Bill Holshevnikoff is an Emmy-winning Director of photograpy, lighting designer and educator. Bill has been lighting and shooting broadcast, corporate and documentary programming for over 30 years. He has created stunning lighting and imagery for clients such as Ritz-Carlton, Marriott Resorts, National Geographic, ESPN, CNN, Four Seasons, Mercedes-Benz, Infinity, Disney, and for numerous television networks throughout the world. Bill recently completed work on two National Geographic documentaries, “The Fellowship of the Whales” , and “Collapse”, based on the book by Jared Diamond. Bill also completed principle photography on a feature film, “America is Still the Place”, in San Francisco in 2014.
Recognized as one of the leading experts in the lighting industry, Bill has taught his Power of Lighting Workshops to thousands of film, television & corporate video professionals throughout North America and around the globe. His experience as a lighting educator includes the production of over a dozen highly successful lighting education videos - his own Power of Lighting DVD Series - and over 100 featured articles in popular trade publications, such as American Cinematographer, DV and Video Systems Magazines.
Many of the industry’s top lighting companies support Bill's educational workshops, including Arri, Kino Flo and Chimera. Bill recently launched this Lighting Education website - VideoLightingTechniques.com. The mission of the site is to provide podcasts, blogs, newsletters and full online lighting workshops for the global production community.