ABOUT AMIT BREUERamythos media incorporated

Amit Breuer is an Israeli-Canadian award-winning documentary filmmaker. Her award winning films include: The Specialist, Purity, Junction, Sentenced to Marriage, Checkpoint, Between Two Notes/Le blues de L’Orient and The Guantanamo Trap.

In 2002, Breuer received the prestigious Israeli Arts Council Award for cinema art recognizing her body of work’s significant contribution to domestic documentary cinema as well as her founding role in the Noga Communications Documentary Art Channel between 1997-2001. She is a three-time winner of the Israeli Academy Award (1993, 1995, 1999) a recipient of the Doc-Aviv Best Film Award (2001), the prestigious Golden Fipa Award (2003), the Joris Ivens Award (2003) as well as the International Festival of Film and Art FIFA Award for best reportage in 2007, and more.

In 2004, Amit emigrated from Israel to Canada and since then resides and works in Toronto. She is a speaker, presenter and mentor, and is regularly invited to industry conference panels in venues such as SXSW Interactive, Berlinale, Hot Docs and Dok Leipzig. She has been a jury member for the CPH DOX Copenhagen Amnesty Award, Doc Aviv, Hot Docs and IDFA, among others.