I am a filmmaker, DoP and photographer based in Germany.
Currently I am in Berlin. My local phone number is +491785390947.

Born in 1982 in Moscow, Russia, I was working as a photographer in Russia and Israel for more than 10 years, being staff photographer with the Seance film magazine and publishing house since 2004, and working as a freelancer for various magazines.

With the Seance publishing house I made two books with the portraits of Russian cinema makers.

Eventually I shifted to cinema while studying at Musrara — The Naggar School of Photography and New Media in Jerusalem, Israel.

In 2011 I scripted, directed and filmed feature documentary movie When New Year Comes on Shabbat.

Since then I moved to Berlin and working as cinematographer on documentary, features and video movies. I was a cameraman on a VICE movie Young and Gay in Putin’s Russia, with Petr Zhukov I worked on a feature movie Martı in Turkey, and now I work with Stanislav Dorochenkov on a documentary about artist Iliazd.





Interview with Michael Green

Here is an excerpt of an interview I shot in Paris at the climate conference with an architect and TED-talker Michael Green for the upcoming episode of the Future of Finland documentary series:


Screenings of my movies in Berlin – 29 January

still from the movie U Movies U and Farewell to Fireplace will be screened in Berlin, 29 January 2016, 19:30, at the Neu West Berlin (Yorckstr 85, 10965 Berlin, Germany), in the presence of their director Petr Zhukov and DoP Nikita Pavlov (that’s me!). photo by incertum Facebook event

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Contact me

Currently I am in Berlin.

You can write me at nikit@a@nnoikitapavl.comov.com or call at +491785390947.