About Me

Matthias Djan is a British Ghanaian Director of Photography available for hire. Matthias also works within the lighting department as a gaffer and spark.

Born in London, Matthias has always been interested in visual storytelling looking to evoke meaning and emotion from composition, movement and lighting.

His experience in over 100 diversely exciting projects range from large scale feature films, broadcast television series and engaging and topical independent shorts. He has been on sets of all shapes and sizes and has worked with a wide variety of genres.

Matthias is based in the outskirts of London and works across the United Kingdom. Matthias is an owner operator and you can find his kit list here.

Matthias Djan Director of Photography and Gaffer

Matthias loves collaborating with passionate filmmakers who have unique stories to tell.

Matthias believes ‘combining ideas to create something greater than any one person could achieve is what makes films special.’ He’s always eager to get stuck into a project and to meet and work with new people, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with him.

Behind the scenes from sci fi short film Voyager of DOP Matthias Djan Cinematography