Professional Activities

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

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.

Winter 2016 -      Visiting Professor, Department of Film Studies and Audiovisual Culture Faculty of Arts Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.

Spring 2016 -      Visiting Professor, the Center for Jewish Studies, Wesleyan
 University, Connecticut, USA.

2015-2016   -      Directing acting workshop in The Nissan Nativ Acting Studio,
Jerusalem.

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.

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.

Winter 2016 - Teaching “Israeli Cinema: A collective image as a search for identity - historical introduction” as a visiting professor at The Department of Film Studies and Audiovisual Culture Faculty of Arts Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.

Spring 2016 - Teaching “Israeli Cinema: A collective image as a search for identity - historical introduction” as a visiting professor, the Center for Jewish Studies, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, USA.

2015-2016   - Teaching acting for stage in The Nissan Nativ Acting Studio, Jerusalem.
Spring 2008 - Teaching Directing workshop and The Cinema of François Truffaut as a visiting professor, Department of Communication, WFU, NC, USA.

 

Professional affiliations

Since 2008 Member of the Communications terms committee of the Academy of the Hebrew Language, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

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

2016  -  Jury chairman, the 57th International Short Film Festival, Brno16, 
Brno, Czech Republic.

2016 -  Jury member, Israeli Academy award, Short films.

2014 -  Jury member, Israeli Academy award, Short films.

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,

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

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