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jen-shen gur

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Jen - Shen Gur (the artistic pseudonym), is the combination of my Russian and Hebrew names - Jenya and Shani Gurevitch, which means ginseng in Russian, that is the root of life in Chinese .  

Born on 18.02.79 in Kazan, USSR.

1997 - 1993  The Charles E. Smith Jerusalem High School for the Arts, Jerusalem - Theater / Cinema / Music studies. Art and Graphic Design specialization. Graphic Design technical diploma.
1998 - 2002  "Bezalel" Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem 
Art department (BFA). Animation, photography and video specialization.
2002 - 2004 "Bezalel": Animation unit (Diploma of Excellency).

2006 – till now Animation Cinema Directing School Studio “SHAR”, Moscow 


2002 - Video art (diploma) "Veils". Review on the film at the magazine "Haaretz" ("The Country").

2004 – Animation (diploma) films "Milim" ("Words") and "The Cake".
2005 - 2006 Screening of the films "Milim" and "The Cake" at : "Tricky Women" (Austria), "Cartoons on the Bay" - "Pulcinella" Festival (Italy), "I Castelli Animati" (Italy), "Anima Mundi" (Brazil), CICDAF (China), "Uppsala" (Sweden), "Anima" (Belgium), "AniFest" (Chechia) , "Zagreb"(Croatia), KROK (Ukraine), "Annual Jewish Animation Celebration" (Canada), "Women's Film Festival" - "WFFIS" (Korea), ....

2006 - Working on an animated African fairy tale “The Sun” (not finished), in the studio at the "Artist's Workshop" - "Sadnaot Haomanim", Jerusalem.

2008 – Animation (student) film “Peremena”. Made within the International Student Short Film Competition “All human beings are born free and equal”, and sponsored by “Goethe Institute” & “Fonds Erinnerung Zukunft der Stiftung”.

Peremena will be screened at Tricky Women 09 in the Competition and Shar Programme.

Tricky Women - International Animation Filmfestival Vienna