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Samuel Pearce

Director of Photography

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Samuel is a creative and resourceful DOP with almost a decade of experience in the industry. 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 make a script come alive

Samuel recently wrapped Feature Film ‘ Suicide Club ’ out soon on DVD and Bluray. He has shot commercials for Wickes, Barclaycard, Next, Frankie and Benny’s, Fairtrade, NowTV and Asda and music videos for Kate Nash, Rizzle Kicks and Christina Novelli.
As a lighting cameraman he has also worked on shoots for the BBC, Shell, Investec, L’Oreal, Barclays, ASOS, Kuoni, Cartier, RADA, RBS, Lloyds, eHarmony, NPower, Iceland, Inoir, Hyundai, Bank of America, BCA, Brewin Dolphin, Raytheon, Kings College, Oxford University Press, IPF, Samsung and Rolls Royce amongst others.

Kit hire is available with cameras, lighting, monitoring and grip kit, as well as excellent crosshire relationships.

Feature Films

Production Production Company Director Position
Suicide ClubProportion ProductionsMax Von VierDirector of Photography
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
Melody4Front MediaBernard KordiahDIrector of Photography
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
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
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
Glory DayIndependentJames FrancisDirector 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
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
On Blackheath - Meet MadnessHarvey GoldsteinNick ZupperCamera Operator
Boodles Boxing BallPendragon ProductionsBethany MercerCamera Operator
Rotten Hill Gang - Music ShowMitch BakerRoger PomphreyCamera Operator
British Museum - N American Garden x 3Turncoat FilmsSimon HitchmanDirector of Photography
Somerset House - Jubilee River PageantPurple LondonKurtis JarrettCamera Operator
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
Next - Nailed ItAP FilmGemma BoothDirector of Photography
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
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

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
Generation Graveyard ' The Empty'IndependentYiorgos LoizouDirector of Photography
Judd 'Flame Lilly'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 'Nathan John''Inkling MediaTristan John SCamera Operator



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