production services and content creation


Jemleykenato is the Tokyo-based

production studio led by award-winning filmmaker James Latimer.

Best Music Video, Best Cinematography and Best Director for 'TWO' 


jlatimer (@)

2-14-35 Hiroo
Shibuya, Tokyo
Japan 150-0012

Client List
Trusted by:
JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organisation)
NHK World
Visit Japan
Namco Bandai
Hilton Weddings
SENON Security
Hot Pepper Beauty
+ more


Gear —
RED DSMC2 8K Helium Cinema Camera
RED DSMC2 5K Gemini Cinema Camera
Sony A7Riii 42mp stills camera

Zeiss Otus lens set
Canon L-series lens set
Movi Pro Gimbal
Digital Sputnik Lighting
Quasar Lighting
Teradek Wireless Transmitters
RT Motion Follow Focus
SmallHD 503/703 UltraBright Monitors
+ more
Available for rent (contact for gear list)

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About the Head of Production:

James Latimer has a background in European Literature, having earned his bachelor's at Royal Holloway, University of London. After experience as a photographer in London, James moved to Japan becoming a internationally renowned Director and Cinematographer. Fluent in both English and Japanese, he started the Jemleykenato creative team; a platform that works to bring Japan and the West closer together, connecting Japan's unique culture through the visual medium.

Based in Shibuya, Tokyo and with our unique position producing content both high quality and culturally aware, let us help you with your next project in Japan.