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Yuri Yabi

Cinematographer & Editor

I craft visual and auditory experiences

I’m a Ugandan-Dutch filmmaker based in Amsterdam. One of the things i’m most passionate about in life is storytelling. Working together with other people to capture the essence of what moves them.  If you’re looking for a storyteller to help you bring your vision to life, let’s jam fam.

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What kind of projects can we hire you for?

I specialize in crafting films that place storytelling at the forefront. My passion lies in pushing the boundaries of filmmaking, exploring new horizons with each project. I have a deep-seated commitment to themes such as nature, conservation, human-centric narratives, and the rich tapestry of stories from the African continent.

If you find resonance in my approach and feel that my cinematic style aligns with your vision or speaks to you on a personal level, I encourage you to get in touch. Collaboration fuels my creativity, and I am eager to embark on projects that inspire and foster connections with audiences worldwide. Let’s bring your story to life together.

Do you own your own gear?

Yes, absolutely. Over the years, I’ve curated an extensive collection of equipment to ensure the highest quality output for my projects. Some of the key gear in my arsenal includes:

  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro
  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
  • Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 lens
  • Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 lens
  • Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 lens
  • Contax Zeiss 28mm f2.8 lens
  • Contax Zeiss 50mm f1.7 lens
  • Various monitors for directors and clients
  • Comprehensive lighting setup
  • Grip equipment
  • DJI Gimbal
  • Diverse range of microphones and audio interfaces

If you have specific requirements beyond what’s listed, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Chances are either I or someone from my team will have what’s needed to fulfill your project’s needs.

What is your day rate?

I’m flexible when it comes to money as I understand that some projects have more budget than others.

To give you a rough indication:

– €680 excluding BTW (VAT)  including basic setup for 10 hours door to door.
– Gear on request

– €680 excluding BTW (VAT)  excluding gear for 10 hours door to door.
– Gear on request

Can you work in remote locations for filming?

Working in remote locations is something I thoroughly enjoy. Whether it’s capturing the serene beauty of untouched landscapes or telling compelling stories in far-flung corners of the world, I embrace the challenges and opportunities that remote filming locations offer.

Let’s work together