Ailín Ó Dálaigh is a photographer and filmmaker from Dallas, TX who is currently located in Victoria, BC. He holds both a B.A. (2019) and an M.A. (2021) in Slavic Studies from the University of Victoria, located in Victoria B.C., having researched and written on early Soviet cinema. The aesthetics of Soviet film during the 1920s and 1930s informs the style of his photography and filmmaking. With his work being nearly all film-based, Ailín Ó Dálaigh utilizes 35mm and medium format for his still-photography and 8mm/Super 8mm and 16mm for his filmmaking.