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Samuel Pearce

Samuel Pearce

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company
2017 Gaffer
Film (Feature)
Spin State
Ross Wilson
React Films
2017 Director of Photography
Film (Feature)
What is Wrong with these People?
Pat Sharpe
Board Pen Productions
2017 Director of Photography
Film (Feature)
Suicide Club
Max Von Vier
Proportion Productions
2017 Director of Photography
Commercial
Next. Nailed It. Tacticals
Gemma Booth
AP Film
2016 Director of Photography
Commercial
Wickes - Power Tool Power Balad
Liz Truss
Iris
2015 Director of Photography
Commercial
MINI - Name Your Car
Cam Levin
Iris
2015 Director of Photography
Commercial
Barclaycard - Barclaycard Anything
Craig Spenceley
We Are Woofy
2015 Director of Photography
Commercial
George. (Asda) - Party Unexpected
Stamos Birsim
Olyvon
2015 Director of Photography
Commercial
Frankie & Benny's - Be Yourself
Samuel Osinowo
Investis
2015 Director of Photography
Other
Virgin Active: Off Duty Pro's - Laurence Dallaglio
Contented Brothers
2015 Director of Photography
Commercial
NowTV - Box Set Breakup
James Rawlings
Hoot Comedy
2015 Camera Operator (Dailies)
TV
Legends
Jamie Payne
Fox
2015 Director of Photography
Other
Very Magazine: The Influencers
Stamos Birsim
Olyvon
2015 Camera Operator
Commercial
George. (Asda) Meeting Unexpected
Stamos Birsim
Olyvon
2015 Director of Photography
Music Video
Christina Novelli / Same Stars
Lee Jones
Lee Jones Media
2015 Camera Operator
Commercial
George. (Asda) - Date Unexpected
Stamos Birsim
Olyvon
2015 Director of Photography
Music Video
Emae / Something Beautiful
Lee Jones
Adjust Your Set
2015 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Alex The Vampire
Christopher Nicholson
Sony
2015 Director of Photography
Commercial
Icon UK with Michelle Phan
Kirsty Mckie
Endemol Beyond
2015 Director of Photography
Music Video
SwinGrowers / That's Right
Lee Jones
Freshly Squeezed
2014 Camera Operator
Commercial
Disney: Ratatouille's Surprise
Rebecca Ford
Disney
2014 Director of Photography
Commercial
The Mirror: Fashion
Stamos Birsim
Olyvon
2014 Director of Photography
Commercial
Work it @ Home with Chloe Madeley
Stamos Birsim
The Mirror
2014 Director of Photography
Music Video
Uptown Flaves / City Love
Roberto Duque
Duque Media
2014 Director of Photography
Commercial
Generation Fraiche
Gerald Sagoe
So Fraiche
2014 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
The Proposal
Simeon Lumgair
Independent
2014 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Office Jargon
TIm Major
Bad Handshake
2014 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Gerry's Garden
Jobie Nam
JN Films
2013 Director of Photography
Commercial
Kate Nash / 3am
Lee Jones
Lee Jones Media
2013 Camera Operator
Music Video
Rizzle Kicks / Happy That You're Here
Toby Lockerbie
tobyloc.com
2013 Director of Photography
Commercial
Nintendo Tour De France Ident: BTS
Ed Salkeld
Kream
2013 Director Of Photography
Music Video
Heel / Let Go
Yiorgos Loizou
Muther
2013 Director of Photography
Other
Virgin Active Healthclubs Promo
Steve Shannon
Kream
2013 Director of Photography
Music Video
Levi / I Can't Stop
Branson Records
2013 Director of Photography
Music Video
Heel / Perfect
Yiorgos Loizou
Muther
2013 Director of Photography
Commercial
Penman IT Commercials x6
Natasha Westlake
Eyedetic
2013 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
What If
Junior Embeesea
Embeesea Media
2013 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Heinrich
Yemi Fagbohungbe
Influential Medium Entertainment
2013 Camera Operator
Commercial
L'Oreal Ambre Solaire Promo
Sophie Lane
Kream
2013 Camera Operator
Commercial
Gloverall Summer Menwear Promo
Michele Turriani
Gloverall
2012 - 2013 Director of Photography
