Bat-Sheva Guez director

A Day In Milan

A postcard film. Shot in two afternoons while on a trip to Milan.   Official Selection at the Bloody Hero International Film Festival
How to make a postcard film: (1) Buy a last-minute flight to a faraway place.   (2) Make new friends!   (3) Shoot a movie with your new friends.   In two days.   (4) Fly home.   (5) Edit and Repeat.

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Bat-Sheva Writer | Director Reel

Chapter List:
00:07 Morning (2007)
01:27 A Day in Milan (2013)
05:00 Whorl (2009)
06:36 How Bat-Sheva Procrastinates (2010)
07:28 As Light As Air (2010)
08:13 The Winter Quilt (2003)
09:16 3f (2007)
10:05 Conclusion

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Morning

Playing with the use of texture on screen, this film tells the tale of a young couple who would rather sleep in.
DIRECTOR Bat-Sheva Guez
STARRING Donnell Oakley & David Schmidt
SCORE Kyp Malone. CINEMATOGRAPHY Heixan Robles. CHOREOGRAPHY Bat-Sheva Guez, Donnell Oakley & David Schmidt

SCREENINGS:
Constellation Change Festival, London.
Montage Video Dance Festival, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, Boulder, CO.
MoPictive Shorts Series, New York, NY.
Picasso Machinery, New York, NY.

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As Light As Air

[Still Photos of the Scuplture/Film]
The film is projected onto a screen sculpture made of five rows of polyurethane strips. This creates a three-dimensional viewing space. When the viewer stands close to the screen, the image becomes a jumble of texture, but if the viewer closes one eye or stands further away, the image seems flat on a normal screen. The screen mimics our mind's eye and highlights the subjectivity of the story.

These are some photos of the sculpture taken from various angles.

As Light As Air is a simple fairytale set in Greenpoint & Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The story has a strong sense of place while mythologizing the location, the people and the animals in it. The screen's geometry highlights the geometry of the place, calling out the shapes and textures.

ONCE there was a woman who stopped looking at her husband. She didn’t mean to. It just happened. First she stopped looking at him for a day, then for a week, until years passed since she last saw his face. It made the man feel small. As each day passed, he felt smaller and smaller, until one day, he shrank so small, that he became a little, brown, song bird, and flew away.

STARRING Brandon Morrissey & Frances Chewning
WRITTEN & DIRECTED by Bat-Sheva Guez

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A DAY IN MILAN

1 like.

A postcard film. Shot in two afternoons while on a trip to Milan. Official Selection at the Bloody Hero International Film Festival

How to make a postcard film: (1) Buy a last-minute flight to a faraway place. (2) Make new friends! (3) Shoot a movie with your new friends. In two days. (4) Fly home. (5) Edit and Repeat.

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Bat-Sheva Guez STARRING Jan Mattassi & Emily Branham
PRODUCED BY Bat-Sheva Guez, Adam Witten & Emily Branham DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Danae Mauro SCORE Asher Goldschmidt SOUND DESIGN Rob Daly
"Chicago Song" by Project Plan theprojectplan.net "Summer 99" by Ben Crane bencrane.bandcamp.com

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RPG Dance "Bedtime Stories"

2 likes.

CHOREOGRAPHY Renegade Performance Group (André M. Zachery)
DIRECTED BY Bat-Sheva Guez
DANCERS Taeler Cyrus & Youthen Joseph

CAMERA OPERATORS Jason Jones, Ori Dubow, Bat-Sheva Guez EDITOR Bat-Sheva Guez COSTUMES André M. Zachery MAKE UP Nia Hall PA Alex Wood MUSIC "Riverbones" by Michelle Bellerose, Magnatune Records.
RPG would like to thank Rose Simpson and Jeff Timms for their support in the creation of this film.

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NY Underwater Episode 3: Trapeze Without the Tent

1 like.

NY Underwater explores New York's underground performing arts scene. Screening on Babelgum.com
Swing along to the Cream of the Big Top- a variety trapeze show at the Galapagos. Special thanks to Tanya Gagné, Murray Hill, and the Galapagos.

DIRECTOR Bat-Sheva Guez
PRODUCERS Bat-Sheva Guez & Dakota Kim

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NY Underwater Episode 2: Puppet Playlist

New York Underwater scopes out the wickedest little puppets. Screening on Babelgum.com. Special thanks to Josh Luxenberg, Jon Levin, and The Tank Theater.

DIRECTOR Bat-Sheva Guez
PRODUCERS Bat-Sheva Guez & Dakota Kim

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NY Underwater Episode 1: Nonsense

1 like.

New York Underwater explores the underground performance arts scene. Screening on Babelgum.com
Check out Nonsense New York's 10th Anniversary Party. Special Thanks to Jeff Stark at Nonsense New York.

DIRECTOR Bat-Sheva Guez
PRODUCERS Bat-Sheva Guez & Dakota Kim

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How Bat-Sheva Procrastinates

3 comments. 3 likes.

How I play the telephone game: I watch the previous clip while simultaneously recording the next one. Fun times!

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whorl

1 comment. 6 likes.

A traveler discovers an old ring in a fountain in Barcelona and is lost forever in the labyrinth of the old Bari Goti.
This film was shot in one sunny afternoon while vacationing in Barcelona.
DIRECTOR Bat-Sheva Guez CINEMATOGRAPHY Adam Witten STARRING Chris Keener

SCREENINGS:
Cinesalon Shorts Series, New York, NY.
MoPictive Shorts Series, New York, NY.

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Steeledance [excerpt]

3 likes.

DIRECTOR Bat-Sheva Guez
CHOREOGRAPHY Teri and Oliver Steele www.steeledance.com
CINEMATOGRAPHY & EDITOR Bat-Sheva Guez

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A Day In Milan

A postcard film. Shot in two afternoons while on a trip to Milan.   Official Selection at the Bloody Hero International Film Festival
How to make a postcard film: (1) Buy a last-minute flight to a faraway place.   (2) Make new friends!   (3) Shoot a movie with your new friends.   In two days.   (4) Fly home.   (5) Edit and Repeat.

About Bat-Sheva

Bat-Sheva Guez pushes the boundaries of visual storytelling, creating unique videos that play with and explore the capabilities of the medium.

Toying with traditional narratives, she makes films with dance, with stillness, with projection-mapping, with split-screens, with magical realism and more, while simultaneously depicting interesting stories and rich characters.

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Brooklyn, NY, U.S.

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Recent News

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We got to work with @paultaylordance! Such a thrill! Here's our vid where @truzdncr talks about dancing Sunset. http://t.co/3bUTxkS4Ba

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What does it mean to be in drag? Here's a new video we created featuring @TaylorMacNYC. http://t.co/n2JXD4rqaQ

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We had SUCH a great time shooting the lovely and talented ballerina, @IsabellaABT, for @LincolnCenter. We can't wait to share this vid!

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Bat-Sheva has just won a JT3 Arts Award for her feature screenplay, And How She Tried. Woot!

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Ballet dancers in love. Video for Lincoln Center directed by Bat-Sheva Guez & Emily Branham. Check it out! http://lincolncenter.magnify.net/video/Spotlight-On-Robert-Fairchild-T;Dance-Curated