Abraham Lifshitz
Filmmaker, editor, cameraman
Réalisateur, monteur, caméraman

Abraham Lifshitz was born in Mexico City and immigrated to Montreal in 2003. He has a Bachelor degree in Communications from the UNUM University in Mexico City. In 2006, he joined the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in Montreal in the Film Production Program. He has directed several short documentary films, among them Réfractions, film that won the Jury Prize for the contest on immigration hel by Radio Canada and Ants and Elephants, a portrait on a post-sunami Sri-Lanka. He co-directed and edited the feature length documentary film “Nou les écrivins”, an intimate look on literacy in Québec. He has been editing and collaborating in documentary films and with media artists for the last years and with well-known Documentary Film Production companies for television and theatrical releases. He is also founding member of the multi-cultural media coop Makila, that produces social aware productions and events.