Amos Ezra Katz

Amos Katz, Lecturer and Technical Manager of the Arts and Media, NYUAD

Lecturer and Technical Manager of the Arts and Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: amos.katz@nyu.edu
Education: BA Vassar College; MD University of Connecticut School of Medicine; MFA New York University Tisch School of the Arts

Research Areas: visual storytelling, photography, cinematography, screenwriting, directing


Amos Ezra Katz is a physician and filmmaker whose interests include visual storytelling, photography, cinematography, screenwriting, and directing. His teaching interests focus on bringing the power of storytelling and independent film to beginning filmmakers and to locations in the world that are developing film industries and their craft. At NYUAD, he manages academic support and instruction in the Arts Center, and teaches 'Episodic Storytelling,' 'Writing the Short Screenplay,' and 'Cinematography: Art & Craft.'

He is the Faculty Advisor for the Cinema Paradiso, a Student Intrest Group and teaches photography workshops through the Office of Social Responsibility for NYUAD staff.

Current projects include a documentary film focusing on a family history in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge.

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