Dima Bondarenko



Dima Bondarenko was born in Ukraine 1971.

Studied in Kharkiv State University.

Starting from 1993, before Dima decided to be a full time dop, he simultaneously worked as an editor and post production artist during 6 years.
In 1999 he started to work as full time director of photography. He has been shooting over 200 commercials.

During last 6 years, Dima specialize in table top, sfx and high speed shooting, as film director and cinematographer. Dima is one of the most experienced European specialists who works with Phantom camera system. He shot about 100 commercials using all modifications of Phantom cameras. At the same time, Dima shoot live action commercials as dop, using all range of modern film and digital equipment.

Dima loves to travel, and has experience to work internationally (London, Mumbai, Cairo, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Moscow). Among his Clients are Anheuser-Busch InBev, Coca-Cola, Efes, Heineken, Kraft Foods, KFC, Lays, Nestle, PepsiCo, Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, Samsung, Smirnoff, Unilever.

Dima speaks English, Russian and Ukrainian.
He lives in Kiev, Ukraine, with his family.

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