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Shachar Langlev

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 is the cinematographer of ALIVE INSIDE, which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival in 2014, was short-listed for the Academy Awards, and released in theaters nation-wide. His narrative feature, A SCIENTIST’S GUIDE TO LIVING AND DYING, premiered at the Tallgrass Film Festival in October 2018 where it won the Excellence in the Art of Filmmaking Award. 

Shachar directed and produced a series of high-profile documentary films featuring notable subjects such as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Colin Powell, and Noble Peace Prize recipient, Elie Wiesel. 

Shachar has also shot and directed numerous music videos (seen on MTV, VH1, BET) and commercials. 

He is an adjunct professor in the MFA, BFA and BA film departments at Brooklyn College and the City College of New York. 

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