Elizabeth Schub-Kamir

Elizabeth Schub-Kamir

  • Department: Communication Media and Culture

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Professor Schub Kamir is an Emmy® nominated filmmaker and screenwriter. Originally from New York, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and a Bachelor of Arts in History of Art from Cornell University.  She joins AUP in 2022 after having taught screenwriting at universities worldwide, including L'Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión in Cuba. She is currently the director and lead mentor at the Cannes Series Institute, Talents / Unlimited; a Vivendi / Canal+ series writing and development program in Cannes, France.

A working screenwriter, Schub Kamir's recent projects include animated series for Disney and Mediawan, a live-action series for the streaming platform, Blackpills, and a nonfiction feature for Arte,

As a writer-director, Schub Kamir's fiction and nonfiction films have screened at worldwide festivals including The Sundance Film Festival, and she has won numerous awards, including Best Short Film at The Berlin Film Festival, and have been broadcast on PBS, Canal + and Channel 4.


  • MFA in Film, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, 1995
  • BFA in Photography, Cornell University, 1990
  • BA in History of Art, Cornell University, 1990