CHRISTIAN MUSHENKO: BIO
CHRISTIAN MUSHENKO is an award winning photographer with a rich history. His great-grandfather, a balloonist in the Tzar's army, escaped from the Ukraine, moved to Massachusetts where he started an apple orchard and raised his family. This early connection to nature led to a sensitivity to his environments that shaped Christian.
CHRISTIAN's desire to create and share something of beauty extended to his career as a photographer/DOP, director, with a style rich in feeling and humanity. Moving across the globe in his childhood gave him a wanderlust that fuels his empathy, to connect with people, to tell their stories. Never resting, he sees life as an adventure, and challenges as possibilities!
With an easy going nature, and years of experience, this makes CHRISTIAN MUSHENKO adaptable, easily overcoming obstacles with a smile, producing work that clients love around the world, from Australia to Asia, Europe to USA. He still gets a thrill when the light is just right and he's capturing the moment of real connection.
Winner Sydney Indie Film Festival 2018 for ‘LONGING’
Winner Changing Face International Film Festival 2018 for ‘LONGING’
Winner Big Apple Film Festival 2017 New York for 'LONGING'
Winner London Independent Film Awards 2017 for 'LONGING'
Award of Excellence for short film 'LONGING' in One Reeler Short Film Competition
Awarded 2nd Place in 2015 International Color Awards People Category
1st Place Outstanding Achievement in Fine Art 7th Annual Photography Masters Cup International Color Awards in 2014
Gold Lotus Award 2009 Adfest in Outdoor Poster Category DDB Sydney
Cannes Lion 08 Bronze Lion with DDB Sydney McDonald's outdoor campaign photograph
Peoples Choice winner 2007 Head On Alternative Portrait Competition
Awarded Honour of Distinction in the 1st Photography Masters Cup International Color Award