Benjamin Freidenberg

Film director and scholar, graduate of the Sam Spiegel Film & Television School with a Master’s degree in linguistics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His PhD research in the Romance Studies department at the Hebrew University targets film language and its historical linkage to visual languages (Hieroglyphs, Maya and Asian script) which were mentioned in the comparison to cinematography.
Freidenberg is a lecturer at the Screen-based Arts department of Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design and heads East Jerusalem pre-college program of the Sam Spiegel Film & Television School. His graduation film “Guided Tour” won first prize in the International Competition of the Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, 2010.