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Since he was 4 year old, Pasha was determined to become a flmmaker. Growing up in Moscow, Russia, he started learning the craf by playing with his grandfather’s Super-8 camera. Afer moving to Toronto in 1996, Pasha started working on various flm sets as a lightng technician, simultaneously studying in the Film & Video producton program at York University.
Today – 16 years professionally in the business – Pasha’s work as Director of Photography has been recognized in Canada as well internationally. Diverse shootng style allows Pasha to work on projects varying from music videos to commercials to feature films. Almost every year music videos lensed by Pasha receive nominatons at Much Music Video Awards. Pasha has shot videos for notable Canadian artsts like Hedley, Billy Talent, Down With Webster, Carly Rae Jepsen, Mariana’s Trench, Finger Eleven, Anjulie, and many others.
Among some 20 feature flm titles behind Pasha’s belt are “Lower Bay” (Rose McGowan), “Tapped Out” (Michael Biehn, Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida), “Gridlocked” (Dominic Purcell, Danny Glover, Stephen Lang, Trish Stratus, Vinnie Jones), “Hacker” (Callan McAulife, Lorraine Nicholson, Clifon Collins Jr.), “Burning Daylight” (Robert Knepper, Paul Calderon), “Full Out” (Jennifer Beals, Lamar Johnson), “Christmas Switch” (Natasha Henstridge, Brian Krause).
In 2012, Pasha has won the prestgious CSC Best Cinematography Award for Best for his work on a music video for Saidah Baba Talibah “Revoluton”. Every year since then, Pasha’s work is nominated at various world events, including CSC Awards and Much Music Video Awards.

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