Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Vassar College; MD University of Connecticut School of Medicine; MFA New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Research Areas: Cinematography, education and film, documentary, screenwriting
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.
He is the Faculty Advisor for the Cinema Paradiso, a Student Interest Group and teaches photography workshops through the Office of Social Responsibility for NYUAD staff.
Current projects include a documentary on the history of a Cambodian family surviving the Khmer Rouge regime; and a cross-discipline research project analyzing the effect using film versus text for teaching bioethics.