Max Rykov is a photographer and videographer for and a recent Digital Media Production graduate from Florida State University. 

He was born in Kiev, Ukraine, and attended school in Washington D.C., London, and Maryland. He began pursuing filmmaking in 2011 and devoted himself to producing documentaries, short films, and music videos in his teenage years, some of which took him to film festivals on the local, national, and international level. At 21 years old, he's found focus in documentary production as well as concert photography and videography.