Aiden Korotkin is a DC-based award-winning Director of Photography and Editor. Originally from Michigan, he grew up in the northern suburbs of Detroit with his three younger siblings. Aiden attended Allegheny College in Pennsylvania and graduated with a BA in Communications in 2010. After graduation, he moved to DC to pursue a career in film and worked for a production company on Capitol Hill for two years. In his time spent there, Aiden won two awards for his editing: a Gold Hermes Award for his documentary on the Vermont Healthcare system for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and an Honorable Mention Hermes Award for his promotional video for Calvary Women’s Services.
In 2013, Aiden transitioned to a career in freelancing and has shot films for ESPN, MSNBC, National Geographic Channel, TNT, MTV, VOX, Fusion Media, Capital One, The U.S. Department of State, PBS, AFL-CIO, Everytown for Gun Safety, and for musical artists such as The Knocks and SHAED. He has worked on shows such as the Netflix show “Rotten” and A&E’s “America’s Most Wanted.” Aiden also worked on the award-winning feature documentary, TransMilitary, that premiered at SXSW in 2018. It is currently available for streaming on iTunes. He was also 1st AC for the Emmy-Award winning student film, Riverment. Aiden was also one of the only people allowed into the Lunar Module 2 (LM-2) for filming during its most recent restoration at the National Air and Space Museum before being sealed again for the next few decades.
When he is not making films, Aiden enjoys camping, hiking, backpacking, and satisfying his inner foodie.