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Valentin Savenkov, born 1956.
Moscow, RUSSIA
e-mail: val-savenkov@yandex.ru
mobile phone: +7 903 545 5788
Skype: valentin.s3 

EDUCATION: 
1982-1987. All-Union State Film Institute (VGIK), Cameraman Dept. Master degree.

PRESENT OCCUPATION:
Free-lancer: Cameraman, Director for documentaries,
Coordinator of international projects.
Independent Producer/Director for corporative and industrial video.

1987-present Cameraman, Director of Photography, including work for Russian, Japanese, Swedish, American, German and British TV channels and production companies.
Cameraman for TV news and special reports for:
TV1 (Sweden), Pro7 (Germany), NTV (Japan), BBC Sport (U.K.).
FEATURE FILMS (35 mm):
The Old Young People, 1992 - (35 mm drama, Mosfilm, Moscow) -
Director of Photography;
Hamlet From Suzak, 1990 - (35 mm comedy, Kazakhfilm Studio, Republic of
Kazakhstan) -
Director of Photography;

Documentaries and TV programmes (Selected):

2005-present: Promo and corporate films for Mc'Donalds, Jonson and Jonson, Cummins, etc.- Cameraman;

2009: Siberian Tiger - DV, 26’ science film - Videopresentation for IPEE (Insitute of Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Moscow) - author, director, cameraman.

2008: The Cuban Colonel, the Russian General and the (near) Destruction of the World - 60' Swedish documentary about history of October 1962 Crysis. Cameraman; 
2003: On the Line (Around the world along 53 degree latitude), (DigiBeta, 2 episodes x26 min. for S4C, Welsh language broadcaster in UK), cameraman;
2003: Facing The Dead, (DV, documentary for ARTE), cameraman;
2002: The Kingfisher (Halcyon), (DV, 26 min. documentary for the Russia
Alive TV series) - author, director, cameraman;
2001: The White Syberian Crane, (DV, 26 min. documentary for the Russia
Alive TV series) - author, director, cameraman;
2000: Vaigach - the sacred island of Nenets, (DV, documentary for
The Unknown Planet TV series, Russian TNT channel) - author, cameraman, director, co-producer;
1999: Stalin in Love - - (Betacam SP, 26 min. Documentary, Time 4
Production, for ORT TV channel, Russia) - cameraman;
1999: Alexander Rodchenko and Russian Avant-garde (Betacam SP, 40 min.
Documentary, Copernicus Productions, UK) - cameraman;
1998: The Secrets of Cambodian Cuisine, (DV, 52 min. Documentary for The Unknown Planet, broadcast on ORT, NTV, DTV Russian channels) - author, director, cameraman, field producer;
1994: The Short Summer In Tundra - (Betacam SP, 57min. Documentary for
Swedish TV1) - cameraman;
1989: Richerca della Madre - (16 mm documentary for Italian TV channel
RAI-1) - cameraman.
Technical Journalism:
1995 - present - Free-lance Author of articles, reviews and tests of digital still and video cameras for different Russian magazines and web sites.
Computer skill: 
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