Aydar Sharipov, born in Russia, 1993, started career as a DoP in 2012. His first steps in filming were all about skate- and snowboarding videos before he set his focus on commercial and feature films.
As a student, he attended the State university of art in Kazan, where began developing skills as a Director of Photography. After graduating, Aydar's exploration into filmmaking led him to USA, where he had an experience to work in movie industry.
Based in Moscow, Aydar has worked steadily as a cinematographer shooting features, documentaries, and numerous commercials and music videos both domestically and internationally in dozens of countries in 6 continents.
As a director, he developed a personal style that mixes great cinematic power with a very personal sensitivity, resulting in a unique poetic aesthetic that combines stunning imagery with a carefully crafted story background.
His debut feature «The Gentle Indifference of the World» has been an official selection in Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival 2018 and won various international festivals. The second film, «A Dark-Dark Man», was presented to the world in Official Selection of the San Sebastian International Film Festival in 2019.
During all these years Aydar worked to develop a sensitive eye to everything around him, a point of view closer, sincere, and consistent with the story. A beautiful balance between natural and stylish. A high sense of drama and screenplay, always carrying the story with sensitivity to the visual imagery where it belongs.