Tatiana Stolpovskaya is a New York based cinematographer and a new media artist. She explores different types of media, combining  analog filmmaking with digital media production.

Her work explores themes related to immigration and LQBTQ+ rights. 

Born and raised in Moscow, Stolpovskaya studied Cultural Studies at Russian State University for the Humanities and Cinematography at the Moscow Independent School of Film and TV.  

In 2017 she received a Media Fellowship at Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute (New York); and did a collaborative residency at Global Action Project the following year. 

Currently, Tatiana Stolpovskaya is a freelance cinematographer and an MFA candidate in Integrated Media Arts program at Hunter College CUNY. 


2016-present:     Integrated Media Arts, MFA, Hunter College, NYC


2015:                  ICP School NY, Lighting Techniques course with Robert Meyer.


2009-2013:         Russian State University of HumanitiesBA, Cultural Studies, Moscow, Russia

2007-2008:         Independent School of Film and TV (class of M.Razbezhkina, V.Fenchenko), Moscow, Russia


Live Feed Videographer, "The Karamazovs", Dir. Anna Brenner, 2020

Videographer, EdgeCut Performance series, 2020

Videographer, Editor, DSNY, NYC.gov, 2019

Director of Photography, "Why do for ourselves what a machine can do for us? ", Dir. Ty Turley, 2019

Camera Assistant, “From Slavery to Freedom”, Documentary, Dir. Arkady Kogan, Channel 9 - Israel, 2019

Director of Photography, "Ondine", Dir. Mary Hanlon, 2019

Director, “Permanent Residency with conditions”. Super 8mm, 2019

Adjunct Professor at Hunter College, Film & Media, 2018 - present 

Motion Graphic Designer, Global Action Project, Collaborative Residency, 2018 

Camera Operator, “Anita”. Director Lanna Leite, short, 16mm, 2017

Camera Operator, “BITCHES”, “Hopefuls”, Dir. Marine Gabrielle Brun-Franzetti, short, 2017, 2018

Videographer at Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, NYC, 2017

Camera Operator, “Prelude to Debussy”. Dir. Ophra Yerushalmi, documentary about Claude Debussy, USA/FRANCE, 2016

Director of Photography, “NYC FLOW”, Dir. Danil Krivoruchko, exploration of video processing techniques introduced by neural-style code, 2015

Director of Photography, “Year Of Literature”, Dir. Olga Stolpovskaya, documentary, Russia, 2015

Photographer, URBAN WALKS LLC. Walking Tours in New York City, 2015

1st Camera Assistant, Production Assistant. “Melbourne Black”, pilot, Director Siena Stone, GHOST PICTURES, Australia, 2014

Assistant Director, “Head in the clouds”, Stop-motion animation, Director Pavel Loparev, CUTOUT STUDIO, 2011-2012

Lighting Director, “Lizard G”, Director Marusya Syroechkovskaya, Music Video, 2012

Print Media Designer, OSEN’ FILM FESTIVAL, 2011-2015

Camera Operator, “Chub Komon” music video by Nikolay Voronov (famous Russian autistic singer and rap star), 2009

Camera Operator, “Nasha Russia, Behind-the-scenes” documentary about the cult Russian TV series, 2007

Main Subject of a Documentary, “Mädchengeschichten”, director Christiane Büchner, “3sat” Germany. (http://www.ladoc.de/film.php?id=228), 2007

Selected screenings

Integrated Channels, Made in NY by IFP, USA, 2019

Seattle TRANSMEDIA & Independent FILM Festival, USA, 2017

53 Pesaro Film Festival, Italy, 2017

Con-temporary Art Observatorium, Venice, Italy, 2017

Electric Short Film & Music Festival (ESFMF), France, 2017

Women Media Arts and Film Festival, Australia, 2017 (winner BEST MEDIA ARTS)

Ishinomaki International Film Festival, Japan,  2017

International Film Festival of Documentary film, tourism and ecology, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2017

ArtDocFest, Russia, 2016

KINOTAVR, Russia, 2016

International Kansk Video Festival, Russia, 2016

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