Courtesy of Fedor Lyass

 

   


FEDOR LYASS

 

Born: 25 January 1979, Moscow, USSR [now Russia], as Fyodor Vladimirovich Lyass [Фёдор Владимирович Лясс].

Education: VGIK [1995-2001]; Feature Film Lighting Course by chief lighting technician/gaffer James Plannette [2003, Rockport, Maine, USA].

Career: Entered the All-Russian State University of Cinematography [VGIK] at the age of 16 under the tutelage of cinematographers Leonid Kalashnikov, Aleksandr Rybin and Victor Dobronitsky, leaders of the Grand Style of Soviet Cinematography. After graduating as a Director of Photography at the age of 22 and completing the Feature Film Lighting Course, he shot his first feature film as a cinematographer in 2006.

He relocated to Los Angeles in 2016.

Agents: US Representative: Agency for the Performing Arts [APA]: Jay Gilbert, Julian Savodivker  |  +1 310 8883200 | jgilbert@APA-Agency.com  |  jsavodivker@APA-Agency.com

Russian Representative: Aleksey Ageev  |  +7 925 7725568  |  ageyeff@gmail.com

Awards: Golden Horn Award (South African Film and Television Awards) 'Best Cinematography' [2011] for 'Shkola'; Golden Eagle Award 'Best Cinematography' nom [2012] for 'Dukhless'; Film & TV Producers Association Award for Best Cinematography [2014] for 'Ottepel'.

Website: Fedor Lyass


 

 FILMS

1999

Krople [Nikolay Khomeriki] DigiBeta/c; short/3m

2005

Placebo [Edward Chasovitin] DVcam/c; short/25m

2006

Zapiska/Note [Pavel Ruminov] ?; short/12m

2006

Myortvye docheri/Dead Daughters [Pavel Ruminov] c

2007

Putevoy obkhodchik/Trackman [Igor Shavlak] scope/c; cph: Ilya Boyko

2007

Kaleydoskop/Kaleidoscope [Olga Darfi] HD (Sony)/c

2007

Vizit mushketera/Musketeer's Visit [Pavel Ruminov] b&w-c; 70m

2008

Belyaev [Nikolay Khomeriki] c; cph: Sergey Machilskiy; unfinished

2008

Obstoyatelstva/Circumstances [Pavel Ruminov] c

2009

Dobrovolets/Volunteer [Ruslan Malikov & Eduard Boyakov] dv (Panasonic AG-DVX100)/c

2009

Korotkoe zamykanie/Crush [seg 'Oshchushchat' (8m) dir by Ivan Vyrypaev] RED Epic/c; 92m (5 seg)

2009

Dukhless/Soulless [Roman Prygunov] s35 (+ D-Cinema)/c; filmed 2009 & 2010; premiered in 2012

2010

Dva chasa/Two Hours [Pavel Ruminov] HD (Canon EOS 7D)/c; 65m

2011

Khora [Edward Chasovitin] HD (Canon EOS 7D)/c

2011

Voina [Ruslan Malikov] dv (Panasonic AG-DVX100)/c; 65m

2011

Sobiratel pul/Bullet Collector [Aleksandr Vartanov] HD (Canon EOS 7D)/b&w; cph: Ivan Finogeev & Dmitriy Vladimirov

2012

Ya budu ryadom/I'll Be Around [Pavel Ruminov] HD (Canon EOS 7D)/c

2012

Mediastan [Johannes Wahlström] HD (Canon EOS 7D + Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2)/c; doc/94m; + appearance

2013

Vot eto lyubov!/This Is Love! [Stanislav Nazirov] c

2013

Backwards [Nikolay Khomeriki] RED Epic/c; short/5m

2013

Rybnyy den/Fish Day [Natasha Novik] RED Epic/c; short/7m

2013

Na pravakh reklamy/Promotional [Ivan Vyrypaev] HD (ARRI ALEXA)/c; short/4m

2013

7 glavnykh zhelaniy/7 Main Wishes [Vadim Sokolovskiy] c

2013

Moskva nikogda ne spit/Moscow Never Sleeps [Johnny O'Reilly] RED Epic (scope)/c; cph: David Rom; 2uc: Boris Litovchenko

