Tatiana Stolpovskaya is a New York based cinematographer and experimental filmmaker. 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, Tatiana studied Cultural Studies at Russian State University for the Humanities and Cinematography at the Moscow Independent School of Film and TV.
Films she shot as DP have been screened worldwide including 53 Pesaro Film Festival in Italy; KINOTAVR and ArtDocFest in Russia; Ishinomaki International Film Festival, Japan; and Women Media Arts and Film Festival, Australia (winner Best Media Arts in 2017 for NYC FLOW).
Tatiana received her MFA in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College (City University of New York).
2016-2020: Integrated Media Arts, MFA, Hunter College, NYC
2015: ICP School NY, Lighting Techniques course with Robert Meyer.
2009-2013: Russian State University of Humanities, BA, Cultural Studies, Moscow, Russia
2007-2008: Independent School of Film and TV (class of M.Razbezhkina, V.Fenchenko), Moscow, Russia
Video Design / Live Stream Producer, "The Dybbuk", Dir. Jesse Freedman, New Yiddish Rep, 2020
Live Feed Videographer, "The Karamazovs", Dir. Anna Brenner, 2020
Tech Fellow at Hunter College, Film & Media, 2019 - 2021
Adjunct Professor at Hunter College, Film & Media, 2018 - 2020
Director of Photography, Grab My Hand, Jeanne Rogers, music video, 2020
Director of Photography,The Revolution Of Plastic, Dir. Marine G. Brun-Franzetti, 2019
Director of Photography,“Changemaker“, Dir. Evgenia Kovda, 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
Motion Graphic Designer, Global Action Project, Collaborative Residency, 2018
Camera Operator, “Anita”. Director Lanna Leite, short, 16mm, 2017
Camera Operator, “BITCHES”, “Hopefuls”, Dir. Marine G. 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
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