Best Cinematography Nominee - Santiago Garcia

A Sniper's War

Year: 2018 | Country: Ukraine & Russia | Duration: 80 minutes

Filmmaker: Olya Schechter

Santiago Garcia was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. At age 22, after obtaining a B.S in
Economics, he moved to pursue a career in film. After 4 years of study and work, he moved to New York to study Documentary. He has worked as a Producer, Director, Assistant Director and Cinematographer on various fictional and documentary feature films and shorts. At the moment he works as a Video Producer for the Gizmodo Media Group.

Synopsis: “The story of a sniper whose anti-U.S. views lead him to join the pro-Russian rebels in the ongoing Ukrainian conflict- a primary source of political tension between the United States and Russia. When social media becomes a communication platform to schedule sniper duels, the film’s focus, Deki finds his life in jeopardy.”