My name is Irina, and I am a multimedia designer, photographer, and videographer. My focus is educational videos that are effective and entertaining, as well as surrealism and the sweet spot between avant garde and commercial.


7/14 – Current

Camera Operator (Rebel T2i) Mowie, Tangled Heart Strings, Shoes 2, 3, and 4

Film (Short) — Madison Young Productions Details
7/14 – Current

• Operated camera for a scripted video shoot with improv. • Set up minimal lighting on location • Helped actors stay on script and communicated with two P.A.s

12/15 – 1/16

Director of Photography (Rebel T2i) Training Videos for New Hires

YOUTUBE — Internet — BeWell Spa Details
12/15 – 1/16

- Shoot videos - Manage lighting circumstances, composition and back grounds on location - Manage script/consult with client - Edit videos and captions/titles, making the multiple angles of a one camera shoot look like more than one camera. - Sound management in post production - Upload videos onto YouTube and create appropriate titles, captions, and privacy settings for a training package for massage therapists.

11/14 – 11/14

Editor (Adobe Premiere Pro ) – Freed Bodyworks

Commercial/Ad — Irina Sarnetskaya Details
11/14 – 11/14

•Edited multifaceted campaign video for crowd funding •Synced voiceover to video, as well as still photos and a video of an American Sign Language interpreter •Communicated about client needs and followed directions to stay true to brand

6/13 – 10/14

Director (Camera Operator, Editor) de-railed

Film (Short) — Creamy Coconut Details
6/13 – 10/14

•Developed a concept for a surreal, educational short film about bicycles •Co-directed the set, including improv by actors as needed •Operated a digital SLR camera; took on set still photos •Edited short, medium, and trailer versions of the film, as well as Press Kit •Submitted film to festivals

8/13 – 9/14

Director of Photography (Rebel T2i) How To Punch Like a Unicorn

YOUTUBE — Internet — Irina Sarnetskaya
8/13 – 9/14
5/14 – 5/14

Still Photographer Marriage 2.0

Film (Theatrical) — Lionreach Productions Details
5/14 – 5/14

•Took still photos of production for promotional purposes • Shot video for behind the scenes • Took still photos of entire cast and crew for box cover • Handled slate

9/13 – 9/13

Camera Operator (Canon Rebel T2i) ASKEW Film Festival

Live / Special Event (TV) — Midori and Femina Potens Details
9/13 – 9/13

• Shot custom footage for a visual background piece at a live event with live performance. • Edited a connected string of visuals for a live event. • Communicated and consulted with performer Midori about the feel and mood that she wanted for her performance.

9/12 – 10/12

Camera Operator (Rebel T2i) Shoemakers on St Marks

Film (Short) — Irina Sarnetskaya
9/12 – 10/12



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Class of '08

Fashion Institute of Technology

AAS and BFA/Photography and Digital Media
Class of '03

Seth Low and Edward R Murrow

Diploma/Photography and Psychology

My Gear

  • Canon Rebel T2i
  • Field View Camera
  • GoPro
  • Mac Book Pro with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Nikon FM2 (Analog 35mm)
  • Tripod


  • Ambitionista
  • Edward R Murrow Alumni Association
  • FIT Alumni Association
  • NAPW


  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Art
  • Art Direction
  • Camera
  • Canon DSLR
  • Commercial Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • Digital Video
  • Documentaries
  • Editing
  • Event Photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Film
  • Film Editing
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Final Cut Studio
  • Fine Art
  • Fine Art Photography
  • Image Editing
  • Image Manipulation
  • Lighting
  • Lightroom
  • Mac
  • Music Videos
  • Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Photoshop
  • Portrait Photography
  • Portraits
  • Post Production
  • Short Films
  • Still Photography
  • Studio Lighting
  • Television
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Videography