Mstyslav is a Ukrainian multi-award winning visual journalist born in Eastern Ukraine in 1985

For the past four years, he has been working on all major stories in Europe and the Middle East as a freelance visual journalist for Associated Press

His activity ranges from current affairs to long-term projects related to medical and social issues in all formats: Video, photo, and virtual reality

Twice winner and twice finalist of the Royal Television Society: most prestigious European award in the field of television journalism

Finalist of “Cameraman of the year” at of Rory Peck Awards: most prestigious award in freelance documentary videography

He participated in projects for the UN, International Committee of the Red Cross and other international NGOs

His photos were published in NY Times, Washington Post, Independent, Telegraph, Le Monde, Die Zeit, BBC, Forbes, Dailymail. Videos aired on BBC, CNN, AL JAZEERA, EURONEWS, SKY NEWS

Winner in the nomination “Documentary Photography” of Ukrainian Photographer of the Year 2014 awards

Winner in the nomination “Reporting” – Photographer Year -Ukrainian Photographer of the Year 2014 awards

Founder and CEO of Ukrainian Association of Professional Photographers – NGO, which unites and showcases professional photographers from Ukraine

Member of the board of directors of Unframe photography group

He teaches and creates educational programs in Documentary Photography and Videography