Sam Hotson

1st AC

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2nd AC

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Selected credits

Features & TV Drama

Date(s) Prod Co Title Type Director Producer DOP Role 1st AC Vimeo / Youtube Link

2023-01

Strive Films, Pitstop Films

The Ceremony

Feature

Jack King

Hollie Bryant, Lucy Meer

Robbie Bryant

Focus Puller

First AC

N/A

2022-04

Groucho Arts

Tales of Babylon

Feature

Pelayo de Lario

Elena Conte, Pablo de Lario

Philippe Stenier

Focus Puller (Principle Photography)

First AC

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2021-07

APK Films

Donkey Dust

Feature

Kit Akinluyi

Dan Illis, Daniel Annoh

Joao Azevedo

Focus Puller (Dailies)

First AC

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2021-06

Ewav Works

Clock

Feature

Lola Atkins

James Matthewson

Violetta D’Agata

Focus Puller (Additional Photography)

First AC

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2021-03

Tractorni Productions

The Woman With The Fork

Feature

Ignacio Maiso

Alex Ferguson

Matthew Hicks

Focus Puller

First AC

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2020-11

Erika Lust Productions

The Listener

Feature

Lidia Ravviso

Rosie Litterick & Olivia Carr-Archer

Magda Kowalczyk

Focus Puller

First AC

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2020-07

Bacchae Productions

Tummyache

Feature

Sasha Dulerayn

Ishan Sanjay Deshpande

Magda Kowalczyk

Focus Puller (Additional Photography)

First AC

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TV Commercials / Branded Content

Date Prod Co / Agency Brand / Title Type Director Producer DOP Role Vimeo / Youtube Link

2022 - May

FNATIC

FNATIC x ASOS / ABC of FNATIC

Branded Content

Alfie Ashby

Emily Booth

Kyle Jones

Focus Puller

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2021 - Dec

North Six LTD

Vogue India / Reset

Branded Content

Henry Reavley

Karan Kumar

Simon Van Parijs

Focus Puller

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2021 - Feb

Rxnin. Co.

Suvera

Branded Content

Joladé Olusanya

Aleah Scott

Charles Rare

Focus Puller

N/A

2021 - Nov

Burning Reel Productions

National Bank of Kuwait

Branded Content

Joshua Stocker

Joe Elliot

Tom McMann

Focus Puller

N/A

2021 - Sep

Yellow Pill Productions

Debenhams / Christmas Campaign 2021

TVC

Michele Faiscaris

Filippo Polesel

Micheal Coppola

Focus Puller

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2021 - Sep

Yellow Pill Productions

Debenhams / Autumn Winter Campaign 2021

TVC

Michele Faiscaris

Filippo Polesel

Micheal Coppola

Focus Puller

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2021 - Aug

DMS Productions

Netflix / I Came By On Screen Assets

Branded Content

Michele Faiscaris

Alba Moyano

Evengy Sinelnikov

Focus Puller

N/A

Music Videos

Date Prod Co Artist / Title Director Producer DOP Role 1st AC Vimeo / Youtube Link

