in different versions on Global TV Canada, NBC, PBS News hour, CNN International, SKY Television, Swedish, Dutch, Austrian, Korean, Chinese and other networks.
Archaeology Minefields 1 x 60 min Investigative Profile of Antiquities Discovery’ Vision Television Canada and Dan Rather Report USA.
In Search Of 13 x 30 min episodes International Current Affairs
Foreign Correspondent International Current Affairs Series 8 x 30 min episodes Global Television Network
End of Days 1 x 60 mins Explores the complex relationship between American Evangelical Movements and Israel Vision Television Canada
Jenin – Massacring Truth 1 x 60 min investigates Palestinian west bank warfare and Anti Israel Campus Movements Global Television Network Canada. SBS Australia, IBA Israel.
Confrontation at Concordia 1 x 60 min Profile on Anti-American and Anti Israel Campus Movements Global Television Network Canada, IBA Israel.
360 Degrees Current Affairs Series 39 x 30 min episodes
National Geographic, I Channel Canada, Sweden TV, Dutch TV, Poland TV, First Asia News Channel, SABC and many more.
Dangerous Legacy 60 min and 15 min versions Profiles the legacy of Balkan Wars News Hour PBS, CNN International, SVT Sweden, Austrian TV, Dutch TV, Irish TV.
Angels with Broken Wings 1 x 60 min Investigation into the horrific conditions of Children kept in closed Psycho- Neurological wards in Russia. Broadcast WTV Canada, SVT Sweden, Dutch TV , Danish TV, TVE Spain, ORS Austria, Israel TV and others.
Roving Report international magazine program Associated Press Television International Current Affairs Series (1995 – 2003)
GRAND JURY SPECIAL AWARD FOR DOCUMENTARY EXCELLENCE – JENIN MASSACRING TRUTH. HOUSTON WORLDFEST FESTIVAL.
BEST INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY, NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, 2003 (CONFRONTATION AT CONCORDIA)
CO-WINNER BEST CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE SHOW- NEW YORK TELEVISION FESTIVAL 1995 (Granted to specific Roving Report Program. )
NEWS COVERAGE : Correspondent
1995- 2007 Global TV Correspondent, On air coverage, reporting, live broadcasts, Q & A throughout the Middle east, Europe and Asia.
Major Stories Covered: Lebanon Israel War.
Gulf Wars 1 &2. Palestinian Uprising. North Korea Coverage.
Mid East Peace Process. Ukrainian Uprising . Serbia NATO war.
1996-98 Fox News USA, Middle East correspondent, On air coverage, reporting, direct editing, live broadcasts, throughout the Middle East. Gulf Crisis. Palestinian Uprising. Mid East Peace Process.
1993-95 Baton Broadcasting Canada , Bureau chief / News Correspondent. Mid east, Asian, European and African coverage .
1983-93 CTV Television, Network Canada Bureau chief News correspondent– Middle east bureau. Middle East and European coverage, including the Gulf War, Palestinian Uprising, and East-European revolutions.
1980-83 ABC NEWS, Field Producer and Radio Reporter.
1978-80 CTV Television, Segment Producer, Story Editor Canada AM
Martin Himel's Experience:
News Coverage Correspondent at Global TV
July 1995 - June 2007 | Middle East, North Korea, Serbia
On air coverage, reporting, live broadcasts, Q & A throughout the Middle east, Europe and Asia. Major Stories Covered: Lebanon Israel War
Bureau Chief/ News Correspondent at Fox News
February 1996 - May 1998 | USA, Middle East
On air coverage, reporting, direct editing, live broadcasts
Host, Director and Writer at Elsash TV
July 2008 - Present | WorldWide
Documentary film making on topics such as anti-Semitism, Infidelity, North Korea and Many more
Middle East Bureau Chief at CTV
June 1983 - April 1994 | Jerusalem
News Field Producer at ABC
July 1979 - August 1983 | Jerusalem
Martin Himel's Education:
1975 – 1978
Bachelors of Arts in Economics & International Relations
Martin Himel's Interests & Activities:
Host, Correspondent, Directing, Producing, Filming Paramedic with expertise in Emergency Medicine and Mass Disasters