Hero frame from Director of Photography Liza Gipsova's work


The Only Way Out Is Through

Short Film
Dir: Nicole Catania
Prod: Joe Schermer

in post-production

Woodford County

Short Film
Dir. Carolynn Cecilia

Run time: 20min.
On festival circuit.
Best Cinematography Winner - Revolution Me Film Festival

Payment in Kind

Short Film
Dir: David Zax
Prod: Jonathan DiMaio

On festival circuit. "Best Narrative Short", DC Independent Film Festival; HollyShorts Film Festival, Middlebury Film Festival

The Fisherman's Wife

Short Film
Dir: Jared Watson
Prod: Jess Vogel, Michelle Beck
Curiouser Creative Studio

Run time: 8 min.
On festival circuit. Premiere: Woods Hole Film Festival

The Animal

Short Film
Dir. Toni Nagy & Bridget Barkan

on festival circuit


35mm Short Film
Dir: Red Dawn Trio
Prod: Tim Wu
Illium Pictures

Run time: 8min.
Best Cinematography - Brooklyn Women's Film Festival
Best Cinematography - Revolution Me Film Festival
Finalist - Philip K Dick Sci-fi Film Festival
NewFilmmakers NY, NY Latino Film Festival, others

Una Si La Otra No

Short Film
Dir. Juanita Umana

Run time: 10min. On festival circuit.
Premiere - LA Shorts.

DP Liza Gipsova's work on Wildflower

Short Film
Dir. Tang Wan Xin

in post-production

First Love

Narrative-documentary hybrid short film
Dir. Max Rothman

Prod. Monticello Park Productions
In post-production.

Commercial, Branded & Promo

Cosmopolitan Magazine "Lucy Hale"

March 2020 Cover Shoot

Visual Director: Kristin Giametta
Creative Director: Andy Turnbull
Producer: Abbey Adkison
Hearst Media

Flaviar "Father's Day"


Director: Ayana Barber
Producer: Angela Walker
Production: Keep Productions
Creative: Keith Cecere

DP Liza Gipsova's work on Jose Cuervo Drinking Buddies
Jose Cuervo "Drinking Buddies"


Director: Tessa Goode
Producer: Reed Yurman
Agency: Within Co

Aden+Anais "Bedding Essentials"


Creative Director: Lindsay Grodin
Producer: Carol Lee
Director: Andrew Lipovsky

HBO Max "So She Did"


Director: JIHYE
Agency: Wieden + Kennedy
Production: BLIVE

Halo "Bassinest 3.0"


Creative Director: Lindsay Grodin
Producer: Carol Lee
Director: Andrew Lipovsky

RE:TV "The King's Speeches"

PSA - US Unit
Director: Anatole Sloan
Producer: Zoe Jones
USA Producer: Ray Foley
Production: Atomized Studios
Client: RE:TV

DP Liza Gipsova's work on Dropper Ok Ok Ok
Dropper "Ok Ok Ok"

Music Video

Director: Leah Faye Caddigan
Producer: Jono Bernstein
Production: Lightbulb

DP Liza Gipsova's work on Annika Dream in Memories
Annika "Dream in Memories"

Music Video

Director: Mia Walker
Producer: Tiffany Tran

Narrative Reel

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English, Russian-fluent. Valid passport, available for travel.
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International Cinematographers Guild (Local 600)
International Collective of Female Cinematographers (ICFC)
The Gotham (Independent Filmmakers' Project)


Liza is an award-winning NYC-based cinematographer fascinated by humans, light and stories of identity, location and the why.

She enjoys collaboratively developing and crafting the visual language unique to each story, putting the director's vision and social relevance at the forefront. Her work has taken her to four continents and has played at festivals worldwide, most notably Tribeca, Camerimage, LA Shorts, Anthology and others. She is a recipient of the ASC Vision Mentorship and a member of International Cinematographers Guild (Local 600).

Liza draws from an exhaustive background in traditional, digital, photographic and theater arts before coming up in the ranks of the camera department and co-founding Curiouser Creative Studio, a visual media production company that's garnered multiple Telly Awards as well as the recognition of the American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA) and other professional design organizations.

Soviet-born and Maryland-raised, in her downtime Liza enjoys traveling, dancing enthusiastically, southern exposure and her batdog, Jessie.


Revolution Me Film Festival - Winner, Best Cinematography for short film "Dawn"
Brooklyn Women's Film Festival - Winner, Best Cinematography for short film "Dawn"
Revolution Me Film Festival - Winner, Best Cinematography for short film "Woodford County"
World Music & Independent Film Festival - Best Cinematography Nomination for featurette "In the Land of Moonstones"
Queen Palm Film Festival - Best Cinematography Bronze award for webseries "Tech Bettys"