Cinematographer, camera operator and film-maker based in New York. Working on films, television, commercials and music videos. He loves to collaborate with directors about concepts and ideas for each project. Ivan has extensive experience working with motion control systems ( Technodolly, Milo, Kuper ), complicated technical setups and dmx lighting, as well as hand-held, natural light projects with a minimal foot print.
Ivan operates gear head and works with film and digital formats. ( 16 mm, 35mm, Arri, Sony, Red, Phantom ) Recently he is focusing on second unit work. He has a great skill to study cinematic style and apply it in the project.
Since moving from his native Slovakia to New York in 2002, Ivan has lent his expertise to numerous productions involving some of the best known performers and directors, including Depeche Mode, Bjork, Michel Gondry, and Todd Haynes. Recently he shot VFX and model/miniatures unit on feature film The greatest showman with Hugh Jackman.
Member of Local 600. Base in New York.