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Sam Garwood ACO

Camera Operator

Sam started his industry career as a Production Office Runner, but asked to join the camera department after his first visit to set. He followed the route of Trainee and Clapper Loader and spent several years as a Focus Puller, including 9 features as Main Unit 1st AC. As an operator he brings vast experience and excellent relationships with actors and crew, and the capacity to shoot second unit.

Full ACO member

London and South West bases

Features / Dramas

Production Director Director of Photography Additional Information
I Used To Be FamousEddie SternbergAngus Hudson BSCB Camera Operator (Dailies)
The Devil's HourJohnny Allan/Isabelle SiebStuart Biddlecombe/Bjorn BratbergA Camera Operator (Dailies), VFX photography
Why Didn't They Ask Evans?Hugh LaurieMika OrasmaaB & C Cam Operator (Dailies, Main & 2nd Unit)
Hollington DriveCarolina GiammettaAdam Etherington BSCCamera Operator (Dailies)
Fisherman's Friends 2Meg Leonard / Nick MoorcroftToby MooreC Camera Operator Dailies
McDonald & Dodds: InvisibleLaura Scrivano / Richard SeniorTim PalmerC Camera Operator, 2nd Unit DOP
Rocketman (Additional Photography)Dexter FletcherEd WildB Camera Operator
The Pale HorseLeonora LonsdaleJarin BlaschkeA Camera Operator
Spiderman: Far From HomeJon Watts / George CottleMatthew Lloyd / Carlos de CarvalloDailies Main & 2nd Unit
Killing EveHarry BradbeerJulian Court BSCC Camera Operator, 2nd Unit DOP
TennisonDan CaffreyJulian Court BSCCamera Operator Dailies
PanThomas NapperAlan StewartCamera Operator, 2nd Unit Dailies
ClassPhilippa LangdaleSara Deane2nd Unit DOP
Into The WoodsJohn DeLucaAlan StewartCamera Operator Dailies
GrantchesterTim FywellJulian Court BSCCamera Operator Dailies & Additional Photography
Downton AbbeyPhillip JohnNigel WilloughbyCamera Operator Dailies
WillEllen PerryOliver Stapleton BSCCamera Operator Dailies
Da Vinci's DemonsJamie PayneFabian WagnerCamera Operator Dailies
Doctor WhoVariousErnie Vincze BSCA Camera Operator
Wild TargetJonathan LynnDavid Johnson BSCCamera Operator Dailies
Confessions of a Diary SecretaryAndy WilsonSue Gibson BSC A Camera Operator,
Boogie WoogieDuncan WardJohn Mathieson BSCCamera Operator Dailies
DraculaBill EaglesCinders ForshawB Camera Operator, 2nd Unit DOP
CashbackSean EllisAngus Hudson BSCCrane Operator Dailies
Separate LiesJulian FellowsTony Pierce-Roberts BSCCamera Operator Dailies
The Wedding DateClare KilnerOliver Curtis BSCB Camera Operator, 2nd Unit DOP
The Nine Lives of Tomas KatzBen HopkinsJulian Court BSCA Camera Operator
CheekyDavid ThewlisOliver Stapleton BSCB Camera Operator, 2nd Unit DOP

Commercials selection

Production Production Company Director Director of Photography
Uber EatsAgile FilmsGiles RipleyTheo Garland
EE - A Close ShaveSmugglerHenry Alex RubinDavid Ungaro AFC
Vodafone - UnboxingFresh FilmAnthea BentonDenis Crossan BSC
Qatar Airways - Symphony in QRSA FilmsBen ScottJan Richter-Friis
Barclays - Hide & SeekPulse FilmsThirty TwoDavid Foulkes
EE - Best Seats in the HouseSmugglerHenry Alex RubinMatthew Woolf
Lancôme - HypnoseJN ProductionMasha VasyukovaTetsuo Nagata
Dept. of Education - ApprenticeshipsStinkTom GreenBenoit Soler
Balmain - BBoxCherry FilmsJake NavaMathieu Plainfosse
Paddy Power - VARRattling StickAndy McLeodStuart Graham
Apple Watch - Dear ApplePrettyBirdMax MalkinMax Malkin

Live Performance

Production Production Company Director Director of Photography
Masterclass - LHMadamHoward GreenhalghTim Green
Masterclass - MYMadamJasmeet SidhuDenis Crossan BSC
Masterclass - EDMadamHoward GreenhalghTim Green
Pink - WembleyLuminariesMichael GraceyBrett Turnbull
U2 - Experience & InnocenceSerpentMatt AskemBrett Turnbull
Kevin Hart - ImpossibleTiger AspectLeslie SmallCameron Barnett

Additional Information

Skilled with geared heads, remote cranes and MoVi.  Experienced sailor, good in boats/sea legs & confident at heights.