Sergey Yurizditsky

camera operator

Awarded with Honors in Russian Arts (1996)

Sergey Yurizditsky was born on 21 April 1947 in Sochi, Russia. Graduated from the Department of Photography at the All-Union State Institute for Cinematography (VGIK, Studio of A. V. Galperin).

Adjunct professor at the Camera Studio at the Institute of Cinematography and Television (Leningrad). He immigrated to Germany in 1998 and now resides in Berlin.

Sergey was the Director of Photography for over 20 films (including TV) at studios in Russia and abroad.

Director of Photography in the following Sokurov's films:

1978–87 — “The Lonely Voice of Man”
1980 — “The Degraded”
1983–87 — “Painful Indifference”
1988 — “Days of the Eclipse”
1989 — “Save and Protect”

Prizes and awards:

1994. Lenfilm Studio.
Moskvin Prize for the Best Camera (“Castle”).

1995. Kinotavr Festival.
Prize for the Best Camera (“Summer People”).

2000. National Prize “Zolotoy Oven” for the Best Camera (“Russian Revolt”).