Shachar Langlev is a director and cinematographer whose films have screened around the country including at the Sundance Film Festival and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. He was the cinematographer of ALIVE INSIDE, which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival in 2014 and released in theaters nation-wide.
Shachar directed and produced a series of high-profile documentary films featuring notable subjects such as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Colin Powell, and Noble Peace Prize recipient, Elie Wiesel.
In addition to Fear and Now, he is the cinematographer on two feature documentary films being shot now– one on the life of Elie Wiesel, and the other, Let No One Lose Heart following the fight for Environmental and Climate Justice in Black communities in Louisiana.
Shachar is also the cinematographer of a fiction feature film, Run Amok, currently in development – the short proof-of-concept has been shortlisted for Oscars 2023, screened across the US and won “best short film” Grand Jury Prize at IFF Boston.
He is also an adjunct professor at City College of New York were he teaches in the undergrad and master departments cinematography and production.