Lin Shen - Freelance Cinematographer Based in Tokyo, Japan

Contact me -


Jap: 080-9209-7646

Can: 416-889-1593

Lin Shen is a Chinese-Canadian freelance Cinematographer based in Tokyo, Japan, who is fluent in English, Mandarin and Japanese. Upon graduation from Capilano University in 2013, he started working as a camera assistant on both indie and union based productions based in Vancouver and Toronto, before transitioning in to cinematographer.


Upon moving to Tokyo, Japan, he started working  as a cinematographer and camera operator on multiple international productions, ranging from commercials, MV, up to features and documentaries.

Hi recent short documentary, Tears Teacher, have been accepted by Sundance's 2021 Short Doc Program.

Shen is currently seeking new collaborations for future creative projects to push his craft to the next level.