Mari Yamamura

Mari is a Japanese cinematographer, based in the UK. She came up through the camera department and was a focus puller with many credits mainly in TV dramas and commercials. Mari’s short piece was selected for BSC New Cinematographers Night screening in 2016 and her first feature “Fields of War” was released on Amazon Prime in 2020. Recent work includes, a special episode on Hollyoaks “The Long Walk Home” RTS Awards nominated, and BTS Interviews on “Life On Our Planet”(Netflix).

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Fields of War || Feature || dir: Alan M Trow BSC || prod: Jimi Tihofsi || Dardan Pictures
Highs || Short || dir: Louis Chan || prod: MF Wong || A Fresh Look Films & Banana Bred Film
Unrestricted View Film Festival (2023) Special Mention for Best Cinematography
Panasonic 100 Years || Commercial || dir: Masao Ochiai || prod: Ayumi Yanagimoto || Montage Inc.
Hollyoaks Special Episode “The Long Walk Home” || TV Drama || dir: Emma Bodger || prod: Julia Carstairs || Lime Pictures for Channel 4
RTS Awards 2023 Nomination – Soap and Continuing Drama

River City || TV Drama || dir: Meg Campbell || prod: Andrew Gardiner || BBC Scotland

Mari Yamamura DP Showreel