Az Balabanian - Cinematographer & DP


Technical Cinematographer

With a background in Cognitive Science and Virtual Reality, I specialize in the niches of Cinematography and 3D capture. 

Whether it's Mixed Reality, Aerial Cinematography, or Volumetric & Photogrammetry, I've done it all. 


Project: Mostly Human with Lauri Segal - Virtual Assault

Role: Mixed Reality Cinematographer


Project: Adobe Artists in Residence Program

Role: Mixed Reality Cinematographer


Project: HaptX Launch Trailer - HaptX

Role: Director & DP


Project: Rokoko Trailer - Rokoko

Role: Director & DP

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Project: The Stanford Virtual Heart Trailer - Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

Role: Director & DP


Project: Bigscreen - Cinema Update

Role: Director, DP, Actor, Voice Over Talent


Project: VR Nanodegree Trailer - Udacity

Role: Mixed Reality Cinematographer


Project: Upload VR + LIV vs HTC Livestream

Role: Stream Director, Cinematographer, MR Tech


Mixed Reality Commercials

By using green screens, actors, and mixed reality cameras, I've worked with a number of companies to produce everything from livestreams, podcasts, trailers, promotional shoots, and live events, all set in VR. 

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Aerial Cinematography

My love of gimbals, grand landscapes, and parallax movement is best expressed through my aerial cinematography. 

As a DJI Featured Creator, I have created 360° drone commercials, traveled around the world with a Mavic Pro, and mastered Photogrammetry.

Part 107 Certified - Commercial Remote Pilot 

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