director of photography

Bilingual Director of Photography in Osaka, JAPAN | DFS Productions

DFS's director of photography has been Hotaka Matsumura since its establishment in 2012. 

This service is mainly aimed for team productions which reuqire camera department comprised of multiple experts. Director of Photography as the department head, DFS will arrange team members like ACs, gaffer, grips, camera operators, and other specialzed crew like drone and steadicam, in addtion to expected equipment according to projects' needs.  

This service swims the current of the times and is for productions that consider to execute its productions remotely. DFS also offers a remote production service where you can direct/monitor shooting in real time without coming to Japan.   

DFS's main camera is C300 Mark II, and the second is Sony a7S Mark II. You can see our equipment list here. In case your gear requirements can be met with our arcenal, no rental fee will be required.   

If you're looking for a cameraman for like one-man band plus assistants, please refer to our bilingual videographer page.

Please contact us and let us know your project.

Commercials and Motion Pictures

DFS has worked on commercials, television, broadcasting, documentary, corporate, and cinema projects as camera part

Rates | Director of Photography

Estimations for this service will be multifaceted. Provided that camera department as a whole, we need to discuss about projects throughly.  So, please contact now.  


Director of Photography Rates - Commercial and Independent Film

DFS's main camera is Canon C300 MKII and the second is Sony A7S MKII. You can see our detailed equipment list here.  


Package Day Week (5 days)
DoP (Production) US$700 US$ 3,500
DoP (Pre Production)  US$ 350 US$ 1,750
DoP (Post Production) US$ 350 US$ 1,750

 *The DoP is bilingual in English and Japanese. 

The 2020 demo reel is below. You can also watch some of my works here.