Janis Andrejevs is a cinematographer based in Riga, Latvia, however working worldwide: Europe, USA, Africa, Russia (valid visa). He specialises in TV commercials and music videos and his life calling have always been fiction films. The projects he has worked on cover a wide range: From high end TV commercials and music videos to feature films and feature documentaries. He has a strong academic background from University of Bedfordshire (BAhons Media Production) and Goldsmiths, University of London (MA Cinematography). Having lived and worked in UK for 7 years and fluent in 3 languages (English, Russian and Latvian) he has a valuable international experience much needed for todays multicultural and multi-language productions. TV spots and music video he has shot have been selected in advertising festivals and received awards. Most recently he was awarded bronze in 2017 film category in prestigious CLIO awards in New York. Some of the companies and brands he has worked with are: TELE2, BITE, SWEDBANK, NORVIK BANK, BMW, Red Bull, MC Donalds, HSBC, Barclays, TESCO, M&S, London Luton Airport, Bedford Borough Council, Luton Chamber of Commerce, Hawker & Beechcraft, Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Norwegian Embassy in Riga, CSDD, ERGO.
He is also a passionate photographer. Particularly medium format film photography: street, portrait and landscape.