TV
Eat My Rainbow - Sketch Show
Kevin Imajemite
Freeborn Productions
2013 Director of Photography
Music Video
Levi / Lighters
Yiorgos Loizou
Independent
2013 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Guardian
Ben Ryder
Inspiration By Light
2013 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Toilet Humour
Tristan John S
Inkling Media
2012 Director of Photography
Commercial
Tom Watts Radio Show
David Abramsky
Mojo
2012 Director of Photography
Music Video
South Finesse / Take Me Away
Lee Jones
Lee Jones Media
2012 Director of Photography, 2nd Unit
Film (Feature)
Common People
Stewart Alexander/Kerry Skinner
Common People Productions
2012 Director of Photography
Music Video
Victor S. / Single Malt
Kevin Imajemite
Freeborn Productions
2012 Director of Photography
Commercial
Fairtrade - The Fairtrade Step
Pete Williams
Kream
2012 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Poster Boy
Esh Alladi
Independent
2012 Director of Photography
Commercial
British Museum: North American Garden Promo x3
Simon Hitchman
Turncoat FIlms
2012 Camera Operator
Corporate
British Museum: Members Promo
Simon Hitchman
Turncoat FIlms
2012 Director of Photography (dailies)
Film (Feature)
Hackney's Finest
Ionia Films
2012 Camera Operator
Corporate
Somerset House Jubilee Pageant
Kurtis Jarrett
Purple London
2012 Director of Photography
Music Video
Generation Graveyard / The Empty
Yiorgos Loizou
Independent
2012 Camera Operator
Commercial
Jamal Edwards SB.TV Promo
Gerald Sagoe
So Fraiche
2012 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Storeys Below
James Cooper
Stickler Films
2012 Director of Photography
Commercial
Somerset House: Virtual Site Visit (pickups)
Kurtis Jarrett
Purple London
2012 Camera Operator
Film (Short)
Country Music
Jason Yeomans
Independent
2012 Director of Photography
Digital
The Hard Comedy: The Real World Disneyland
Mahmoud El-Azzeh
Elazayan Films
2012 Camera Operator
Corporate
BFI: Alfred Hitchcock's 'Blackmail' World Premiere
Simon Hitchman
Turncoat Films
2012 Director of Photography
TV
Ola The Comedian: A Head Of Times
Kevin Imajemite
Freeborn Productions
2012 Lighting Camera Operator
TV
Time2Shine: Gospel Talent Quest
Bernard Kordieh
4Front Media
2012 Director of Photography
Corporate
CMC Markets: Traders Promo
Paul Robinson
CMC Markets
2012 Director of Photography
Commercial
CMC Markets: Origami Banknotes Campaign
Kurtis Jarrett
CMC Markets
2012 Director of Photography
TV
Time2Shine: Unplugged
Bernard Kordieh
4Front Media
2011 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Butterflies
Leilani Holmes
OTT Films
2011 Director of Photography
Film (Feature)
Crossing That Bridge
Rogelio Nevares
Changeling FIlms
2011 Director of Photography
Music Video
Trenton and Free Radical, Feat. Maxi Jazz / Tomorrow's Day
Neil Pymer
Fig 29
2011 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Dominoes Falling
George Day
DreamLock
2011 Director of Photography
Digital
Protocol 5
Toby Stubbs
Devlin14 Films
2011 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Ravishing Beauty
Harry Clegg
Lochana Films
2011 Director of Photography
TV
Infusion: 'In The Mood For Love'
Joaquim Bareto
Bear & Wolf Films
2011 Camera Operator
Film (Feature)
Red Heart
Michael Lavers
Champagne Terror Productions
2011 Camera Operator
Film (Short)
Hackney's Finest - Test Shoot
Chris Bouchard
Ionia FIlms
2011 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Zoja
Havva Suleyman
Kingston University
2011 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Set Back
Bulent Ozdemir
Wolf Valley FIlms
2011 Director of Photography
Commercial
Seaboard Commercials
Roland Lamb
Sea Labs/First Light Pictures
2011 Camera Operator
Corporate
BBC Event
BBC
2011 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
