Varvara Karpova is a 21-year-old filmmaker with considerable skills in cinematography, photography, lighting, editing and sound.
Her journey as a filmmaker began eight years ago at the Estonian local film studio "MEKSVIDEO." During that time, she participated in several film festivals. She secured Best Film at the festival in Kaunas and Second Runner Up at the Georgian Festival for the best film on a social theme.
 Additionally, she has been a part of relevant and promising productions. With her internship at the international video production company "Vita Pictura," she saw herself as Assistant Editor for a full-length film called "On Silver Heels" about women's hockey in Estonia and as 1st Assistant Cinematographer for music videos for Estonian famous singers such as Põhja-Tallinn x Genka, Art Assistant for YASMYN, Production Assistant for Systemstöd, B-Cam for Retrobest Music Festival.
In her undergraduate film tenure, Varvara has participated in two major projects. The first fiction being "Cracks," about a figure skater who meets her copy in the garage of her own house, as the chief cinematographer. The second project, "Asphyxia," about the Russo-Ukrainian war, as the chief gaffer. Recently she DoP'd a queer fantasy drama shot in Neringa, Lithuania as part of Summer Media Studio 2023.

Varvara's work is driven by a sincere sense that art requires a personal, honest quality. Her vision in the film industry is driven by a passion for making resonant work in the media space. This urge to tell innovative but capable stories, sets her work apart from others.
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