BIOGRAPHY 

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 and Television Cinematographer in France at two production companies:

Les Films d'Ici (Paris) and 13 Productions (Marseille)

1991 - 2020

Director of Photography, who combines important 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 - 2020

Lecturer in Film and Television Cinematography at Tel Aviv University and Sapir Collage

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

Ron Katzenelson