The Ingredient
Tristan John S
Inkling Media
2011 Director of Photography
Music Video
Si Cranstoun / 50's Pin up
Si Cranstoun
Galley Records
2011 Camera Operator
Commercial
Dummies
Alasdair Shanks
AS Films
2011 Director of Photography
Music Video
Mr Mitchell / Circus: Mix Tape
Rohan Green
RG Films
2011 Director of Photography
Other
Longing to Fall: Promo
Corinne Heady
Inkling Media
2011 Camera Operator
Film (Docu)
High Maintenance: Emma Parker Bowles
Tim Hawkins
Bravo (NBC) & Zygote Productions
2011 Director of Photography
Commercial
Pierre Garroudi Fashion: The Duel
Joaquim Barreto
Bear and Wolf Films
2011 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Blind Alley
Anything Once Films
2011 Camera Operator
Film (Short)
Dancer in the Dark
Caroline Wilson
CW Films
2011 Director of Photography
Music Video
Judd / Flame Lily
Kevin Imajemite
Freeborn Productions
2011 Camera Operator
Film (Docu)
Edinburgh
Flavio Figueiredo
XF Media
2010 Director of Photography
Film (Feature)
Blitzed
Tristan John
Inkling Media
2010 Director of Photography
Commercial
Crossrail: Skatepark Safety video
Russell Wray
Urban Theory FIlms
2010 Director of Photography
Corporate
Crossrail: Angel Safety video
Russell Wray
Urban Theory FIlms
2010 Camera Operator
TV
Passion for Fashion - Summer Trends
Christian Ahaiwe
MTV
2010 Camera Operator
TV
Rihanna Rocks
Christian Ahaiwe
MTV
2010 Camera Operator
Commercial
INOAR Cosmetics - Promotional videos x6
Flavio
XF Media
2010 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Ouroboros
Rafael Moreno
Avenida Films
2010 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
The Host
Max Von Vier
Von Vier Films
2010 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Sanctuary
Max Von Vier
Von Vier Productions
2010 Director of Photography
Music Video
Levi / Simple Life
Lotte Johnson
Branson Productions
2010 Director of Photography
Music Video
Judd / Together
Kevin Imajemite
Freeborn Productions
2010 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
By The Steps of St Paul's
Leilani Holmes
OTT Films
2010 Director of Photography
Commercial
Wild Suga 'Doll'
Kevin imajemite
Freeborn Productions
2010 Director of Photography
Music Video
Judd / Sunday Morning
Kevin Imajemite
Freeborn Productions
2010 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
2 Shorts Later
Tristan John S
Inkling Media and First Light Pictures
2010 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Let's Go
Titania Harq
Independent
2010 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Machine
Amos Rodrigues
ARP Films
2010 Director of Photography
Commercial
The Quest for the Holy Grain
Tristan John
Inkling Media
2010 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Freak
Karin Camarinha
Independent
2010 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Flirting With Filly
Gerald Sahoe
Independent
2010 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
The Last Coffee
Samuel Pearce
Four Corners
2010 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Glory Day
Inkling Media
2010 Director of Photography
Corporate
Marcello Marino Promo
Tristan John
Inkling Media
2009 Camera Operator
Music Video
Nine Below Zero / Hit The Spot
Tristan John
Inkling Media
2009 Camera Operator
Music Video
Nine Below Zero / Nathan John
Tristan John
Inkling Media
2009 Camera Operator
Music Video
Nine Below Zero / You
Tristan John
Inkling Media
2009 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Ophelia's Tears
Inkling Media
2009 Camera Operator
Film (Short)
The Castle
Olumide Akintoye
Lumi Films
2008 Director of Photography
Film (Short)
Thicker Than Water
Samuel Pearce
First Light Pictures
2008 Camera Operator
Film (Short)
The Big Push
Independent
2007 Camera Operator
Film (Short)
Endgame
First Light Pictures

