Judy Lieff
Judy lieff

Judy is a filmmaker, educator, and Member of New Day Films - a filmmaker-run distribution company, providing social issue documentaries to educators since 1971. She is on faculty at SUNY Purchase teaching an interdisciplinary lab exploring the intersections of film and choreography. Judy earned her M.F.A. in interdisciplinary studies from the California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts), following a career as a professional dancer. Her credits include: an Envoy for the American Film Showcase, a Dance On Camera residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts, a National Dance/Media fellowship from the Pew Charitable Trusts, numerous grants for media projects with youth, and years of experience working in production and post-production on commercials, industrials, shorts, and EPKs for feature films. She has documented dance, and other performance events in New York City for over a decade. Additionally, Judy has worked as a motion capture performer/choreographer, and as a stop-motion performer/choreographer on projects including Terry Gilliam’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Pat O’Neil’s The Decay of Fiction.