Eyal was born in Haifa, Israel in 1988. He graduated with honors from the film department at Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts in Tel Aviv and served as a Director in the Cinema Unit in the Israeli Air Force.

In May 2015, he graduated the Film Directing MFA Program at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). Eyal’s narrative work received renowned attention from around the world:

Arrival and My Matthew both Eyal's short films generated critical acclaim and were chosen to screen at Walt Disney Concert Hall, downtown LA. His animation film Searching For Them played at Asif Film Festival. Recently, Eyal’s thesis film, Boys, premiered at the Viennale International Film Festival and was part of the main competition of the LA Film Festival, Outfest, Hollyshorts and more.