Bat-Sheva is passionate about weaving dance, magic, and experimental techniques into visually compelling, character-driven stories. An Israeli-American, Guez has a creative sensibility that is popular with both domestic and international audiences.
Guez has directed over a dozen short films, screening in festivals worldwide including the Hamptons International Film Festival, the Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Lighthouse International Film Festival, Hollyshorts Film Fest, the New York Television Festival, and more.
She is the recipient of the JT3 Artist Award for Screenwriting & Directing. Her latest film,
Behind the Wall, won 8 awards including among others, Best Director at the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival, Best Short Film at the Moondance Film Festival and the Panavision Grant for Best Cinematography at the Rhode Island Int’l Film Festival. The film went on to screen at 24 festivals and screenings worldwide.
Guez is also awarded the “Write by the Sea” Screenwriting Retreat from the Lighthouse Film Festival and was selected to the 2017 New York Stage & Film’s Filmmaking Lab where she was mentored by several notables such as Joshua Astrachan, Geoffrey Gilmore, Paula Mazur and Leslie Urdang among others.
With her production company, Adventure Pants, she directs web films and branded content for clients like Lincoln Center, (promoting New York City Ballet, Paul Taylor Dance Company, and more) as well as JP Morgan, Conde Nast, and other nonprofits and brands.
She is an active member of the FilmmakeHERS (a supportive group of female filmmakers), and the Directors Collective (a workshop/collective where members hone their skills directing actors). Guez has been invited to speak on panels for Film Fatales and the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment. She also sits on the board of Lookfar Conservation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving wild and wondrous places.
With 15 years experience in editing, producing and directing a broad range of artistic projects,
Bat-Sheva’s continuous problem-solving and creative thinking make her a boon to her clients and collaborators.