Derek Hakkim, the founder of DMW Films, is filmmaker who, for the past 6 years has specialized in creating incredible cinematic images no matter what the camera. Some of his most famous work that gained international recognition was created with GoPro cameras.
Derek has kept up with the advent of newer tools, which are constantly changing. He currently owns and is available for hire with a Panasonic GH5, Sony A7R III, Sony A7S II and many others available for rent. He has experience with almost all the professional cameras on the market, including Arri Alexa Mini, RED Epic, and Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro.
He has become known for his short action and comedy indie films with little to no budget, to produce high-quality content throughout Canada and worldwide, and has worked with large international companies such as GoPro, Raindance, and filmed on location for some clients such as the New Zealand Tourism Board, as well as many local organizations in Vancouver.
Independent projects are key to Derek and he splits his time between bigger projects and small independent ones.