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Mari Yamamura FILM
Mari Yamamura
Director of Photography

Location: London / South West

Mari has worked in the industry for 18 years.  She has worked her way up in the camera department, and before stepping up as a DP, she has worked as a 1st AC for over 13 years on TV dramas, features, commercials, high end corporate videos, documentaries and music videos. The credits include “Doctor Who”, “Torchwood”, “Being Human”, “Casualty”, Dracula”, “VW”, “Nike”, “IKEA”, Samsung”, “RBS”, “Stephen Hawking’s Universe”, “David Gray” and “Chemical Brothers”.

Mari has been working as a DP for the last 5 years. The credit includes 9 plus episodes of TV drama “Doctors” BBC ONE, music videos for Sophie Ellis-Bextor “Wonderlust”, corporate videos for “Queen Mary University London”. I have also worked as a 2nd Unit DP and a B camera operator on other commercials and corporate shoots.  She shot her first feature “Kesulat” in 2016. In the same year, a short piece she shot “Gwynfor” was selected for BSC New Cinematographers Night screening.



“Gwynfor” (TV doc/dramatic reconstruction)
4K: Red Epic
Prod: Apollo Television for S4C
Dir: Rhys Powys.

“Kesulat” (feature fim)

“Doctors” Episodes; Lullaby, False Friend, Lamb Dopiaza Nights, Sophie’s Choice, Best Friend and The Beautiful Game. Sony F55

“Random Acts – Fragile” (short fim)
HD: Canon C100. Prod: Calling the Shots Films Ltd for Channel 4
Dir: Anna Hunter-Funnell


“As If 2” (TV drama)
MiniDV:Sony DSR-PD150
MiniDV Operator
Prod: Carnival Films Ltd
Dir: Brian Grant D.O.P: Witold Stok B.S.C.

“Doctor Who III” (TV drama)
HD: Sony HDW-F900R
B Cam Operator (Dailies)
Prod: BBC Wales D.O.P: Rory Taylor


“Sophie Ellis-Bextor – ‘Young Blood’ & ‘Runaway Dreamer’” – DoP

(album “Wonderlust”)

Dir: Sophie Muller, Produced by Sophie Ellis-Bextor


“The Wombats – ‘Love Anxiety’ and ‘Joy Division’” – DoP

(backdrops for live concert)

Dir: Marcus Lyall, Prod: ML Studio



“Boarding School Bomber” – Camera Operator

Dir: Richard Penfold, Prod: Omni Productions for BBC4



“Tractor Ted” – Lighting Camera

Dir: Alexandra Heard, Prod: Tractorland


“Lady Gaga Skype” – 2nd Unit DoP

Dir: Richard Penfold, Prod: Omni Productions


“Jsleep” – DoP

Dir: Oliver Purches, Prod: 90seconds.tv



Fluent in Japanese.

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