Lecturer and Technical Manager of the Arts and Media
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: 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 'Sound, Image, Story,' 'Writing the Short Screenplay,' and 'Cinematography: Art & 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 film focusing on a family history in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge regime.