About

“You can be taught the technical aspects,” he says. “But after that, it’s just you and your camera.”

About

Andriy Semenyuk is a cinematographer and visual journalist specializing in commercial and documentary film production. Andriy has filmed various commercials, short films and multimedia stories for many companies in the U.S., Canada, India, and Europe. Some of his high-profile clients include Google, Swiss Krono, Brown University Medical School, Harvard University and CFC Consulting. Andriy's international assignments have deepened his work by exposing him to a wide array of cultures, languages and traditions. He also cherishes the knowledge he's gotten from working alongside experts in the industry. While he doesn’t believe that there are unbreakable rules in cinematography, Andriy is always willing to push the boundaries, especially if it means making a good project a great one.

Education

Film Technology program at Central New Mexico College, Albuquerque. Courses in Film Workflow, Film Production, Film on Set 2016
Bachelor in General Studies with concentration in Visual Journalism, Western Washington University, USA 2010;
Master of Sociology, National Lviv Ivan Franko University, Ukraine 2006;
Master of History, National Lviv Ivan Franko University, Ukraine 2004.

Skills / Software

Camera operation (Blackmagic URSA, Canon Cinema C300, Sony FS7,) Editing and color grading. Proficiency
in Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, DaVinci Resolve.
Familiarity with After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop and Adobe Audition.
Understanding cross-cultural perspectives due to the constant work on the projects both in and out of the U.S.

Professional Experience [Last 7 years]

EC-Council (North America) -Media Producer, Albuquerque, NM Dec.2016-present - (Generating ideas for the scripts, filming and editing commercials related to cyber security industry.)
ATARAS Multimedia LLC, Co-Founder, Rio Rancho, NM, USA 2015-Present;
MJoy Multimedia - Head of Visual Production. Lviv, Ukraine 2013-2015 - (Management of a visual department in a private multimedia company.)
Worldwide News Ukraine - Multimedia News Producer. Kyiv, Ukraine 2011-2013 - (Multimedia journalist responsible for creating video and photo news content.)
Western Washington University - Paid position as Electronic Media Producer, Bellingham WA, 2008-2010 - (Filming and editing short documentaries and commercials for WWU’s Leadership program.)

Languages

Native speaker of Ukrainian;
English, Polish, Russian C2;
French B2.

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