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Samuel Pearce

Director of Photography

Samuel is a creative and resourceful DOP working in features, music promos and commercials. Not afraid to go the extra mile, he is passionate about getting the best results through a strong collaborative focus before, during and after a shoot.

A keen adopter of new filmmaking technologies, Samuel enjoys exploring innovative ways to help realise an idea or make a script come alive. Recent work includes the Feature Films ‘Hackney’s Finest’ and 'Common People', Commercials for Barclaycard, MINI, Frankie and Benny's and Asda; and Music Videos for Kate Nash and Christina Novelli.

As a lighting cameraman he has also worked on shoots for the BBC, Shell, Pruhealth, Investec, L’Oreal, City Financial, Barclays, Kuoni, Samsung, Max Fordham, Mixcloud, MINI, Chirp, Index, Cartier, London HR Connection, Mindgym, Science Business, Inoar, Brand Amplifier, Sports Pro Live, RADA, London Youth Games, Harvey Goldsmith, Inoir, Bank of America, Red Rabbit Productions, BCA, Arcelor Mittal, Brewin Dolphin, Asset International, Raytheon UK, Citrus Saturday, Kings College, Oxford University Press, Campaign Film, Iris, IPF, National Union of Journalists, Professional Beauty, Atkins, Blue Prism and Lloyds amongst others.

- British Passport Holder
- Full UK driving licenece
- MPV Owner

Feature Films

Production Production Company Director Position
Common PeopleCommon People ProductionsStewart AlexanderDirector of Photography 2nd Unit
Hackney's FinestIonia FilmsChris BouchardDirector of Photography / Camera Operator (Dailies)
Crossing That BridgeChangeling FilmsRogelio NevaresDirector of Photography
Red HeartChampagne Terror ProductionsMichael LaversCamera Operator
BlitzedInkling MediaTristan John SDirector of Photography

Shorts (Selected)

Production Production Company Director Position
The ProposalQuirky MotionSimeon LumgairDirector of Photography
Gerry's GardenNam FilmsJobi NamDirector of Photography
Say SomethingBlahzay CreativeAlex SimmonsDirector of Photography
Benito Cereno Feature TeaserChangeling FilmsRogelio NevaresDirector of Photography
The Predicament of John BrownIndependentLucinda DixonDirector of Photography
HeinrichInfluential Medium EntertainmentFemi FagbohungbeDirector of Photography
What IfEmbeesea MediaJunior EmbeeseaDirector of Photography
GuardianInspiration By LightBen RyderDirector of Photography
Storeys BelowStickler FilmsJames CooperDirector of Photography
Country MusicIndependentJason Yeomans / DOP G. VasbenterCamera Operator
Dominoes FallingDreamlockGeorge DayDirector of Photography
Protocol 5Devlin 14 FilmsToby StubbsDirector of Photography
Ravishing BeautyLochana FilmsHarry CleggDirector of Photography
Set BackWolf Valley FilmsBulent OzdemirDirector of Photography
ButterfliesOTT FilmsLeilani HolmesDirector of Photography
Blind AlleyAnything Once FilmsHarry CleggDirector of Photography
The Ingredient Inkling MediaTristan John SDirector of Photography
DummiesAvenida FilmsAlister Shanks / DOP John Miguel-KingCamera Operator
Dancer in the DarkCW FilmsCaroline Williams / DOP G. VasbenterCamera Operator
OuroborosAvenida FilmsRafael MorenoDirector of Photgraphy
The HostVon Vier FilmsMaximilian Von VierDirector of Photgraphy
SanctuaryVon Vier FilmsMaximilian Von VierDirector of Photography
By The Steps of St Paul'sOTT FilmsLeilani FilmsDirector of Photography
Let's GoARP FilmsTitania TarqDirector of Photography
Flirting With FillyInkling MediaGerald SagoeDirector of Photography
Glory DayIndependentJames FrancisDirector of Photography
Quest for the Holy GrainInkling MediaTristan John SDirector of Photography

