Max Rykov is a photographer and videographer for and a Digital Media Production student at Florida State University.


1/19 – 5/19

Production Staff

Staff Position — Seminole Productions Details
1/19 – 5/19

Work various positions producing live broadcast shows of Florida State University’s Basketball and Baseball games for ESPN and ACC Network Extra for class credit. On field operation of Panasonic DVX cameras as well as control room based video shading, live replay, and scoreboard control.

5/18 – 5/19

Videographer (Head )

Staff Position — Mic Drop Music Details
5/18 – 5/19

Travel to music events to do photo, video, and written coverage for the website. Covered Strichka Festival 2018 (Kiev, Ukraine); Imagine Music Festival 2018 (Atlanta, GA); Bass Parade Plus (Tallahassee, FL); GET REAL (Washington D.C.); III Points Festival 2019 (Miami, FL); 2019 BUKU Music + Art Project (New Orleans, LA) and more. Arrange and conduct interviews with artists for written and video “Artist Spotlight” pieces.

2/19 – 3/19

Editor (Premiere Pro ) GoPro Fusion: Skate Tallahassee 360

Immersive Video Production — Film (Short) — FSU Digital Media Production Details
2/19 – 3/19

Produced a short immersive documentary on skateboarding culture in Tallahassee using 360 technology. Recorded interviews with main subject and edited hours of 360 footage into a coherent, immersive documentary. Created for FSU Immersive Video Production course.

5/17 – 2/18

Producer (Intern )

Staff Position — Friends of Cabin John Creek Details
5/17 – 2/18

Produced a short informative film about local watershed conditions for Friends of Cabin John Creek. Worked directly with board of directors and conducted interviews with locals and community leaders to form a message that would encourage viewers to participate in the FoCJC mission. Edited different versions of the video for the FOCJC website and for the 2017 Montgomery County CreekFest.


  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • National Society of Leadership & Success


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Class of '20

Florida State University

B.S. Digital Media Production
Class of '16

Bethesda Chevy Chase High School

International Baccalaureate Diploma


  • Russian
  • Adobe Audition
  • Cinematography
  • Final Cut
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Scriptwriting
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • 360 video production