Jay Rosenblatt (United States)

Jay Rosenblatt is an internationally recognized artist who has been working as an independent filmmaker since 1980 and has completed over twenty-five films. His work explores our emotional and psychological cores. They are personal in their content yet universal in their appeal.

His films have received over 100 awards and have screened throughout the world. A selection of his films had theatrical runs at the Film Forum in New York and at theaters around the country.

Eight of his films have been at the Sundance Film Festival and several of his films have shown on HBO/Cinemax, the Independent Film Channel and the Sundance Channel. Articles about his work have appeared in the Sunday NY Times Arts & Leisure section, the LA Times, the NY Times, Filmmaker magazine and the Village Voice.

Jay is a recipient of a Guggenheim, USA Artists and a Rockefeller Fellowship.

Jay is originally from New York and has lived in San Francisco for many years. He has been a film and video production instructor since 1989 at various film schools in the Bay Area, including Stanford University, S.F. State University, and the San Francisco Art Institute. He has a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology and, in a former life, worked as a therapist.

Filmography

  • When You Awake
    2016
  • A Long Way from Home
    2015
  • The Claustrum
    2014
  • Inquire Within
    2012
  • The D Train
    2011
  • The Darkness of Day
    2009
  • Beginning Filmmaking
    2008
  • Four Questions for a Rabbi
    2008
  • I Just Wanted to Be Somebody
    2006
  • Afraid So
    2006
  • Phantom Limb
    2005
  • I'm Charlie Chaplin
    2005
  • I Like It a Lot
    2004
  • Friend Good
    2003
  • I Used to Be a Filmmaker
    2003
  • Decidi
    2002
  • Prayer
    2002
  • Nine Lives - The Eternal Moment of Now
    2001
  • Worm
    2001
  • King of the Jews
    2000
  • Drop
    2000
  • Restricted
    1999
  • A Pregnant Moment
    1999
  • Human Remains
    1998
  • Period Piece
    1996
  • The Smell of Burning Ants
    1994
  • Short Of Breath
    1990
  • Brain in the Desert
    1990
  • Paris X 2
    1988
  • Blood Test
    1985
  • Doubt
    1981

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