Born July 1956, Haifa, Israel
1978 - 1980
Beit Zvi School of the Performing Arts and Cinema
1981 - 1984
First Assistant Camera and Chief Lighting Technician, Israel and France
1984 - 1991
Film & Television Cinematographer in France at two production companies:
Les Films d'Ici (Paris) & 13 Productions (Marseille)
1991 - present
Director of Photography, who combines documentaries and feature films.
The movies and series were broadcast in Israel and world-wide on such channels as:
BBC, Discovery, Netflix, ARTE, TF1, FR3, WDR, ZDF, HOT8, YesDocu, KAN11, etc.
His work was presented at important film festivals such as: Berlinale, IDFA, Cinema du Reel, HotDocs, FIPA, Locarno, DocAviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, etc.
1992 - 1998
Chief Aerial Photographer at Ofek Aerial Photography
2005 - present
Lecturer in Film and Television Cinematography at Tel Aviv University, Sapir College & Ma’ale Film School
Ron Katzenelson served as lecturer and Judge at film festivals and film foundations such as: Haifa IFF, DocAViv, The Documentary Forum in Israel, IMAGO International Cinematography Award, America Israel Cultural Foundation, The Israeli Academy of Film and Television, Rabinovitch Foundation, Docuvillage – Multicultural Center for Documentary Projects, Tel Aviv International Student Film Fest.
Member of ACT, Israel Association of Cinema & Television Professionals
Member of IMAGO, International Federation of Cinematographers
Member of The Documentary Forum in Israel
Won 7 Cinematography Awards