Rebecca Haimowitz

Academic Director; Assistant Arts Professor

Rebecca Haimowitz

Courses
Fundamentals of Documentary Filmmaking I
Fundamentals of Documentary Filmmaking II
Bridging Fact & Fiction
The Art of the Interview
Collaborative Workshop II
Creating Crowdfunding Videos

Rebecca Haimowitz is an Assistant Arts Professor of Documentary Filmmaking in the Open Arts Department. She holds a BA in Film and Women’s Studies and an MFA in Film from Columbia University.

Rebecca is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has screened across the world. Her documentary 62 Days broadcast on PBS/World Channel’s “Reel South,” after premiering at the Meet the Press Film Festival with AFI. She is the Co-Director/Producer of the feature film Made in India, which premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival, won “Best Documentary” at numerous festivals, and aired on PBS in 2012. Her fiction work has screened at SXSW, Woodstock Film Festival and more. Rebecca has received support from Fork Films, IFP, the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund, Chicken & Egg Pictures, the Fledgling Fund, the New York State Council on the Arts, and more. She is committed to creating powerful films that reveal the deeper stories behind timely issues.

Prior to joining NYU, Rebecca was an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University, where she taught numerous courses in both the English Department as well as the Rutgers Center for Digital Filmmaking in Mason Gross School of the Arts. Her courses included Documentary Filmmaking, Digital Storytelling and Bridging Fact & Fiction. She also worked as a Screenwriting Instructor as a graduate student at Columbia University.