Screen-Based Arts: Faculty Person

Schiff Agur, Prof

Schiff Agur, Prof

Agur Schiff, Prof.


Born in Tel Aviv in 1955.
Studied at St. Martin's School of Art in London (1978-1981) where he specialized in animation, and continued his training in graphic arts at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam (1983-1985).
Won critical acclaim as a filmmaker (with several short animation films and a feature film) before turning to literary writing which has since become his main activity.
Published two collections of short stories: Dying Animals and Bad Weather (1995) and Stories for Short Trips (1999), as well as five novels: Bad Habits (2004), What You Wished For (2007), In the Sand (2010), The Latecomers (2013, Sapir prize short list, 2014) and Anonymity (2017).
His courses include Principles of Dramatic Writing and Developing Cinematic Concepts.


To His Internet Site

agur@post.bezalel.ac.il