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Andrew Shulkind


Andrew Shulkind is an American cinematographer, emerging technology consultant, and cross-platform content expert, best known for the feature films The Ritual and SouthboundSamsung's first virtual reality series Gone: VR 360, and NBA Follow My Lead: The Story of the NBA Finals 2016. He is the co-founder and director of imaging for virtual reality and interactive cinematography at the transmedia production company Headcase VR, in addition to multiple B2C and B2B clients enterprise clients.

In 2005 he began working as cinematographer on commercials and music videos: Since then he has worked on over 200 commercials and music videos for clients including AppleBMWAdidasNikeCoca-ColaChevroletIntelPepsi, and Budweiser, and notable artists, including PrinceRihannaWyclef JeanNe-YoRun the JewelsDe La SoulArcade FireNorah JonesMandy Moore, and Train.

He was worked on multiple projects which have won Clio AwardsMTV Video Music Awards, and Cannes Lion International Festival of Creativity Awards, in addition to projects which were produced and aired during the Super Bowl, the Academy Awards, the Grammy Awards, and the Olympic Games. He has also completed work for network distributors, including NetflixMarvelHBOFXShowtime, and Starz. His cinematography is often praised for its seamless integration of visual and practical effects.

Shulkind has produced traditional, immersive, and interactive work for a range of Hollywood studios and advertising clients, E-Sports leagues, traditional sports leagues (NFLNBAMLSMLB), in addition to documentary work, including Merck for Mothers in Uganda for the World Economic Forum and Left Behind from Project Empathy, which sought to bring attention to prison reform, and new media distributors, including FacebookOculus, Viveport, Steam, Littlest, PlayStation VR, WEVR/Transport, YouTube, and Snapchat. He maintains the same cinematic merit and quality of production in immersive work as in his more well-known work in advertising, documentary, and narrative work.