Sharon Pulwer

Cinematographer and photographer based in Los Angeles

Sharon Pulwer is a Director of Photography and journalist based in Los Angeles and originally from Israel.

Her photojournalism work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Refinery29, The Rolling Stone and others. 

Pulwer is currently a cinematography fellow at The American Film Institute MFA program.  

In 2018 she graduated from The Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism program at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York. The same year Pulwer was chosen to participate in the Eddie Adams workshop and the New York Times Portfolio review, and served as a jury at the Huawei Next-Image awards in Shanghai, China.

In 2020, she was one of the six finalists in the Leica Oscar Barnack Award newcomer category. 

Between 2015 - 2017 she was the legal affairs correspondent of the Israeli international newspaper "Haaretz", where she covered the Israeli Ministry of Justice and high-profile criminal cases.

Prior to that Pulwer served for 3 years in the Israeli army as a journalist in the Israeli army radio. During her service she covered crime and the military operations "Pillar of Defense" and "Protective Edge”.

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Recent Publications

Lifo Magazine - Greece

Publico Magazine  - Portugal

The Rolloing Stone - Italy 

Musee Magazine - United States

The Washington Post - United States

The New York Times - United States

Haaretz - Israel

Refinery29 - United States

TOPIC magazine - United States 

D magazine - Italy

Exhibitions & Books

2021

ICP Concerned  book & exhibition 

ICP Museum, New York

2020

75 years to the United Nations

Humanity House, Netherlands

2018

"Belonging" photo book

Germany