Ilya Maksymenko, a native of Kyiv, Ukraine, discovered his passion for visual storytelling at an early age. While pursuing interests in skateboarding and BMX riding, he ventured into the world of filmmaking, honing his cinematography skills. This journey eventually led him to the grand stages of commercial and music video cinematography.
With a diverse portfolio, Ilya has collaborated with renowned brands such as Sony, Mercedes-Benz, Samsung, One-Plus, Heineken, Airbnb, McDonald's, The Wall Street Journal, BMW, Volkswagen, also shot with artists such as Hozier and Florence + the Machine . He consistently partners with leading production companies and directors in the industry.
What truly captivates him is finding the fine line between artistry and craft in filmmaking
Currently based between London and Barcelona