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Daniil Porflr’evich Demutskii

cameraman

Daniil Demutskii, USSR Cameraman.

Background

Demutskii, Daniil was born on July 16, 1893. Son of the composer Porfirii Demutskii.

Education

Graduated from Kiev University, 1917.

Career

Photographer with Vestnik Fotografii and Solntse Rossii, two leading photographic magazines. Met A. Dovzhenko in 1925. Cameraman in many of his films, including Vasia-Reformator, and Iagodka Liubvi, both in 1926, followed by Arsenal, 1929, Zemlia, 1930, and Ivan, 1932.

These films are now considered masterpieces of early Russian cinema.