Full Professional Activities

Education
1971     A levels of London University, The English School at The Hague, Holland.
1974     B.Sc., Physics, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
1980-1983 M.F.A., Filmmaking, New-York University,Graduate School of Film and Television.
1983-1984 Acting studies, Ernie Martin Studio Theater & Stella Adler's School, NYC
1994-2000 Ph.D. studies, Cinema Studies, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
2002            Ph.D. degree accepted for the dissertation: Cinematic Intertextuality and the Films of François Truffaut
 

Appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem; (tenure position)

Associate Professor, Department of Film & Television, Sapir Academic College: Films tutor; (tenure position)

 

Education

1971 - A levels of London University, The English School at The Hague, Holland.

1974 - B.Sc., Physics, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

1980-1983 M.F.A., Filmmaking, New-York University,Graduate School of Film and Television.

1983-1984 - Acting studies, Ernie Martin Studio Theater & Stella Adler's School, NYC

1994-2000 - Ph.D. studies, Cinema Studies, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

2002 -  Ph.D. degree accepted for the dissertation: Cinematic Intertextuality and the Films of François Truffaut

 

Work Experience

2012-2014 -        Head of Film Track, the department of Film & Television, Sapir Academic College.

2011-2012 -        Head of the department of Film & Television, Sapir Academic College.

Since 1986 –       Freelance director, script-writer, script-editor and producer.

Since 1985 –       Film teacher of Cinema Studies as well as Production Workshop at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

2011-2012 -        Head of the department of Film & Television, Sapir Academic College.

Spring 2008 -      Visiting Professor, Department of Communication, WFU, North Carolina, USA. 

2003-2005 –        Cinema consultant for the Art & Culture exhibition: Die Hebräer in Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany (opening May 2005)

Scholarship

2004 - Development money for a film project about Else Lasker-Schüler, from the NRW, Germany & The Israeli Film Fund. 

 

Teaching experience

Since 1985 -  Teacher of Cinema Studies and Directing & Writing workshops.

Since 1989 -  Teaching film history, film theory (both classical and contemporary film theory), Films analysis, Israeli Cinema, directing workshop at: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Sapir Academic College; The Sam Spiegel-Jerusalem High Institute of Film and TV; and Tel-Aviv University.

Spring 2008 - Teaching Directing workshop and The Cinema of François Truffaut as a visiting professor, Department of Communication, WFU, NC, USA. 

 

Professional affiliations

Since 2004 Member of the European Film Academy - EFA 

1996-2006 Management member of the Israeli Academy of Motion Pictures & Television

1995-1997 Board member of The Israel Film & Television Director's Guild.

1990-1994 Board member of the Public Council for developing art education,The Ministry of Education & Culture.

1990-1994 Developing & writing a Film History course as part of a Mass Communications program for the Open University in Tel-Aviv.

1990-1994 Committee member of the national Mass Communication syllabus for Israeli matriculation, The Ministry of Education & Culture.

 

Jury member  & professional activities in International Film Festivals

March-May, 2009 – Jury member, Israel Prize for special achievements in Filmmaking and Cinema Studies. 

April, 2008 – Jury member, The first annual Reynolda Film Festival, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA, 11-13.4.08

December, 2007 – Jury member, The 9th Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, Jerusalem, Israel, 1-7.12.2007

June, 2006 – Cinema South Festival, Sderot – Acting/Directing Master Class: Scene study with professional actors, Eyal Nachmias & Sharon Hacohen, 13.6.06

March, 2006 – Jury member, Festival dos Cinemas do Mediterraneo, Faro, Portugal,9-18.3.2006

July, 1998 – Jury member, The Jewish experience competition, The Jerusalem International Film Festival, Jerusalem, Israel