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At the Faculty of "Cinema and Television" was held master class with a leading instructor in fashion photography NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY by Kristina Varaksina


On October 9, 2018 at the cinema hall of the Kazakh National Academy of Arts named after T.K. Zhurgenov, a master class was held for the students of the "Cinema and TV" Faculty conducted by professional skilled specialist of «NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY»  Christina Varaksin. Christina is the winner of several prestigious awards in photography, including Prix de la Photographie, Paris 2017, Professional Portraiture: Children, Silver, Professional Portraiture: Other, Gold. Also:

Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Annual 2017

Communications Arts Photography Annual 2017

Int’l Photography Awards 2016 - Honorable Mention in Portrait, Fashion and Children categories

Prix ​​De La Photographie Paris 2015 - 1st Place Advertising

Int’l Photography Awards 2015 - 1st Place in Beauty Category

Int’l Photography Awards 2015 - 2nd Place in Children Category

APA SF Something Personal 2014 1st Place

Communications Arts Best Creatives Annual ’55

Digital Photo Pro's 2013 The Face 1st Place

PDN Faces Contest, 1st Place in Personal category

APA National Award 2013 1st Place Student work

APA 2013 EP Education Grant Award Winner

Digital Photo Magazine the 6th Annual Your Best Shot photo contest winner

Academy of Art University Spring Show 2012 - Best in Show single image

Academy of Art University Spring Show 2013 - Best in Show Portfolio, 1st Place single image

CMYK Magazine - 100 Best Young Creatives of 2012 BEST OF - 7 times / 7 images

Her creative work can be found in galleries around the world: Themes + Projects SanFrancisco, Cumberland Nashville, Brownie Shanghai, Lumas Berlin.

During the conversation, Kristina shared her experience in the field of photography and answered to all  students' questions regarding fashion photography. Christine wished every success to students in their creative endeavors.

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