TV / Branded Content

Production Production Company Director Position
Virgin Active - Off Duty ProsContented BrothersBirdie HallCamera Operator
The National Gallery - PromoTurncoat FilmsSimon HitchmanCamera Operator
VeryonTrend - The InfluencersOlyvonStamos BirsimDirector of Photography
LegendsFoxJamie PayneCamera Operator (Dailies)
Icon UK - Jamie Oliver FoodTubeEndemol BeyondKirsty McKieCamera Operator
Alex the Vampire - Camera Test F65SonyChris NicholsonDirector of Photography
BBC Music - God Only Knows BTSKarmaramaSteve ShannonCamera Operator
Nintendo - Tour De France Idents: BTSKreamEd SalkedDirector of Photography
The Mirror - Fashion / Exercise with Chole MadeleyThe MirrorVariousDirector of Photography
This Girl Can - LondonHowl FilmsGreg KeeganDirector of Photography
Noel Gallagher SuperfanBanana Stand LtdRob LewisCamera Operator
Legends of Gaming FinalEndemol BeyondAntoine LyonsDirector of Photography
BFI - Hitchcock 'Blackmail' PremiereTurncoat FilmsSimon HitchmanCamera Operator
Bad Handshake - Online Sketch ShowBad HandshakeTimothy MajorDirector of Photography
On Blackheath - Meet MadnessHarvey GoldsteinNick ZupperCamera Operator
Journal Minas - TV News Features6IX ProductionsMarcio DelgadoCamera Operator
Boodles Boxing BallPendragon ProductionsBethany MercerCamera Operator
Quality Control - Music Show4Front MediaBernard KordiehDirector Photography
Eat My Rainbow - Sketch ShowFreeborn ProductionsKevin ImajemiteDirector of Photography
Rotten Hill Gang - Music ShowMitch BakerRoger PomphreyCamera Operator
The Hard Comedy - Sketch ShowElazayan FilmsMahmoud El-AzzehDirector of Photography
British Museum - N American Garden x 3Turncoat FilmsSimon HitchmanDirector of Photography
Somerset House - Jubilee River PageantPurple LondonKurtis JarrettCamera Operator
Pierre Garoudi - The DuelBear and Wolf FilmsJoaquin BarettoDirector of Photography
Protostars - Music ShowLL FilmsLaura Louise HodgsonDirector of Photography
So Fraiche - Generation Fraiche PromoSo FraicheGerald SagoeCamera Operator
MTV - Rhianna RocksMTVChristian AhaiweCamera Operator
MTV - Passion for FashionMTVChristian AhaiweCamera Operator


Production Production Company Director Position
Hownd - When Harry Met HeroPizelex AspectToby StewartDirector of Photography
Wickes - Power Tool Power BaladIrisAndrew RawlingsDirector of Photography
MINI - Name Your CarIrisCam LevinDirector of Photography
Frankie & Benny's - Be YourselfInvestisSamuel OsinowoDirector of Photography
NowTV - Box Set BreakupHoot ComedyJames RawlingsDirector of Photography
George (Asda) - Party UnexpectedOlyvonStamos BirsimDirector of Photography
George (Asda) - Date UnexpectedOlyvonStamos BirsimCamera Operator
Barclaycard - Introducing Barclaycard AnythingEngine CreativeCriag SpenceleyDirector of Photography
Prudential - Christmas CardOlyvonStamos BirsimDirector of Photography
Disney - Ratatouille's SurpriseContented BrothersRebecca FordCamera Operator
Fairtrade - The Fairtrade StepKreamPete WilliamsDirector of Photography
Gloverall - Summer 2014 LookbookGloverallMichele TurrianiDirector of Photography
Penman IT x 7 CommercialsEydeticNatasha WestlakeDirector of Photography
The Affordable Art Fair - Timelapse BuildLeaps and BoundsSimon CarvinDirector of Photography
Tom Watts on DIY RadioMojo PicturesDavid AbramskyDirector of Photography
Somerset House - Virtual VisitPurple LondonKurtis JarrettCamera Operator
CMC Markets - TradersCMC MarketsPaul RobinsonDirector of Photography
CMC Markets - Origami CMC MarketsPaul RobinsonDirector of Photography
Infusion - In the Mood for LoveBear & Wolf FilmsJoaquim BarettoDirector of Photography
Sealabs - Introducing the SeaboardFirst Light Pictures / SealabsRoland LambDirector of Photography
Wild Suga - DollFreeborn ProductionsKevin ImajemiteDirector of Photography

Music Promos (Selected)

