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.


3f- excerpt (2008)

(excerpt) completed in 2008

The rough and tumble relationship of a young couple fuels this motion triptych where narrative action and dance collide.
DIRECTOR Bat-Sheva Guez
STARRING Jessica Jolly & John Peery CINEMATOGRAPHY Heixan Robles
CHOREOGRAPHY: Bat-Sheva Guez, Jessica Jolly, John Peery

SCORE: Brian H. Kim

Constellation Change film festival, London, England.
Picasso Machinery, New York, NY.


**Spotlight On: Isabella Boylston

Directed By: Bat-Sheva Guez & Emily Branham

Camera: Dagmar Weaver-Madsen, Bat-Sheva Guez, & Emily Branham


Spotlight On: Michael Trusnovec, Paul Taylor Dance Company

Directed by Bat-Sheva Guez & Emily Branham


Spotlight On: Eran Bugge, Paul Taylor Dance Company


SPOTLIGHT ON: Emerson String Quartet

Directed by Emily Branham & Bat-Sheva Guez


Bat-Sheva Writer | Director Reel

Chapter List:
00:07 Morning (2007)
01:27 A Day in Milan (2013)
03:20 Whorl (2009)
04:25 How Bat-Sheva Procrastinates (2010)
05:19 As Light As Air (2010)
06:04 3f (2007)
06:53 Conclusion


Spotlight On: Robbie Fairchild & Tiler Peck NYCB

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Directed by Bat-Sheva Guez & Emily Branham
Cinematography by Dagmar Weaver-Madsen



Directed by Bat-Sheva Guez
RT: 7 minutes

This dance film plays with the use of texture on screen to tell the tale of a young couplewho would rather sleep in.

STARRING Donnell Oakley & David Schmidt
SCORE Kyp Malone. CINEMATOGRAPHY Heixan Robles. CHOREOGRAPHY Bat-Sheva Guez, Donnell Oakley & David Schmidt

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.


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 postcard film. Shot in two afternoons while on a trip to Milan. Official Selection at the Bloody Hero International Film Festival. Aired on NYCTV's Frame Rate Show

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 "Summer 99" by Ben Crane

runtime: 16:31


RPG Dance "Bedtime Stories"


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.


NY Underwater Episode 3: Trapeze Without the Tent

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NY Underwater explores New York's underground performing arts scene. Screening on
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

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.

She has won the Jesse Thompkins III Artist Award for Screenwriting & Directing
Bat-Sheva currently lives and works in Brooklyn, directing videos for clients such as Lincoln Center and the Atlantic Council.
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Brooklyn, NY, U.S.


Recent News


#BehindtheWall wins Best Cinematography at @RIFilmFest! Complete with a @Panavision camera grant. Congrats to @batshevaguez and the crew!


Our short film, directed by @batshevaguez premieres at @RIFIlmFest. Behind the Wall: magic, dance, & old radiators.


This time last year, we were finishing post on this one, thinking about pre-show rituals & storytelling thru #dance.


Bat-Sheva was interviewed for Frame Rate. The interview and her short film will air tomorrow night (Sept 2) at 10pm on Ch 25 NYC Media.


"In modern dance, there's not always a story. Sometimes it's just like music for your eyes." New vid @paultaylordance