Rachel Gutgarts graduated from the department of animation, with a specialization in experimental techniques, particularly animated screenprints, of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem.
In 2017, she directed A Love Letter to the One I Made Up, her graduation film. It has been screened in numerous film and animation festivals around the world. She has also collaborated with several independent artist studios, in Israel and Europe, on various projects.
She works as a freelance animator, editor, and designer in addition to directing experimental documentaries. Her next film Via Dolorosa, produced by Miyu Productions, is currently being finalised.