2022 - Dec

Real Dreams IO

Che Lingo - My Radio

Justin Hackney

Greg Pidcock

Matt Gilan

Focus Puller

First AC

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2022 - Aug

Dutch Criminal Record / C'est La Vie

Connor Pearson

Ella Thrasher

Joe Cornick

Focus Puller

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2022 - Sep

Odyssey

Bandokay / Memories

Teeeezy C

Teeeezy C / Anisa Kennar

Henry Gill

Focus Puller

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2022 - Jun

Rhodes / Drink To This

Harris Alvi

Harris Alvi & Simon Van Parijs

Simon Van Parijs

Focus Puller

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2022 - Mar

Helena Day & Antimo Magnotta / Every time We Say Goodbye

Edward Herdia

Matt Gillan

Focus Puller

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2022 - Mar

Causer / Brick Phone

Patrick Taylor

Matt Gillan

Focus Puller

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2021 - Aug

Cardel Entertainment

J C Stewart / Don't Say You Love Me

Nathan Barlow

Ellis Fox

JP Garcia

Focus Puller

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2021 - Aug

Dutch Criminal Records / It's Gonna Be Okay

Joe Cornick

Joe Cornick

Focus Puller

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2021 - Jul

Great Coat Films

Jack James / Love in the Club

Shan Phearon

Ellis Fox

Alfred Thirolle

Focus Puller

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2021 - Jul

Black Eye Films

Tom Tripp / Running

Patric Taylor

Ed Fairweather

Matt Gillan

Focus Puller

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2021 - Jul

Burning Reel Productions

Dusted / Baseball

William Pope

Ashley Whyte

Simon Van Parijs

Focus Puller

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2021 - Jun

Infra Violet / Grow

Matt Anderson

Kyle Jones

Focus Puller

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2021 - Apr

Atticus Blue / Sundown

Jackson Gyori

Simon Van Parijs

Focus Puller

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2020 - Feb

IBH Films

BlazeYL / No Hand Outs

Krish Shada

Simon Van Parijs

Focus Puller

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Shorts & Personal Projects

Date Prod Co Title Type Director Producer DOP Role 1st AC Vimeo / Youtube Link

2022 - Nov

Troy TV

Returned

Short

Janet Marrett

Lorraine Bhattachary Shakyra Dowling

Matt Gillan

Focus Puller

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2022 - Oct

Strive Films UK

Predators

Short

Jack King

Lucy Meer, Hollie Bryan

Robbie Bryant

Focus Puller

First AC

N/A

2022 - Jun

Agile Films

Black Ballerina

Short

Yvonne Gyamfi

Georgina Hellier, Jennifer Gillen

Simon Van Parijs

Focus Puller

First AC

N/A

2022 - Jun

Ça Existe Productions

La Cresima

Short

Alessandro Luchetti, Manuela Lazic

Lorenzo Borghini, Curtis Duggan

Robbie Bryant

Focus Puller

First AC

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2022 - May

Anattic Productions

Burt Rides Out

Short

Dan Brereton

James Copson

Robbie Bryant

Focus Puller

First AC

N/A

2022 - Mar

Motus Creative

Caterpillar

Short

Matt Bently-Viney

Tom Turner

Matt Gillan

Focus Puller

First AC

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2021 - Oct

Kinosys Films

Incubus

Short

Tito Fernandes

David Elliot

Simon Van Parijs

Focus Puller

First AC

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2021 - Oct

Ollie Wolfe Productions LTSD

Lotus

Short

Ollie Wolfe

Ellis Fox

Robbie Bryant

Focus Puller

First AC

N/A

2021 - Feb

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Bad Apples

Short

Bernard Sisay

Bernard Sisay

Leo Sillanant

Focus Puller

First AC

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Documentaries

Date Prod Co Title Director Producer DOP Role Vimeo / Youtube Link

2021 - Oct

Wonderhood Studios

Devil's Advocate: The Mostly True Story of Giovanni Di Stefano

Sam Hobkinson

Samantha Anstiss

Edgar Dubrovskiy

Focus Puller (Dailies)

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Corporate

Date Prod Co / Agency Brand / Title Director Producer DOP Role

2021 - Nov

Yellow Pill Productions

Artlist / For My Next Trick

Sharon Chetrit

Filippo Polesel, Michele Fiascaris, Yarden Shimonie

Barnabas Kelemen

Focus Puller

2021 - Nov

Burning Reel Productions

Ernst & Young / Post It Notes

Calum Currie

Ashley Whyte

Calum Currie

Focus Puller

Countries Worked in

  • Italy
  • Portugal
  • Turkey

Education

  • BA Hons in Film Practice (London Southbank University)
  • ACES Colour Science Course (NFTS)
  • 90 Credit BTEC in creative Media Production (Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education)
  • 180 Credit BTEC in Electronic Engineering (Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education)
  • 10 GCSE's A* to C (King Edward the 6th Grammar School & Toolbar Academy)

Technical Skills

  • Final Cut Pro - Intermediate
  • Premier Pro - Basic
  • Photoshop - Basic
  • ShotPutPro - Intermediate
  • Formats - Digital. Large Format. 16mm. 35mm
  • ARRI - Alexa SXT. Amira. Alexa Mini. Alexa Mini LF. Arricam LT. SR3.
  • RED - KOMODO. Ranger. Helium.
  • SONY - FX9. FX6. FX3. FS7. FS5.
  • BLACKMAGIC - Ursa. Ursa G2. Ursa G2 Broadcast. Pocket 4K. Pocket 6K Pro.
  • CANON - C500. C300ii. C300iii. C100.

Additional Skills

  • Valid driving license