A writer, director and producer who was born in Jerusalem. Baratz has been working as a freelance director and producer since he graduated from the Film School of Tel-Aviv University in 2000.

His most notable short documentaries include Tel "Aviv-Kyrgyzstan" (2001) and "Noches" (2004). "Unmistaken Child" (2009), his first feature-length documentary, won more than 20 international awards and was acclaimed by many critics.

He is currently working on new feature documentaries, "Meal" and "Last Breaths".