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Last Klezmer
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Highlights of our past documentary, film,
and television projects

CAMERA, one-woman play, for Sandra Wolshin.

DIRECTOR / EDITOR, video of one-woman play by Andrea Hodos.

EDITOR, for YAHOO!, footage used in on-air news broadcasts discussing jewelry to be worn by stars attending the Academy Awards.

VIDEOGRAPHER, New England Cable News hired us to shoot local material for their in-progress documentary.

PRODUCER, for Marvelous Entertainment we produced a 3-camera live shoot of their musical performed at the historic Wiltern Theater here in Los Angeles.

PRODUCER, for Pepperdine University, a series of 11 videos for a CD ROM to teach financial aid and student debt management to current students.

EDITOR, documentary Splendors of Terror for Ellen Freyer detailing the background of current violence in Israel and the sources of financing that make it possible.

PRODUCER, video production services for Animaction -- our client since 1995 -- on THE BOX, a detailed step-by-step 1.5 hour video teaching junior high and high school students how to create 30 second animation projects.

FOUNDER, Radio Olam for Olam Magazine and David Suissa of Suissa Miller Advertising.

SOUND DESIGNER, for ZentropyPartners.com and GM. Created sound effects for CD-ROM to promote their newest corvette model 2001.

EDITOR, for Spiderdance.com, promotional video to promote their interactive game show internet services at the NATPE television convention.

CONSULTANT, for Beth Olam Forever Cemetery, gathering archival video, still images, and audio materials associated with the Holocaust for use in a Shoah video being created for the cemetery's Holocaust memorial.

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR / EDITOR, 1992 - present, TELEVISION COMMERCIALS for retail jewelry store / pawn shop, San Francisco Bay Area. The extremely successful ads air 250 times a week in Northern California.

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR, for Rabbi Meir Abehsera, documentary shoots to be included in his his upcoming project, The Dance Lesson.

From Voices of the Shoah: Survivors being liberated from Dachau Death camp. Released by Rhino April, 2000.
See video promo for Voices in Quicktime or RealVideo.
From Voices of the Shoah: Shlomo Berger recounts fight against the Germans in the forests of Poland during WWII. Released by Rhino Entertainment.
PRODUCER / DIRECTOR, for Rhino Records, VOICES of the SHOAH, narrated by Elliott Gould. Called "A stunning sculpture in sound!"
The 2nd best-selling box set for Amazon.com in 2000. Includes interviews with survivors of the Holocaust intermixed with stories from American soldiers who liberated and witnessed the horrors of the camps. We follow survivors' stories from their earliest memories, through the war, immigrating to America, up through today. Also created the comprehensive 100-page book and study guide.

PRODUCER / EDITOR / DP, CARPATI 50 MILES, 50 YEARS, feature documentary about the past and present life of a Jewish man in the Carpathian Mountains (south-west Ukraine) who for 30 years has been the ice cream man of a remote town and the guardian of the synagogue. World theatrical premiere May 24-June 18, 1996 at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater in NY. GREAT REVIEWS in NY Times, NY Post, NY Jewish Week, LA Times, and papers across the country. Nominated for L.A. Emmy in 1998! PICKED AS TOP-10 FILM OF 1997 by San Diego Union Tribune.

EDITOR, Santa Monica, a Community that Cares, chronicles the lives of individual citizens and investigates how their local government helps make their lives better. Nominated for L.A. Emmy.

The open roadPRODUCER / EDITOR, 7 Years Down the Road, documentary shot from New York, NY to Santa Monica, CA. Shot 3 weeks each year over the course of 7 years, this cross-country journey takes a snapshot of America as we approach the end of the century and the end of the millennium.

EDITOR, WAGING PEACE, activist teens in war-torn, crime plagued regions of the world come together in Venice, Italy to discuss the challenges they face, documentary produced by Disney Educational Productions and Elie Wiesel's Foundation for Humanity. Aired November 6 and 26, 1996 on The Disney Channel.

EDITOR, Once Abused, Now Accused, helped to online edit documentary about abused children who become criminals, project won L.A. EMMY for best documentary, nominated for CableACE award.

EDITOR / SOUND EDITOR / MIXER, THE LAST KLEZMER, a feature documentary about the last living klezmer musician in Eastern Europe. Two awards at the '94 Berlin Film Festival. Nominated for CableACE, won a Hometown Award. Had U.S./North American premiere at Santa Barbara Film Festival. Broke box-office records at NY Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater. In Michael Medved's TOP TEN FILMS list of 1994.

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR / EDITOR, Post Deluvian, a short, innovative program investigating connections between TV & violence.

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR / EDITOR, NEW CLEAR WORLD, a pilot which interviews teenagers around the world about issues and events shaping their future. Images from "Evolution/Revolution"

PRODUCER, Bob Abel & Synapse Technologies interactive educational CD-ROM project Evolution/Revolution, for IBM. Notowitz produced "video articles" covering U.S. history in the 20th century.

EDITOR, edited the made-for-TV feature film Last Chance.

WRITING FELLOWSHIP, A fellow of Creative Artists' Institute in Jerusalem, sponsored by Center for Jewish Culture & Creativity.

EDITOR / SOUND SUPERVISOR, Edited picture and supervised editing of sound for the feature film A WEEKEND WITH BARBARA und INGRID.

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER / EDITOR, For the Financial News Network (FNN): editing daily news, producing segments for news, and editing segments for the programs American Entrepreneur and Power Profiles, two daily half-hour news magazines.

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER / EDITOR, Produced a live daily segment for FNN and produced a weekly 1/2 hour program which aired nationally on The Learning Channel. Responsibilities included: Researching stories, field producing (on-location live news directing), interviewing, operating camera, writing scripts, editing video, writing/editing commercials, planning graphics, reporting (traveled on assignment, researched and wrote stories).

Deadheads are cool!PRODUCER / DIRECTOR / EDITOR, DEADHEADS, a documentary on the fans of the Grateful Dead.

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR / EDITOR, Night Wars, documentary about the nightmares of Vietnam Vets. This work was used by a psychology course at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and acquired by other college courses and therapy groups throughout the country.

Awards and Scholarships
L.A. Emmy (1996), nominated for two others (1997 and 1998)
Nominated for three CableACE awards (1994, 1995, 1996)
Wave Award (1995)
Two Hometown Awards (1995, 1996)
Two awards at '94 Berlin Film Festival (1994)
Fellow, Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity, 1991
Brandeis-Bardin Institute Scholarship, 1991
Dortort Writers' Institute Scholarship, 1991

Education: University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)--B.A. Theater Arts & Film and Video Production, 1989

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