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2014
    Movi Training
    movi-hire.com
  • 2013
    DIT Training
    Four Corners, Bethnal Green, London
  • 2012
    3D For Camera Professionals
    Four Corners, Bethnal Green, London
  • 2012
    Digital Film Lab
    Four Corners, Bethnal Green, London
  • 2011
    16mm/35mm Camera Familiarisation
  • 2010
    Heath and Safety in Film and Television Production (BBC Standard)
    Hannonmedia Ltd, London
  • 2010
    Digital Futures - P2 Camera Specialism
    Four Corners, Bethnal Green, London
  • 2008
    Digital Film
    Thanet College, Kent
  • 2006
    BA (Hons) English Language and Literature
  • 2003
    5 A Levels, 11 GCSEs
    Dane Court Grammar School

About me

London based Director of Photography. Represented by Gravy Crew

Contact Jackie at Gravy Crew Ltd.
+44 (0) 203 696 4600
info@gravycrew.co.uk
www.gravycrew.co.uk

or directly
info@samuelpearce.co.uk
www.samuelpearce.co.uk

Feature and short drama, commercials, music promos, fashion and documentary.

Specialties: cinematography, lighting, camera operation, visual story telling, camera technology, editing, colouring, post workflows

My recent work includes the feature films 'Suicide Club', 'Hackney's Finest' and 'What is Wrong with These People?'; music promos for Kate Nash, Rizzle Kicks and Christina Novelli; Commercials for Barclaycard, MINI, ASDA, Next, NowTV and Frankie & Benny's; promos for Nintendo, Disney, Virgin Active, Crossrail the British Museum, The BFI and The Mirror.

I have also worked as a lighting cameraman 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, Profressional Beauty, Atkins, Blue Prism and Lloyds amongst others.

I have a large amount of camera and lighting equipment including an Arri Amira and Blackmagic Ursa Mini.

I'm also a gaffer and an editor/colourist

Additional Information

Please find a recent showreel above as well as my CV. I have excellent hire relationships to get anything from an Alexa to a Movi.

links:
http://www.gravycrew.co.uk/crew-profile/director-of-photography/samuel-pearce/79
www.shift-4.com/crew/samuel-pearce
www.imdb.com/name/nm3847425/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
https://vimeo.com/samuelpearce
http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/samuel-pearce/27/856/47b
https://mobile.twitter.com/samuelpearcedp?lang=en
https://instagram.com/samuelpearcedp/

Referees

"I've worked with Sam on a number of occasions, and find him a gifted cinematographer. Easy to work with, he makes a pleasant addition on set. I trust him implicitly to add value to my work and what I am attempting to do. He cares about projects and takes pride in his work and yours, he has a keen eye and a good sense of artistic creative judgement and the technical knowledge to back it up and get results. He's enhanced every project I've worked with him on as well as being great fun to work alongside, and he'd be my first cinematographer of choice to work with in future."
Leilani Holmes, Director
Short films 'Butterflies, By the steps of St Pauls'

"Sam is everything you could ask for in a DOP, courteous, hard working and with a great eye for light and composition. He was recommended to us to shoot some essential last minute GV's for our feature film, "Common People". He understood the concept immediately, communicated his own ideas clearly, worked quickly on the ground, yet had the patience to frame and offer up the best possible shot in every instance."
Stewart Alexander, Director
Feature 'Common People'

"Sam is knowledgable, quick and works within your budget. Most importantly, his work always looks STUNNING. I would recommending him on any shoot be it a documentary, a promo or a short film and guarantee the images to look better than anything expected."
Ramon Ricard, Producer (Kream London)
Commercial 'Fairtrade', Promo 'Virgin Active'

"Sam is one of those characters in which his dedication to achieve the highest quality for his work is second to none. He has a high level of integrity. Extremely patient. Hard working. Creative. Adaptive. And able to comprise to an extent that finds a solution to any DOP problem, issue or demand. I highly recommend Sam."
Joaquim Baretto, Director (Bear and Wolf Films)
Commercial 'Infusion'

"Samuel is talented and hardworking. He is always prepared to go the extra mile to achieve the best results, and has strong technical knowledge of a range of formats and styles. He's good fun to work with too."
David Abramsky, Director (MoJo Pictures)
Commerical 'Tom Watts on DIY Radio'

Skills

Primary Job Category Director of Photography
Secondary Job Category Camera Operator
Years in industry 6+ years
Job Category Camera Operator, Camera Operator (HD), Cinematographer, Director of Photography, DIT / Data Wrangler, DV Camera Operator, Editor, Editor (Final Cut Pro), Electrician, Gaffer, Lighting Cameraperson, Lighting Director
Experienced in Animation, Comedy, Commercials, Cookery, Corporate, Digital/Online Campaigns, Documentary, Film (Feature), Film (Short), Music, Music Promo, Reality TV, Television
Licenses Standard Driving (PLG)
Interested in Animation, Arts, Biography, Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Digital/Online Campaigns, Documentary, Drama Reconstruction, Film (Feature), Film (Short), Live TV, Music, Music Promo, Natural History, News & Current Affairs, Television, Travel
Languages Spoken English
Organisation Membership BECTU