"An up and coming visionary with style, Bat-Sheva's work incorporates a blend of characters from different worlds with small hints of magic brought into her storytelling."
-Patrick King, Reel Brief
Bat-Sheva weaves dance, magic, and experimental techniques into visually compelling, character-driven stories. Guez has directed over a dozen short films and screened in festivals worldwide including the Hamptons International Film Festival, the Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Lighthouse International Film Festival, Hollyshorts Film Fest and more.
She was selected to the NEW YORK STAGE & FILM’S FILMMAKING LAB and awarded the “WRITE BY THE SEA” Screenwriting Retreat from the Lighthouse Film Festival. She is also the recipient of the JT3 ARTIST AWARD FOR SCREENWRITING & DIRECTING.
Her 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 International Film Festival. The film went on to screen at 28 festivals and screenings worldwide. Dance Magazine called it: “The Genre-Defying Dance film you didn’t know you needed in your life.”
With her production company, Adventure Pants, Guez 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.
Guez is an active member of the FilmmakeHERS (a supportive group of female filmmakers) and the Director’s Collective (where members meet monthly to hone their skills working with actors). She 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.
She is currently in the financing phase of a magical-realism feature film entitled, And How She…