Sam Walker

Director of Photography / Director

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  • LocationPurley, United Kingdom

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About me

 

An exceptionally visual Director, Sam's work has been commissioned to air on CHANNEL 4, SKYARTS-HD and acknowledged by both BAFTA, RAINDANCE and Oscar Winning Cinematographer of "The Revenant", "EMMANUEL LUBEZKI". These industry kudos have strengthened his status as a young up-and-coming talent. As a filmmaker, he constantly strives to challenge what audiences expect and pushes the conventions of storytelling, both technically and thematically. Discovering new and unique perspectives, is how Sam thrives when leading a project and is what sets him apart from other Directors.

Skills

 

  • Film
  • TV
  • Digital Content
  • Music Videos
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Editing
  • Corporate Content
  • Commercials
  • Camera Operation
  • Directing
  • Featured Films
  • Short Films
  • Digital Video
  • Director of Photography
  • Writing Directing

Work history

Currently

Cinematographer & Director

Freelance

Feb 2012
  • Creative Director and Cinematographer. I come up with and shoot concepts which are driven by the heart, connecting audiences with the films I create. Lover of film, Drinker of coffee, Director of Photography...

2012

Envy Post Production House

Envy Post Production House

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
  • I was a general assistant at Envy Post Production House, learning the in's and out's of post production, This experience bettered my workflow when shooting and also bettered my coffee making skills

Education

2012

Broadcast Media FdA

University of Brighton

Aug 2010 - Apr 2012
  • Study of Film, Television and Radio Production

Awards

2016

Recognised by Academy Award Winner; Cinematographer EMMANUEL LUBEZKI A.S.C

  • Inspired by the Oscar-favourite film https://vimeo.com/162061476

2015

Aired on SkyArtsHD

  • As a finalist in the SkyArtsHD and Samsung programme, my work was considered by actor Idris Elba and featured on the Programme which screened nationally on SkyartsHD. https://vimeo.com/83532920

2015

British Film Institution Selection - Future Film

  • Our short film was selected to screen at the BFI Future Film Awards / Event. https://vimeo.com/117712476

2014

Recognised by BAFTA

BAFTA

  • An industry panel, built up of BAFTA and Academy Award Winning Filmmakers, selected my short film https://vimeo.com/162069191

2014

Official Selection - Common Wealth Games Opening Ceremony

  • My short film https://vimeo.com/162069191

2013

Official Selection: Raindance / Rankin

  • As part of the Collabora8te / Raindance 48 Hour Film Challenge. My film "Hunted" was selected as a finalist by Ranking and the Raindance Panel; where it screened at The Raindance Film Festival. https://vimeo.com/68332832