LIDIA NIKONOVA

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LIDIA NIKONOVA

LA-based director of photography, Lidia works on narrative and documentary projects in the US, UK, Russia, Australia and France. Her clients include Spotify, VICE, VICELAND, SSENSE, amongst many others. 

Her visual style comes from years of documentary and news photography - her work has been published in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Australian Financial Review, The Daily Telegraph, The Australian. Earlier in her career she received mentorship from Magnum photographers Stuart Franklin, Max Power, and from VII Agency photographer Stefano De Luigi.

She is a recipient of a prestigious American Film Institute Scholarship. She studied in NYU Tisch (USA), Central Saint Martins (UK), the University of Sydney (AUS) and got her MFA in Cinematography from AFI (USA).