Production Production Company Director Position
Christina Novelli 'Same Stars'Lee Jones MediaLee JonesDirector of Photography
Kate Nash '3am'Lee Jones MediaLee JonesDirector of Photography
Rizzle Kicks 'Happy That You're Here'Lockerbie FilmsToby LockerbieCamera Operator
Trenton and Maxi Jazz 'Tomorrow's Day'Fig 29Neil PymerDirector of Photography
Si Cranstoun '50's Pin Up'Galley Records FilmsSi CranstounDirector of Photography
Emae 'Something Beautiful'Lee Jones MediaLee JonesDirector of Photography
Swin Growers 'That's Right'Lee Jones MediaLee JonesDirector of Photography
Heel 'Let Go'MutherYiorgos LoizouDirector of Photography
South Finesse 'Take Me Away'Lee Jones MediaLee JonesDirector of Photography
Uptown Flavs 'City Love'Independent Production Co.Roberto DuqueDirector of Photography
Heel 'Perfect'MutherYiorgos LoizouDirector of Photography
Levi 'I can't Stop You'Branson ProductionsYiorgos LoizouDirector of Photography
Sebaz Cevallos 'Un Solo Latido'XF MediaFlavio FigueiredoDirector of Photography
The Males 'Cut Her Off'NightwerkSimon MenhinickDirector of Photography
Levi 'Lighters'Branson ProductionsYiorgos LoizouDirector of Photography
Generation Graveyard ' The Empty'IndependentYiorgos LoizouDirector of Photography
Judd 'Flame Lilly'Freeborn ProductionsKevin ImajemiteDirector of Photography
Judd 'Together'Freeborn ProductionsKevin ImajemiteDirector of Photography
Levi 'The Simple Life'Branson ProductionsLotte JohnsonDirector of Photography
Judd 'Sunday Morning'Freeborn ProductionsKevin ImajemiteDirector of Photography
Nine Below Zero 'Mechanic Man'Inkling MediaTristan John SCamera Operator
Nine Below Zero 'Nathan John''Inkling MediaTristan John SCamera Operator



Arri Arri Alexa, Alexa Mini and Amira; Red Weapon and Scarlet; Cooke S4s, Ultra Primes and Superspeeds available at very competitive rates. CAMERA Sony FS7 Shooting Kit - Sony FS7 4K, EF Lens Mount - 2x 64GB Cards, 3x batteries - Arri MMB-2 Matte Box w. Formatt 0.6 ND - Tilda Follow Focus - Sachtler DV8 Head with Legs - Rode NTG3 Shotgun Mic 1x GoPro HERO5 Black 2x GoPro HERO3 Black - w. various mounts (head, chest, suction) and gimbal stabiliser LENSES - Canon 24-105 F4, 70-200 2.8, Canon 50mm 1.4 - Nikon AI-S Lens Set (Gears and 82mm front) 24mm, 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm, 35-70mm, 70-210mm MONITORING - Panasonic BT-LH1700WE 17” Directors Monitor - 7” Small HD 701 Director’s Monitor - Blackmagic Video Assist 5” - Nyrius Pro Wireless Transmitter GRIP - Hague D5T Dolly and Track (6m) - Glidecam HD4000 - ABC Light Crane (3 Sizes – 2m, 3.5m 5m) - 1m Glidetrack Slider - 0.5m Glidetrack Slider SOUND - Sennheiser G3 Radio Mic - Shure SM58 Mic with Sennheiser Wireless Transmitter - 2x Rode Boom Pole (Small and Large) - Sennheiser HD 25-1 II Headphones - Zoom H4N Recorder - Zoom H1N Recorder LIGHTING Tungsten - 2x 2k Arrilight Plus (Blondes) - 3x 800w Arrilight (Redheads) + 3 x 24”x32” Chimera - 4x Dedolight DLH4 150w Head Tungsten + 1x 12”x12” Softbox - 1x Dedolight 1k 1000S Tungsten + 5’ Octodome + 24”x32” Chimera - 2x 800w Lowel Tota-light - 2x 1k Par 64 - 1x 12’ 275w Lanternlock Chinaball Daylight - 1x 12”x12” F&V K4000 (Lightpanel) - 1x 575w Softbox (1500w eq.) - 1x Bowens Unilite 100w Softbox (500w eq.) - 1x 12’ 26w (100w eq.) Lanternlock Chinaball - 3 x Small LED Lights ACCESSORIES Grip - 1x Full Apple Box, 1x1/4 Apple Box - 1x Triple Riser - 2x C-Stands with Knuckles and Arms - 8x K-Clamps - 2x Magic Arms - 2x Polecats (large and medium) - 1x Boom Arm - 5x Sandbags Frames and Textiles - Westcott Fast Flags 18x24” - 1x 8’x8’ Frame, 1 x 2x2m Frame, 1 x 2x1m Frame, 1 x 1x1m Frame - Various sizes of muslins, silks, black solids - Green screen (2x3m) Effects - 2x 2k Dimmers, 1 x 1k Dimmer, 2x 300w Dimmers - Chevrolet 2D Hazer - Disco Ball w/motor Consumables - Gels, including rolls of CTB, CTO, ND, Trace, Blackwrap, Colours etc. - Large box of bulbs - Assistants kit with slate, soap on rope etc. Interview - 12” Teleprompter Kit