BIOGRAPHY

OLYA GLOTKA

As a full time professional cinematographer, Olya worked on commercial and corporate projects for brands like Sunwing Vacations, Petro Canada, Kleinfeld, Leesa, TD Bank and Reliance.

 

As a dance filmmaker and music video director, Olya worked with many international artists and dance companies. Her work won awards at international film festivals and gained over 77 thousands views on social media.

She is driven by the power of storytelling to shift stories and affect social change. She is most inspired by movement and human connection.  
 

FILMOGRAPHY

Women
Cinematographers
2019

Director: Joan Hutton

Cinematographer / DP: Olya Glotka

A series of interviews featuring members of Canadian Society of Cinematographers. Asking women cinematographers about their path, their struggles and their successes.

SNEAK PAST
THE MIRROR
2019

Director / DP: Olya Glotka

A music video for Jennis "Sneak Past the Mirror"

XTOD:
MOMENTS
IN REEL TIME
2017

Director: Allen Kaeja 

DP / Cinematographer: Hernan Morris

Cinematographer: Olya Glotka

The film takes place throughout Metropolitan Toronto highlighting 22 Xtraordinary Toronto Dance Artists improvising one-minute dances in deeply meaningful locations of their choice. The 22 creators animate secret and sacred locations in Toronto, one of the most multi-cultural cities in the world!

HAIKU
2019

Director: Olya Glotka

DP: Alysha Galbreath

A dance film connecting 10 dancers in a circle of witnessing and co-creating.

TRIBUTE / PROMISE
2018

Director: Laurence Siegel 

DP / Cinematographer: Hernan Morris 

Cinematographer: Olya Glotka

Dance film about the second immigration wave to Canada, arriving through Pier 21. 

National Kids
Cancer Ride
2017

Director / Cinematographer: Olya Glotka

A documentary series following the team of National Kids Cancer Ride cycling across Canada to raise awareness and funds to cure childhood cancer.

SNOWDANCE SHORT
FILM
FEST

2016

BEST SOUND

Snowdance Short Film Fest by Trent Film Society. Best sound for "Letters to Friends"

CONTACT

DANCE

INTERNATIONAL

FILM

FESTIVAL
2017

GOLD AWARD

First place for "Every Body Can Dance"

R.E.D.
INTERNATIONAL FILM

FESTIVAL

2019

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Official selection for "Flesh and Stone"

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