2014

Hardcore Henry/Khardkor/Hardcore [Ilya Naishuller] HD (GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition + Canon EOS 5D Mark II)+RED Epic-to-digital/c; cph: Vsevolod Kaptur & Pasha Kapinos; addph: Chris W. Johnson; shot on location in Moscow over three periods from July 2013 through the end of 2014; due to scheduling conflicts, each portion was photographed by a different cinematographer: V. Kaptur (first shooting block), F. Lyass (interiors for the finale and the intro scenes) and P. Kapinos (certain exteriors, interiors, a studio sequence and the opening titles)

2014

Pro Lyubov 2/About Love 2 [Anna Melikyan] HD (Canon EOS 7D)/c; short/10m; cph: Alisher Khamidkhodzhaev & Syuzanna Musaeva

2015

Trash Can on the Left [Fedor Lyass] HD (Sony a7S) (scope)/c; short/12m; + co-scrpl

2015

Pro Lyubov/About Love [Anna Melikyan] RED Epic Dragon (scope)/c

2015

Rodina/Motherland/Birthplace [Pyotr Buslov] RED Epic & MX/c

2015

Ledokol/Icebreaker [Nikolay Khomeriki] RED Epic Dragon/c

2015

Middleground [Alisa Khazanova] RED Epic Dragon/c; 73m

2016

Antisocial.app [Tommaso Cardile] RED Epic Dragon/c

2016

Kvartet/Quartet [ Anna Melikyan] pre-prod

2016

Dr. Morse, LLC [Michael Kupisk & Fedor Lyass] HD (Canon EOS 7D)/c; short/4m; + co-prod

2016

Na rayone [Olya Zueva] c

2017

Of Their Own [Olga Fedori(shcheva) & Jake Hart] c; cph (after Lyass left prod): Ben Nichols

2017

Trener/Coach [Danila Kozlovsky] c

 

 TELEVISION

2005

Advokat [ep #16 'Golos razuma/Voice of Reason' dir by Ilya S. Maksimov] 117-part series, 2003-11; 2nd season, 2005 (11 ep)

2005

Balzakovskiy vozrast, ili Vse muzhiki svo.../Balzac Age, or All Men Are Bast... [ep #15-18 dir by Dmitriy Fiks] 32-part series, 2004-07; 2nd season, 2005 (12 ep)

2009

9 maya. Lichnoye otnosheniye/May 9th. Personal View [ seg #1 (RED Epic/8m) 'Vypey za menya/Drink for Me' dir by Maxim Pezhemskiy, #4 (RED Epic/8m) 'Dialog/Dialogue' dir by Denis Neimand & #9 (RED Epic/9m) 'Schast'ye drugimi slovami/Happiness in Other Words' dir by Valeriya Gay Germanika] 27-part series of short films, 2008-10; 2nd season, 2009 (9 ep)

2009

Advokat [ep #62 'Pristav/Bailiff' dir by Ilya S. Maksimov (ISM) & #63 'Goryachiye uliki/Hot Clues' dir by ISM] 6th season, 2009 (16 ep); see 2005

2009

Shkola/School [ep #4-8 dir by Valeriya Gay Germanika, Ruslan Malikov & Natalya Meshchaninova] 69-part series/HD, 2010

2010

Bashnya/Tower [ep #1-16 dir by Denis Neimand] 31-part series/HD, 2010 & 2012; 1st season/HD (Canon EOS 7D) (16 ep); 2nd season was titled 'Bashnya. Novyye lyudi/Tower. New People'

2013

Ottepel/The Thaw [Valeriy Todorovskiy] 12-part series/RED Epic; ph 6 ep; other ph: Ivan Gudkov

2015

The Edge [Jason T. Clarke] pilot/40m/HD (Canon EOS C300)

 

 MISCELLANEOUS

2005

Pyl/Dust [Sergey Loban] c.op; ph: Dmitri Model