Prof. Nitzan Ben-Shaul Prof.
Film And Television
Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
Mexico - Arts Building Tel:  (972)-3-6406846

Professor Nitzan Ben Shaul (PhD)
Professor of Film and Television Studies and former Acting Head of the Film and Television Department at Tel Aviv University; PhD from the Cinema Studies Dept. at New York University; authored several books including Mythical Expressions of Siege in Israeli Films (Edwin Mellen, 1997), A Violent World: TV News Images of Middle Eastern Terror and War (Rowman and Littlefield, 2006), Film: The Key Concepts (Berg, 2007), Hyper-narrative Interactive Cinema: Problems and Solutions (Rodopi, 2008), and Cinema of Choice: Optional Thinking and Narrative Movies (Berghahn, 2012); published essays on film, television and new media in Film Quarterly, Framework, Journal of the International Digital Media and Art Association, Third Text, New Cinemas Journal and the Journal of Modern Jewish Studies; received grants to carry out research projects related to the effects of computerization on film and television including the production of Turbulence (2009), a hyper-narrative interactive movie based on a novel model he developed; founder of InSplit Systems Ltd. a company dedicated to solutions for individual and crowd computer mediated interaction with videos.  

Selected Publications & Professional Works