The prestigious cinematographic director and pioneer in the ballet film, Ezra Hurwitz (USA) presents a workshop about the power of the expressiveness of the body in cinematography.
Wednesday August 22 / 3:30 pm / Aula Magna José Vasconcelos CENART
Over 18 years old / Previous experience in film, photography or audiovisual arts / Students or professionals / Punctuality is required / Ticket for the Awakenings show is mandatory to participate .
Ezra Hurwitz (New York, United States)
Ezra Hurwitz is a prestigious film director and pioneer in the world of international ballet, especially in the United States.
After training as a classical dancer and having been part of the Miami City Ballet, he decided to start his career as a film director.
He graduated from Columbia University in New York City with a degree in Film.
In 2016 he founded the company called Phase II Creative, through which he offers creativity agency services, specialized in audiovisual content and production.
His clients include major brands such as Dior, WeWork, Vogue, The New York Times, Opening Ceremony, and companies such as American Ballet Theater, San Francisco Ballet, Miami City Ballet, New York City Ballet, the Guggenheim museum, advertising agencies such as RPM, Laid & Partners, Droga5, Spring, Laplaca & Cohen.
Ezra Hurwitz recently directed the music video “Dark Side of the Gym” for the 2018 Grammy-winning North American band The National, collaborating with one of today's most relevant young choreographers, Justin Peck.
The video was considered one of the best music videos of 2018.
His works have achieved great international recognition, appearing in prestigious media such as Rolling Stone magazine, VOGUE, The New Yorker, SPIN, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, ELLE, THe Huffington Post, Mashable, Dance Magazine, Pointe Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Dance Spirit, among others.
Learn more about Ezra Hurwitz's work in these videos: