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Taras R.

Moscow, Russia

$600 - $2000 / Day

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About Taras

Experienced Cameraman / Director of Photography / FCP Editor based in Moscow with over 25 years of experience in the International TV news and specializing in shooting for documentary, current affairs reports, sport and corporate television. Skilled in SNG and ENG disciplines, Multicam OB, Studio, IP live outlets. Worked in Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, other former Soviet republics - Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Hong Kong, Taiwan, any European countries as well. Vast experience with digital camera system. I have shot for television, commercials, corporate films and the web, across a wide range of formats, using a wide range of cameras. I have my own Sony XDCAM EX1R and Sony PXW-FX6 full kit including lighting and editing. I'm also have access to any other format and have experience shooting with most other camera systems, including HDCAM, P2HD, XDCAM HD, CINEMA EOS (HD and 4K), SONY FS7, FX9, FX6, RED EPIC and DRAGON. Experienced in all types of BETA (SP, SX, IMX and DIGI), DVCPro and DVCAM cameras as well. I am happy to work any required model of camera or type of format. Though I am fully capable of assuming the direction of the shooting on location, I am ready to execute the instructions of the director, with whom I would be happy to establish effective communication. I relish the challenge of creating a desired, special mood suitable for a particular production. I am a team player with a professional attitude towards work and have excellent interpersonal skills. I have demonstrated the ability to manage large projects and deliver consistent results within exact time frames at both national and international levels. My accreditation card of Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs which give me a full rights to work with foreign media here in Russia. And I'm a full member of the International Federation of Journalists. English and Russian language skills.

Top Services

  • Documentary DP

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

  • Field Producer

Top Projects

  • KULTURMONTAG Juedische autonomische. Birobidzhan.

    • Documentary DP

    Jewish Autonomus region at the Russian Far East. Lifestyle, Economic and religion. Short documentary for Kulturmontag at ORF (Austria). Director and Reporter: Carola Schneider.

  • Zero Gravity - Mission in space (ZDF/ARTE). Fragment.

    • Field Producer

    Documentary about ISS 40/41 crew. Documentary following two young astronauts, ESA Alexander Gerst and NASA astronaut Gregory Reid Wiseman on their first trip to space, on board of the international Space Station (ISS). Follow their training and get on board with them to discover their day to day life above us with exceptional images shot the ISS.

  • Masterplan for Moscow

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Plans are in the works to overhaul Moscow to be a more modern and welcoming city. And, surprisingly, a park close to the Kremlin is to be designed by an American architecture firm. Diller Scofidio + Renfro won an international competition to create a landscape concept for Zaryadye Park. Does that signal a major change in Russian city planning?

  • Techno Sapiens – The future of the human species. Documentary. Fragment.

    • Documentary DP

    The boundaries between man and machine, between technology and nature, are becoming increasingly blurred and might even disappear completely in the future. Information technology, genetic engineering and nanotechnology are not only making considerable inroads into society, but also more and more directly into human nature. The day when Homo sapiens is able to consciously design and radically chang



  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Drone


  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic
  • External recorder


  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer
  • Sliders
  • Live streaming equipment

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